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Junior Research Fellow Position Under DBT Funded Project at IISER Bhopal. India

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER ), Bhopal, India invites online Application for  Junior Research Fellow Position Under DBT Funded Project . Eligible Candidate may Apply on or before January 20, 2022.

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the post of “Junior Research Fellow” or “Project Associate” in the DBT sponsored project “Plasmodium infected RBC classification into various malarial stages using microfluidics, genomics and machine learning”


Hiring Organization

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research(IISER ), Bhopal, India

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal (IISER-B or IISER – Bhopal) is an autonomous public university in Bhauri, Bhopal district, Madhya Pradesh, India. It was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in 2008 in order to incorporate research in basic science at undergraduate and graduate level, with equal emphasis on higher education for research and education in science. It is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees.


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Job Title

Junior Research Fellow or Project Associate


Project Description

The standard methods for diagnosis of Malaria are the thick and thin peripheral smear tests of blood samples and subsequent manual inspection of the slide under a microscope. We propose to develop technology to automate this using microfluidics and machine learning based image analysis.


Eligibility/Qualification Junior Research Fellow Position (JRF)

M.Sc. in Basic Sciences such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology or BE/BTech or ME/MTech in Engineering disciplines with a good academic record.

Candidates who have qualified a National Eligibility Test (UGC, CSIR, LS, GATE, etc.) with a valid rank/score at the time of applying for this post will be eligible for the JRF position. Otherwise, the candidates will be eligible for the Project Associate position.



Candidates having experience in machine learning and deep learning will be preferred.


Research Fellow Position Age: 

Candidates should preferably be below 28 years of age.


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Initially for 1 year (Extendable upto 15 months upon satisfactory performance)



Junior Research Fellow: Rs. 31,000 p.m. + HRA (16%)
Project Associate I: Rs. 25,000 p.m. + HRA(16%)


Last Date

20 January 2022 or until filled (this call will remain open until suitable candidates are found).


How to Apply

Submit your application through this Google Form.


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