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Project Positions at IISER, Kolkata [2 Vacancies]: Apply by Oct 15


Applications are invited for the posts of two Molecular Biology Technicians contractual position for a “Systems Medicine: Acceleration using a Cluster Approach” (SyMec) research project in the multidisciplinary translational research field undertaken in the Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata.
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER-K or IISER Kolkata) is an autonomous public research university in science and education field located in Nadia district, West Bengal, India. It was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2006 and promoted to the status of an Institute of National Importance in 2012 vide the NIT Amendment Act.
It is one of seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, and was the first of the IISERs to be established along with IISER Pune. It is considered to be one of the leading institutes of India in terms of research output, and was ranked 5th in the country by the Nature Index (compiled by Nature Research).

Project Title

Systems Medicine: Acceleration using a Cluster Approach (SyMec)


Molecular Biology Technician (02)

  • M.Sc in any branch of Biological Sciences from a recognized University/ Institute.
  • 1-2 years of prior research experience of working in a cell and molecular biology lab with training to work in animal cell culture and basic cell biology techniques such as protein/ RNA extraction, western blotting, immunostaining and microscopy is required.
  • Prior experience in small animal handling is desirable. People with experiences in the field of drug delivery, cancer biology, virology or combination of all the three will be given preference.
  • Basic knowledge of using computers for record keeping and data analysis is required.

Rs. 18,000/- per month (consolidated)


Tenure of the post will initially be for one year but likely to be extendable for two more years subject to performance of the candidate and availability of funds.

How to Apply?

Applications enclosing attested copies of all testimonials/ certificates and curriculum vitae should be sent to iiserkpost@gmail.com. The last date to apply is October 15, 2020.
Based on the first evaluation of applications received, only selected applicants will be notified by e-mail to appear for an interview. No TA/ DA is admissible for appearing in the interview.
For full notification, click the link below.

IISER, Kolkata Project Positions Recruitment Notification 2020

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