Advt No.23/2022 : Appointment of a Project Associate-I in Molecular Biology, NCBS Fly Facility on a Contract basis

Project description:

Molecular cloning of DNA constructs for CRISPR based genomic manipulations

We are hiring a project associate who will generate DNA constructs for genomic manipulations in Drosophila melanogaster. This is part of DBT funded project. Based on the person’s interest and acumen, there is a possibility to be involved in fluorescence imaging and molecular screening. In addition, the candidate is expected to get involved in other projects that the fly facility might be doing. Persons with previous experience in the above kinds of experiments are preferred.

Essential Qualification & experience required:

  • Master's in any branch of Biological Science.

  • One (1) year experience in molecular biology lab.

Skills required:

  • Basic molecular biology techniques: molecular cloning, PCR.

  • Drosophila genetics.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) skill

  • Good organization skills

Number of positions: 1

Minimum % of marks: 75%

Age limit: 35 years

Salary offered: 25,000 (without CSIR/GATE/equivalent qualification), 31000 + 24% HRA (with CSIR/GATE/equivalent qualification)

Last date for applying is 20th December 2022. Candidates will be contacted and interviewed on a rolling basis till the position is filled.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are requested to apply online with their CV in the application portal.

Please note that candidates who have not been selected for interview will not be contacted; we are unable to reply to all enquiries from candidates.


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