Postdoctoral positions

 Kolkata, West Bengal


Application of mass spectrometry to understand disease biology (Code P‑4)


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. Amit Kumar Mandal

Job description: The candidate has to work extensively on various platforms of mass spectrometry (MS) such as MS based proteomics, isotope exchange based MS, tissue imaging using MS, Native MS. Sample to analyses would be predominantly clinical samples such as human blood, urine, surgically removed human tissues.


Essential/​Desirable experiences and/​or expertise: Essential: MSc in Chemistry / Biochemistry /​Medical Biochemistry/​Biotechnology/​Biophysics/​Molecular Biology and PhD in Biological Chemistry focusing in the area of Protein chemistry.


Desirable: To work with protein structure, protein ligand interaction using molecular spectroscopic platforms. Familiar with protein purification, Biochemical assay of proteins. M.Sc project work done in the area of protein chemistry.

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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