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Applications are invited for the post of one Research Associate contractual position for a SERB sponsored research project “Understanding the anti-viral role of Ifit2 against murine Beta - Coronavirus infection” in the multidisciplinary translational research field undertaken in the Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata.
Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply on or before September 30th , 2021.
Project Name: Understanding the anti-viral role of Ifit2 against murine ?-Coronavirus infection.
Position: Research Associate
No. of Vacancy: 1
Minimum Eligibility – Ph.D. degree holder in Biological Sciences or SRF waiting to submit the thesis.
Job Description- Executing the project which involves animal studies, Virus infection in-vitro primary neuroglial cells and in-vivo in mice, Tissue harvesting from mice, Isolation of neonatal primary neuroglial cells, RNA extraction, RT-PCR, Immuno-histochemistry, Immuno-flourescence, Western blot, Data Curation and Data Analysis, Manuscript writing, helping PI to write research grants. Candidate should be interested to perform some in-silico molecular modelling and computational simulation to understand structure functional analysis.
Essential/desirable experience and/or expertise- Pro-efficient in logical thinking and independent execution of the project, Good writting and Oral English communication skills.
Desirable- Emotionally stable, hardworking, smart, dedicated to research.
Ph.D. degree holder in the area of computational sciences.
A person from the area of computational biology is conversant with structure-function analysis, integration of experimental data, and analytics of large data sets.
Salary: 47,000+ 24% HRA (per month)
Last Date for the receipt of the application is September 30th, 2021.
Applications enclosing attested copies of all testimonials/certificates and curriculum vitae should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org within the application deadline.
Based on the first evaluation of applications received, only selected applicants will be notified by email to appear for an interview. No TA/DA is admissible for appearing in the interview.
Date of Interview: Will be notified in the email sent to the short-listed candidates.
Project start date: Will be notified via email to the selected candidates.
Tenure of the post will initially be for 9-12 months but likely to be extendable for two more years subject to the performance of the candidate and availability of funds.