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Lab/Field Assistant (Biological Sciences) at IISER Kolkata: Apply by April 24

Applications are invited for Lab/Field Assistant (Biological Sciences) at IISER Kolkata for the year 2022. The last date of application is 24 April.

Applications are invited for the post of one Lab/Field Assistant contractual position for a research project in the multidisciplinary research field to be undertaken in the Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata.


Minimum Eligibility: B.Sc in any branch of Sciences from a recognized Board/Institute.

Desirable Qualifications: Basic knowledge in insect sciences, rearing and maintenance of insect cultures in greenhouse, field and laboratory conditions. Basic knowledge of using computers for record-keeping. Communication skill in spoken Hindi and English is desirable. Prior experience in entomology is highly preferable.

Job Responsibilities

Day-to-day care of insect cultures, cleaning and maintenance, preparation of diet and maintaining plants for insect diet, careful culture maintenance from egg to adult stages, regular monitoring, training and helping with projects in the lab. The person should also be flexible to collect, work and monitor insect populations in field sites. Sincere, honest, regular record keeping expected. Troubleshooting with insect issues desirable. Must be very insect-friendly and able to integrate into the team.


Rs. 20,000/- per month + 24 % HRA


Last Date for the receipt of the application is April 24, 2022. 


Applications enclosing attested copies of all testimonials/certificates and curriculum vitae should be sent to RV[at] within the application deadline.

Click here to view the official notification of Lab/Field Assistant (Biological Sciences) at IISER Kolkata.

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