Post Doctoral Fellowship Position at IIT Roorkee: Apply by 08 July 2021

Research Associate - Research Position at IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India

Designation/Position- Post Doctoral Fellowship Position at IIT

IIT Roorkee, India invites application for Post Doctoral Fellowship Position at IITfrom eligible and interested candidates

About- Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is a premier public technical and research university located in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India, headed by Director Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi. It is formerly known as University of Roorkee and Thomason College of Civil Engineering. Post Doctoral Fellowship Position at IIT

Research/Job Area- Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Biochemistry/Molecular Microbiology

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Essential qualifications*

The prospective candidate should have Ph.D. in Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Biochemistry/Molecular Microbiology with special emphasis in related areas of the project titled above with first class in the preceding degree.

Desirable qualifications

  • I or 2 years of experience/specialization in screening, isolation and exploitation of natural metabolites/synthetic chemical libraries for bioactive molecules as antibacterials and mechanistic studies and molecular biology assays.
  • The prospective candidate should have at least two SCI publications with IF > 3.0 in the core journals related to the area of proposed work listed above or one paper with IF>3.0 in the core journals related to the area of proposed work listed above and a patent in the related area of biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry/Molecular Microbiology.

*Candidates who have recently submitted their thesis are also eligible to apply subject to the condition that they will furnish the proof of the award of Ph.D. degree at the time of interview.

Job/Position Description- 

The Department of Biotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology (IlT) Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for post-Doctoral position under the mentorship of Dr. Ranjana Pathania, Professor, focussed on ‘Molecular Biology, Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology‘ to work on “Deciphering the Mode of Action and Pharmacokinetic Properties of Novel Antibacterial Lead Molecules Discovered in Primary Screening Carried out Recently“.

The prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in one or more areas within Biotechnology such as- Molecular Biology, Molecular Microbiology, Chemical Genetics and antibacterial mechanistic studies. Candidate should be passionate about working on cutting edge research leading to high impact publications and products.

Duration and Fellowship Amount:

The duration of the fellowship will be of one year extendable to another year depending on the progress of the work. The candidate is expected to join the department as soon as the offer letter has been released. The fellow will receive a consolidated pay as below in addition to the contingency grant of Rs. 50,000/- per annum. First & Second Year (if extended): Rs. 55,000/- per month

About the Research Group: Please browse the following link:—BT/rpathfbs

All the post-doctoral fellows (PDF) will be registered as 11T Roorkee students for availing facilities of accommodation, hospital, medical insurance scheme, computer centre, library, sports, etc.

How to Apply- 

Candidates can apply with a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a contact phone number, list of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted), a research statement describing past research, and plans for future research in the context of the title of the project by e-mail (for email, Subject Line: Application for Postdoc position in “Deciphering the Mode ofAction and Pharmacokinetic carried out Recently ” and all the documents arranged in one PDF file named as “Candidate Name_Institute of PhD Degree_Year of PhD“), not later than July 8th, 2021 (3PM) to Email:

Phone: +91-9761305971

Candidates shall bring with them to the online meeting, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications (with their respective impact factor), and research statement describing past research and plans for future research in an electronic format.

Last Date for Apply– 08 July 2021

The walk-in interview for the Post-Doctoral position will be held by WebEx online meeting on 09-07-2021 (3:00 PM).

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