(An Autonomous Institute under the Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)

NALCO Square, Bhubaneswar 751023, India

Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India invites applications from Indian Nationals to join in the following position in DST- (SERB) sponsored project “Development of Specific Inhibitor of Chikungunya Virus”.

Job Title :  Senior Research Fellow

No of Posts : 01 No

Fellowship : Rs. 18,000/- p.m. + 20% HRA (may be upgraded to 28,000/- p.m. + HRA)

Eligibility and Selection : Essential qualifications are as stipulated by DST-SERB
for a Senior Research Fellow. Candidates must hold a post graduate degree with first class in biological sciences or allied subjects and at least two years of research experience. The Project involves Cell culture, viral infection, Cellular cytotoxicity assay, Flow Cytometric Analysis, Western Blot and viral quantitative methods like plaque assay, RT-PCR, RT-qPCR etc. The ideal candidate will have experience working on Virus infection and anti-viral drug screening in cell culture as well as familiarity with routinely used Virus titrating methodology. Candidates with publication in this area will be preferred.

How to Apply :

Interested / eligible candidates may download application form

from the institute website ( and apply along with attested copies of mark sheets and certificates to the Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar-751023.

Initial appointment will be for one year, extendable up to three years or until termination of the project whichever is earlier. The position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The decision of the Director regarding selection of candidates will be final and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

1) Last date of receiving complete application: 26.09.2016

2) Display of short listed candidates called for interview: 28.09.2016

3) Date & time of interview: 30.09.2016 at 10 AM

Note: No separate call letter will be issued to the candidates.

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