PhD Position


CSIR-NIIST

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Deadline
20 January 2023

Engagement
Contract
Hours
Full-time
Website

harshabajajlab.com/openings →

Project

Building ‘Artificial Cells’ for Synthetic Biology, Drug Delivery, and Antibiotic Discovery applications

Profile

Applications are invited for the prospective Ph.D. candidates at Dr. Harsha Bajaj’s Lab at CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The project addresses mimicking cell characteristics, including mimicking membranes and genetic information, to build a ‘Synthetic Cell’ for applications in understanding the membrane transport mechanism with implications in antibiotic resistance. Developing a dynamic ‘Synthetic cell’ that responds to environmental cues will also have significant applications in Drug delivery. Visit https://www.harshabajajlab.com… for more details.

A post-graduate in Life Sciences or related areas with a valid fellowship is required. Selected candidates will work in an interdisciplinary environment of biology and chemistry with cutting-edge technology.

Qualifications

  • The candidate must have good academic track record with first-class M.Tech or M.Sc. in Life Science related areas.
  • Candidates qualified with national-level Junior Research Fellowship such as CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR or equivalent will be preferred.

Experience

Desirable:- Have at least 6 months experience in wet-lab.

To Apply

Interested candidates may submit their detailed CV and Cover letter with subject “PhD position” to the Principal Investigator, Dr Harsha Bajaj, Assistant Professor at CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology via email to harshabajaj@​niist.​res.​in

Contact

Dr. Harsha Bajaj

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