Advertisement for the post of Research Assistant and Post-Doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant and Postdoctoral fellow in the Infectious Disease Research group of Professor CM Gupta at IBAB, Bengaluru. The successful candidate will participate in research projects in the area of actin-binding proteins in Leishmania using multidisciplinary approaches. Experience in molecular biology, cell biology and/or structural biology will be an added advantage. The positions are available initially for a period of one year and are extendable by further two years.

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills:

  1. Postdoctoral Fellow:
    PhD degree in Life Sciences/Biochemistry/Structural Biology or related subjects from a recognized university with a good academic record.
    Research Assistant:
    Master’s degree (M.Sc. OR equivalent) in Life Sciences/Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/Biotechnology/Zoology/Genetics or related subjects with at least 65% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.
  2. Excellent hands-on skills in basic cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. Experience in protein purification methods and analyses is desirable.
  3. Experience of working in a research laboratory, ability to maintain accurate lab records and data analyses.
  4. Good organisational and prioritisation skills, attention to detail, motivated, team player and willingness to learn.


Remuneration will be commensurate with expertise and experience as per IBAB guidelines.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can 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 The subject line of the email must include “Application for the post of ____”.  Last date for submission of application is 05 October, 2021.

About IBAB:

The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) is a unique institute engaged in education, research and entrepreneur support programs and is based at Electronic City, Bangalore. IBAB’s mission is to catalyze the growth of the biotechnology and bioinformatics industries in India. IBAB from teaching courses, the institute has strong research programs in various disciplines as evidenced by the publication track record of the Faculty. It has excellent infrastructure and environment suitable for cutting edge research. For more details, please visit