Junior Research Fellow

 Hyderabad, Telangana


Investigating the role of nutrient dependent post-translational modification of SIRT6 in regulating hepatic functions and physiology


Application are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow at Dr Reddy’s Institute of Life Sciences, Hyderabad.

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) Bookkeeping and maintenance of stocks and consumables.

Scope of experimental work:
• Cloning and site directed mutagenesis
• Molecular Biology
• Cell culture work including primary and secondary cell lines
• Biochemical Assays such as protein immunoprecipitation and Imaging analysis

Area of work:
Will be working in the area of metabolic inflammation and the development of liver pathology such as fatty liver disease and steatosis. Experiments include handling cell culture, running western blots, RNA isolation and quantitative PCRs, ELISA, and basic imaging techniques. Isolation of primary cells from mice and work on different mice models of liver pathology will be included if the student is interested. 


2 years


As per DST norms


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 biochemistry work are preferred.

To Apply

Qualified and interested candidates may send their curriculum vitae by e‑mail to hr@​drils.​org on or before 30th September 2023 with DST-SIRT6 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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