Senior Research Fellow

 New Delhi, Delhi & NCR


Study of Epigenetic Regulation of ERK‑5 by Histone Methylase, Enhancer of Zeste Homolog (EZH)-2, during ox-LDL-induced endothelial to mesenchymal transition (EndMT)


Applications are invited from the qualified and interested candidates for one (1) post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)on a purely temporary basis for a SERB Sponsored Project (No. CRG/2022/002124).

The selected candidate will be expected to perform all assigned tasks related to this project primarily performing the bench work & experiments, acquiring, storing, and maintaining data, and operating scientific equipment including FACS/​Confocal microscopy/​Fluorescence microscopy. The candidate is expected to prepare and coordinate reports, participate in purchase of items as per GFR 2017/JNU rules, processing of bills, record keeping, etc.


35000/- per month plus HRA (as per DST rule)


M.Sc. degree (with minimum 55% marks) in Life Sciences / Molecular Medicine / Biochemistry / Biotechnology or equivalent subject. Candidate must be NET-LS/GATE qualified.


Candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of research experience in the relevant area, and experienced in mammalian cell culture (preferably primary cell culture) and molecular biology experiments such as Western blotting/RT-qPCR, and cloning/​siRNA transfection.

Desirable : The candidate should have knowledge and research experience in the area of Cardiovascular research/​Molecular Biology/​Biochemistry/​mammalian cell culture, and animal handling. Candidate should have experience in designing and executing the experiments, and hands-on experience in operating high end scientific equipment(s), preferably Confocal microscopy/​Fluorescence microscopy/​FACS.

To Apply

  1. Candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying. Incomplete applications or lacking supporting educational/​experience certificates and applications of ineligible candidates will be summarily rejected.
  2. The position is completely temporary and coterminous with the duration of the project. The fellowship will be strictly as per the sanction of the project by the funding agency.
  3. In case of unsatisfactory performance, the appointment is liable to be terminated at any time without any warning and/​or notice.
  4. The selection committee will shortlist candidates based on experience, qualifications, and suitability for the project.
  5. JNU reserved the right to relax any of the qualification(s)/criteria in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the selection committee.
  6. Applications (soft copy only) are invited from suitable and eligible candidates who can send their complete application including a cover letter detailing experience, a detailed CV, reprints, if any, and attested copies of certificates and proof of relevant experience. The names of three referees with complete addresses (e‑mail) must also be provided.
  7. The complete application should reach us on or before 12th February 2024 by e‑mail attachment on email i.d. <mdpillab21@​gmail.​com>. The email subject should be: Application for Senior Research Fellow (SRF)”
  8. Only short-listed candidates will be communicated by email for the interview.
  9. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  10. Original documents/​certificates will be verified at the time of the interview.

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