Application for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in BIRAC-funded project

Post Name: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Essential Qualification and Work Experience: M.Sc. in any branch of Biological Sciences. The Candidates must have at least 1 year of experience in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, and fluorescence microscopy techniques. The Candidates having experience in handling live viruses in BSL-2/3 facility will be preferred.

Place of interview: IISER Mohali

For more details, refer to the description below.

 Project title: Development of diphenyl urea derivatives as a new class of antivirals against Dengue virus infection

 Project No. BT/AIR01462/PACE-25/21

 Place of work: IISER Mohali

 Duration: 1 year

 Emoluments: INR 32,000 (consolidated)

 How to apply: Candidates are requested to email their applications along with a detailed CV (clearly mentioning the name, educational qualifications with Board/University, percentage of marks, year of passing, and details of their research experience as a SINGLE PDF ONLY to Dr. Indranil Banerjee (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on or before April 23, 2023


Selection process: Based on essential qualifications and experience supported by the necessary documents, only the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the interview details.

 General Information:

 Appointment is purely temporary basis and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the research project.


  • Leaving of position will be done after one month of accepting resignation letter from candidate or on mutual understanding basis. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment/absorption in the Funding Agency.
  • Appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the Funding Agency, and liable to changes as directed by the Government/Funding Agency particularly applicable to the said project.
  • The educational qualification mentioned above should have been obtained from recognized Universities/Institutions only.
  • The educational qualification and work experience are the bare minimum, and mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview.