Sunday, 11 March 2012

Project Associate vacancy at Department of Biological Sciences & Bioengineering, IIT, Kanpur

Applications are invited for one post of “Project Associate” for a sponsored project of the DBT titled “Structural and Biochemical studies to understand the role of a unique GTPaseEngA in Riboome Biogenesis” at BSBE department, IIT Kanpur
Post : Project Associate
  • Required Qualification : 1st Class Master’sdegree in any area of Life Sciences/Chemical Sciences with a very good understanding of biochemistry /organic chemistry. 2 to 3 Years of Experience in Proteomics, Protein purification, Enzymology/ Structural Biology/Biochemistry/Bio-organic chemistry lab will be required.
  • Salary Range : 10000-1000-20000
  • Duration : The post is purely temporary for one year and can be further extended on the basis of performance.
Interested candidates may apply on a plain paper or by e-mail giving full details of qualifications, experience with copies of relevant certificates by 25th March 2012
Applications may be sent to the following address:
Dr. Balaji Prakash
Structural Biology Lab
Department of Biological Science & Bioengineering
IIT Kanpur 208016
Deadline: 25.03.12
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Excellent fifteen opening for Executive Production post at Dr Reddy's Lab

Dr. Reddy's, recognized consistently amongst the top pharma companies in Asia.
Post : Executive Production
No of Post : 15
Experience : 2 to 6 yrs
Job Description :
1.Should be able to understand equipment / capacities and schedule manufacturing.
2.Coordinating with delivery planners for mart requirement and materials availability.
3.Ensure smooth functioning and timely delivery as per commitment given
4.Close monitoring of flow to reduce lead times, inventories and improve up times of
Education : PG - Biology, Life Science
Location : Hyderabad
Contact Details :
Executive Name: Murthy
Contact Company: Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd
Address: 8-2-337, Road No 3,
Banjara Hills HYDERABAD, Andhra Pradesh, India 500034
Email Address :
Reference Id :Production Planning
Deadline: 29.03.12


Research position in Evolutionary Biology at University of Delhi

One JRF/SRF/RA position is available under CSIR sponsored project (37(1495)/11/EMR-II) entitled “Regulation of heat shock proteins in Drosophila melanogaster populations simultaneously selected for faster pre-adult development and late reproduction” at Department of Zoology, Delhi University
Project sponsor : CSIR
  • Duration : The appointment will be for an initial period of 6 months and may be extended on an annual basis till the termination of the project (March 2015), subject to satisfactory progress of the candidate.
  • Minimum Qualifications (as per the CSIR norms) are : Candidate should have completed MSc/BE/BTech or equivalent degree, with 55% marks and should have qualified in the CSIR-UGC NET/GATE test. In addition, knowledge of handling Drosophila fly populations would be desirable.
The candidates are required to attend an interview at the Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, North Campus, at their own cost. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview. Selection as JRF/SRF in this project does not entitle the candidate for a Ph.D. position in DU. The position is purely temporary.
Applications on plain paper along with a copy of biodata should reach the project Director,
Dr. Mallikarjun Shakarad, Rm. 205,
Department of Zoology,
University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007
Application material can also be sent by e-mail:
Deadline: March 30, 2012
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Post Doctorate Fellow required to research on Drosophila genetics at Piramal Healthcare Limited

Piramal Healthcare is one of India’s largest healthcare companies, with a growth track record of above 27% CAGR since 1988. Piramal Healthcare had consolidated revenues of Rs. 2,990 crores in FY2011. With assets across North America, Europe and Asia, Piramal Healthcare is also one of the largest custom manufacturing companies across the world. It has significant presence in the critical care space with sales of anesthesia products to over 100 countries. In FY2011, Piramal Healthcare sold its domestic formulation business to Abbott USA for a consideration of Rs. 17,200 crores and Diagnostic Services business to Super Religare Limited for Rs. 600 crores
Post : Drosophila Scientist & Drosophila - Post Doctorate Fellow
No of Opening : Two
Experience : 1 to 3 yrs

Overall purpose : 
a. The molecular biology department of pharmacology R&D is, located at the Piramal healthcare research centre is an internationally renowned institution delivering field-changing mechanistic insights into drug discovery focusing on the identification of new drugs/small molecule for cancer metabolic disorder, and inflammatory diseases.
b. The molecular biology department is concerned with development of in- vitro and cell based assay by cloning and expressions of various drugs targets for drugs screening in the context of cancer and diabetes. Department is also involved in the development of cancer and diabetic models of Drosophila.
Main duties / key responsibilities :
1. Within the overall direction of the Drosophila programme of the group, the post-holder will make a significant input in the development of Drosophila Models including transgenic models
2. To develop and apply a broad range of techniques in order to pursue the research objectives of the group.
3. To participate in collaborative research, both within and external.
4. To be actively engaged in the dissemination of new research results in the form of scientific papers.
5. To present scientific work at seminars within the Unit and at external meetings where appropriate.
6. To communicate and collaborate with others to develop the most appropriate methodologies, and to receive training in the use of relevant experimental techniques.
Working relationships : 
The post holder will report directly to the Sr. group leader but is expected to work closely with other members of the group. The post-holder will commit to develop and follow a personal development plan, attend relevant training courses and identify additional training which will support their career.
Salary : INR 4,00,000 - 7,00,000 P.A
Education : M.Tech - Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, M.Sc - Biology, Bio-Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology

Desirable : 
1. Experience with the following techniques: Drosophila development of transgenic Model
2. Molecular Biology: Cloning and expressions of genes of various pathways of Drosophila, protein Immunoprecipitation, confocal microscopy, cell transfections, SDS-PAGE, western blotting.
Location : Mumbai
Interested candidate can mail their resume :
Deadline : 02.04.12

Walk in Interview will be conducted for two JRF posts at Tezpur University

A Walk-in interview will be held on 26th March 2012 at 11.00 a.m. in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur University, for appointment of 02 (Two) Junior Research Fellows under the following DBT-Twinning Projects of Dr. Manabendra Mandal, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
Title of the Projects :
1. “Study of microbial diversity and biochemical characteristics of selected non alcoholic fermented (milk, vegetable and pulses) food product of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh” and
2. “Isolation and characterization of hydrogen producing bacteria from North-Eastern states of India, (With special emphasis on Assam and Arunachal Pradesh), for efficient conversion of biomass to hydrogen”
Fellowship : Rs.16000+ 10% HRA p.m. for the first two years (JRF) and Rs. 18000+ 10% HRA p.m. for the 3rd year (SRF) will be applicable to NET/GATE/BET/BINC qualified candidates. Rs. 12000+10% HRA p.m. for the first two years and Rs 14,000+10% HRA p.m. for the 3rd year (SRF) for other candidate.
Educational Qualification : Candidate must possess a M.Sc. in Microbiology/ Biotechnology /Botany /Zoology or any branch of Life sciences from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA for general category and for SC/ST/OBC relaxation will be given as per Government of India rules.
Age Limit : Candidate should not be more than 28 years of age on the date of interview. Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidate belonging to OBC/SC/ST.
Period : 3 years or till completion of the project whichever is earlier.
Interested candidates may appear before the interview board with original documents and photocopies of mark sheets, certificate, testimonial, caste certificate (if applicable), experience certificate and a copy of recent curriculum vitae (CV). They may also send their application and CV to Dr. Manabendra Mandal (Principal Investigator) via email. (Email: No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
For further details contact:
Dr. Manabendra Mandal, Associate Professor,
Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
Phone (03712)- 275409.
Walk in Interview : 26.03.12
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