Central University of Tamil Nadu CUTN

Jrf Life Sciences Jobs in Chennai - Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN)

Last Date to Apply: 05-07-2019
JRF Life Sciences - Job Details Date of Posting: 22-06-2019

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) on contract basis to work in a time bound SERB-DST sponsored research project (CRG/2018/001596) sanctioned to the undersigned at the Department of Microbiology, Central University of Tamilnadu.

Project Title: Deciphering the role of Kinesin I heavy chain (KIF5B) in Tau hyperphosphorylation, aggregation and neurodegeneration in models of Alzheimer’s disease and tauopathies.

Tenure of Position: 1 year, extendable annually till the completion of the project period,subject to satisfactory performance.

Essential Qualification: i) MSc in Life Science/ Microbiology/Biochemistry/ Molecular
biology/ Biotechnology or equivalent with minimum 55% with NET/GATE/ICMR-JRF/DBTJRF/CUCET.

Desirable: To carry out the research work in the field of cell biology, protein expression,
molecular biology and animal studies. Candidates with good experience of molecular biology,
cell culture, r-DNA technology/protein expression, will be preferred.

Age limit: 28 years (to be relaxed as per rules of Govt. of India)

No.of Post:  1 post

Monthly Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/- (for NET/GATE/ICMR-JRF/DBT-JRF/CUCET qualified)+ 10% HRA

How To Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter and an updated curriculum vitae (CV) with list of publications to Dr. D.Siva Sundara Kumar (d.sivasundarakumar@cutn.ac.in ) with subject “Application for Junior Research Fellow”. 

The shortlisted candidates will be informed to attend the interview on 12th July, 2019 via e-mail. If called for interview, the candidate will have to bring 1) Dully filled application in the provided format; 2) Two passport size photos; 3) Original and attested photocopies of all certificates, degrees, marksheets (10th class onwards); 4) Two recommendation letters (one from the present supervisor) and other relevant documents. 

Interviews will be held at the Department of Microbiology, Central University of Tamilnadu. 

Last date of Application: 5 th July 2019

About Central University of Tamil Nadu CUTN

Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) is an institution of higher education established by an Act of Parliament in 2009. The University aims at the fashioning of an enlightened society founded on a relentless pursuit of excellence through innovation in teaching-learning process, interdisciplinary studies and research. Tucked away 8 kms. off the headquarters of Thiruvarur District, which is both in the heart of the Cauvery Delta and in the centre of the Great CholaEmpire, CUTN has, thanks to the generosity of the state government, a sprawling 520 acre campus, divided by a tributary of the Cauvery, spanning across two revenue villages.