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Applications are invited for a “Project Assistant” position in DBT funded project in the Dept. of Biological Sciences (DBS), IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal 741246.

This position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project mentioned above.

Job Title:  Project Assistant

No. of Post: 01

Project Title: “Campylobacter jejuni Outer Membrane Vesicles: Role in Host-Pathogen Interaction and vaccine perspectives

Principal Investigator: Dr. Amirul Islam Mallick, Associate Professor

Qualification: Essential qualification: MSc in Biotechnology/Zoology/Molecular biology/Microbiology or related field in Life Sciences. Preference will be given to NET/GATE/equivalent National Level Tests qualified candidates.

Desirable Qualifications: Prior experience in animal handling (mice/chickens) and working in the area of virus propagation, purification and quantification will be preferred. In addition, candidates with experience in working with cell culture, molecular biology techniques, immunological assays (ELISA, Western blot, FACS, Immunofluorescence) are desirable. Prior experience in animal experimentation (mice/chickens) will be preferred.


Salary: INR 20,000 per month plus HRA as per the rule.

How to apply: Eligible candidates should send a soft copy of their application (Detailed CV, Work experience if any) to

Date of Interview: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an online interview in the 3rd week of December 2021.

Start date of the position: 1st January 2022

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