SGPGIMS-Appointment for Stem Cell Research Scientists

Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences-Appointment for Stem Cell Research Scientists 2008

SGPGIMS

Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences

Website:http://www.sgpgi.ac.in/

Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences-Appointment for Stem Cell Research Scientists

Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences-Appointment for Stem Cell Research Scientists 2008

Appointment for Stem Cell Research Scientists

SGPGIMS invites applications for the following 2 posts of Research Scientist for its ?Specialized Center for Stem Cell Based Therapy? sponsored by DBT, Govt. of India (Coordinator: Prof. A.K. Mahapatra, Director and Principal Investigator: Prof S. Nityanand, HOD Hematology). All rules applied to the Institute faculty members will be applicable to these posts and the services of the incumbent will be merged with Institute as suitable faculty positions on or before expiry of the DBT support, subject to the satisfactory performance.

Post 1: Research Scientist - Stem Cell Biology

Essential Qualifications:

Ph.D in Biological Sciences from a recognized University/ Institute with three-year research experience at a recognized Institute/ organization after obtaining the Ph. D degree.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in following areas:

(i)Basic and Immuno-biology of stem cells

(ii)Isolation, culture and in vitro expansion of stem cells

(iii)Stem cell processing under GMP/ GLP conditions

(iv)In vitro manipulation of stem cells and

(v)Genetic engineering of stem cells.

Job responsibilities:

Basic and translational research in stem cell biology including generation of stem cells under GLP/ GMP conditions for pre-clinical and clinical therapies and study of characteristics of different stem cell types for the development of new stem cell based therapies.

Post 2: Research Scientist

Pre-clinical Stem Cell Therapy Essential Qualifications

Ph.D in Veterinary Sciences/ Pharmacology or MD in Pharmacology from a recognized University/ Institute with three-year research experience at a recognized Institute/ organization after obtaining the Ph. D/ MD degree.

Desirable Qualification:

Practical knowledge of handling small/large animals and experience in the following areas

(i)Stem cell therapeutics in experimental animal models

(ii)Animal models of myocardial infarction/ stroke/ renal failure/ diabetes/autoimmunity and

(iii)Stem cell mobilization/ trafficking in experimental animals and

(iv)Animal Imaging.

Job Responsibilities:

Animal experimentation and imaging work including establishment of animal models of different diseases, evaluation of safety and efficacy of stem cell therapy in these models by animal imaging and other methods.

Pay Scale: Rs.11, 625 ? 325 ? 15, 850.

Upper Age Limit: Should not be more than 50 years as on 01.01.2008.

General Conditions:

* Persons in employment should send their application s through proper channel.

* Application form is available as application form for faculty positions and can be downloaded from the Institute website www.sgpgi.ac.in and it should be sent with a demand draft of Rs.1000/- (Indian Candidates) or USD 100/- or equivalent (Overseas Candidates) in favour of Director (Academic Account), SGPGIMS, Lucknow payable at SGPGIMS, Lucknow (SBI Code: 7789)

* Applications must be submitted to Director , SGPGIMS, Lucknow latest by 22nd January, 2008 (Indian Candidates) and 31st January, 2008 (Overseas Candidates). Incomplete applications will not be considered and treated as rejected.

Director Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow ? 226 014 (U.P.), India, Tel: 91 - 522 - 2668004 to 008, Fax: 91 - 522 - 2668078, 2668017

Reference Website:www.sgpgi.ac.in

Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences-Appointment for Stem Cell Research Scientists 2008