Chemistry Job in DST-PURSE Project @ BITS Pilani - Apply Online

Chemistry Job in DST-PURSE Project @ BITS Pilani – Apply Online

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Project Associate-I/II in a DSTPURSE-funded project SR/PURSE-2020/20 at BITS-Pilani Hyderabad Campus.

Project Title: Development of Theranostic Agents for Photodynamic/
Photothermal Treatment of Oral/Lung Cancer and Related Diseases

Project details and Desirables: (i) Design of novel BODIPY, aza-BODIPY, porphyrin and
chlorin-based sensitizers for imaging and PDT (ii) Development of nanoparticles and surface functionalized systems for imaging and PTT Effective conjugation of these sensitizers and NPs with folic acid and antibodies for targeted PDT/PTT, (iii) Development of localized delivery approach using microneedles and NPs for the targeted PDT/PTT (iv) Demonstration of combination therapy employing PDT /PTT (v) Two-photon bioimaging using the developed sensitizers

No of posts: 1 (ONE)

Eligbility Criteria: M.Sc. in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry specialization) or M.Sc. in General Chemistry (interest in spectroscopy) can apply with a minimum of 60% marks in M.Sc.

Desired experience:

The candidate will mainly work in the field of optical characterization of the prepared
molecules, laser spectroscopy and bioimaging with the theranostics agents. Therefore, a
candidate with knowledge or interest in spectroscopy or related areas will be given
preference. Overall, the project deals in an

interdisciplinary area comprising organic chemistry, materials, spectroscopy and biology. Experienced students with a reasonable understanding of the subjects and a passion to work in the interdisciplinary areas, would be preferred.

Age: max 27 years; Joining date: As soon as possible; Position: Project Associate I/II

Salary: Maximum up to INR 35,000 – 40,000 (approx.; consolidated for GATE/NET
candidates). For non-GATE/NET candidate, the salary will be as per rule.

Duration: ~ 3 years (Ph. D option is also open as per the institute norm)

How To Apply:

Candidates meeting the above-mentioned qualification and experience,should apply enclosing their CV to [email protected] on or before 27th May, 2023 (Sat).
Interviews will be conducted online (mainly google meet) only for the selected candidates by June 1 st week. The selection committee’s decision regarding the interview logistics and selection process for the post will be final. The selection committee reserves the right to fill or not fill the advertised post.

Last Date To Apply: 27th May 2023

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