Temporary Position Available

Adv. # 35/2016


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow in a DBT funded research project entitled "Transdifferentiation of spermatogonial stem cells (SSC) into somatic lineages via embryonic stem cell (ES)-Like intermediaries" in the laboratory of Dr. G Pradeep Kumar at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.


Candidates must have secured first class in all their qualifying examinations. Master's Degree in Biological Sciences is mandatory.


Below 28 years as on 15th April, 2017.


25,000 + 20% HRA per month for M.Sc. Degree holders who have qualified NET/GATE (CSIR/UGC-JRF/LS, GATE, JAM, GAPT, BET, JEST, JGEEBILS, NBHM, ICMR-JRF, AICE) or 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.


Three 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 and experience to reach the undersigned on or before 15th April, 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.