Junior Research Fellow for an ICMR Funded Project

Tamil Nadu, India
29 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for an ICMR funded project in the Centre for Nano - biotechnology, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore

Title of the Project

“ Isolation and characterization of microplastics from consumer products and its chemodynamics in-animal and human cells with special reference to carcinogenicity, cellular response and chronic toxicity ”

Number of positions

One [01]


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


Stipend: Rs 31, 000/-P.M + HRA 16%

Sponsoring Agency



Two Years

Principal Investigator

Prof. Natarajan Chandrasekaran

Sr. Prof. Centre for Nanobiotechnology,

VIT, Vellore, TN-632014

Co-Principal Investigator

Prof. T.B. Sridharan and Prof. John Thomas Asst. Prof. (Sr)

Professor Centre for Nanobiotechnology

School of Bioscience and Technology VIT , Vellore

VIT, Vellore

Tamil Nadu-63201.

Apply with your resume and other relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (30/08/2021) through online

Role: Trainee

Salary: 3,50,000 - 3,75,000 P.A.

Industry: Education / Training

Functional Area Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling

Role Category Other

Employment Type: Full Time, Temporary/Contractual

Key Skills

Life Sciences
Automotive Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Consumer Products


UG: B.Sc in Biology, Microbiology,B.Tech/B.E. in Biomedical

PG: M.Tech in Biomedical,MS/M.Sc(Science) in Biology, Microbiology

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.