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JOB POST: Post Doctoral Fellow in Proteomics at Tata Medical Center, Kolkata [Monthly Salary Rs. 61K]: Apply by June 9: Expired

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The Tata Medical Center (TMC) is a multispecialty institution for tertiary cancer care based in New Town, Kolkata. At TMC, clinical and research activities are integrated to provide state-of-the-art care for patients with cancer. This integration is enabled by the Tata Translational Cancer Research Centre (TTCRC), the research arm of TMC. TTCRC is within a dedicated academic space and spread over 3 floors.

Tata Translational Cancer Research Centre Tata Medical Center, Kolkata invites applications from dedicated and motivated candidates for the post of a Post-Doctoral Fellow.


Post Doctoral Fellow

Job Description

In this position, you will work as part of the proteomics group at TTCRC. The group uses proteomics-based high-throughput discovery approaches for proteogenomic studies. The group’s work is focussed currently on two cancers, acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and gallbladder cancer.

The group is supported by a dedicated tissue biorepository, a clinical research unit, genomics, cell biology and informatics analyses. Access to resources includes confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, dedicated tissue culture facility, virus transduction facility, next-generation sequencing platform and mass spectroscopy.

Your primary responsibility will be to continue, optimise and extend ongoing work on developing, establishing suitable approaches for discovery proteomics from cells and tissue samples. You will train and teach research assistants, plan and oversee MS measurements, quantitative MS data analysis and interpretation. The candidate will work with the other scientists and research assistant in proteomic and is expected to expand the current capabilities of sample processing, LC/MS operation, and data analysis.

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  • Ph.D in Biological Sciences, including Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Cell & Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Pharmacology
  • Familiarity with mammalian cell culture
  • Good understanding and hands-on experience in liquid chromatography coupled mass spectrometry
  • Hands-on expertise in quantitative mass spectrometry proteomics (SILAC, label-free, TMT) and MS data analysis using dedicated software and appropriate statistical methods.
  • Experience in analysing discovery dataset from mass-spectrometry platforms.
  • Experience with data-independent acquisition mass spectrometry is a plus.

Necessary Qualities

  • Integrity, motivation, enthusiasm
  • Focus and commitment in carrying out tasks and duties
  • Critical analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of independent work
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • The clarity in career and professional development goals

Appointment Tenure

Appointment to the position will initially be for 3 (three) years. The first year is probationary Confirmation in the position and progression to years 2 and 3 is subject to satisfactory review of performance through periodic appraisals of performance.


The starting consolidated monthly salary for this post is INR 61000. Higher start salaries are based on the review of qualifications and experience. Further salary increments and promotions are determined via annual appraisal. The position is funded by a centre grant from the Tata Consultancy Services. The successful applicant will be managed by the Lead Scientist in Cell Biology and will report to the Director.

How to apply?

Interested and eligible candidates who wish to apply may send their applications by e-mail or by post to Mr Suvasish Mukherjee; Head, Human Resources; Tata Medical Center; 14 Major Arterial Road (East-West); Newtown, Rajarhat; Kolkata 700 160 e-mail: suvashish.mukherjee@tmckolkata.com.

Last date of Application

9 June 2020


For informal enquiries, Ms Sukanya Guha (sukanya.guha@tmckolkata.com)

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