IISER Turupati Mycobacterium Research Project Openings

Transit Campus : Sree Rama Engineering College Campus, Karakambadi Road, Mangalam B.O., Tirupati – 517 507, Andhra Pradesh

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Recruitment for the post of “Project Assistant / Fellow” under funded project Interview for shortlisted candidates on 28 December, 2017 (Reporting Time: 10:00 A.M.) 

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, for promotion of high quality science education and research in the country. Institute invites applications from Indian nationals for the following position on contract basis: 

Name of the post Project Assistant / Fellow 

Name of the project Understanding small molecule permeation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Towards design of drugs with penetrating scaffolds

Description: The project will involve use of transposon mutagenesis and mass spectrometry based proteomics to identify and characterize membrane proteins in mycobacteria. The project fellow will be expected to be able to culture with pathogenic mycobacteria in a biosafety level III laboratory after appropriate training and certification. 

For more information see

Funding Agency SERB, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India Principal Investigator Dr. Raju Mukherjee Project Code 30216010 

Minimum qualifications M.Sc. in Biology /Life sciences /Bio-technology/ Biochemistry/Organic chemistry/ Chemical sciences or Equivalent degree with minimum 60% marks or an Equivalent degree. 


 Valid CSIR / UGC NET-JRF or GATE score card. 
 Experience in mycobacteriology/ transposon mutagenesis/ mass spectrometry based proteomics. 

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