Post Doctoral Fellow/Project Fellow Positions at University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Post Doctoral Fellow/Project Fellow Positions at University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Designation/Position- Post Doctoral Fellow/Project Fellow Positions

University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India invites application for Post Doctoral Fellow/Project Fellow Positions from eligible and interested candidates

About- Madras University is the mother of almost all the old Universities of south India. The University area of jurisdiction has been confined to three districts of Tamil Nadu in recent years. This is consequent to establishment of various universities in the State and demarcation of the University territories. This University has been growing from strength to strength while widening its teaching and research activities.

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Location- University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


Sl. NoPost CodeTitle / Research AreaQualificationDesirable QualificationNo. of Post
1.T1  P1    PDF1Identification novel anticandidal compounds from plant and microbial sourcesPh.D., Botany / Micro Biology / Life Science Medicinal Plants /Microbiological Research experience 1
2.T1 P2     PDF2Endocytosis and vesicular trafficking mechanism in health and diseases: Impact of natural compoundsPhD., Biochemistry / Biotechnology/ Life Science  Experience in the field ofBiochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Cancer Biology / Life Science  with good publications  1
3.T1 P3     PDF3Structural and functional characterization of virulence factors of Helicobactor pyloriPhD., in Structural biology and related field/ Bioinformatics  Experience in cloning, protein expression and purification, Structure determination of protein molecules1
Sl. NoPost CodeTitleQualificationDesirable QualificationNo. of Post
4.T1 P4     PDF4Development of Molecular marker and therapeutic intervention for metabolic disordersPh.D in Biomedical, Biological Sciences with good publication recordThe applicant must have cleared the CSIR or UGC NET / GATE and have availed Research Fellowship for conducting Ph.D research work will be given preference.1
5.T1 P5     PDF5Efficacy of ethanolic extract of Mucuna pruriens in pre-clinical animal models of ischemia induced cellular degeneration and identification of the probable bioactive components and molecular mechanismsFirst Class Postgraduate degree in Anatomy/ Neuroscience (Faculty of Medicine)      Ph.D.    in    Anatomy    / NeuroscienceWork experience in Animal experiments especially animal surgery to create spinal cord injury / cerebrovascular occlusive stroke / myocardial infarction modeling / testicular torsion modeling, functional scoring based on animal behavior etc is mandatory.   Experience in herbal science research involving extraction and concentrating the products and characterizing the components using GCMS/HPLC highly desirable1
6.T1  P6    PDF6Modulatory effect of Celastrus  paniculatus on neuroimmuno endocrine network in neurodegenerative diseases  M.Sc., Physiology with 60% marks and Ph.D., Physiology A good academic record working experience in animal handling, RAT stereotaxic and molecular biology techniques, Tissue culture techniques will be preferred1

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited for the Temporary Positions of Post Doctoral Fellow/ Project Fellow To work under Research, Innovation and Quality Improvement – RUSA 2.0

Name and Number of Position: 

                Post Doctoral Fellow : 6 Nos 

                Project Fellow : 29 Nos

  • Post Doctoral Fellow Salary – Rs.55,000/- per month (Consolidated)
  • Project Fellow Salary – Rs.18,000/- per month (Consolidated)
  • Duration – One Year (Extendable depending on performance)  No TA/DA etc. will be given to attend the interview.
  • The post is to be filled up on purely temporary basis. The duration of the post is co-terminable with the project. 

How to Apply- 

  • The cover should be super scribed as “Application for the post of Post Doctoral Fellow/ Project Fellow post code………….. under RUSA 2.0 Project” 
  • The Candidates send the application with cover letter along the CV, copies of relevant certificates and proof for experience/publications if any, to The Registrar, University of Madras, Chennai 600 005, through Post.  Applicants may also be submitted their applications through e-mail to 
  • The University reserves the right to fill or not to fill up the above posts. 

Last Date for Apply–  01 March 2021 up to 5.00 PM

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