Project Positions Under CCRAS Funded Project at JNU, New Delhi [6 Positions]: Apply by Aug 14: Expired

Applications are invited for Project Positions Under CCRAS Funded Project at JNU, New Delhi for the year 2021. The last date of application is 14 August.

Applications are invited on a plain paper (or signed PDF file) for purely temporary positions for one Project Scientist, four Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and one Project Assistant in a project entitled “Systems Biology approach to delineate molecular signatures of Prakriti in healthy humans” funded by Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, India.

Project Scientist (1 Post)

Essential Qualification: Ph.D. in Life Sciences or allied subjects with at least 3 years research experience in the relevant area.

Desirable: Experiences related to proteomics, transcriptomics, metagenomic (microbiome) and handling of research projects with quality publications are desired. Experience in techniques related to RNA Biology, protein-protein interactions, Proteomics, mammalian gene expression and cloning are required.

Nature of work: The Project Scientist will be responsible for management and execution of all the experiments in time-bound manner. The person will be responsible for managing the sample transport, cataloging and storage. The sampling, data management and coordination among the investigators and institutions will be looked after by the project scientist. Integration of results, making detailed project report and all the submission to the funding agencies in time bound manner will be part of duties assigned to the project scientist.

Salary: Rs. 69,400/- p.m. (Fixed)

Senior Research Fellow (4 Posts)

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. Life Sciences or allied subjects from UGC recognized university with 2 years research experience as JRF/equivalent in the relevant areas/ experience in related industry (for SRF 4 only). Candidates with PhD and/or Prior experience in bioinformatics may be preferred.

Nature of work:

SRF – 1: Will be responsible for – transcriptomics and its validation through long noncoding RNA (lnRNA) sequencing from the samples; Literature survey for updated transcriptomics methods and optimization of protocol for the proposed study; Management of study subject’s demographic, clinical and translational information; Isolation and preparation of sample(s) from serum/plasma and peripheral blood mononuclear cells from human subject; and Data analysis, interpretation and preparation of technical report.

SRF – 2: Will be responsible for – Microbiome/Metagenomics data production from the fecal samples. Optimization of protocol for the proposed study; Management of study subject’s demographic, clinical and translational information; Isolation and preparation of sample(s) from human subject; and Data analysis, interpretation and preparation of technical report.

SRF – 3:  Will be responsible for –  performing proteomic and relevant studies; Literature survey for updated proteomics methods and optimization of protocol for the proposed proteomics study; Management of study subject’s demographic, clinical and translational information; Isolation and preparation of sample(s) for proteomic studies from serum and peripheral blood mononuclear cells from human subject; Data analysis, interpretation and preparation of technical report of proteomics and relevant studies; and proteome data production from the samples.

SRF – 4: Will be responsible for – creating integrating pipelines for integration of data from transcriptomics, metagenomics, proteomics and analyses using computational approach; and interpretation and preparation of technical report of the study. Prior experience in bioinformatics is desired.

Salary: Rs. 43,400/- p.m. (Fixed)

Project Assistant (01)

Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or allied subjects from UGC recognized university.

Desirable Qualification: Master’s Degree in Life Sciences or allied subjects with good academic record. Candidate with work experience in biological laboratory, preparation of various reagents and maintenance of project records will be preferred.

Nature of work: The Project Assistant will be involved in work related to proteomics, transcriptomics, metagenomic (microbiome) and project management. The person will also be responsible for sample transport, cataloging and storage.

Salary: Rs. 23,792/- per month (Fixed)

Duration of the project: The selected candidate will be appointed on purely temporary basis, initially for one year and which is renewable for another year subject to satisfactory performance, for a maximum of two years.

How to Apply?

The application on plain paper indicating name, date of birth/age, photo, address, essential/technical/professional qualification, research experience, list of published papers should reach the undersigned via mail/email (scsmprojectstaff@gmail.com), Lab No -332, Cancer Biology laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067.

Important date

Deadline: On or before 14th August, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

Click here to view the official notification of Project Positions Under CCRAS Funded Project at JNU, New Delhi.


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