JRF (Under SERB Funded Project) at JNU, New Delhi [2 Vacancies]: Apply by June 23: Expired


Applications are invited for the following purely temporary posts of Junior Research Fellow, one each in the SERB funded projects entitled “Unravelling chromatin dynamics and epigenomic features to understand novel regulatory aspects of drought stress response in rice” and “Investigating gene regulatory networks operating downstream of OsAP2/ERF-40 during rice adventitious root development” at School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Jawaharlal Nehru University is a public central university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1969 and named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. The university is known for leading faculties and research emphasis on liberal arts and applied sciences.


Junior Research Fellow (02)

  • M.Sc. degree or equivalent (with a minimum of 55% marks) in Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology or other related fields with NET/ GATE qualification.
  • Good computer skills (Linux, Perl, Java, Python, MySQL, etc.), along with proven experience in NGS data analysis, bioinformatics, and/or advanced molecular biology techniques are highly desirable.

The qualification requirements and fellowship will be as per sanction in the project and/or as per SERB rules.


The initial appointment maybe for six months or as per the recommendation of the selection committee, which can be extended on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. The eligible candidates may further be shortlisted based on the qualification/experience depending on the total number of applications received.

JNU may select a candidate against the above post depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate and reserves the right to relax any of the qualification(s) in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the Selection Committee.

How to Apply?

Eligible candidates may apply by sending their complete application in the given format along with the cover letter and self-attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience (if any). The applications should be submitted via e-mail at mjain@jnu.ac.in latest by June 23, 2021. The e-mail subject line should read “Applications for the Post of JRF in SERB Project.”

Click here to view the official notification for the post of JRF at JNU, New Delhi

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