About: Applications are invited from interested and motivated candidates for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF). in a time bound research project for a temporary period purely on a contractual basis as per the following details:
Project Title: Design and evaluation of low-cost lab-on-chip noninvasive device for diagnosis of Psoriasis skin disorder: Investigation of skin elasticity in skin psoriatic disease condition and correlation with treatment efficacy of designed nanoformulation
Investigators: Dr. Gautam Singhvi and Dr. Venkatesh KP Rao (Mechanical Engineering Department)
Project Tenure: 3 years
Job Description: The candidate will develop a lab-on-chip device to measure skin elasticity and diagnose Psoriasis. He/she will also characterize the biomedical device and test on the animal samples. Additionally, he/she will examine the influence of nanoformulation on the response of skin. He/she will also compare the results with existing models and will propose new models based on findings. He/she will also write the research papers in indexed journals, conferences, and patents.
Essential Qualification: First class in Master's Degree with specialization in Mechanical Engineering/ Biomedical Engineering/ Aerospace Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering from a recognized University with good knowledge of dynamics and MEMS and microfluidics + GATE/NET/GPAT/DST/DBT/ICMR qualified will be preferred.
Fellowship: 31,000/-(initially first two years) + Rs 35,000 (afterward till the end of the project). Registration for PhD.: Selected candidates will be given the opportunity for a full time PhD program at BITS, Pilani as per the institute norms.
Link to apply is in Reference Website. Candidates are requesteed to provide all the details in the form. Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the interview. Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee an invitation to the interview. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their merit and as per the requirement of the project. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
For more details, visit the advertisement here: https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/Uploads/Pilani_Upload/Department_of_Mechanical_Engineering/JRF/P3-ADVERTISEMENT-OF-RESEARCH-STAFF-IN-PROJECT_DHR-4-April-2022.pdf
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