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Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in the Department of Biological Sciences at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa for a DBT sponsored research project titled“Developmental Immune Suppression and its Antiplasmodial Effects in Malaria Mosquito Anopheles stephensi” BT/PR44570/MED/29/1581/2021.


Principal Investigator: Dr. Tusar Tirtha Saha


Co-Principal Investigator: Dr. Ajeet Mohanty


Broad area of Research: Disease Vector biology


Duration of the project: 3 years


Fellowship Amount (Rs.): 31,000/- p.m (Consolidated; Will be upgraded to 37,000/- p.m, subjected to approval by DBT)  


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 Basic Science OR Graduate/Post Graduate in Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following:-

  1. Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests- CSIR –UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE.
  2. The Selection process through National level examinations  conducted  by central Government  departments  and their agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.


How to Apply: Interested candidates may send application and curriculum vitae with details of research experience to the principal investigator (email: by 14th 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 PhD degree at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus (Rules of PhD program for BITS Pilani are applicable)

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