NIPER Ahmedabad was initiated with three specializations Biotechnology, Natural Products and Pharmaceutics and over the period of time three more specialisations Pharmaceutical Analysis, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology and Toxicology were added in 2010. Subsequently in 2011, to cater the needs of Medical device industry in India, another feather was added to the cap of NIPER Ahmedabad in the form of specialisation in Medical Devices.
Post : Junior Research Fellow (1 Post)
Applications are invited from eligible candidate for filling up the temporary JRF position under the project sanctioned by Science and Engineering Research Board at Department of Medical Device, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Ahmedabad (NIPER-A). The position is temporary and the offer will be initially for a period of 1 year with the possibility of further extension up to 3 years total based on the performance.
Project Title : Electro-conductive and immunomodulatory macroporous hydrogel conduit for faster spinal cord regeneration
Principal Investigator : Dr. Akshay Srivastava, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Device, NIPER-A
Salary : JRF fellowship plus HRA (As per norms)
M.S.(Pharm.)/M.Pharm./M.Tech.(Pharm.); M.Tech./ M.E.; M.D., MDS, M.VSc.; PharmD; M.Sc.
NET/GATE/GPAT qualified candidates will be given preference.
Job Profile For this project, the candidate :
a) should have understanding of biomaterials, polymers, material fabrication, surface and bulk characterization of materials.
b) should have ability to design hydrogel based scaffold, polymer synthesis and its characterization.
c) should have ability to perform in vivo animal model study which includes behavioral studies with rats, sectioning of the tissues on cryostat.
d) should have basic understanding of molecular biology techniques (ELISA, Western blotting, Immunohistochemistry, RT PCR, etc.) and NGS analysis.
How to apply?
Interested candidates should send their detailed CV according to the job profile via email to PI: Dr. Akshay Srivastava, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Device, NIPER-A (firstname.lastname@example.org) Please write “Application for JRF” in the subject line of the email.
Due Date : Applicant must email CV on or before 2nd May, 2022
Tentative date of interview : The shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email. Tentative date of interview is 6th May, 2022
i) No TA/DA will be provided to the candidate for the interview.
ii) The PI shall not be responsible for any reason for non-receipt of the application document at the specified time and will result in disqualification/rejection of the application.
iii) The decision of the selection committee will be final.
iv) If the number of shortlisted candidates called for the interview is large, the selection committee may decide to restrict the number of candidates for the interview to a reasonable limit after considering qualifications and experience over and above the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
v) The appointment of the candidate will be governed by the terms and conditions of the Institute/ funding agency particularly applicable to the said project as and when required.
vi) The selected candidate will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer.
vii) The fellowship may be terminated with a 30-day notice before completion of the tenure, if performance till date is not deemed satisfactory.