Junior Research Fellow / Project Assistant

 Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh


The project is focused to understand the role of change in lipid composition of the cell membrane and oxidative stress in cognitive neurodegenerative disorders, using state-of-the-art molecular dynamics simulation techniques. The project is highly interdisciplinary in nature catering the knowledge of physics, chemistry, and structural biology.


We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individual to work in the area of Theoretical/​Computational Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry under a research project funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) at the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal. The candidate will have possibility to join our PhD program.


Three years. First two years as JRF/​Project Assistant and third year as SRF/​Project Assistant 


Rs. 25,000/-p.m. + HRA (Candidates without NET/GATE qualification may be considered for a reduced salary of 12,000/-p.m. + HRA as per DBT rule)


MSc (MTech or equivalent) in Chemistry (preferably with physical chemistry specialization) or Physics or Biophysics or Bio-mathematics. For details of eligibility visit our website. 


Candidates with computational chemistry/​physics experience, and sound knowledge in computer programing (C/C++/Fortran, Python, Perl etc.) will be preferred. Further, exposure to computer simulations (such as Molecular Dynamics, Monte Carlo methods) will be preferred.

To Apply

Applications containing a detailed CV (including name, photograph, date of birth, address for communication, phone number, email id, Skype id, details of educational and scientific accomplishments and name of two referees) should reach by email to: moutusi@​iiserb.​ac.​in and rkm@​iiserb.​ac.​in

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