RGCB BTech & MSc Life Sciences JRF Job Opening – Apply Online


RGCB BTech Life Sciences JRF Job Opening, MSc Can Also Apply Online

#Adv. # 19/2023

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow in DBT MK Bhan fellowship project entitled “Exploring the biomarkers and their pertinence to develop a biosensor for detecting antibiotic pollutant and their by-products in the marine organisms and aquaculture food products” of Dr. Neha P Patel at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.

Name of the Post – Junior Research Fellow

No. of Posts – 01

Name of the PI – Dr. Neha P Patel

Age – Below 28 years as on July 25, 2023. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.

Duration – Initial appointment will be for a period of one year and extendable till termination of the project based on performance evaluation.

Selection Process & Instructions 

  1. Applications should be submitted online.
  2. Candidates who are currently working in Government firms should send applications through proper channels.
  3. The last date for receiving completed applications is  July 25, 2023.
  4. If a candidate wishes to apply for different positions, separate applications should be submitted for each position. Selection of 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 the end of the project.

Applications which are not in the prescribed format will summarily be rejected.

Only those fulfilling the above criteria need to apply. Applicants will be shortlisted for the ONLINE selection interview based on eligibility criteria. Selection of suitable candidates will be made based on qualifications and performance in the selection interview.

Essential Qualifications

  1. The candidate should have a Master’s Degree/ BTech Degree in Life Sciences
  2. The Candidate should have qualified National Eligibility Test – CSIR-UGC NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)/ or National Level Examination conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions viz., DBT-Biotechnology Eligibility Test/ Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology & Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JBEEBILS)/ ICMR Entrance Exam/ Approved DST Inspire Fellowship etc.
  3. Documented or demonstrable experience in Bioinformatics, programming language (R, PYTHON, Perl, Linux etc.) data analysis is essential.
  1. A minimum of one year research experience in either next generation sequencing data analysis, microbiology, molecular biology will be preferred.
  2. At least one publication in any SCIE indexed journals is desirable

Emoluments – ₹31,000/- + 16% HRA per month.



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