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Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi -221005

Applications are invited from Indian nationals in a prescribed format for the one post of Senior Research Fellow(SRF) to work on SERB funded research project (File no. CRG/2021/005651/BHS) entitled “Design and Development of potential multifunctional molecular hybrids for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease” under the supervision of Dr. Sushant Kumar Shrivastava, Professor & Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India.

About the Fellowship

  • Duration: The post is initially for one year and extendable up to two more years (3 years in total) based on the performance of the candidate. The position is purely temporary and the tenure of the fellowship will be co-terminus with the scheme.
  • Fellowship Amount: Rs. 35,000 + HRA (as applicable) per month.
  • Essential qualifications: First class degree in M. Pharm/M. S. (Pharm.)/M. Tech (Pharm)/M. Tech in Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry with GATE/GPAT/CSIR-NET or equivalent examination and two years of research experience as evidence from published papers in standard refereed journals.
  • Desirable qualifications: Candidates with experience in multi-step organic synthesis with designing of biological experiments, handling of experimental animals in industry/ academic laboratories are desired.
  • Age limit: 32 years on the date of application, with relaxation to SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government of India norms.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send their complete applications in the attached format along with their CV via email to PrincipalInvestigator, Prof. Sushant Kumar Shrivastava, at on or before 01st March 2022. Candidates are requested to write “Application for SRF” in the subject line of the email. The shortlisted candidates will be informed through an email.

No TA/DA will be paid if called for an interview.

General Instructions:

  1. The PI has the discretion to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear in the interview and no other communications in this regard will be entertained.
  3. Original certificates and self-attested copies of all certificates need to be presented before the interview for verification.
  4. Venue of Interview: Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology, IIT (BHU), Varanasi- 221005. Contact no: +91 542-7165737, E-mail:
  5. The application should be strictly according to the format -refer to the website:

Prof. Sushant Kumar Shrivastava
Principal Investigator
Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology, IIT(BHU), Varanasi 221005
Email:, Contact no: +91 542-7165737

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