March 10, 2020

Junior Research Fellow

A Junior Research Fellow position is available at the Yenepoya Research Center in the Translational Neuroscience laboratory headed by Dr. Arnab Datta. 

The current project aims to 1) establish an in vitro oxygen-glucose deprivation model using cultured brain cells of neuronal and non-neuronal origin, 2) perform phenotyping of the model using an array of tools 3) characterize the model using protein mass spectrometry 4) understand the cellular signaling using a data-driven systems approach.

Our lab is located in the Yenepoya University campus in Mangalore. The research facilities at YRC are outstanding. It has state-of-the-art facilities for protein mass spectrometry, FACS, and microscopy. The position will be fully funded by the YRC. The successful candidate will interact with a diverse group of scientists with backgrounds in biochemistry, molecular biology, stem cell biology, nanoscience, and chemistry. The position offers a generous salary and benefits package as well as the possibility of further career advancement if performance is excellent.

Some sample references include Datta et al. FESEB J 2020 [PMID: 2219907], Datta et al. J Prot. Res. 2010 [PMID: 19916522].

 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must have an M.Sc./M.Pharm. in a relevant discipline (biology, chemistry, pharmacy, engineering, or medicine). Candidates who have qualified in the GPAT/CSIR-NET/DBT-JRF/ICMR-JRF/UGC-JRF/GATE will be preferred. Selected candidates can enroll themselves for the Ph.D. program at the institute. 

Prior hands-on experience with cell culture will be useful. Experience in teaching, pharma, or biotech R&D or in a research laboratory will be preferred. Having publications in peer-reviewed journals will be an added advantage. Other requirements include the ability to work independently following training, strong verbal and written communication skills in English, strong motivation, and most importantly a high level of creativity and enthusiasm for science.

 

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send a CV, names of 2 references, and a brief summary (max. 1 page, font: 11, Arial) of their future career goals to Dr. Arnab Datta: arnabdattaju@gmail.com. Please write "JRF application" in the subject header.

Research Intern

Interested candidates can contact Dr. Arnab Datta directly at arnabdattaju@gmail.com. Please write "Research Intern" in the subject header. Details can found here.

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