Project Assistant in a DST funded research project entitled "Disarming bacterial pathogens using novel peptides that target pore-forming toxins: from in silico to in vivo"

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Research/Project Assistant

₹15.9k+ (monthly)

Full time


Jul 20

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Project Assistant in a DST-funded research project entitled "Disarming bacterial pathogens using novel peptides that target pore-forming toxins: from in silico to in vivo" in the Laboratory of Dr. Karthik Subramanian at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram. The focus of the laboratory is to study the molecular pathogenesis of pneumococcal infections and investigate the mechanisms underlying pneumococcal interaction with the host. For more information on research on research projects undertaken in the lab, visit the webpage


The candidate must have a good academic track record with first-class Master's Degree in Immunology/Microbiology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences. Prior working experience with basic microbiology, molecular biology and mammalian cell culture techniques is essential.


Experience in flow cytometry and immunofluorescence microscopy is desirable.

AGE Below 28 years as of July 29, 2022. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.


₹ 15,900/- consolidated per month. Increments are subject to performance.


Initially for a period of one year and extendable up to three years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier, based on performance evaluation on a yearly basis.


Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format with a photograph, a copy of a full resume indicating the percentage of marks obtained and scanned copies of original certificates/credentials and experience to reach the undersigned only through Email on or before July 29, 2022. Candidates currently working in Government firms should send applications through the proper channel. The application form and all supporting documents should be submitted as a single PDF file to The Advertisement number and the candidate's position should be mentioned in the 'SUBJECT' part of the Email. If a candidate wishes to apply for different positions, separate application forms should be submitted. Selection to the position will not entitle the candidate to any future positions at RGCB (permanent or otherwise). As with all project positions at RGCB, the position will be co-terminus at the end of the project.

Applications that are not in the prescribed format will summarily be rejected.

Only those fulfilling the above criteria need to apply. Applicants will be short-listed for the ONLINE selection interview based on eligibility criteria. The selection of suitable candidates will be based on qualifications and performance in the interview.

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