Project Scientist at Ashoka University, Sonipat, Haryana, India

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Designation/Position- Project Scientist at Ashoka University

Ashoka University, Sonipat, Haryana, India invites applications for Project Scientist at Ashoka University from eligible and interested candidates

About-   Ashoka has been ranked in the top five among private Universities in India by QS Asia and has also secured top rank among all Indian Universities in the ‘International Faculty’ indicator. The University was earlier awarded a Diamond rating by QS I.GAUGE as a recognition of its continuous focus on academic rigor, inter-disciplinary pedagogy, world-class faculty, academic research, innovative modules of engagement with the community, and teaching methods.

Research/Job Area- Biological sciences or related field

Location- Ashoka University, Sonipat, Haryana, India


First Class Post Graduate Degree, including the integrated PG degree, with three Years Experience or PhD or Second-Class Post Graduate Degree, including the integrated PG degree, with PhD and three years Experience.

Education Qualification: Master’s or PhD in Biological sciences or related field

Skill Sets – Protein expression (bacterial and baculovirus expression system), purification, structural and functional characterization. 

Job/Position Description- 

Job Title: Project Research Scientist-II (Non-Medical)

Reports to: Dr. Dilip Kumar

Location: Ashoka University

Nature of work: Full-Time

Remuneration: 67000 INR + 9% HRA

Role and Responsibilities: Perform: Applications are invited for the ICMR-funded position of Project Research

Scientist-II (Non-Medical) in the Structural Virology lab (PI: Dr. Dilip Kumar) at Trivedi School of Biosciences, Ashoka University. The multi-institutional CAR grant (IIT Delhi, THSTI, and Ashoka University) is focused on developing affordable vaccine candidates against arboviruses.Our lab works on various aspects of protein biology such as cloning, expression, purification, and structural and functional characterization of viral proteins and complexes (cryoEM and X-ray crystallography). The Project Research Scientist position involves working closely with the principal investigator (Dr. Dilip Kumar) on all these experiments, performing data analysis, and other routine lab tasks. The fellow would also be expected to keep up with the relevant literature, participate in group discussions, and regularly present their work. The fellow could also aid in the preparation of manuscripts depending on the progress of the project. Keen interest and motivation to address fundamental questions related to the project, the ability to handle multiple projects, and the keeping of meticulous laboratory records are a must. Prior experience in protein biochemistry (expression, purification, and characterization) is mandatory. Prior experience working on baculovirus, and mammalian expression systems is desirable.   

How to Apply- 

Please submit an updated CV at  with the subject line – <Job Name+Department Name_Applicant Name>.

Kindly ensure that the application includes the last compensation received, expected salary, and notice period.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Last Date for Apply– 10 July 2024

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