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Govt TTCRC Recruitment – Biotech & Life Science Research Assistant Post

Govt TTCRC Recruitment – Biotech & Life Science Research Assistant Post. Tata Translational Cancer Research Center Recruitment Research Assistant – Cell Biology Job Opening. Biological & Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Cell & Molecular Biology, Microbiology candidates are encouraged to apply:

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Application for the position of Research Assistant in Cell Biology at TTCRC (Tata Medical Center)

The Position

In this position, you will work as part of the cancer cell biology group at TTCRC. The group makes use of high-throughput discovery screens coupled with methodical hypothesis-driven studies to investigate potential leads from clinical observations and proteogenomic studies. Integral to this approach is the development of suitable pre-clinical tumour models that carefully recapitulate disease and that are robust and reproducible. The group’s work is focussed currently on 2 cancers, acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and gallbladder cancer. Your primary obligation will be to continue, optimise and prolong ongoing work on developing, establishing and maintaining suitable primary cultures from tissue samples. This will entail working carefully with the hospital’s multidisciplinary clinical service, the tissue biorepository unit and colleagues in the cancer cell biology group. You will additionally take part in downstream functional studies that will make use of these model cell systems to investigate disease biology and identify therapeutic opportunities.

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Minimum required qualifications/experience

(a) MSc in Biological Sciences, including Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Cell & Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Pharmacology
(b) Familiarity with mammalian cell culture
(c) Familiarity with basic research laboratory protocols, procedures and techniques

Necessary qualities

(a) Integrity, motivation, enthusiasm
(b) Emphasis and commitment in carrying out tasks and duties
(c) Critical analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of independent work
(d) Ability to work successfully as part of a multidisciplinary team
(e) The clarity in career and professional development goals

Appointment and reporting

Appointment to the position will at first be for 3 (three) years. The very first year is probationary. Confirmation in the position and progression to years 2 and 3 is subject to satisfactory review of performance through periodic appraisals of performance. Appraisals will also determine salary increments and promotions. The consolidated regular monthly salary is INR 25,000– INR 42,000 and the start pay will be based upon the review of qualifications and experience. The position is funded by a centre grant from the Tata Consultancy Services. The successful applicant will be handled by the Lead Scientist in Cell Biology and will report to the Director.


(a) For further details on TMC and TTCRC, visit
(b) Submission of applications by post or by e-mail to:.
Mr Suvasish Mukherjee; Head, Human Resources; Tata Medical Center; 14 Major Arterial.
Road (East-West); Newtown, Rajarhat; Kolkata 700 160.
Email: [email protected].
(c) For informal enquiries,
Ms Sukanya Guha ([email protected])

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Job-related knowledge / Aptitude, skills, etc.RequirementsEssential / DesirableHow identified
1. Disposition / Attitudea. Integrity
b. Flexibility
c. Motivated
d. Committed
e. Willing to learn new skills
f. Works as part of a team
g. Receptive to new ideas
h. Capable of independent
work & to an agreed plan
i. Good time management
j. Organised, able to
prioritise responsibilities
k. Works to high technical
and quality standards
a. Essential
b. Essential
c. Essential
d. Essential
e. Essential
f. Essential
g. Essential
h. Essential
i. Essential
  • Application form
  • CV
  • Profile
  • Interview
  • References
2. Education / QualificationsMSc in Biological Sciences,
(Life Sciences,
Biotechnology, Cell &
Molecular Biology,
  • Interview
  • Application form
  • CV
3. Experience in researcha. Good laboratory practice
b. Cell & molecular biology
techniques, protocols
a. Essential
b. Essential
  • Application form
  • CV
  • Interview &
  • References
4. Skills and Abilitya. Critical thinking
b. Problem solving skills
c. Readiness to evaluate,
develop and test new
approaches and
a. Essential
b. Essential
c. Essential
  • Application form
  • CV
  • Interview
  • References


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