Advt No.11/2022 : Appointment of Project Associate – II transnational platform on a contract basis

We are looking for a motivated, skilled and dedicated individual to work on an academic drug discovery platform. The position requires multi-tasking and working in a team on different projects as per requirement.

Job description:

  • Performing hands-on laboratory work, independently or together with colleagues. Responsible for carrying out laboratory experiments based on the requirement of the project including but not limited to cell-based assays such as drug screening, toxicity assays; and standard microbiology, cell biology and molecular biology assays

  • Designing, perform, document and organize experiments in order to produce reliable, reproducible and high quality data sets

  • Maintaining strict adherence to timeliness/punctuality scheduled in advance in discussion with supervisors

  • Ensuring availability of all paper records etc. Submitting weekly reports to one's reporting authority.

  • Providing timely and professional reports

Qualification & Experience required:

  • Graduate or above with specialization in Biological sciences

  • Prior experience in working with assay development / high throughput platforms / automated liquid handling systems / high content cell-based assays is highly desirable.

  • Prior exposure to or experience in handling high dimension datasets is desirable

  • Prior experience in working with pathogenic micro-organisms (BSL-2, BSL-3) is desirable

  • Excellent written and verbal communication required with exceptional organizational skills

  • Knowledge of the use of personal computers and their applications

Number of positions: 1

Duration: 3 years

Salary: on par with Project associate 1 or 2 DST positions depending on experience.

Age limit: 35 years as of 01-01-2022

Submission Deadline: 6th July 2022

How to apply:

Interested applicants should email to (email: enclosing:

1. CV (with the names and contact details of at least two scientific referees)

2. Cover letter and a statement of research interest (~400 words).

Please mention the advertisement number in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an online interview which may comprise multiple rounds to assess the candidate’s fit for the position.

Administrative Officer


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