Advt No.25/2022 : Appointment of Project Associate – I on a contract basis in the laboratory of Dr Varadharajan Sundaramurthy

We are looking for a talented, motivated and self-driven individual capable of multi-tasking to work on projects involving infection assays and drug screening.

Job description:

  • performing hands-on laboratory work, independently or together with colleagues in a high biosafety level laboratory.

  • Carrying out laboratory tests involving cell culture and animal infections including but not limited to assays such as culturing and characterizing infectious agents, infection assays, RT-PCR, drug testing, and toxicity assays.

  • Preparing and organizing experiments in order to produce reliable and precise data and documentation.

  • Maintaining strict adherence to timeliness/punctuality scheduled in advance

  • Ensuring availability of all paper records etc. Submitting weekly reports to the reporting authority.

  • Providing timely and professional reports as required

Essential qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Biological Science or Bachelor in technology 

  • 1-2 years experience in mammalian cell culture

  • Excellent written and verbal communication with exceptional organizational skills

  • Knowledge of use of personal computers and their applications

Desirable qualifications:

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

  • Virus infection assays/drug testing toxicity assays

  • Prior experience in working with automated / semi-automated liquid handling platforms

  • Prior experience in assay miniaturisation/assay development

Number of positions: 1

Duration: 3 years

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

Age limit: 35 Years

Submission Deadline: December 31 2022

The following documents are required to Apply:

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) indicating why you are suitable for this position 


Step 1: Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website using a valid email ID.

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