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Junior Research Fellow / Project Associate I

Posted on : 18/09/2023

One JRF position under DBT funded project


Applications are invited from highly motivated students for the position of Junior Research Fellow / Project Associate I in the Departments of Biological Sciences and Computer Science and Information Systems at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa for a DBT sponsored research project titled “Developing Predictive Models for ‘druglikeness’ of small molecules” (BT/PR40236/BTIS/137/51/2022).


Principal Investigator: Raviprasad Aduri


Co-Principal Investigators: Sukanta Mondal and Ashwin Srinivasan


Broad area of Research: Application of AI in drug design


Duration of the project: Five years


Fellowship Amount (Rs.): 31,000 + 8% HRA if applicable (for candidates with GATE/NET qualification)


Accommodation: Hostel accommodation will be provided subject to availability and will be governed by the rules and regulations of the Institute prevailing at the time of joining of the candidate.


Qualification: Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/Bioinformatics/Computational Biology/allied subjects with very good academic record throughout. Preference will be given to candidates with GATE/NET qualification and a proven track record of application of AI tools in biological/chemical systems. Relaxation norms of the government of India will be duly followed in short listing of the candidates.


How to Apply: Interested candidates may send application and curriculum vitae with details of research experience to the principal investigator (email: with the subject line “DBT JRF Application” by 5th of October 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via e-mail for online/Personal interview to be held at BITS Pilani, Goa Campus and no TA/DA will be paid for the Interview.


Selected candidate will get a chance to apply for Ph D degree at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus (Rules of PhD program for BITS Pilani are applicable)


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