Recruitment for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Position at Birla Institute of Technology & Science(BITS), Pilani – Apply Now

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Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani) has been consistently ranked high, by both governmental and private ranking agencies for its innovative processes and capabilities that have enabled it to impart quality education and emerge as the best private science and engineering institute in India. As per various reports by business magazines, the student acceptance rate to BITS Pilani is one of the most stringent in the world. BITS Pilani continuously strives to cater to the expectations of its brilliant student cohort and has always adopted pedagogical interventions relevant to the time. Pioneering teaching learning experiences like “Intensive Teaching Workshop” for the newly joined faculty, continuous faculty development programs, coupled with cutting edge research, give BITS Pilani its name. In recognition of the high standard that BITS Pilani strives to uphold, University Grant Commission, in 2018, has declared it as an “Institute of Eminence” (IOE).

Applications are invited from interested and motivated candidates for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a time bound research project for a temporary period purely on contractual basis as per the following details:
Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Number of Vacancy: 01

Project Title: Identification and characterization of novel long non-coding RNAs in AKI-toCKD transition using CRISPR/Cas9-based epigenome editing: Revealing the potential of the long non-coding RNAs as a biomarker and therapeutic strategy

Funding Agency: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Gaikwad Anil Bhanudas, Department of Pharmacy

Co- Investigator: Dr. Syamantak Majumder, Department of Biological Sciences

Project Tenure: 36 Months

Job Description: The candidate will carry out the proposed work of the project. He/She will validate the in-vitro and in-vivo model of AKI-CKD transition, perform the gene editing using CRISPR-CaS-9 gene editing tool and carry out the molecular biology experiments and data analysis. Well versed with animal handling, invitro work, molecular techniques, and gene edition tool.

Qualification: M. Pharm/M.S. Pharm in Pharmacology

Desirable: GPAT qualified

Upper Age Limit: Age not exceeding 35 years as on the date of interview. Age relaxation is allowed up to 5 year for SC/ST/PH/OBC/WOMEN candidates.

Fellowship: 31,000/- (initially first two years) and Rs 35,000 (afterward till the end of the project) per month

Registration for PhD.: Selected candidates will be given the opportunity for a full time PhD program at BITS, Pilani as per the institute norms.

How to Apply: Applications along with updated CV should be sent through mail to Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the interview. Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee an invitation to the interview. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their merit and as per the requirement of the project. Please note that only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for an interview.

Application Deadline: 30th April 2023
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