Temporary Position Available

Adv. # 23/2018


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one (01) position of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) OR Research Associate (RA) in a CSIR sponsored research project on "Evaluation of the role of AIRE in germ cell division and differentiation" in the laboratory of Dr. Pradeep Kumar G at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.


Senior Research Fellow - MSc/BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree with 60% mark with at least one publication in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal and should have finished at least two years of post-MSc/BE/B.Tech research experience according to the last date of application. Must have qualified National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC NET including LS/ GATE/ DBT-JRF/ ICMR-JRF Examination). Experience in animal handling, Cell culture techniques, Proteomics and genomics will be desirable.

Research Associate - PhD (in a science or technology topic) or MD/MS/MDS (in medical science field) or ME/M.Tech/MPharm/MVSc with three years R&D expertise according to the last date of application, evidenced from fellowship or associateship or by date of enrollment of PhD. Those who had submitted their PhD (Science/ Engineering) thesis are also qualified to apply for Research Associateship, though they will be eligible for salary at the SRF level till the award of their degree. Experience in animal handling, Cell culture techniques, Proteomics and genomics will be desirable.


The Upper age limit for applying for the award of SRF shall be 32 years and of RA shall be 35 years as on 20th July, 2018 . (Can be relaxed for meritorious candidates)


28,000/- per month. RA- ` 36,000/-. House Rent Allowance @ 16% of the fellowship amount will be paid to those who do not avail RGCB hostel facilities.


Three years or till termination of the project (whichever is earlier).


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 20th July, 2018. 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. Filled applications should be sent to Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Poojappura, Thycaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram - 695014, Kerala.

Only those fulfilling the above criteria need apply and will be called for interview.

No TA/DA/Other emoluments will be given for appearing in the interview.