Junior Research Fellow

 Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala


Membrane-spanning peptide pores for single-molecule sensing


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow in a DBT funded research program entitledMembrane-spanning peptide pores for single-molecule sensing” in the laboratory of Dr. Mahendran K R at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.


3 years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier. The initial appointment will be given for one year and further extension will be based on the performance.


25,000 + 20% HRA per month for M.Sc. Degree holders who have qualified at NET/GATE (with valid certificate) or Post Graduates in Professional Degree course qualified candidates. M.Sc. degree holders who do not have NET/GATE certification will be eligible for 12,000/- + 20% HRA per month.


The candidate must have good academic record with a minimum of 70% marks in Master’s Degree in Life Sciences, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Physics or Biochemistry. Candidates with M.Tech degree are also eligible to apply.


  • Qualification in National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC NET/GATE).

  • Experience in working with membrane proteins, biophysical analysis of proteins, single-molecule techniques, synthetic cells, nanosciences, molecular biology, analytical chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry.

To Apply

Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format (click here) with a photograph, a copy of full resume indicating the percentage of Marks obtained and attested photocopies of credentials & experience to reach the undersigned on or before 18th July, 2017. Envelopes must be superscripted with abbreviated title of the project, advertisement number and job title. Selection to the position will not entitle the candidate to any future positions at RGCB (permanent or otherwise). As with all project positions at RGCB, the position will be co terminus with end of the project. 

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