NISER Project Job Opening – Applications Invited From Biological Sciences
NISER Project Job Opening – Applications Invited From Biological Sciences. National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar Project Associate Job. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below
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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH BHUBANESWAR
(An autonomous research institution under Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India)
Jatni, Khurda, Odisha – 752050
Research & Development Section
Advertisement No.: NISER / R&D-242 / BL2201 / 17 / 2022-23
Applications from Indian nationals are invited for one temporary position of Project Associate-I under the project entitled “To identify metabolic biomarkers for microbiome for early detection of a) Type-2 Diabetes (T2D), b) Obesity, c) Stress (anxiety & depression, SAD), and d) Neurodegenerative diseases (NDD) & Longitudinal Study of Impact of Probiotics” in the School of Biological Sciences, NISER Bhubaneswar funded by Axilor Ventures Private Limited.
Name of the Post – Project Associate-I
No. of Posts – 01
Name of the Project – “To identify metabolic biomarkers for microbiome for early detection of a) Type-2 Diabetes (T2D), b) Obesity, c) Stress (anxiety & depression, SAD), and d) Neurodegenerative diseases (NDD) & Longitudinal Study of Impact of Probiotics”
Age – 35 years as of June 30, 2022, age relaxation to entitled categories per GOI rules.
Tenure – The above position is purely temporary for three months or completion of the project, whichever is earlier and strictly co-terminus with the project and not leading to any Ph.D. degree in NISER. It would, therefore, not confer any right/ claim, implicit or explicit, for consideration/ absorption against any NISER post
How to Apply –
Shortlisted candidates will be informed and called for the interview in person; details of the meeting will only be communicated to the eligible short-listed candidates. They need to email their application (given on pages 2-3 of this document) along with their detailed CV (Biodata), scanned copies of relevant certificates, and at least two letters of recommendation stating the skills and expertise of the candidate to [email protected], by June 30, 2022. For further clarification, please contact Prof. Palok Aich in the email above.
No TA/DA will be paid to the candidate for appearing in the interview or joining the position.
Monthly Emoluments – Rs. 25,000/- pm plus HRA as per rules
QUALIFICATION – We are looking for people with a Master’s degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent. Preference will be given to the candidate with prior experience or expertise in a) LC-MS/MS data collection and analysis, and b) metagenomic processing and data analysis.
The Aich Lab (https://www.niser.ac.in/users/palokaich) focuses on understanding the role of the intestinal microbiome on the gut-adipocyte-brain axis. For this industry-funded project, we plan to establish host metabolome markers to identify individuals’ metagenome profiles. The work would also involve the identification of novel probiotics and their prophylactic or therapeutic roles. Knowledge of essential bioinformatics would be a plus. People with experience and interest in these areas with a strong desire for innovative research are preferred. The job involves but is not limited to a) collection of clinical samples under the supervision of Clinical collaborators from AIIMS Bhubaneswar, and b) processing of samples for downstream experiments and analysis.
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