Temporary Position Available

Adv. # 13/2017


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Project Assistant in a DST funded research project entitled "Early B cell factor 2 orchestrate chromatin remodelling to drive brown fat gene program" in the Laboratory of Dr. Sona Rajakumari at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram. Our research program mainly focus on transcriptional regulation of brown fat function and its physiological role in metabolic diseases.
For more information, please do refer: http://rgcb.res.in/scientist/sona-rajakumari/


The candidates must have good academic record with first class Master's Degree in Life Science, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or any other relevant subjects. Also, the candidates in the final year of Master Degree are encouraged to apply. However, the candidates must provide pass certificate at the time of interview.


Our research involves several cutting edge technologies and it includes mammalian cell culture, proteomics, transcriptomics and metabolic studies in mouse (as model system). Therefore, prior experience with mammalian cell culture and handling mouse colonies would be recommended.


: Below 28 years as on 27th July, 2017. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.


12,000 + 20% HRA per month (consolidated).


2 years or till termination of the project whichever is earliest. However, the initial appointment will be given for 1 year and further extension will be based on the performance.


Only those fulfilling the above criteria need apply and will be called for interview. In the event of more than 10 candidates being short-listed by screening the applications, a written test will be conducted before the selection interview and only those who are successful in the written test will be interviewed. No TA/ DA will be given for appearing in the interview.

Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format (Download here) with a photograph, a copy of full resume indicating the percentage of Marks obtained and attested photocopies of credentials & experience to reach the undersigned on or before 27th July, 2017 . Envelopes must be superscripted with abbreviated title of the project, advertisement number and job title. 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 with end of the project.