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Dear member of the IndiaBioscience community,

Welcome to this month's Jobs and Internships Newsletter!

This is our fourth dedicated newsletter to bring to you a range of jobs and internships across academia, industry, and other science professions.

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Scroll down for jobs and internships for the month of October!

Research Fellow
Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Applications are invited for ONE position of Research Fellow under the supervision of Dr. Mukul Joshi, Prof. Pankaj Kumar Sharma and Dr. Tanmaya Mahapatra.

The selected candidate is encouraged to join the Ph.D. Program of BITS Pilani. Interested candidates may check the eligibility criteria and qualification process of the Ph.D. program of BITS Pilani (http://​www​.bit​sad​mis​sion​.com/​p​h​m​a​i​n​.aspx). More information can be found here.

Qualifications: M.Sc./M.Tech. in Biotechnology/Botany or related biological science disciplines (with first division as defined by the awarding Institute/​University) from recognized Universities/​Institutes.

Deadline: 05 October 2023


Nature Conservation Foundation

Nature Conservation Foundation is looking for a motivated colleague to join a new bat conservation project in collaboration with Bat Conservation International, USA. The candidate must be passionate about bat research and conservation, have strong communication and networking skills, and have demonstrable experience/​knowledge of wildlife conservation, scientific outreach, policy, and governance in the Indian context. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or (Master’s graduates preferred) in any discipline, with demonstrable experience or interest in working in the research/​conservation sector.

Deadline: 05 October 2023


Project Associate – II
Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics

A Project Associate – II position funded by DBT is available in the Laboratory of Pediatric RareGenetic Disorders under the guidance of Dr. Ashwin Dalal at the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences/MVSc or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent.

Deadline: 15 October 2023


National Institute of Animal Biotechnology

NIAB invites applications from suitably qualified, dynamic, result oriented and dedicated Indian citizens for Scientist‑G positions.

The selected candidates are supposed to work on the health improvement of livestock using modern biotechnological tools and address issues related to infertility linked with animal productivity. In addition to their own research programme, he/​she is expected to provide support to other research projects at NIAB and put efforts towards institute building. The selected candidates are also expected to lead the HRD programme of the Institute. In addition, candidates have to attract extra-mural funding to establish and lead research programs in upstream mandated areas. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Veterinary/Animal Sciences/​Modern Biology/​Life Sciences equivalent from a recognised university with a strong track record of research and academic accomplishment in terms of publications and patents and attracting generous research funding.

Deadline: 25 October 2023


DBT-Research Associateship
DBT HRD Project & Management Unit (DBT HRD PMU), Regional Centre for Biotechnology

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the award of ​“DBT-Research Associateship’’ for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences. The Associateship is tenable in Premier Research Institutions / Universities including non-profit R&D Institutions within India. The Associateships are awarded under the ​“DBT-Research Associateship’’ programme supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: The applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Science, Engineering or M.D./ M.S. degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record. The applicants who have already submitted the Ph.D./ M.D./ M.S. thesis are also eligible to apply. However, such applicants, if selected, will be offered lower fellowship amount till they qualify the eligible degree.

Deadline: 26 October 2023


Postdoctoral Fellow
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research — Mumbai

Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Research position available in the research group of Dr. Debasis Das in the Department of Biological Sciences at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, India. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Life Sciences/​Biochemistry/​Molecular Biology/​Neuroscience/​Biophysics/​Biotechnology with good academic record. Candidate should have demonstrated aptitude in terms of publications in peer reviewed journals.

Deadline: 31 October 2023


Research Scientist — I (Microbiology)
Foundation for Neglected Disease Research

The key responsibility for the candidate will be to perform experiments in Microbiology (compound screening, MIC/MBC, intracellular assays, cell culture assays etc.) with assay development. Support Microbiology team in delivering results to drug discovery and development projects encompassing bacterial and fungal pathogens. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Microbiology with 2 to 3 years’ experience in microbiology. Industry experience is preferred.

Deadline: 06 October 2023


Scientist I
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

IAVI is seeking a highly motivated detailed oriented Scientist to coordinate and ensure scientifically robust execution of projects in alignment with project leads and the scientific Program Lead at IAVI, India and Director, IAVI-NAC. The projects will be on HIV‑1, COVID-19 and other priority disease areas of the laboratory. The Scientist coordinates and works with the team identifying technical gaps and work with NAC in troubleshooting for high-quality outputs. The Scientist plans and leads expansion of scientific research in areas of B‑cell immunology, preclinical and clinical assay development in alignment with ATRP’s and IAVI’s scientific mandate. The Scientist has a strong immunology background, experienced in relevant lab techniques, and is well published with substantial post-PhD experience. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Immunology or a related discipline

Deadline: 31 October 2023


Project Technical Support-III
Nitte (Deemed to be University)

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the post of Project Technical Support-III to work on the research project at the Nitte University Centre for Science Education and Research, Nitte (Deemed to be University), Deralakatte, Mangaluru. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Biomedical Science/​Biotechnology/​Microbiology/​Molecular Biology/​Biochemistry/​Chemistry/​Any branch of Life Science with at least 60% marks.

Deadline: 05 October 2023


Program Manager
National Centre for Biological Sciences

The project for High-resolution Brain Imaging Through Skull using Ultrasound (HIBITSU) is a multi-institutional Team Science project awarded by the India Alliance of DBT and the Wellcome Trust. Participants include NCBS-TIFR, IIT‑M, IISc, NIMHANS, and NCRA. This project is part of a broader Ultrasound Facility for TIFR and its Centres and is anchored at NCBS-TIFR, Bangalore. The goal of the project is to transform human and animal brain imaging for medical and research purposes, by developing new ultrasound techniques that can resolve brain structure and activity through the skull. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in a scientific or engineering discipline with relevance to neuroscience and/​or non-invasive brain imaging.

Deadline: 06 October 2023


Senior Project Associate
Indian Institute of Technology — Gandhinagar

Applications are invited for a temporary position of project staff at the Center for Creative Learning, IIT Gandhinagar. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: The candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics/​engineering/​education/​science and minimum work experience of 3 years in an organization working in the field of school education.

Deadline: 14 October 2023


Head, Clinical Trial and Training Center
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University)

The MGM-CTC invites applications from motivated and subject matter experienced Indian nationals to fill the post of Head of the Center. Remuneration will be commensurate with the experience as per the industry standards. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: MBBS/MD/ DM in Pharmacology or master’s degree in pharmacy with Pharmacology or clinical pharmacy with 5 years of experience in co-ordination/ documentation and management of clinical trials.

Deadline: 18 October 2023


Grants Adviser
DBT HRD Project & Management Unit (DBT HRD PMU), Regional Centre for Biotechnology

The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) is an institution of national importance and statutory body established by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India with regional and global partnerships synergizing with the programmes of UNESCO as a Category II Centre. The primary focus of RCB is to provide world class education, training and conduct innovative research at the interface of multiple disciplines to create high quality human resource in disciplinary and interdisciplinary areas of biotechnology in a globally competitive research milieu. More information can be found here.

Qualifications: Post-Graduate degree in any area of science with minimum 5 years’ of experience in coordination and program management in the government, university, research institution, or other organizations of repute OR Graduate degree in any area of science with minimum 7 years’ experience in coordination and program management in the government, university, research institution, or other organization of repute. Must have adequate IT skills and aptitude for financial management.

Deadline: 26 October 2023


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