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Govt Chikungunya Virus Research Project Recruitment 2019

Government Research Associate/ Junior Research Fellow vacancies for MSc/PhD Structural Biology/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics candidates at Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar. Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar is hiring MSc & PhD candidates. Check out all of the details on the same below:

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(An Autonomous Institute under the Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of
Science & Technology, Govt. of India)
NALCO Square, Bhubaneswar 751023, India

Advt. No. 12/2019

Recruitment through Screening of applications

Sl No.Name of the PostNo. of VacanciesLast date of receipt of application
1.Research Associate – Structural Biology and Biophysics0113.11.2019
2.Junior Research Fellow0113.11.2019


Position: 1 Research Associate – Structural Biology and Biophysics.

Project Title: Structural and biochemical characterization of Chikungunya virus NSP2 protein in complex with the inhibitor MBZM-N-IBT.

Fellowship: Rs.47,000/- per month+ @ 16% HRA.

Eligibility Criteria: Ph.D. in Structural Biology/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics/ a related area. The optimal candidate has to be fluent with routine experiments involved in a modern protein crystallography project such as.
cloning, bacterial expression of recombinant proteins, FPLC-based chromatographic purification of proteins, and protein crystallization, as well as essential biophysical methods for protein-small molecule interaction studies. Applicants with experience in the field of protein crystallography, as evidenced with publication( s) will certainly be chosen.

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Position: 2 Junior Research Fellow

Project Title: Screening of Plant Extracts from North East for Identifying Phytochemicals with Potent Antimalarial Activity against Asexual, Sexual and Liver stages of Malaria Parasite.

Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/- + @ 16% HRA each month for the first two years and Rs. 35,000/- + @ 16% HRA monthly for the third year.

Qualification Criteria:

  1. M.Sc. or equal qualification in life sciences and allied subjects (Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Biophysics/ Chemistry/ Microbiology, etc.) with minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent quality point).
  2. Candidates must have additionally qualified in CSIR/UGC-JRF/Lectureship or DBT-JRF Category-I or II or UGC-RGNF or ICMR-JRF or DST-INSPIRE or GATE. If the original certification is not available, the candidate has to provide a photocopy of the original admit card and the particular result page highlighting their roll number, along with the.
  3. Any kind of previous research experience on malaria parasite biology/molecular biology/biotechnology plant biology will be more suitable. Nonetheless, this is not mandatory to apply for this position.

Age Limit: The upper age limitation of the applicant must be below 28 years as on the last day of application. Age relaxation will be given to the applicants as per Govt. of India regulations.

For position 1-2:

Selection will be completed through application screening, followed by an interview process.

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Interested/eligible applicants can download the application form from the institute site ( and apply Together with self-attested copies of mark sheets and certificates, in addition to copies of publications to the “Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar-751023.” Super-scribe the envelope with”Position No…… And Application for the position of………. .”

N.B.: The list of shortlisted candidates name will be published in the ILS site in the 3rd week of November

For all the positions initial appointment will be for a single year which will be prolonged upon satisfactory performances. The positions are only temporary and coterminous with the project. No TA/DA is going to be compensated for attending the interview. The decision of the Director regarding the selection of candidates will be final and no additional correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

Note: All communication will be via email. No separate call letter will be issued to the candidates.

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