Last Updated on December 18, 2021 by The Health Master
CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, (IITR) Lucknow, a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, was established in 1965. This multidisciplinary research institute, with the motto ‘Safety to Environment and Health and Service to Industry’ addresses problems critical to human health and the environment.
CSIR-IITR undertakes research in niche areas of toxicology. These include the impact of industrial and environmental chemicals on human health and the ecosystem, and environmental monitoring of pollutants in air, water, and soil.
Interview will be conducted to shortlist candidates for award of Junior Research Fellowship under CSIR’s Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) GATE/GPAT scheme for Indian nationals to work at CSIR- IITR and obtain Ph.D. degree from AcSIR.
Post : Junior Research Fellowship
Educational Qualification : Candidates with B.Pharm degree and having qualified GPAT Or All those eligible for direct CSIR-SRF-Direct are not eligible to apply for JRF GATE/GPAT.
Position Code : Position Code – ‘A’&‘B’
No. of fellowships : 02
Job descriptions :
For Position Code ‘A’ Exploring the mechanistic insights of fine (PM2.5) and ultrafine (PM0.1) ambient air particulate matter induced respiratory toxicity in mice model
For Position Code ‘B’ Candidates have knowledge in the field of metabolism and pharmacokinetics.
Age limit : The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years which is relaxable up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, Women, Physically handicapped and03 years in case of OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)candidates.
Stipend and tenure : The fellowship is to be given to a candidate for a total duration of five years within which the candidate is required to complete the Ph.D. degree.
The fellowship amount is Rs.31,000/- plus HRA per month for the first two years. In addition, a contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- per annum (calculated on pro rata basis for fraction of a year) is available under the fellowship as per the guidelines.
Candidates selected for the award of JRF-GATE/GPAT will be eligible for fellowship subject to getting registered/enrolled for a PhD/Integrated PhD program.
Further, on completion of two years as JRF-GATE/GPAT, the fellowship may be upgraded to SRF-GATE/GPAT and the stipend will be increased to Rs. 35,000/- per month in the subsequent years on the basis of assessment as per CSIR-GATE/GPAT guidelines.
All other conditions of JRF GATE/GPAT/NET will apply. The CSIR Fellowships and Associateships are tenable in India. Only bonafide Indian citizens residing in India are eligible for the award of research fellowships and associateships.
Eligible candidates are required to report for the interview at 9:00 a.m. Candidates reporting after 10:00 a.m. will not be entertained.
The eligible candidates may appear before the Selection Committee for interview on the date and time mentioned above at CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Vishvigyan Bhawan, 31, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow-226001.
Walk in Interview
Date :- 21.12.2021 Time: 9.00 A.M
Venue :- Old Conference Room, CSIR-IITR Lucknow
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