IISc MSc / PhD Research Recruitment – Earn Up to Rs 49,000 + HRA pm
IISc MSc / PhD Research Recruitment – Earn Up to Rs 49,000 + HRA pm. MSc & PhD Basic Sciences / Life Science and Biotechnology candidates are eligible to apply. Interested and eligible applicants apply for the positions given below:
This Job Expires In :
Indian Institute of Science-560012
Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology
Applications are invited for Principal Project Associate (1) and Project Associate (1)
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has been recognized as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India. We are looking for a motivated and bright researcher interested to explore career opportunities in vaccine biology or virology in the Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology at IISc.
Applications are invited from motivated and eligible candidates for positions in the research project ‘‘Evaluation of prophylactic potential of a VLP based vaccine candidate against Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) gt3’’. The project is aimed to develop VLP based vaccine which will be used to study its role against HCV.
Details of Project:
Name of the Project: Evaluation of prophylactic potential of a VLP based vaccine candidate against Hepatitis C Virus gt3.
Name of the Investigator: Prof. Saumitra Das, Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, IISc
Sponsoring Agency: Department of Biotechnology
Duration of the Project: 2 Years
Principal Project Associate- 1
Essential Qualification: PhD in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Basic Science (those with previous experience with working on viruses or vaccine development will be preferred) with good scientific publication record and relevant research experience as evidenced from thesis work carried out in a reputed scientific institution and publications. PhD with First class or equivalent (in terms of grades, etc.) in the preceding degree and a good academic record throughout. Candidates who have submitted their PhD thesis can also apply, along with proof of submission.
Desirable: Project involves virology, vaccine biology, molecular biology, cell biology and immunology. Candidate with hands-on experience in biochemistry including recombinant protein expression in insect cell-lines and purification, advanced molecular biology techniques including quantitative RT-PCR, VLP preparation, immunological assays, cytotoxicity assay, practical experience in protein chemistry, histopathology and flow cytometry will be preferred.
Age Limit: 35 years
Fellowship: Principal project associate will be paid salary 49,000+ HRA, as per sanctioned from DBT.
Essential Qualification: Minimum 60% marks: Master’s degree in Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Basic Science with a good academic record and CSIR-UGC-NET/GATE.
Desirable: Project involves virology, vaccine biology, molecular biology, cell biology and immunology, so preference will be given to the candidate who is having experience in animal handling, animal cell culture, molecular biology, vaccine preparation and immunology experiments.
Age Limit: 28 years
Fellowship: Project associate will be paid salary 31,000+ HRA, as per sanctioned from DBT.
How to apply:
Interested candidates may send (email) their resume to [email protected] before
June 5th, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed by e-mail to appear for the interview. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The decision of IISc in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the application, mode of selection, and conduct of interviews will be final and binding on the candidates.
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