Post Doctoral Fellow

 Sonepat, Haryana


The project will examine adaptive immune responses in COVID19 vaccine recipients. The work will involve handling human blood and tissue samples so it requires experimental diligence and following biosafety rules rigorously. Work hours need to be flexible and will depend on the sample schedule. 

The individual hired for this project will work on upcoming human immunology related projects with Dr. Rama Akondy (Associate professor, Department of Biology). The position involves performing experimental (wet lab) work but several lab-setup tasks will be associated with the role. The researcher will have the opportunity to learn advanced immunology, work in an inclusive environment and receive training in academic skills like preparing grants and manuscripts. 


The individual will need to remain committed to the position for a minimum of 2 years.


PhD in Immunology or a related field or PhD work involving handling of blood and tissue samples.


Fundamental knowledge of immunology, basic lab techniques such as making buffers, cryopreservation of PBMC, ability to write and follow experimental protocols, using spreadsheets for data organization, analysis and graphical representation. Methodical record keeping skills are a must. Preference will be given to candidates with proven expertise in flow cytometry, ELISA and handling human blood samples.

To Apply

The appointment (post-doctoral fellow) will be made initially for a period of 6 months with potential for a performance-based renewal every 6 months. Standard pay scales based on research experience.

Prepare a complete CV (including academic record and at least two references with their contact emails and phone numbers) and a cover letter of one page describing your PhD work and your expectations from this position. Email application to rama.​akondy@​ashoka.​edu.​in

  • Please attach CV and cover letter in the same PDF file.
  • Please use this exact text in the email subject line Application for Post-doctoral Researcher position”.

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