Senior Research Fellow in the ICMR funded research project entitled "How Galectin-3 Drives Pressure Overload Mediated Cardiac Hypertrophy and Heart Failure"

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Senior Research Fellow

₹35k+ (monthly)

Full time

SRF Biology

Jul 20

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Senior Research Fellow in the ICMR-funded research project entitled "How Galectin-3 Drives Pressure Overload Mediated Cardiac Hypertrophy and Heart Failure" in the Laboratory of Dr. Rashmi Mishra at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.


  1. The candidate must have a First class Post Graduate Degree in Biological Sciences with good academic records.
  2. Documented research experience of at least two years, besides MSc project work, is required in the relevant area.


  1. Candidates who 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 are preferred.

AGE Below 35 years as of July 29, 2022. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.


₹ 35,000/- + 16% HRA per month for NET/GATE qualified candidates. For others, the emoluments will be as per DST/DBT guidelines.


Initially for 6 months and extendable up to 1 1/2 years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier, based on performance evaluation on a yearly basis.


Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format with a photograph, a copy of a 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 July 29, 2022. Candidates currently working in Government firms should send applications through the proper channel. Application form along with all supporting documents should be submitted as a single PDF file to The Advertisement number and the candidate's position 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. 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 the end of the project.

Applications that are not in the prescribed format will summarily be rejected.

Only those fulfilling the above criteria need to apply. Applicants will be short-listed for the ONLINE selection interview based on eligibility criteria. The selection of suitable candidates will be based on qualifications and performance in the interview.

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