Temporary Position Available

Adv. # 31/2016

06.03.2017

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow in a DST funded research project entitled "Guiding retinal ganglion cell axons to brain visual centers: Is Pax6 the key molecule?" in the laboratory of Dr. Jackson James at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS :

The candidate must have good academic record with first class Master's Degree in Life Sciences/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Zoology. Should have good communication skills.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS :

Good knowledge in molecular biology techniques and experience in mammalian cell culture.

AGE :

Below 26 years as on 31st March, 2017.

FELLOWSHIP :

25,000 + 20% HRA per month for M.Sc. Degree holders who have qualified NET/GATE (with valid certificate) or Post Graduates in Professional Degree courses. M.Sc. degree holders who do not have NET/GATE certification will be eligible for 12,000/- + 20% HRA per month

DURATION :

3 years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier.

Only those fulfilling the above criteria need apply and will be called for interview. In the event of more than 10 candidates being short-listed by screening the applications, a written test will be conducted before the selection interview and only those who are successful in the written test will be interviewed. No TA/ DA will be given for appearing in the interview.

Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format (Download here) with a photograph, a copy of full resume indicating the percentage of Marks obtained and attested photocopies of credentials & experience to reach the undersigned on or before 31 th March, 2017. Envelopes must be superscripted with abbreviated title of the project, advertisement number and job title. Selection to the position will not entitle the candidate to any future positions at RGCB (permanent or otherwise). As with all project positions at RGCB, the position will be co terminus with end of the project.

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Director