Advt No.12/2021 : Appointment of Laboratory Assistant on Contract Basis

Applications are invited for the post of Laboratory Assistant to work on an exciting project designed to understand the mechanisms that underlie the magnitude, breadth and durability of humoral and cellular immune responses to vaccination against viral infections in humans.

Job description:

The selected candidate will be expected to perform the following functions:

  • Work as part of a team to organize and perform experiments

  • Responsible for carrying out laboratory experiments including the processing and archiving of samples from human subjects, immunological assays, protein purification, biochemistry and cell culture.

  • Able to adhere to and work against clearly defined timelines and schedules.

  • Maintain accurate records and produce periodic reports as required by the project manager

Qualification & Experience required:

  • B.Sc or B.Sc Medical Lab Technology

  • Knowledge in the use of personal computers and their applications

  • Prior work experience at a biology research laboratory or medical diagnostic laboratory

  • Excellent written and verbal communication required with exceptional organizational skills

Number of positions: 1

Duration: 12 months

Salary: Remuneration will be as per Department of Science and Technology norms.

Age limit: 50 years

Submission Deadline: 18th July 2021

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

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.

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