Temporary Position Available

Adv. # 12/2017


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow in a CSIR funded research program entitled "Identification and Functional evaluation of Piwi-associated regulatory RNAs in the Stem cell population of HPV-associated Cervical Cancer" in the laboratory of Dr. Ani V Das at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.


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


  1. Qualification in National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC NET/GATE).
  2. Good knowledge in molecular biology techniques and experience in mammalian cell culture and also should have good communication skills.


Below 28 years as on 31st July, 2017. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.


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


3 years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier. The initial appointment will be given for one year and further extension will be based on the performance.

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 31st July, 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.