Research Associate

 Bhubaneswar, Odisha


Bhubaneswar Biophysical Characterization Facility.


Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India invites applications from Indian Nationals to join in the following position. 

Job specification: To carry out structural and biophysical analyses of proteins involved in infectious diseases, cancer, and plant biology.


The position is initially for one year and will be extended for three more years on a yearly basis upon satisfactory performance.


Rs. 47000/- per month + @16% HRA


Ph. D. in Biotechnology/​Life Sciences or any of the allied subjects. An ideal candidate will be competent in at least some of the techniques such as recombinant protein expression, chromatographic protein purification, biophysical characterization of macromolecules and protein crystallography, as required for the project. Experience working with an in-house X‑ray diffractometer and/​or analytical ultra-centrifuge will be advantageous for this position, but not a must. Candidates who have submitted Ph.D. thesis and are waiting for defense/​viva voce may also apply. But for such candidates, the fellowship amount will be that of an SRF until he/​she defends the thesis. Selection will be carried out through application screening, followed by an interview process.

To Apply

Interested/​eligible candidates may download application form from the institute website (www​.ils​.res​.in) and apply along with self-attested copies of mark sheets and certificates, as well as copies of publications and Ph. D. thesis synopsis to The Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar-751023”. Superscribe the envelope with Application for the position of Research Associate – Bhubaneswar Biophysical Characterization Facility”.

No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The decision of the institute Director regarding the selection of the candidate will be final and no further correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

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