Applications are invited for Project Assistant (PA)/Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the Infectious Disease Biology group of Prof. CM Gupta at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru. The project involves molecular characterization of the role of actin-binding proteins in Leishmania life cycle. The positions will be offered initially for 6 months and extended based on performance and satisfactory progress until project funding is available. Hostel facility within the campus is available.

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills:

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.

All applicants should have the following essential skills/experiences:

(a) Excellent experimental hands-on skills in basic cell biology, biochemistry and molecular

     biology techniques; a minimum of 1 year working experience in a research laboratory or

     industry in the relevant area.

(b) Technical experience in handling cell cultures, cloning, protein expression and purification.

(c) Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, motivated and team player.


As per IBAB norms.

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 Last date for submission of application is 9th April, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

About IBAB:

IBAB is an autonomous institute engaged in education, research and entrepreneur support programs and is based at Electronic City, Bengaluru. The institute offers a unique master degree program with dual specialization in bioinformatics and applied biotechnology as well as an interdisciplinary PhD program. IBAB has strong research programs in various disciplines, has excellent infrastructure and environment suitable for cutting edge research. For more details visit and