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Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow at IISER


Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow at IISER

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata) was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IISER Kolkata is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy. IISER Kolkata is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees. The central theme of the IISER Kolkata is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis.

Applications are invited from citizens of India for filling up the following temporary position for a sponsored research project in the field of RNA biology of diseases undertaken jointly in the Department of Biological Sciences, IISER-Kolkata and Institute of Pulmocare and Research, Kolkata. The position is for a period of 1 Year. Applicants enthusiastic about research in the field of RNA and translational research are encouraged to apply. The requisite qualification & experience for the position are given below. 

Post : Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Project name and agency : Determination of circulating microRNA signatures of common respiratory diseases: A pilot study.
Funding agency : Department of Science and Technology and Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal.
Minimum Eligibility : M.Sc. in biochemistry / molecular biology / biotechnology / microbiology or equivalent. Candidates with experience in working with RNA and/or clinical samples would be preferred. 
Salary : Rs. 18,700.00 per month for 12 months. 
Basic Job Description : The selected candidate would be expected to work both at a clinical and research lab setting and travel between them. The work would involve collecting and documenting patient samples, RNA isolation from patient samples and determination of microRNAs using Next Gen Sequencing and quantitative RT-PCR techniques. The candidate would also be encouraged to actively associate with and learn from other work in the clinic and the lab.

Applications enclosing curriculum vitae and names of two referees can be sent by e-mail to [email protected]. Shortlisted candidates would be called for an online interview during the last week of July 2021.

Last Date for the receipt of the application is 21st July, 2021.  

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