Research Assistant

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


Chromatin Biology Project


Applications are invited for up to TWO posts of RESEARCH ASSITANT (RA) on a temporary basis for Chromatin Biology Project in the Soft Condensed Matter Group of the Institute. 

First 6 months of appointment will be under probation. 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. 

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


The position is for 1 year and 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./B.E./B.Tech. degree in any field of Biotechnology/​Life Sciences/​Chemical Sciences with at least 1 year of academic research or industrial work experience in molecular biology and DNA and protein biochemistry.


Desirable: Experimental work experience in a research lab in molecular biology, biochemistry,cell biology, cloning, recombinant protein expression and purification and microscopy imaging. Candidates with experience with chromatin assembly, DNA-protein complex assembly, handling RNA work will be preferred. Hands-on experience with quantitative techniques like UV-vis absorption, white-light and/​or fluorescence microscopy and density gradient fractionation will be preferred. Ability to work in multidisciplinary lab environment, detail and math oriented, excellent documentation skills and should have quantitative approach in research. Familiarity with Excel, Onenote as well as any programming language is desirable.

To Apply

Interested candidates can apply by filling up an online form, and uploading all the relevant documents/​images, including:

  1. Scanned colour copies of educational certificates and mark sheets,
  2. Curriculum Vitae (1−2 page),
  3. Statement of purpose (1−2 page), as to what motivates the applicant to apply for the above post and why the applicant is the appropriate choice for the opening.
  4. A recent passport size photograph and signature, Each applicant would need to provide references of two individuals whom the Institute could contact for referral letters.

In case of any queries/​help, please contact (e‑mail id) Link to the application: Recruitment of RA-Bio-2021 Position for Nano-Biophysics Lab (rri​.res​.in). Incomplete applications, particularly those without a Statement of Purpose, will not be considered.

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