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IBAB invites applications for position of Research Assistant in Synthetic Biology

Institution:    Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bangalore

Discipline: Synthetic Biology, Genetic Engineering, Functional Genomics

Last date for application: 28th February, 2020

Minimum qualification: Masters degree (M.Sc. OR equivalent) in Life Sciences/Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Genetics or related subjects with at least 60% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.

Desirable skills: (1) Excellent hands-on skills in as basic molecular biology techniques including DNA cloning and protein expression analyses. (2) Experience in working in a research laboratory using yeast cells. (3) Good organisational and prioritisation skills, competent in data analyses and ability to maintain accurate records. (4) Team player and willingness to learn.

The successful candidate will provide research support and manage the maintenance of equipment and laboratory space, including ordering materials and equipment for the faculty. The research work involves PCR based cloning, generation of transgenic strains followed by molecular characterization and protein expression analyses. Specialised training will be given in DNA assembly and genetic engineering methods. The position is available for a period of two years initially and extendable by further two years.

Selection procedure: Short listed candidates will be called for a personal interview at IBAB. No TA/DA permissible to attend interview.

Remuneration: Remuneration will be commensurate with expertise and experience.How to Apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining their motivation and a CV that clearly demonstrates the relevant practical expertise and skills as a single pdf file to Please mention “Application for Research Assistant position – Your Name” in the subject of the email.