Temporary Position Available

Adv. # 07/2018


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Research Assistant on project mode at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.


Bachelors (B.Sc.) in Life Sciences (Zoology, Botany, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, or allied subjects) or B.Sc. MLT or BSc plus MLT.


Working experience in molecular & cell biology, histology and/or tissue processing techniques and computer skills required.


Candidates with any BTech or MSc Degrees are not eligible for this position.


Handling of biological tissue and fluid specimens as well as clinical and research data for ongoing research projects in Human Papillomavirus Research Laboratory.

Examples of work performed:

Collection and processing of tissue and fluid samples from clinic and surgical procedures.
Annotation of collection characteristics for collected materials.
Physical and digital inventory management.
Data collection and management from clinical and research sources.
Tissue analysis and distribution for research projects.
Help to maintain cell lines.
Daily laboratory maintenance monitoring laboratory supplies.
Nucleic acid isolation.
Histology and Immunocytochemistry.


Below 28 years as on 16th March, 2018 .


12,000/- (consolidated) per month.



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 March 16, 2018. 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.