RA Position: IIT Roorkee, India invites application for RA Position at IIT Roorkee from eligible and interested candidates
Designation/Position- RA Position at IIT Roorkee
About- Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, formerly University of Roorkee and Thomason College of Civil Engineering, is a public technical and research university located in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. RA Position at IIT Roorkee
Research/Job Area- Biotechnology Biochemistry/Life Sciences Zoology/ Medical Biotechnology in the area of neurobiology
Location- IIT Roorkee
Qualifications: Essential qualification: Doctorate (Ph.D.) or equivalent degree awarded in Biotechnology Biochemistry/Life Sciences Zoology/ Medical Biotechnology in the area of neurobiology
Desirable qualification: Candidates having prior experience in handling and culturing of mammalian cell lines (especially neuronal cell lines). induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). differentiation of stem cells to neurons, analyzing the function and cell signaling in neuronal cells, developing animal models of neuronal disorders, various molecular biology techniques including cloning of genes and other techniques like western blots, RT-| PCR, immunoprecipitation assays will be preferred.
Applications are invited from Indian nationals only for project position(s) as per the details given below for the research project under the Principal investigator Prol. Partha Roy, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology. Roorkee.
Title of project: Development of a comprehensive in vitro and in vivo study design for understanding the pathophysiology of 3ipolar disorder, associated biomarkers for its probable diagnostic and nutraceutical based therapeutic intervention
Sponsor of the project: SKAN Research Trust. Puducherry Protect positions) and number: Researeh Associate (One nuniber)
Emoluments: Rs. 47.000/- 54,000/- pm (based on the experience of the candidate) plus admissible HRA
Duration: Initially for two years extendable t0 another one-year + one year (based on the availability of funds)
To develop in vitro (cell-based) and animal (rodent) bipolar disorder models, optimize culture and differentiation conditions for iPSCs. screening chemicals using these cells (cell lines and iPSCs) for bipolar disorder drug development, functional analysis of bipolar disorder progression and its regulation (both at genetic and protein levels) using neuronal cells and rodent models towards the development of therapeutics, guiding the JRF and other project students in the lab, maintaining regular liaison with the collaborating laboratories in various parts of India.
How to Apply-
Candidates before applying shall ensure that they are eligible for the position they intend to apply for.
Candidalcs desiring to apply for the said post should submit their applications with the following documents as a single PDF tile to the office of Principal Investigator through email (as mentioned below):
- Application in a plain paper with detailed CV including chronological discipline of degree certificates obtained.
- Details of experience including research, industrial field and others.
- Any deviation in the format of the application (as stated above) will be rejected and will not be considered.