Online interview for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position in a research project funded by SERB, Govt of India


Project title - Gut Electromicrobiology: Understanding extracellular electron transfer capabilities of the gut microorganisms and its implications to human health


Number of Positions: 01


Duration:  1 year (extendable up to 2 additional years after evaluation and as per the availability of funds)


Essential Qualifications: Postgraduate degree in Microbiology with minimum 60% marks. Candidates should have qualified any national eligibility tests such as CSIR/UGC/DBT-NET and GATE in the relevant discipline.


Desired qualifications: Prior research experience/hands-on training on handling/cultivation of pure microbial cultures (preferably anaerobic) and molecular biology is desired. Some knowledge and experience in microbial electrochemistry is also desired.


Emoluments: As per DST norms and as sanctioned in the project.


How to apply: Candidates are requested to email a 1-page cover letter (describing their past accomplishments, experience, and career goals) along with detailed C.V. and supporting documents (in pdf format) to the principal investigator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Dr. Sunil A. Patil) by 24th April 2021.


Selection process: Based on essential qualifications supported by the necessary documents and prior work experience (as mentioned above), only the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the online interview details.