Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER Kolkata) recruits Junior Research Fellow

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER Kolkata) invites application for the recruitment of Junior Research Fellow with M.Sc/ M.Tech holders

Company name :Indian Institute of Science Education andResearch (IISER Kolkata)
Posts : Junior Research Fellow
Qualification : M.Sc/ M.Tech
Salary :  NA
No of Post : 01
Location :Kolkata
Last date to apply : 09.12.2014

Details of Post :

Junior Research Fellow:

        1. No of post : 01
        2. Essential: M.Sc/ M.Tech in Bioinformatics/ Computer Science/ Biology/ Biotechnology and other related fields AND Good programming skills with experience in Python/ Perl programming.
        3. Desirable: Experience in Bioinformatics projects related to regulatory RNA and phylogenetic analysis. GATE or NET qualification is also desirable and may determine the fellowship amount as stipulated by UGC rules. Preferences will be given to candidates having publications in the relevant fields.
        4. Appointment will be made initially for one year and extendable up to three years after evaluation.

This is an international project jointly funded by UGC-ISF (Israel Science Foundation). The selected candidate will have the opportunity to spend a total of 4 months (spread over 3 years) visiting the group of the Israeli PI, Dr. Danny Barash, Dept. of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University, to be trained in structure-based techniques of riboswitch detection. The selected candidate will be required to carry out comparative genomics analysis using phylogenetic and other sequence based methods as well as apply structure-based techniques to analyze RNA. He/she will therefore be able to develop comprehensive skills in both sequence and structure-based methods.

How to apply:

Applications to be sent by email to the following address: To, Dr. Supratim Sengupta Principal Investigator Department of Physical Sciences Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Kolkata Mohanpur – 741246 Email:

Application Deadline: 3 weeks from the date of posting of this advertisement The applicants selected for interview will be informed about the interview date by email. NO TA/DA will be provided for the candidates appearing for the interview.

Important Dates to Remember:

Last date to apply: 09.12.2014

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