BITS Pilani JRF Role Available For MSc, MTech Life Sciences – Applications Invited


BITS Pilani JRF Role Available For MSc, MTech Life Sciences – Applications Invited

Applications are invited from interested and motivated candidates from any life science background for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work in the following project sponsored by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) titled  “Understanding the novel role of PERK in the context of ER-mitochondrial communication in NAFLD” under the supervis

ion of Dr. Shuvadeep Maity (PI, BITS Pilani – Hyderabad Campus). The project will involve experimental work along with bioinformatics work.

Position – Junior Research Fellow

Project title – Understanding the novel role of PERK in the Context of ER-mitochondrial Communication in NAFLD

Number of Vacancies – 1

Name of the PI – Dr. Shuvadeep Maity

Period – 24 months

Age Limit – 28 Yrs. (Age relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to scheduled castes/tribes/OBC, women and physically handicapped candidates)

How to apply:

Interested candidates with the above-mentioned qualification can send their CV giving detailed information about the educational qualifications, research experience and published research papers if any, by 15th July 2023, to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Shuvadeep Maity email: [email protected]. Please note that only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for interviews. The interview schedule will be sent to candidates via email. Selected candidates may be permitted to register for the Ph.D. programme of BITS-Pilani subject to the fulfilment of the requirements of Ph.D. qualification process as per the institute norm.


  1. For any queries regarding the position, please email ([email protected]).
  2. The position mentioned is temporary and for the period duration of the project. If the performance of the candidate is found unsatisfactory, the position will be terminated with a 1-month notice.
  3. It is mandatory for the selected candidate to join the department and work in BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus.
  4. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview
  • B.S.-M.S./M.Sc./MTech. or equivalent degree in biotechnology, life sciences, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology or a related discipline with at least 60% marks.
  • And *Selected in any one of the following: –
    1. National Eligibility Tests- CSIR –UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE.
    2. National-level examinations conducted by central Government departments and their agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.
  • Non-NET/GATE candidates may also apply and may be considered for a suitable position.
  • Hands-on experience in basic molecular biology techniques is desirable. (Experience in Mouse handling is a plus, not mandatory)

Fellowship – As per the ICMR norm (Rs. 31,000-/month)


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