Advertisement for JRF Position in DST SERB project in Department of Chemistry/Chemical Biology.


Advertisement for JRF Position in Chemistry/Chemical Biology under DST SERB
Extramural Scheme in Department of Chemistry, University and Institute of Advance Research,

Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB): Extramural research Scheme (EMR/2016/003186) entitled, “A novel nanoparticle based bioassay for sensitive detection of cancer specific proteases” under the guidance of Dr. Nidhi Gour, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University and Institute of Advance Research and Dr. Manoj Kumar Pandey, Assistant Professor, Science, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

No. of Openings: One

Eligibility: First class M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Life Sciences/Nanotechnology or MS M.Pharm in relevant discipline. The candidates who have qualified CSIR/UGC/NET(LS)/GATE/JEST/GPAT/ICMR will be preferred. Candidates having prior research experience of more than 1 year in Industry/Academia will also be preferred

Fellowship: For Post Graduate Degree in Basic Sciences with CSIR NET, GATE, JEST qualification or GATE qualified Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course: Rs 25,000 + Admissible HRA.

For others: As per updated DST norms

Tenure of the fellowship: 3 years

Registration for Ph.D: Selected candidate can be registered for the full time Ph.D. programme at University and Institute of Advance Research in next semester after fulfilling minimum qualifications prescribed by the Institute

Age limit: Candidate should not be more than 28 years as on 1st Dec, 2016. However upper age limit may be relaxed as per the existing rules.

Date of Interview: 29th June 2017 10:00 a.m. onwards

Venue:Department of Chemistry, University and Institute of Advance Research Gandhinagar

Last Date to apply: 29th June 2017

Interested candidates are requested to submit/post a detailed CV to Dr. Nidhi Gour (PI), Department of Chemistry, University and Institute Of Advanced Research, Koba Institutional Area, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382007 on or before 29th June, 2017. In addition, candidates are advised to mail soft copy of their CV at and



1) Appointed candidate will be placed at University and Institute of Advance research and appointment will be purely made on temporary basis initially for a period of one year and can be extended up to completion of the project purely based on the performance. The contract will also include a one month notice period wherein if the candidate selected wants to discontinue the project he/she will have to inform the PI one month in advance and in case PI is not satisfied with the performance of candidate she will need to inform them one month prior to termination of contract

2) The salary is determined as per SERB norms and may be revised as and when directed by SERB

3) The candidates selected for the interview will be informed via email by Dr. Nidhi Gour

4) In case of any unavoidable circumstances the date of interview might be changed, which shall be notified on our University website,

5) Candidates appearing for interview should come with Xerox copies of certificates, marksheets and testimonials, along with their original documents.

6) No TA/DA will be provided for appearing in the Interview.

7) Any queries related to above postmust be address to: Dr. Nidhi Gour, Email: