Postdoctoral positions

 Kolkata, West Bengal


Structure function study of Ribosome and different protein complexes (Code P‑6)


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

Project Mentor: Dr. Partha Pratim Datta

Job description: The postdoctoral Fellow should isolate, clone, express and purify Ribosome and different protein complexes and do structure function study and publish papers, and help in training the Ph. D students.


Essential/​desirable experiences and/​or expertise: PhD in any branch of Life Sciences with proven background in molecular biology/​biochemistry and/​or structural biology. Knowledge and experience in computational biology and / or image processing and familiarity with Linux system is desirable and would be a plus point. He/​she must have keen interest in the above topic of research and should be able to think and execute the jobs independently and in coordination with members of the lab.

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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