IISER-Kolkata, Research Associate Vacancy

A Walk in interview is being conducted on 05.04.2023 at IISER Kolkata for the post of Research Associate-1. The details are as mentioned below:-

Applications are invited for the post of one Research Associate contractual position for a SERB sponsored research project “Understanding the anti-viral role of Ifit2 against murine βCoronavirus infection” in the multidisciplinary translational research field undertaken in the Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata.

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Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to be present for the walk-in interview on April 5th, 2023 11:30 AM onwards.

Project Name: Understanding the anti-viral role of Ifit2 against murine β-Coronavirus infection.

Position: Research Associate

No. of Vacancy: 1

Minimum Eligibility – Ph.D. degree holder in Biological Sciences or SRF waiting to submit the thesis.

Job Description- Executing the project which involves animal studies, Virus infection in-vitro primary neuroglial cells and in-vivo in mice, Tissue harvesting from mice, Isolation of neonatal primary neuroglial cells, RNA extraction, RT-PCR, Immuno-histochemistry, Immuno-fluorescence, Western blot, Data Curation and Data Analysis, Manuscript writing, helping PI to write research grants. Candidate should be interested to perform some in-silico molecular modeling and computational simulation to understand structure functional analysis.

Essential/desirable experience and/or expertise– Pro-efficient in logical thinking and independent execution of the project, good writing, and Oral English communication skills. Desirable- Emotionally stable, hardworking, smart, and dedicated to research.


Ph.D. degree holder in the area of computational sciences. A person from the area of computational biology is conversant with structure-function analysis, integration of experimental data, and analytics of large data sets.

Salary: 47,000+ 24% HRA (per month)

Applications enclosing attested copies of all testimonials/certificates and curriculum vitae should be sent to jdslab@iiserkol .ac.in before the walk-in interviews. No TA/DA is admissible for appearing in the interview.

Date of Interview: April 5th, 2023 11:30 AM onwards

Project start date: Will be notified via email to the selected candidates. The tenure of the post will be for 9-12 months.

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