Recruitment for Project Assistant Post on Molecular Biology,Microbiology and Bioinformatic

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram 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. The Institute invites applications for the following position on contract basis

Name of PostProject Assistant
Name of ProjectConflict between replication and transcription drives mutagenesixs and antibiotic resistance
Funding agencyDBT-Wellcome Trust India Alliance
Master of Science (M.Sc.) in any field of biological sciences including bioinformatics
PreferenceStrong theoretical and experimental background in Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Bioinformatics
Number of postsOne (preferably for a candidate with experience in molecular biology, microbiology, bacteriology
Fellowship amountRs. 20,000
AgePreferably not above 30
Last date30th June 2022

How to Apply

Required Documents:

  • 1. Curriculum Vitae (CV) with a recent photograph
  • 2. Statement of Purpose (half a page)
  • 3. Bachelor’s and Master’s mark sheets

All the three consolidated into a SINGLE PDF file by email to:

Email subject: “Project Assistant Application”

The shortlisted candidates will be informed by email on details of interview date (tentatively 6th July 2022), and time and it will also be put up on the website A printed copy of the application form sent by email signed and dated by the applicant along with recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected at the time of interview and joining

General Information:

  • Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the research project.
  • The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in Funding Agency or in IISER Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the funding agency particularly applicable to the said project
  • The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized Universities / Institutions.
  • The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview.
  • Where number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendations of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader/ Principal Investigator may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to a reasonable limit after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying.
  • No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.
  • Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer.

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