Project Research Scientist-II

 Bhubaneswar, Odisha


Targeting Malaria Parasite Heme Synthesis – A New Intervention Strategy for Malaria Transmission


Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India invites applications from the Indian Nationals to join the Project Research Scientist-II position sanctioned under ICMR-funded project.

Age Limit: 35 years as on 15.03.2024. Age relaxation will be given as per the rules of Govt. of India


Three years


Rs. 67,000/- + @18% HRA per month


Ph. D. in Biotechnology/​Life Sciences or any of the allied subjects.


  • Research experience in cell culture techniques, transfections, and biochemistry and molecular biology experiments is required. Prospective candidates with experience in malaria parasite biology, chimeric mouse studies and other infectious diseases shall also apply. 
  • Candidates with at least one first author research paper in peer-reviewed journal will be preferred. 
  • Candidates who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis and are waiting for defense/​viva voce may also apply. For such candidates, the fellowship amount will be equivalent to that of SRF until the successful completion of the defense/​viva voce.

To Apply

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

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.

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