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Zoology / Biochemistry / Biotechnology Jobs - Kolkata, India - Jan 2012

University of Calcutta

Applications are invited for the positions of two JRF to work in a project entitled
Understanding the molecular basis of cellular dedifferentiation during regeneration of zebrafish spinal cord : insight from microarray analysis” funded by Department of Biotechnology , Govt. of India.
Junior Research Fellow :
Essential qualification: M.Sc. First class with NET/ GATE in Life Sciences viz. Zoology / Biochemistry / Biotechnology or any other relevant discipline. The candidate is expected to develop and implement methods like injury model (dissection skill), histological and immunohistochemical analysis, confocal imaging, microinjection and general molecular biology techniques with emphasis to RNA work.
Salary : as per DBT Scale and HRA.
Candidates should be capable of maintenance of Zebrafish and Axolotl colonies, will also have the opportunity to be associated with gene function analysis of the ongoing genome wide array analysis. The successful candidate should be highly self-motivated, energetic, work efficiently and have a keen interest in Developmental biology/ Neurobiology. Please see our recent publications for further information : Developmental Dynamics 239:2962-2979,2010.
Tenure of appointment : The duration of appointment will be initially for one year from the date of joining , but extendable upto two years depending on performance and availability of funds.
Interested and eligible candidates please send a brief summary of their research experience, CV, contact information ( with e-mail addresses) of three references to Dr. Sukla Ghosh as soon as possible at suklagh2010@gmail.com : Department of Biophysics , Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics , university of Calcutta, Kolkata – 700 009.
All candidates should appear for a walk-in interview will be held on 20th January, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the above mentioned department ( 3rd floor , Room no. 403).