Junior Research Fellow

 Hyderabad, Telangana


Functional Analysis of PHLPP1 in Myogenesis: Implications for skeletal muscle dystrophies


Applications are invited for the Junior Research Fellow (temporary position coterminous with the project) position under a DBT funded research project. 

The candidate should be motivated, committed and should be able to work independently and in teams.

  1. Literature search.
  2. Design, plan and execute experiments under the supervision of the scientist.
  3. Provide scientific support to the scientist in his research activities.
  4. Book keeping and maintenance of stocks and consumables.


The duration of the fellowship is until the end of the grant (February 2025). However, the performance of the candidate will be rigorously reviewed every 6 months and the fellowship will be renewed only upon satisfactory performance.


Rs. 31,000 plus 24% HRA (total Rs. 38,440)


Post-graduate degree in Basic Sciences or Graduate/Post-graduate degree in professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following: 

  • Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR UGC NET including Lectureship and GATE. 
  • Selection process through National Level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IISc, IISER etc.


1 – 2 years in the areas of Molecular Biology and Cell biology. Candidates with prior hands-on experience with cell culture and zebrafish are preferred. Experience with dissections and immunohistochemistry would be an additional advantage.

To Apply

Qualified and interested candidates may send their curriculum vitae by e‑mail to hr@​drils.​org on or before 15th July 202 with DBT-PHLPP Project” as the subject line of the email. There will be two rounds of interview. 

Shortlisted candidates will be first interviewed through Skype/​telecon followed by a personal interview at Dr. Reddy’s Institute of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad Campus, Gachibowli, Hyderabad.

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