Online interview for Indian Nationals to work as Project Assistant in a research project funded by SERB, Govt. of India


Project title: Molecular Genetic Dissection of the Mechanism by which Transformed Blood Cells Influence the Larval Hematopoietic Niche in Drosophila melanogaster


Number of Positions: 01


Duration:  1 year (extendable up to 1.5 additional years after evaluation and as per the availability of funds)


Essential Qualifications: B.Sc. /3-years Diploma (First class) in any branch of Life Sciences/Biomedical Sciences.


Desired qualifications: Prior research experience/hands-on training on routine Drosophila techniques (regular stock maintenance and generating recombinant lines with RNAi, CRISPR and Cas9 transgenics, dissection of larval and adult tissues and immunostaining) and standard molecular biology techniques is highly desired. Some knowledge and experience in confocal microscopy and FACS is also desired.


Emoluments: As per DST norms and as sanctioned in the project.


How to apply: Candidates are requested to email their application along with detailed CV (clearly mentioning the name, contact address, date of birth, educational qualifications with Board/University, percentage of marks, year of passing and details of their previous experience of Drosophila research, if any) and supporting documents (AS A SINGLE PDF ONLY) to the principal investigator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 11th May 2021.


Selection process: Based on essential qualifications supported by the necessary documents and prior work experience (as mentioned above), only the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the online interview details.