Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2021/179

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: Project Post Doctoral Fellow

No. of positions: One

Qualification: PG degree (Msc/MTech/ MSc/MDS/ MD) with PhD (Life sciences/Biomedical Science) with 1 year 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: 6 months initially, extendable till the end of project.

Salary: Rs. 50000 (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.

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