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Research Assistant at IISER Kolkata – Apply by 11 October 2020

Research Assistant at IISER Kolkata – Apply by 11 October 2020

Designation/Position- Research Assistant at IISER Kolkata

IISER Kolkata, India invites application for Research Assistant at IISER Kolkata from eligible and interested candidates

Research/Job Area- Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology or Chemistry

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Location- IISER Kolkata


  • Essential Qualifications: Bachelor degree (B.Sc.) with honors/major in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology or Chemistry from a recognized Indian University and a Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in any branch of Life Science or Natural Science.
  • Required research experience: At least 3 years of research experience of working in a cell and molecular biology lab in a reputed research institute/University with training to work with mammalian cell culture and/or Drosophila stock maintenance. Knowledge of routine molecular biology techniques, like PCR, competent cell preparation, bacterial transformation is also required. 

Job/Position Description- 

  • Name of the Post: Research Assistant
  • Number of Position: One
  • Emolument: Rs. 24,000 per month (consolidated)
  • Nature and Duration of Appointment: The position in purely contractual. Duration of appointment will be initially for one year, likely to be extended for two more years based on satisfactory performance and availability of fund. 
  • Project Title: “Investigation of autophagosome-lysosome fusion defect in a Drosophila model of MPS VII to identify potential drug targets and druggable molecules”
  • Funding Agency: Scheme for Transformational and Advanced Research in Sciences, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD-STARS).
  • Place of Work: Laboratory of Dr. Rupak Datta, Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata

How to Apply- 

Application process:Applications enclosing a curriculum vitae and details of research experience (in prescribed format provided in this link) should be sent to the following email address: rupakdatta@iiserkol.ac.in

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by e-mail to appear for an interview. The interview will be conducted in online platform.

Date and Time of Interview: Will be notified in the e-mail sent to the shortlisted candidates.

For any further query the prospective candidates may contact Dr. Rupak Datta at rupakdatta@iiserkol.ac.in

Last Date To Apply- 11 October 2020

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