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Recruitment for the post of "Postdoctoral Fellow"

Job Details
Position: 
Postdoctoral Fellow (RA)
Job Id: 
308
Department: 
University Level Offering
Job Type: 
Contract
Application deadline: 
20 Jul 2022
No. of Positions: 
2
Job Description 

Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR (herein referred to as “the University”, https://snu.edu.in/home) has been at the vanguard of India’s recent revolution in private higher education since its founding in 2011. It is a multidisciplinary, student-centric, and research- and innovation-focused University, with a goal to be among the leading institutions of higher learning in the world. The University’s mission is to develop and educate the leaders of tomorrow; to support research, scholarly and creative endeavors that contribute to the creation of new knowledge; and to create research and teaching programs that tackle the most pressing problems of India and the global community.

The University is the youngest to be conferred the 'Institution of Eminence' (IoE) status by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. As part of the mandate for IoE, we are committed to initiate and nurture multiple interdisciplinary centers. We have recently established a Centre of Excellence in Epigenetics at the University, and the new state-of-the-art laboratory for this center is now ready for occupation. The Center includes world-class facilities in genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and imaging.

University invites applications for the following positions at the Center on contract basis: 

Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow (RA) in the field- Molecular Systems Immunology and Neuroepigenetics for the project- Center of Excellence in Epigenetics, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR, to work under the supervision of Prof. Sanjeev Galande- Dean, Head, Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences (SNS).

Fellowship:
Rs. 65,000/- to 75,000/- per month depending upon experience and selection committee’s recommendation

Minimum qualifications required:
Ph.D. (awarded) in life sciences from a recognized university/institute with a consistent academic record and relevant research experience as evidenced from thesis work carried out in a reputed scientific institution and/or publications. Work experience must be using any of the following model systems is essential: human/mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells; mouse/rat brain; mouse/human T cells and/or thymocytes. Ph.D. Degree should be awarded no earlier than Dec 2018. Under exceptional circumstances, candidates who have submitted thesis or freshly received their PhDs may be considered. 

Desirable Qualifications:

- Experience with transgenic and knockout animals would be preferred. 
- Hands-on experience with advanced molecular biology techniques including quantitative RT-PCR, ChIP and NGS library preparation.
- Practical experience in confocal microscopy and flow cytometry/or NGS analysis will be a useful qualification.
- Candidates should have published at least one first-author article in a peer-reviewed journal in relevant fields. 

Duration of the Project: Total of three years, subject to annual evaluation of satisfactory performance of the incumbent.

Age Preference: Not more than 34 years as on the closing date of advertisement.

Last date: 20th July, 2022

Applicants should send the application by email addressed to anil.shukla@snu.edu.in attaching duly filled Application Form available on the website under this advertisement on or before the last date 20-07-2022. Please mention the name of the Post in the subject line. The list of the shortlisted candidates for interviews with details of date, time and venue will be put up on the university website under this advertisement and candidates will be informed by email only.

Application Form Link: https://snu.edu.in/sites/default/files/Application_Form_postdoctoral_fellowship.pdf

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