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Advertisement for Position of Animal House Technician (SYMEC Project)


Applications are invited for the post of two Animal House Technician contractual positions for a “Systems Medicine: Acceleration using a Cluster Approach” (SyMec) research project 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 23rd March 2021.

Project Name: Systems Medicine: Acceleration using a Cluster Approach (SyMec)

Position: Animal House Technician

No. of Vacancy: 2

Minimum Eligibility: B.Sc in any branch of Sciences from a recognized Board/Institute.

Desirable Qualifications:

Basic knowledge in animal science, mouse anatomy and basic physiology. Basic knowledge of using computers for record keeping and data analysis is required.

Job Responsibilities:

Day-to-day care of the animal house, cage cleaning, mice dissection, mice breeding, maintenance of mice colony, routine primary and cell culture work, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry.

The person should not be allergic to animals.

Salary: 12,000/- per month (consolidated)

Last Date for the receipt of the application is 23rd March 2021. Applications enclosing attested copies of all testimonials/certificates and curriculum vitae should be sent to 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 one year but likely to be extendable for two more years subject to performance of the candidate and availability of funds.