JOB DESCRIPTION 
The Project Fellow will work in a busy high-throughput laboratory and will be responsible for analysis of DNA samples using PCR-based technology. Duties will also include sample receipting, tracking & storage as well as DNA extraction from a range of biological matrices. Other duties include troubleshooting technical problems, updating SOPs as required, laboratory management such as placing orders, maintaining equipment, keeping/organizing records.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Post Graduate Degree degree in Life Sciences or Biotechnology or Biochemistry or Biomedical Sciences or Molecular Biology or equivalent.
2. At least 2 years’ documented experience in a research laboratory in DNA extraction, PCR, genotyping and making basic/standard solutions for laboratory stocks

ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail and a proven ability to work efficiently in a busy, high-throughput environment.
Ability to put data together and present to the PI as well as experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Experience in genetic library construction.
Experience with laboratory management such as placing orders, maintaining equipment, keeping/organizing records.

AGE: Below 28 years as on December 5, 2016.

EMOLUMENTS: Rs. 16,000 (consolidated) plus 20% HRA. More experienced and qualified candidates can be considered for a higher fellowship. Extension beyond the first year will depend on a good work review and evaluation report.

Duration: Initially for 1 year further extension beyond the first year will depend on a good work review and evaluation report.

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.

Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format with a photograph, a copy of full resume and attested photocopies of credentials & experience to reach the undersigned on or before 5th December , 2016. 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.

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