Project Scientist at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Scientific Officer Position at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Project Scientist at Panjab University: Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the posts of Project Research Scientist-I to work on an ICMR-sponsored project entitled ‘Investigations on the role of innate immune response in neuroprotective effects of synthetic and natural heterosteroids on Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis and cognition’.

Location: Panjab University


Essential qualifications: (1) First-class postgraduate degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry including the integrated PG degree. (2) Second-class postgraduate degree in Pharmaceutical chemistry, including the integrated PG degree with Ph.D. 

Desirable qualifications: First class degree in M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)/M. S. (Medicinal chemistry) with GATE/GPAT/CSIR-NET or equivalent qualifications. The candidates should have a basic degree in pharmacy (B. Pharm) with first class. 

Candidates passionate about research with skills and experience in synthetic medicinal chemistry, molecular docking, animal handling would be preferred. 

Age limit: 35 Years (relaxable for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped/Female candidates as per the GOI norms). All things being equal, SC/ST candidates will be preferred as per GOI rules.

Job Description:

Duration: The duration of fellowship is for the period of one year and is extendable to three years. The post is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project.

Fellowship Amount: Rs. 56,000 + HRA (18%) per month

General Instructions:

  1. The PI has the discretion to restrict the number of candidates to be called for an interview to a reasonable limit based on qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear in the interview and no other communications in this regard will be entertained.
  3. Original certificates and self-attested copies of all certificates need to be presented before the interview for verification.
  4. For any queries please contact: Prof. Ranju Bansal, University Institute of

Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh-160014. Contact no: +91 9876061147, E-mail:,

  • The application should be strictly according to the attached format.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to send their applications in the attached format along with CV via email to Principal Investigator, Prof. Ranju Bansal at or before 8th February 2024. Please write “Application for Project Research Scientist-I” in the subject line of the email. The shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email and called for a personal interview. No TA/DA will be paid if called for an interview.

Last Date- 08 February 2024



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