Junior Research Fellow Wanted @ Shiv Nadar University


Shiv Nadar University is a multi-disciplinary research-led university, established by the Shiv Nadar Foundation in 2011 through an act of the State of Uttar Pradesh, India. The University’s mission is to develop and educate the leaders of tomorrow; to support research and scholarly endeavors that contribute to the creation of new knowledge; and to run research and teaching programs that tackle the most pressing problems of India and the global community. The University offers a wide range of academic programs at the undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral level.

Post Title: Junior Research Fellow

Project Title: Detoxification of Organomercury Compounds: Enzyme Mimetic Studies to Understand the C-Hg Bond Activation by Organomercurial Lyase

Funding Agency: DST

Principal Investigator: Dr. Gouriprasanna Roy

Project Description: Our goal in this project is to understand the mechanism of detoxification of organomercurial compounds by the combined effect of bacterial organomercurial lyase (MerB), and mercuric ion reductase (MerA), which may lead to the development of an alternative and suitable method in detoxification of organomercury compounds.

Nature of Study: Organic/Inorganic/nanomaterial Synthesis.

Duration: One year (extendable based on performance and availability of funds)

Essential & Desirable Qualification: The applicant must have M.Sc. degree in Chemistry (Organic / Inorganic) from a recognized University

with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade. It is preferable that the candidate is GATE/NET qualified (attach a copy of the score card) or with any equivalent fellowship or with experience in organic synthesis.

Fellowship: As per DST norms, Rs. 25,000/- p.m. plus HRA as permissible.


How to Apply: Applications with complete bio-data (with details of qualification i.e. examination passed, year, division, percentage of marks 10th board onwards, and photocopies of mark sheets/ testimonials/ certificates) should be sent by email (or by post) to reach the following office:

Ms. Saritha Rajan EA to HOD (Chemistry) School of Natural Sciences

Shiv Nadar University P.O. Tehsil Dadri,

District Gautam Buddha Nagar UP 201 314, India.

Email: [email protected] Telephone: +91 120 3819118 Please use PIN 201314 for speed post or registered post, and PIN 201307 (Dadri) for courier services. Selected candidates will be called for interview at the Shiv Nadar University campus.

Deadline: 25 August 2016

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