Postdoctoral positions

 Kolkata, West Bengal


Role of Formin and other actin binding proteins on Leishmania physiology and host-parasite interaction (Code P‑3)


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

Project Mentors: Dr. Rupak Datta and Dr. Sankar Maiti

Job description: Should be able to think and design experiments independently to execute the above mentioned project in coordination with the laboratories of Dr. Rupak Datta and Dr. Sankar Maiti.


Essential/​Desirable experiences and/​or expertise: Masters degree in any branch of Life Sciences or Chemistry, PhD with good track record of publication having experience in molecular biology, cell biology and protein biochemistry techniques.

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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