Online interview for Indian Nationals to work as Laboratory Attendant 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 additional year after evaluation and as per the availability of funds)


Essential Qualifications: The candidate should have passed Class 12.


Desired qualifications: Prior experience on regular Drosophila stock maintenance (washing of vials/bottles, autoclaving, preparation of food), idea about balancer chromosomes and transgenic phenotypes for stock maintenance, preparation of normal and sugar/fat/protein rich diets for flies. The laboratory attendant is also expected to take care of regular maintenance of the ex vivo tissue culture facility and other routine chores of the laboratory.


Emoluments: 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 stock maintenance, 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 27thth September 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.