Postdoctoral Fellow position in Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

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Designation/Position- postdoctoral fellow

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN), India invites application for postdoctoral fellow position from eligible and interested candidates 

About- Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellow position in Structural DNA Nanotechnology for a research project funded by Ramanujan Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

Research/Job Area- Biology/Chemistry (with adequate background in cell biology/microscopy) or Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Computer Science (with adequate background in biology)

Research Topic– DNA Nanotechnology

Location- Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN)


Eligibility/Qualification– Candidates for postdoctoral fellow position must hold a good academic record of accomplishment during their M.B.B.S/M.Sc/M.Tech. in Biology/Chemistry (with adequate background in cell biology/microscopy) or Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Computer Science (with adequate background in biology). PhD in Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Life Sciences or allied subject areas from reputed institutes with good scientific publication record. Candidates who have submitted their thesis are equally eligible for the position. 

Job/Position Description- The candidate will be required to set up the experiments for developing chemical biology protocols for conjugating multiple biological ligands to programmed DNA nanodevices for interface with stem cells. He/she will also have the opportunity to develop advanced laboratory skills (3D cell culture models, biochemical and molecular biology procedures, live cell microscopy, foreign visits on collaborations). The candidate should be a highly motivated, continuous learner who is able to work independently.

Duration: Initial appointment is for 1 year, extendable up to 3 years based on performance

Remuneration: 45,000 INR per month

How to Apply- Candidates must send their applications via e-mail to Prof. Dhiraj
Bhatia ([email protected] ). The following documents must be sent as a single pdf
attachment to the email:

1. Current CV with list of publications
3. A one-page summary of previous research/work experience
4. A brief note about why you want to take up this JRF position
5. Name and address of 3 potential referees.

Assistant Professor & DST Ramanujan Fellow
Department of Biological Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar,
Near Palaj, Gandhinagar 382355, Gujarat, India
Phone no: +91-79-2395-2537
E-mail: [email protected] and [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– The postdoctoral fellow applications will continue to be screened until the position is filled. 

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