Junior Research Fellow, ICMR Project, CNBT

Tamil Nadu, India
28 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description​

Applications are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for an ICMR funded project in the Centre for Nano Bio Technology (CNBT),

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

“Early detection of bacterial contamination in food product under emulsified environment using quorum sensing based flow strip system”

Number of positions

One [01]


Master’s Degree in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Biomedical, Preferably with experience in bacterial cloning


INR 31, 000 + 8 % HRA (1st and 2nd Year) and INR 35, 000 + 8% HRA for 3rd Year

Sponsoring Agency



03 years

Principal Investigator

Prof. Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Professor-Higher Academic Grade, Centre for Nano Bio Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu – 632 014.

Co-Principal Investigator

Prof. T.B. Sridharan, Professor-Grade 2, School of Bio Sciences and Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu – 632 014.

Apply with your resume and other relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (20/11/2020) through online

Salary: INR 3,50,000 - 4,25,000 PA.

Industry: Education Teaching Training

Functional Area TeachingEducationTrainingCounselling

Role: Trainee

Key Skills

Life Sciences

Desired Candidate Profile Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical, B.Sc - Microbiology

PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) - Biotechnology, Microbiology, M.Tech - Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical

Institution Profile Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.