Postdoctoral positions

 Kolkata, West Bengal


Studies on the effect of local microbiota on the proliferation, survival and migration of breast cancer cells cells: Implications in therapeutics (Code P‑10)


Applications are invited from the motivated and potential candidates for postdoctoral positions available in the Department of Biological Sciences (DBS), IISER Kolkata.

Project Mentor: Prof. Tapas K Sengupta

Job description: Designing and execution of experiments related to the project in a collaborative research atmosphere, analysis of data and communication of research findings for publication.


Essential/​desirable experience and/​or expertise: PhD in any branch of Life Sciences. Research motivation with strong educational and research background in Cancer Biology and/​or Microbiology, Hands on experiences in Molecular Biological techniques, Strong communication skills.

To Apply

How to apply: 

  • Cover letter mentioning the order of preference of the projects (up to three). 
  • Detailed CV.
  • Short research proposal (one for each of preferred projects). 
  • Copies of all essential documents (as mentioned in the main part of the advertisement). 
  • At least two recommendation letters (to be send by the referees to dbs.​pdf@​iiserkol.​ac.​in mentioning the name of the candidate in the subject). 
  • A candidate MUST mention the code of the most preferred project in the subject of the email.

Short-listed candidates will have to present her/​his Ph.D. work and appear for interview.

Last date of receiving applications (via e‑mail to dbs.​pdf@​iiserkol.​ac.​in ): 26.8.2021. Candidate MUST mention their preferred projects/​mentors in the mail.

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