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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 EligibilityPh.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.

OR

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 jdslab.iiserkol@gmail.com 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.