Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in DBT funded research project, IRDM – 19 August 2020

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a DBT funded research project with following details:

Title of the project:

Development of Potential AChE-inhibitors from North East Indian plants: Activity- guided Isolation, Purification and Validation using transgene-AD mouse.

Work component:

Bioactivity guided separation of active compounds from North-East medicinal plants and purification, characterization of potential AChE-inhibitors.

Principal Investigator: Dr. A. K. Hazra

Name of the position: Junior Research Fellow

Number of the position: 1

Essential qualifications:

  1. M.Sc. (Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Pharmacognosy/ Biotechnology/ Botany/) or equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.
  2. For SC/ST category, the candidate must have secured a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in masters’ degree.
  3. In addition, the candidate must have qualified ‘CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test JRF-NET including LS’ or ‘Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)’.

Age limit:

The upper age limit is 28 years at the time of appointment.


Rs. 31,000/- per month (plus HRA), shall be applicable only if candidates meet educational qualification and eligibility criteria as per DST OM No. SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated 30.01.2019.


Three years or up to the termination of project (whichever is earlier).

How to apply:

Interested candidates may send their application addressed to Dean, IRDM Faculty Centre, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur (Kolkata) 700103, along with their updated resume, scanned copies of the educational certificates, NET certificate and any other related certificates including experience etc. You are requested to send your application and all the above mentioned documents by email to Dr. Alok Hazra, the principal investigator of the project ().

Last Date of Application : 15 September 2020

Note : Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. We may conduct the interview mostly online. The date and time of interview will be intimated by email or through RKMVERI website. Please visit our website frequently for any updates.

Contacts :

Queries, if any, can be addressed to Dr. A. K. Hazra, IRDM Faculty Centre, RKMVERI, Ramakrishna Mission Ashram, Narendrapur, Kolkata 700103 ().


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