Research Associate at ICGEB, New Delhi

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the post of Research Associate at ICGEB, New Delhi. Last date is 19 July 2022.

About ICGEB

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology was established as a project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in 1983. 

Position Details

ONE RA position is available in the Systems Biology for Biofuel Group, ICGEB, New Delhi in a SERB-sponsored project titled “Transcriptional engineering of a fast-growing marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 11901 towards efficient metabolites production”.

The position is available initially for 1 year and extendable depending upon satisfactory performance and funding availability. No hostel accommodation will be provided to the candidate selected for the position.

Job Description

The selected candidate will be responsible for preparation of knock-outs of selected genes and their combinations and conducting growth and physiology experiments as well as proteomics and metabolomics analyses of the generated transformants. Other responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with collaborators in Banaras Hindu University and provide them with any assistance as needed. This may involve traveling to BHU occassionally.
  • The candidate is expected to conduct the assigned tasks within the assigned deadlines with minimum/ remote supervision.
  • Timely completion of experiments and preparation of reports for submission to the funding agency
  • Coordinate with other group members to ensure that safety.

Qualifications

The incumbent should have Ph.D. in Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/equivalent or having at least 3 years of research experience after ME/M. Tech/M.Pharm. Prior experience in culturing, molecular biology, and Omics analyses of cyanobacteria will be preferred.

Salary

The salary for RA position will be as per SERB/DST norms.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates should email their latest curriculum vitae and cover letter (Cover letter must mention pertinent skills) with detailed description of scientific experience to Dr. Shireesh Srivastava at shireesh1@gmail.com with the subject “Application for Research Associate Position in Cyanobacterial transcriptional engineering”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Application Deadline

July 19, 2022

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