Postdoctoral Fellow

 Greater Noida, UP, Uttar Pradesh


Center of Excellence in Epigenetics under supervision of Prof. Sanjeev Galande (Principle Investigator)


Shiv Nadar University (herein referred to as the University”, https://​snu​.edu​.in/home) has been on the vanguard of India’s recent revolution in private higher education with its founding in 2011. It is a multidisciplinary, student-centric and research- and innovation-focused University, with a goal to be among the leading institutions of higher learning in the world. The University’s mission is to develop and educate the leaders of tomorrow; to support research, scholarly and creative endeavors that contribute to the creation of new knowledge; and to create research and teaching programs that tackle the most pressing problems of India and the global community.

The University is the youngest to be conferred the Institution of Eminence’ (IoE) status by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. As part of the mandate for IoE, we are committed to initiate and nurture multiple interdisciplinary centers. They have recently established a Centre of Excellence in Epigenetics at the University, and the new state-of-the-art laboratory for this center now ready for occupation. The Center includes world-class facilities in genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and imaging. 

Two Postdoctoral Fellow (RA) positions; Molecular Systems Immunology (1) and Neuroepigenetics (1)


Total of three years, subject to annual evaluation of satisfactory performance of the incumbent.


Rs. 65,000/- to 75,000/- per month depending upon experience and selection committee’s recommendation


PhD. (awarded) in life sciences from a recognized university / institute with a consistent academic record and relevant research experience as evidenced from thesis work carried out in a reputed scientific institution and/​or publications. 


Work experience must be using any of the following model systems is essential: human/​mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells; mouse/​rat brain; mouse/​human T cells and/​or thymocytes. PhD Degree should be awarded no earlier than Dec 2018. Under exceptional circumstances, candidates who have submitted thesis or freshly received their PhDs may be considered.

Experience with transgenic and knockout animals would be preferred. Hands on experience with advanced molecular biology techniques including quantitative RT-PCR, ChIP and NGS library preparation. Practical experience in confocal microscopy and flow cytometry/​or NGS analysis will be a useful qualification. Candidate should have published at least one first author article in peer-reviewed journal in relevant fields.

To Apply

Applicants should send the application by email addressed to anil.​shukla@​snu.​edu.​in attaching duly filled Application_Form.doc available on the website under this advertisement on or before the last date 20-07-2022. Also a brief statement of research interests (<750 words), with a note justifying how you see yourself fitting within our research group and (3) contact details of at least two referees (email and contact number). Please mention name of the Post in the subject line. 

The list of the shortlisted candidates for interviews with details of date, time and venue will be put up on the university website under this advertisement and candidates will be informed by email only. 

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