The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The primary motive of BITS is to “train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information”. The Institute is a dream come true of its founder late Mr G.D.Birla – an eminent industrialist, a participant in Indian freedom struggle and a close associate of the Father of Indian Nation late Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi).
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for Junior Research Fellow to work on a research project sponsored by DST-SERB, under the supervision of Dr. Sajeli Begum, Department of Pharmacy, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus.
Title of the project :Synthesis of novel coumarin-based lignans targeting pro-inflammatory cytokines for the treatment of chronic kidney diseases
Duration of the project : 3 years
Fellowship amount : Rs. 31,000/month
1. M.Pharm (Medicinal Chemistry)/M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry) with hands-on experience in synthesis and purification techniques
2. Candidates with minimum of two-years pharmaceutical industry experience will be given preference.
3. Experience in cell culture studies and animal handling would be an added advantage.
4. In addition, good oral and written communications skills are highly desirable
Interested candidates with the above mentioned qualifications can send the application along with their CV giving detailed information about the educational qualifications, research/work experience and published research papers if any, by 07.03.2021, to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Sajeli Begum via email: email@example.com.
Please note that only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for the interview to be held at BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus in the second week of March 2021 through online mode. Selected candidate may be permitted to register for Ph.D programme of BITS, Pilani, subject to the fulfillment of the requirements.
Dr. Sajeli Begum (PI)
Associate Professor & Head, Department of Pharmacy, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus