Project Associate

 Bhubaneswar, Odisha


National Wastewater Surveillance System for COVID-19


Applications are invited for the post of Project Associate-II at the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar.

The person should be responsible for analyzing big data, next-generation sequencing data sets, metagenomics data, etc.

Preference will be given to national-level entrance test (NET/GATE/GPAT) qualified candidates. For non-NET/GATE candidates, the fellowship would be applicable as per DST guidelines. A minimum of two years of experience in programming knowledge, R‑Bioconductor, Python, Java, C++, HTML, etc. along with NGS data analysis experience will be preferred in this project.

Principal Investigator: Dr. P.Prasad, Scientist‑E, ILS, Bhubaneswar


Rs. 35,000/- per month + @16% HRA


Candidates having a Master’s degree in natural or agricultural sciences (life sciences) / M.V.Sc. or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology/​computer science or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent qualification with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (relaxation will be given as per GOI guideline) with 2 years of experience in research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and services are eligible to apply.

To Apply

Interested/​eligible candidates may apply ONLINE through the link provided at the institute website (www​.ils​.res​.in )

N.B.: The list of shortlisted candidates’ names and the date of the interview will be published on the ILS website.

All the positions are purely temporary and coterminous with the project. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The decision of the Director regarding the selection of candidates will be final and no further correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

Last date for receiving application: 21.07.2023

Date of display of shortlisted candidates: 25.07.2023

Date & time of interview: Will be notified on the website

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