ILS Autophagy/Cancer/Infectious Diseases RA Vacancy

Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India invites applications from Indian Nationals to join in the following position. 

Name of position: Research Associate (01 position) 

Projects: “Crosstalk between autophagy and cellular inflammation in cancer and infectious diseases” 

Principal Investigator: Santosh Chauhan, PhD, Scientist D, ILS Bhubaneswar 

Fellowship: Rs. 36000/- per month + @20% HRA 

Eligibility and Selection: Ph. D. in Biotechnology or Life Sciences. Candidate should be very well versed with basic cell biology and molecular biology techniques 

Experience in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology techniques and cell biology techniques is highly desirable. 

Candidates having experience in handling mice and candidates having first author publication in peer-reviewed journal in above subject areas will be given preference. 

Candidates who have submitted Ph.D. thesis and are waiting for viva voce may also apply. For such candidates, fellowship amount will be that of an SRF until he/she defends Ph.D. thesis. 

Selection will be carried out through application screening, followed by an interview process. Interested/eligible candidates may download application form from the institute website ( and apply along with self-attested copies of mark sheets and certificates, as well as copies of publications and Ph.D. thesis synopsis to the Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar-751023. Super-scribe the envelope with "Application for the position of Research Associate-Autophagy Lab". Scanned copy of application along with CV can also be directly send by email for consideration. 

The application should be send to both email ID’s: and 

Application should also be Initial appointment will be for one year. 

No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The decision of the institute Director regarding selection of candidates will be final and no further correspondence will be entertained in this regard. 

1) Last date for receiving application: 20th March 2018 
2) Date of display of shortlisted candidates: 23th March 2018 
3) Date & time of interview: 2th April 2018; 10.00 AM 

Note: All communication will be through e-mail. No separate call letter will be issued to the candidates. 

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