Be a part of "Protein crystallography" research group at IISER, Thiruvananthapuram

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the post of “Project Assistant” on fellowship awarded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, to Dr. Ramanathan Natesh @School of Biology, IISER-TVM.

Title of Research Project : Structural analysis of proteins and its interacting partners (multiprotein complexes) by Protein crystallography and single particle cryoEM.
Name of the Post : Project Assistant (01 No.)
Qualification & Experience : First class M.Sc. degree in any discipline of Life Science from a recognized University/Institute. Preference will be given to those who have cleared CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT-JRF/GATE(XL). The work will involve Protein cloning, expression, purification, crystallisation and any other research related duties assigned as and when required. Experience in one or more of these will be an added advantage. Preference will be given to one who has extensive experience in molecular biology (cloning and Protein expression in E. Coli). An aptitude for learning new techniques is a must.
Age Limit : Applicants should not have completed 28 years of age at the time of application.
Salary : Rs. 12,000/- p.m. (consolidated).
Duration : One Year (extendable on yearly basis, on review of performance).

How to apply : The application should contain a detailed resume, photograph (inset in soft copy), and should follow the format provided (Click here forpdf /doc format) with this advertisement. Incomplete applications or those that do not meet the minimum criteria will not be considered. No communications in this regard will be entertained. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview; notifications will be sent by 21 Feb 2012. No TA/DA will be paid to attend the interview. Photocopies of certificates/mark sheets and other testimonials will be collected at the time of interview. Completed applications should reach the undersigned on or before Feb 15, 2012 preferably by e-mail to natesh@iisertvm.ac.in.
Dr. Ramanathan Natesh
Ramalingaswami Fellow-DBT, Assistant Professor
School of Biology
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram,
College of Engineering Trivandrum Campus,
Computer Science Building, Engineering College P.O., TVM
695016, Kerala, India
natesh@iisertvm.ac.in
Webpage : http://iisertvm.ac.in/scientists/ramanathan-natesh/research-areas-.html

Deadline : 15.02.12

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