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Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomaterials and Drug Delivery at IIT Gandhinagar: Apply by July 10

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomaterials and Drug Delivery at IIT Gandhinagar for the year 2022. The last date of application is 10 July.

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellow position in Biomaterials and Drug Delivery for a research project funded by Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar.

Job Description

The candidate will be required to set up the experiments for the development and characterizations (Physicochemical and biological evaluation) of lipid-based and polymeric drug delivery platforms (Nanoparticles, microparticles, hydrogels, and composites).

Expertise in formulation development, self-assembly, chemical synthesis, cell-culture, and microbiology will be preferred. Prior experience in the development of animal model for arthritis and bone implant infection is also preferred.

He/she will also have the opportunity to develop advanced laboratory skills (Lipid-polymer hybrid biomaterials, writing grant proposal, working inter IITs, and foreign visits on collaborations). The candidate should be a highly motivated, continuous learner who is able to work independently and help in setting-up the lab.


PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology, etc. allied subject areas from reputed institutes with good scientific publication record. Candidates who have submitted their thesis and can join us immediately are equally eligible for the position.


Initial appointment is for 1 year, extendable up to 1 more year based on performance


50,000 INR per month + 10,000 HRA (No HRA will be provided if the accommodation on campus is availed).


Candidates must send their applications via e-mail to Prof. Mukesh Dhanka (mukesh.d[at] The following documents must be sent as a single pdf attachment to the email:

  • Current CV with list of publications
  • A one-page summary of previous research/work experience
  • A one-page write-up about why you want to take up this postdoc position
  • Name and address of 2 potential referees.


Last date for application: July 10th, 2022.

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