Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Chemistry Group
Applications are invited for a JRF position in a Department of Biotechnology, (DBT) , Govt. of India, funded project to work on research proposal entitled “Chemical modification of some metal ion binding peptides with photoactive molecules, and investigation on their photoinduced DNA damage and photoenhanced antimicrobial activity” of Dr. Halan Prakash, Chemistry Group, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Goa Campus, Zuarinagar, GOA, 403 276.
M.Sc. in Chemical Science/ Life Science or M.Tech (Biotech) with good academic records (Ist division). Candidates with NET (JRF/Lect) / GATE will be preferred.
Job Description and Desirable Qualification: Strong desire to work on Synthesis of photo-active molecules, peptide design, chemical modification of peptides. The works requires extensive use of HPLC for purification of modified peptides. Knowledge on HPLC, GC, routine molecular biology techniques including cloning and expression of proteins, and antimicrobial studies would be an advantage.
Emoluments: Rs.12, 000/- pm + HRA
Project Duration: Three years.
Application with complete bio-data on plain paper should reach by post or email on or before March, 31st 2010.
Selected candidates will be called for interview at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Goa Campus, Goa. No TA/DA will be paid for this purpose. The above position is purely temporary and will be made on contractual basis for a period of one year at a time till termination of the project. The selected candidates shall not have any claim for continuation as regular appointments with the Institute.
Dr. Halan Prakash, Chemistry Group,
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Goa Campus, Zuarinagar, GOA, 403 276,
Phone: 0832-2580344 ; Fax: 0832-2557031
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