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Vacancy for Research Assistant position in the Indo-US Virtual network for COVID-19 project.

Title of Project: Leveraging reverse genetics strategies to study structure-function interplay of virus host attachment spike protein to design therapies for COVID-19" under the IUSSTF COVID-19 Virtual Networks.

Principal investigator: Prof. Jayasri Das Sarma

Duration: 6 months

No of positions: 1 (One)

Essential Qualifications: MSc in Life Sciences / Biology or associated field with minimum 60% marks or equivalent degree student like MBBS students (ongoing or completed).

Desirable Qualification:

  1. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of basic knowledge on cell biology, immunology and molecular biology techniques.
  2. Good communication skills for scientific writing and presentation is a must.
  3. The candidate will be expected to engage in interdisciplinary and collaborative research work.
  4. Candidate should have basic biology knowledge of viral pathology and immunology and more specifically to COVID biology.

Age: 35 years but age can be relaxed if appropriate expertise to work with the project.

Fellowship: 25,000 INR/month consolidated.

Interested candidates may send their BIODATA and research statement directly to by March 5, 2022.

The shortlisted candidates will be called for an online interview.