Research Positions at Inter-University Centre for Genomics and Gene Technology
Inter-University Centre for Genomics and Gene Technology, a Government of Kerala initiative for Inter-University Interaction and Facilitation (the University of Kerala, Department of Biotechnology, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala- 695 581), which focuses on frontier areas of research including DNA diagnostics, recombinant vaccine development, genetic engineering, plant/animal tissue culture, protein engineering and microbial technology has notified the recruitment of Research Associates, Junior Research Fellows & Technical Assistant from highly motivated persons with an ability to drive envisaged research programs in the above-mentioned thrust areas.
Positions, eligibility, and emoluments are as follows:
Research Associate (1 positions): MSc. with PhD Biotechnology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Biochemistry/Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/Genomics/Animal Biotechnology/ Tissue Engineering. Those with independent research experience and publications in peer-reviewed journals will be preferred. Age: 40 years as on 01.01.2021. Emoluments: 25000+HRA (10%)
Junior Research Fellow (3): MSc. first class in Biotechnology/ Botany/ Zoology//Biochemistry/Microbiology/and other allied subjects in life science/Biology with a consistently good academic record. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC NET-qualified candidates. JRF's with NET can register for a Ph.D. degree at the University of Kerala. Age: years as on 01.01.2021. Emoluments: Rs.16000 +HRA (10%)
Technical Assistant (1): M.Sc Degree (Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Microbiology or other allied subjects in Life Science/Biology) from a recognized University. Age: 36 years as on 01.01.2021. Emoluments: Rs.15000 (consolidated). Usual relaxation in the upper age limit shall be allowed in the case of those belonging to SC/ST and OBC.
The positions are tenable for a period of three years. The appointment is initially for a period of one year, further extendable based on the performance assessed by the technical committee till the duration of the programme. The detailed Notification is available at https://www.keralauniversity.ac.in/jobs
Applications on white paper along with resume and attested copies of relevant certificates may be sent to Dr. R. Rajalakshmi, Director, Inter-University Centre for Genomics and Gene Technology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Trivandrum, Kerala-695585, within 15 days from date of advertisement (Notified at the website on 19.7.2021).
Short-listed candidates for Research Associate will be called for an interview. Test and interview will be there for JRFs and Technical assistants. The date of the interview will be intimated later.