Junior Research Fellow/​Senior Research

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


Investigating the pattern formation during Hydra regeneration


The research fellow will work on studying early pattern formation in Hydra vulgaris by studying effective physical forces emerging from the interaction of molecular players such as cytoskeletal proteins, and morphogen signals. The project has come out of a close interdisciplinary collaboration between biology and physics groups.

The research fellow will work in a multi-disciplinary area, making quantitative measurements using different techniques including microscopy, cell-based assays and molecular biology. The fellow may also be involved in the computational modeling of this system.


The selected candidate will be appointed initially for 6 months which may be extended based on progress.


This project is funded by the Core Research Grant of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The compensation will be as per standard JRF/SRF scales as applicable.


Candidates who have an M.Sc, B.E., or BTech may apply as a Junior research fellow. 


Candidates with a strong interest in working on a project that combines theory and experiment are invited to apply. Wet lab experience is preferred, and basic programming skills, especially in image processing, are desirable.

To Apply

If interested, please send your CV and a cover letter stating why you are interested in this position, and the names and contact details of two references, to biologyfellow@​apu.​edu.​in before with Interest in JRF/SRF position’ as the subject line. Applications will remain open until the position is filled.

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