RGCB Cancer Project JRF Job Opening – Applications Invited Online


RGCB Cancer Project JRF Job Opening – Applications Invited Online

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow in a SERB funded research project entitled “Evaluation of the E3-ligase independent function of Transcription Intermediary Factor1y (TIF1y) in the regulation of cancer stem cells” in the laboratory of Dr. Tessy Thomas Maliekal at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.

Job Role: Junior Research Fellow

No. of Posts: 01

AGE: Below 28 years as on August 24, 2023. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.

DURATION: Initially for a period of one year and extendable for three more year or till termination of the project whichever is earlier based on performance evaluation on yearly basis.


  1. Applications should be submitted online.
  2. Candidates who are currently working in Government firms should send applications through proper channel.
  3. Last date for receiving completed applications is August 24, 2023
  4. If a candidate wishes to apply for different positions, separate applications should be submitted for each position. 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.

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

Only those fulfilling the above criteria need to apply. Applicants will be short listed 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.


  1. The candidates should have a Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional course.
  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, DAE, DOS, DRDO. MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.


EMOLUMENT: ₹ 31,000/- + 16% HRA per month for first two years and ₹ 35,000/- + 16% HRA per month for the third year.



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