INSTITUTE OF LIFE SCIENCES
(An Autonomous Institute under the Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)
Advt. No. 09/2016
Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India is an emerging multidisciplinary institute engaged in advanced research invites applications from Indian Nationals to join in the following positions in DBT sponsored project
A. Name of Project “Studies on interactions of plant transcription factors in promoters from plant infecting pararetroviruses”.
Name of the position: Research Associate (01 No)
Fellowship: Rs. 36,000 per month+ HRA @ 20%
Eligibility and Selection: Candidates must hold a recent Ph.D. degree in biological sciences or allied subjects. A decent publication record is also expected. The project involves recombinant protein expression, studies on DNA- protein interactions, as well as plant tissue culture. The ideal candidate will have a good background and work experience in one or more of the above areas.
Desirable qualification: Preference will be given to those having work experience with complex biochemical entities.
B. Name of Project “Studies in in vitro interaction between Arabidopsis Transcription factors TGA and WRKY leading to Salicylic acid mediated gene activation in Cestrum yellow leaf curling virus (CmYLCV) promoters (Tata Innovation grant)”.
Name of the position – Laboratory Technician (01 No)
Fellowship: Rs. 12,000 per month (consolidated) without HRA
Eligibility and Selection: Candidates having B.Sc. in Biotechnology/Botany/Microbiology/Physiology/Life Sciences and working experience in research labs are preferred
Interested/eligible candidates may download application form from the institute website (www.ils.res.in) and apply along with attested copies of mark sheets and certificates to the Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar-751023.
Initial appointment will be for one year and based on the performance the tenure will be extendable for the entire duration of the project. The position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project. Only short listed candidates will be called for one round of interview and personal interaction.
No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
The decision of the Director regarding selection of candidates will be final and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
1) Last date for receiving complete application: 09.08.2016
2) Display of short listed candidates called for interview: 10.08.2016
3) Date & time of interview: 12.08.2016 at 9.30 AM (Research Associate) 12.08.2016 at 2.30 PM (Laboratory Technician)
Note: No separate call letter will be issued to the candidates.