Research Associate at JNU, New Delhi, India

Faculty Positions 2019 in JNU, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Designation/Position- Research Associate at JNU

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi invites applications for Research Associate at JNU from eligible and interested candidates

About- Jawaharlal Nehru University is a public central university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1969 and named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. The university is known for its leading faculties and research emphasis on liberal arts and applied sciences. Research Associate at JNU

Research/Job Area- Plant Molecular Biology/Plant Biotechnology/Botany/Biotechnology/ Microbiology or related areas

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Location- New Delhi


Essential: Ph.D. Plant Molecular Biology/Plant Biotechnology/Botany/Biotechnology/ Microbiology or related areas with at least 2 years work experience.

Desirable: Experience in gene cloning, mutagenesis, recombinant protein expression and purification is desired.Preference will be given to candidates, on a case-by-case basis, having first-hand experience in handling and culturing of Phytophthora or Alternaria plant pathogens under laboratory conditions, their genetic manipulations and imaging by confocal fluorescence microscopy. Experience in metabolomics will be an added advantage. and metabolomics

Job/Position Description- 

One Research Associate (RA) position is available in SERB-CRG sponsored project (CRG/2021/000238) on ‘Translating the Phylogenetic affinities between a plant pathogenic oomycete Phytophthora infestans and a human pathogen Plasmodium falciparum to reveal evolutionary convergence in virulence secretion using in-silico, proteomic and metabolomic approaches.’

Fellowship: Rs. 47,000 plus 24% HRA/month

Tenure: Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.The selected candidate will be appointed on a temporary basis for two months, followed by approval for extension till the end of the DST-SERB project tenure (1 year maximum). The assessment will be based on satisfactory performance by the Principal Investigator.

How to Apply- 

Interested candidates may send their applications by email only. Hard copies of applications will not be accepted. Applications must include the following: (i) cover letter, (ii) brief resume mentioning the name, date of birth and address of the candidate, (iii) essential qualifications, (iv) desirable qualifications, (v) testimonials, (vi) previous work experience, (vii) self-attested copies of certificates and (viii) name, email and address of two referees, in a single pdf file. Applications should be submitted via email to latest by 23rd May 2024. The subject line of the email should read as “Application for the Post of RA in SERB-CRG 000238 Project”.

Dr. Souvik Bhattacharjee

3D/FF, Special Centre for Molecular Medicine 
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067.

Phone: +91 9810125616, +91 1126738974.


Note: Candidates will be shortlisted based on their qualification/experience depending on the total number of applications received for the post. The date of the interview will be communicated only to the shortlisted candidates through mail/phone. Interviews will be conducted online, and no TA/DA will be paid. JNU may select a candidate against the above post depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate and reserves the right to relax any of the qualification criteria in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the Selection Committee.

Last Date for Apply– 23 May 2024

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