JRF Vacancy in Natural Products

JRF Vacancy in Natural Products (Secondary metabolites) Extraction/Isolation/Optimization 

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the SERB funded research project


Name of the Project Phyto-Crota Antimicrobials
Name of Sponsoring agency Science and Engineering Research Board, India
Duration of the Project Initially for one year and can be extended to 2 years
Fellowship As per SERB norms Rs. 31,000/- pm for GATE and CSIR-NET qualified candidates. Otherwise as per the norms of SASTRA University
Essential Qualification First Class in M. Sc. Chemistry, Biotechnology, Life science and M.Tech Biotechnology, Chemical engineering. with GATE / CSIR-NET qualification is preferred
Project Description Extracting and Isolating bioactives from select plants of Crotalaria to target nosocomial infections. Project involves natural products (secondary metabolites) isolation, semi-synthesis and microbiology
Desirable Fundamental knowledge in Chemistry and Biology with a desire to learn new techniques


The candidate is expected to register for Ph.D. for this project work. Applicants may send their resume by email to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Arvind S (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on or before 30th January 2021. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a test and interview. The date of the test and interview will be notified by email, only to the shortlisted candidates. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview. Online written test & interview will be conducted.