INST Mohali Phd Jobs – Chemistry & Pharma Job Opening
INST Mohali Phd Jobs Advertisement for Research Associate under “DBT” funded project Institute invites highly motivated and bright candidates holding a PhD degree for Walk-interview on 3rd January 2020 (10.00 am) for engagement of a Research Associate in the following research project funded by DBT, Government of India, under the supervision of Prof. Deepa Ghosh, Principal Investigator, at Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali.
Title of the Research Project: “Development of advanced third generation matrix
associated chondrocytes for cartilage repair”
Name of the position available: Research Associate (RA)
Number of positions available: One
Essential Qualifications: The applicant should hold a Ph.D. degree in the area of Science
(Chemistry/Biology/Pharmacy/Nanoscience etc) or should have submitted his/her PhD thesis in the mentioned field.
- Proven research competence in any of the above related areas. Should have a very good academic record and have evident capabilities of becoming independent investigators in future.
Desirable Experience: Research experience in Tissue engineering/ Polymer synthesis/Organic Synthesis/Synthesis of Nanomaterials is preferable.
Age limit: 35 years as on 3rd January, 2020 which is relaxable for certain reserved categories as per the rules of the Government of India.
Salary: Rs.47,000 + 16% HRA (pm)
Project duration: 3 years
Brief details of the work to be undertaken: Development of a novel injectable, hydrogel matrix using bottom-up self-assembly of nanofibers. The gel-sol-gel property of the hydrogel would be further used for cell culture and direct implantation of the cell-hydrogel composite into the damaged cartilage. The work will require synthesis of supramolecular peptide as well as polymer-peptide conjugate hydrogels, assessment of their physical properties including gel-solgel formation, stability over long term culture, typical stress-strain behavior, hydrolysis, crosslinking, swelling studies etc. Further biological properties like, biocompatibility, as well as biodegradability of these designed materials will be studied.
General Terms and Conditions: The position is purely temporary and on contractual basis, renewable each year subject to satisfactory performance for a maximum of two years. The position is co-terminus with the project.
How To Apply:
A hard copy of the application form along with attested photocopies of age proof,
certificates, degrees & mark sheets should be presented at the time of the interview.
Date of Interview & Reporting Time: 10:00 AM on 3rd January 2020 at INST Mohali.
For further clarifications contact:
Professor Deepa Ghosh, Scientist-F/ Professor
Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Habitat Centre, Phase-X,
Sector-64, Mohali, Punjab – 160062. Email: [email protected]
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