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Post-Doctoral Fellow at IISER Kolkata: Apply by May 24

Applications are invited for Post-Doctoral Fellow at IISER Kolkata for the year 2022. The last date of application is 24 May.

Applications are invited for the post of one Post-Doctoral Fellow contractual position under the IUSSTF COVID-19 Virtual Networks research project “Leveraging reverse genetic strategies to study structure function interplay of virus host attachment spike protein to design therapies for COVID-19” in the multidisciplinary translational research field undertaken in the Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata.

Project Title

Leveraging reverse genetic strategies to study structure-function interplay of virus host attachment spike protein to design therapies for COVID-19.


6 months


Essential Qualification: PhD in Life science/Biology or associated field with minimum 55% marks in MSc or equivalent degree and at least one first author publications in the peer-reviewed international journal.

Desirable Qualification:

  • Candidates must have a thorough grasp of basic and practical knowledge on Cell biology, immunology and molecular biology techniques including cloning and expression of proteins with independent ability in executing the research work as supported by their research publication or PhD work.
  • Preferences will be given to candidates who have prior practical experiences in working with viruses or infectious pathogen at the molecular and cellular level and or familiar with solvent-based extraction methods and handled instruments like fraction collector and liquid chromatography. Comfortable in familiarizing oneself with new software tools.
  • A good communication skill for scientific writing and presentation is a must. Publications in reputed peer-revied journals will be preferred.
  • The candidate will be expected to engage in an interdisciplinary and collaborative research work.

Pro-efficient in logical thinking and independent execution of the project, good writing and Oral English communication skills.

Age: 45 years but age can be relaxed if appropriate expertise to work with the project.


Consolidated Rs. 45,000-55,000 (per month)

Interview details

Walk-in interviews will be held on May 24th, 2022 at 11 AM in Room No.: S-226, Research Complex, Main Campus, IISER-Kolkata.

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