Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering


Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/102

Applications are invited for a Scientist position in the DBT-Wellcome Trust sponsored research Project. The post is purely temporary and on contractual basis. 

Title: Development of a highly efficient and immunologically inert adeno-associated virus based vector system for retinal gene therapy

Position: Scientist (One)

Qualification:  PG degree (Msc/MTech/ MSc/MDS/ MD) with PhD (Life sciences/Biomedical Science) with 03 years experience in virology / gene therapy.

Desirable Qualification: Candidates should have experience in maintaining laboratory mice and significant expertise in mice experimentation procedures. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in molecular gene or cell therapy of ocular diseases. The candidate should ideally have 3 peer reviewed publications in this subject.

Duration: 1 year initially, extendable till the end of project based on performance.

Salary: Rs. 75000 (Consolidated) 

Application, along with the statement of research interests, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of two references may be sent to the undersigned by email within two weeks of this advertisement. (Last date:02nd June 2020)

The selection will be based on Zoom/Skypeonline interview. Short listed candidates will be informed with an email about the date of interview.



Jayandharan G. Rao
DBT Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow,
Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur 208 016 (U.P), India