Last Date: 15 days
Applications are invited for one (01) purely temporary position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the DBT, Govt. of India (Ramalingaswamy Re-entry Fellowship) sponsored project entitled “Integrative approach for understanding the role of noncoding mutations in the evolution of biological systems” under the Principal Investigator Dr. Pankaj Barah, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Napaam – 784028, Assam. The project will analyze large-scale heterogeneous OMICs data with an integrative systems biology based approach by collaborating with experts from India and abroad. The last date of application is 15 days from the date of this advertisement.
Essential Qualifications: Masters degree in Bioinformatics/Molecular biology/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science/ IT/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics with at-least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate or B.Tech/ M.Tech in
Computer science & Engineering/ Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology or MCA with at-least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate.
Desirable: Preference will be given to the candidates having some experience in computational analysis of genome
sequences, Next Generation Sequencing data analysis. Candidates with biology background should have basic computer programming skill and inclination towards learning and implementing computational tools for OMICs data analysis.
Candidates with Computer Science/ IT/Physics/Mathematics/Statistics background should have basic understanding of biology and inclination towards solving biological problems by collaborating with biologists. Experience to work in high performance computing environment will be added advantage.
Fellowship: Rs. 25,000/- (Rupees twenty five thousand) only + HRA as admissible per month for the 1st two years and Rs. 28,000/- (Rupees twenty eight thousand) only + HRA as admissible per month for the 3rd year for SRF and applicable to the candidate having post graduate degree in Basic Science or graduate degree in professional course with NET/GATE/BET qualification or post graduate degree in professional course. Rs. 12,000/- (Rupees twelve thousand) only + HRA as admissible per month for the 1st two years and Rs. 14,000/- (Rupees fourteen thousand) only + HRA as admissible per month for the 3rd year for SRF, for the candidate without NET/GATE/BET qualification. HRA will not be provided if campus accommodation is availed.
Duration: Initially for a period of one (01) year, which may be extended up to three (03) years or till completion of the project depending upon satisfactory performance of the incumbent or until further order, whichever is earlier.
Age: Candidate shall not be more than 28 years of age on the last date of receipt of application. The upper age limit may be relaxed as per the Govt. of India rules.
Shortlisted candidates have to be appeared before the interview board with original and self-attested photocopies of marksheets, certificates from 10th standard onwards, testimonials, caste certificate (if applicable), experience certificate (if any), certificates of NET/GATE/BET or similar examination qualifications, any other testimonials and a copy of recent signed Curriculum Vitae (CV)
(1) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
(2) Those in employment or doing Ph.D. must submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the concerned employer / Ph.D. Supervisor.
For further details please contact:
Dr. Pankaj Barah, Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur – 784 028, Assam
Tel. +91 3712-27-5415 (O), +91 70868 91103 (M)