Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the DST SERB funded research project entitled "Studies of Non - Enzymatic Paper-based Bioanalytical Devices for Point-of-Care Diagnostic Applications"

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Junior Research Fellow

₹31k+ (monthly)

Full time

JRF Biology Chemistry Material Nanotechnology

Jun 9

pplications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the DST SERB funded research project entitled "Studies of Non - Enzymatic Paper-based Bioanalytical Devices for Point-of-Care Diagnostic Applications" in the laboratory of Dr. Lightson N G at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.


  1. The candidate should have consistent academic record with a first class Master's Degree in Life Sciences/ Medical Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Chemistry/ Materials Science.
  2. 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 etc.


  1. Candidate with a minimum of one year laboratory experience and good knowledge in handling chemical biology laboratory tools.
  2. Candidate with prior experience in biosensors and bioanalytical device is desirable.

AGEBelow 28 years as of June 20, 2022. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.


₹ 31,000/- + 16% HRA per month


Initially for a period of six months and extendable up to three years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier based on performance evaluation.


Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format with a photograph, a copy of full resume indicating the percentage of marks obtained and scanned copies of original certificates/credentials and experience to reach the undersigned only through Email on or before June 20, 2022. Candidates who are currently working in Government firms should send applications through proper channel. Application form along with all supporting documents should be submitted as a single PDF file to pmdjobs@rgcb.res.in. The Advertisement number along with the position for which the candidate is applying should be mentioned in the 'SUBJECT' part of the Email. If a candidate wishes to apply for different positions, separate application forms 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 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.

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