Research Associate/​Project Assistant

 Sonepat, Haryana


Impact of changing climate on emerging infections in plant-pollinator network


A research associate/​project assistant position is available in the project funded by the Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability, Ashoka University. The project broadly aims at understanding how emerging infections with the changing climate in pollinator communities might shape the dynamics of the plant-pollinator-pathogen network, with strong implications to One Health encompasses diverse ecosystems and species interactions, including in human habitats. 

The work will include a combination of laboratory and fieldwork. The researcher hired for this position will work with multiple faculty members (Dr. Imroze Khan and Dr. Shivani Krishna) and graduate students. They are looking for someone who should be able to start as early as June/​July 2023.


The initial appointment will be made for a period of six months, extendable upon satisfactory performance. 


Remuneration Salary is commensurable to prior experience.


  • A master’s degree in any basic science discipline, including biology, chemistry, or physics.
  • Qualification of National Eligibility Tests such as CSIR-NET, UGC-NET, and GATE is desirable.


  • Experience in basic molecular biology techniques (DNA extraction, PCR) is a must.
  • Experience/​interest in fieldwork involving plants or invertebrates is desired.
  • Experience/​interest in bioinformatics analyses (e.g., metagenomics) is desired

To Apply

Selection will be conducted in two stages where applications will first go through an initial screening, followed by an online interview by a panel of scientists at Ashoka University. The decision will be made based on the recommendations of the interview panel.
To apply, please send your 

  • CV
  • A brief statement of research interests
  • Contact details of two referees (email and contact number) to 3csproject.​ppp@​gmail.​com with the email subject line as Application for Research Associate position”.

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