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Research Associate & SRF Positions @ NII | Tuberculosis Research Project Posts

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The National Institute of Immunology (NII) is committed to advanced research addressing the basic mechanisms involved in body’s defence to identify modalities for manipulation of the immune system to provide protection against diseases and understand mechanisms that can be used to target disease processes for intervention.

Job Title :

  • Research Associate (One position only)
  • Senior Research Fellow (Project) (One position only)

No.of.Posts : 02

Project Title : “To study the macrophage function in T cell deficient mice and its underlying mechanisms in context of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection” funded by

Principal Investigator : Dr. Sangeeta Bhaskar Staff Scientist-VI ( sangeetabhaskar610@gmail.com )

Funded By : DBT

Emoluments : The selected candidates will draw consolidated emoluments as per Institute
Rules, depending upon qualifications & experience

  • Research Associate : Rs. 36,000/- per month plus 30% HRA
  • Senior Research Fellow (Project) : Rs. 28,000/- per month plus 30% HRA
    (As per DST OM dated 21.10.2014)

Educational Qualifications:

  • Research Associate : Candidate for position of RA should be Ph.D in Immunology and
    preferably having experience in the field of tuberculosis research.
  • Senior Research Fellow (Project) : Candidate for position of SRF should be having Master’s degree in Biotechnology/Microbiology/Biochemistry and minimum of two years of experience in Immunology lab.
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Job Description:

Standardization of M.tb infection in TCRβ−/− mice and examine the involvement of macrophages in pathogenesis of TB-IRIS. To carry out gene expression profiling of M.tb-infected TCRβ−/− mouse macrophages in the presence or absence of CD4+ T cells and to elucidate the underlying molecular pathways. Validation of microarray data with qRT-PCR and functional assays.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates may apply directly, STRICTLY IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT GIVEN BELOW, through e-mail, to the Investigator of the project, clearly indicating the name of the project along with their complete C.V., e-mail id, fax numbers, telephone numbers. Only Short listed candidates will be called for interview and they required to submit attested copies of all their certificates and a Demand Draft of Rs 100/- drawn on Canara Bank or Indian Bank payable at Delhi/New Delhi in favour of the Director, NII (SC / ST and PH candidates are exempted subject to submission of documentary proof), at the time of interview.

Application Deadline – 05th February, 2018

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