Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering


Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/101

Applications are invited for Senior Research Fellow 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: Senior Research Fellow (One)

Qualification:  M.Tech or MSc (Life sciences) or M.V.Sc with NET/GATE and one year research experience.

Desirable Qualification: Preference will be given to candidates with experience in molecular genetics/gene or cell therapy of ocular diseases and perform retinal procedures in mice. The candidate should ideally have a peer reviewed publication in this subject.

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

Salary: Rs. 32,000 (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