Applications are open for the position of facility assistant of the HCS facility at NCBS/inStem/C-CAMP, Bangalore. www.ncbs.res.in/research-facilities/acrc
The HCS Research Core Facility provides infrastructure and expertise for assay development, assay miniaturization, and chemical and genetic screening (phenotypic cell-based as well as target-based screens). This includes expertise in cell culture, robotics platforms, chemical and genetic libraries, high-content imaging and data analysis. The facility develops and adapts various screening-related methods to provide cutting-edge solutions for individual research projects.
Work closely with end users for miniaturizing assays for screening platforms as well as provide other automation solutions using the available robotics
Managing the day-to-day operations of the High throughput/High Content Screening core facility, including the cell culture lab, automated microscopes and robotics platform under the supervision of the facility head.
Assist in training programs for students and trainees to learn hands-on assay development, miniaturization, screening and analysis
Perform routine QA/QC procedures on instruments and routine assays
Ensure routine maintenance on instrumentation and servers
Qualifications and Experience:
Masters in Science, or 4-year Bachelor in Engineering / Technology in life sciences
Prior experience in working in a research environment with added experience in handling and manipulating of cell culture
prior experience with assay development, assay miniaturization and automation is strongly desirable
Experience using statistical packages, image analysis software, data visualization and coding skills is a plus
Strong analytical skill, good organizational and communication skills
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written
No. of posts: 1
Salary: Commensurate with experience and skills, in line with institutional norms.
Deadline: 13th December 2022
Please carefully read the instructions below:
Candidates MUST upload a CV/resume AND a MANDATORY one-page COVER LETTER written by the candidate describing your background and the reason and interest for applying to this position.
Please note that candidates applying without a proper cover letter will NOT be considered.
HOW TO APPLY:
Step 1: Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website using a valid email ID.
Step 2: You will receive a user ID and password on your registered email ID.
Step 3: Using your ID and password you can fill in the application by clicking on “Submit Application”
Step 4: Once you fill in the application you can SAVE or PREVIEW the application. Please Note: Any corrections should be made before you SAVE the application.
Step 5: After you SAVE, you can submit the application by clicking “SUBMIT”.
Step 6: All essential certificate is proof of your qualification, date of birth, experience, caste, etc. It should be uploaded while submitting the Online application.