IIT Gandhinagar JRF Gujcost Project 2021

Junior Research Fellow (Biological Engineering) Under Gujcost Funded Project at IIT Gandhinagar: Apply by May 15

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for a research project funded by Gujcost for the year 2021. The last date of application is 15 May 2021.


MSc/MS/MTech in Biotechnology, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Life Sciences, and Nanotechnology, etc. or allied subject areas from reputed institutes with either GATE or CSIR-UGC-NET or equivalent national level exam qualified.

Job description

The candidate will be required to set up the experiments for developing physical and chemical biology protocols for developing organic and biological nanoparticles, conjugating multiple biological ligands to programmed DNA nanodevices for interface with cells and tissues.

He/she will also have the opportunity to develop advanced laboratory skills (HPLC and Mass-spec, 3D cell culture models, biochemical and molecular biology procedures, live cell microscopy, visits to experts on collaborations). The candidate should be a highly motivated, continuous learner who is able to work independently.


Initial appointment is for 1 year, expected to start from 1st June 2021, extendable up to one more year based on performance.


Candidates must send their applications via e-mail to Prof. Dhiraj Bhatia (dhiraj.bhatia[at]iitgn.ac.in). The following documents must be sent as a single pdf attachment to the email:

  • Current CV with list of publications
  • A one-page summary of previous research/work experience and why you are interested in joining for this project (Statement of Purpose).
Important date

Deadline for submission of applications is 15th May 2021.

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Junior Research Fellow (Biological Engineering) Under Gujcost Funded Project at IIT Gandhinagar.

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