Research Assitant

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


Microfluidics and Nanopore Sequencing Project


Applications are invited for up to FOUR posts of RESEARCH ASSITANT (RA) on a temporary basis for Microfluidics and Nanopore Sequencing Project in the Soft Condensed Matter Group of the Institute. We seek motivated individuals with good academic background with an aptitude to explore and master the functioning and use of scientific equipment and eagerness to learn new techniques. The details of the required qualifications and experience are given below: 

RA will be responsible for fabrication, characterization and setting up experiments to study mechanical properties of cells and/​or single molecule biophysics experiments in Molecular Biophysics project in Soft Condensed Matter group at RRI.

The upper as limit is 45 years, as on the last date for closing of applications. 

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The position is for 1 year with first 6 months under probation. Position may be extended up to a maximum of 2 years, with regular evaluation. 


A consolidated remuneration of Rs. 23,500/- with 24% HRA on the consolidated remuneration per month will be paid to the selected candidates. 


M.Sc./M.Tech or B.E./B.Tech in any field with at least 1 year of academic research or industrial work experience in building nano and microfluidic devices. 

Desirable: Experimental work experience in a lab in the fields of pressure driven microfluidics, and droplet generation. Hands-on expertise with photolithography, mask making, PDMS and photoresist usage, optics, biophysics, single molecule experiments, microscopy, nanodevices or nanotechnology, electric and electronic measurements on biological samples will be preferred. Familiarity with AutoCAD and Layout editor programs as well as programming languages, preferably LabVIEW and/​or Matlab is desired. Some experience with handling DNA and protein bio material is also desirable. 

To Apply

Applications (strictly adhering to format given below) are preferred to be emailed as a single PDF file, to krk@​rri.​res.​in with the subject line as RA-Microfluidics_Nanopores-2019 Position for NanoBiophysics Lab”. For candidates without email access, applications may also be sent in a sealed envelope super-scribing RA-Microfluidics_Nanopores-2019 Position for Nano-Biophysics Lab” addressed to the CO-ORDINATOR, SOFT CONDENSED MATTER GROUP, RAMAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE, C. V. RAMAN AVENUE, SADASHIVANAGAR, BANGALORE 560080.

The last date for receipt of applications is 8th February 2019. Applications received after the last date will not be considered.

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