Research Scientist Position at IIT Madras, India

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Designation/Position- Senior Research Scientist Position at IIT

IIT Madras, India invites application for Research Scientist Position at IIT from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras is seeking applications for a temporary Project Research Scientist – II position. The position is expected to last 11 months and may be extended based on performance. The deadline for online applications is 17.03.2024.

Research/Job Area-  Biotechnology or Molecular Biology or Genetic Engineering or Genetics

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Location- IIT Madras, India


  • B.Tech and M.Tech/MS or M.Tech (5 years integrated) in Biotechnology or MSc in biotechnology/related biology fields.


  • PhD in Biotechnology or Molecular Biology or Genetic Engineering or Genetics (PhD should be from an Institute of National importance or from an Institute with QS ranking within 300).

Experience (Essential)

  • PhD research experience in the area of Molecular Biology or Genetic engineering or Genetics.
  • Experience in mammalian cell culturing, maintenance and handling, UV/Vis and fluorescent spectroscopy, histology, immunohistochemistry, fluorescent microscopy, molecular biology techniques including agarose gel electrophoresis, western blotting, flow cytometry, RT-PCR, and related techniques – A proven record of scientific publications (as first author) applying the above said methods in PhD/Postdoc research in reputable journals is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated interest in conducting experimental work within a modern application-oriented research and development environment, coupled with a strong desire to translate personal ideas into innovative technical solutions.
  • Possesses an independent working style, excellent teamwork abilities, and creative and analytical thinking skills.
  • Familiarity with laboratory skills, scientific rigor and ethics.

Experience (Desirable):

  • Practical experience in 3D culture of stem cells/mononuclear cells with biomaterials anda proficient knowledge of the methods of characterization of the 3D constructs.
  • Experience in working with confocal microscopy.

Language: English (Essential) – Fluent in both spoken and written English, with strong communication skills.

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited for the temporary post of Project Research Scientist – I, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras.

Co-ordinator: Prof Sarit Kumar Das, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras.

Duration: Initially for a period of 11 months, likely to be extended based on the performance (project duration: 4


Number of Vacancies:01

PayRs71,120/-Per month(consoli dated pay including HRA)

How to Apply- 

Candidates should apply online only in the website (Please check the advertisement number Advt.55/2024 displayed and submit the application for the relevant position).

If there is any issue to submit the application please send E-mail to / 044- 2257 9796on all working days from 9.00 AM to 05.30 PM (Monday to Friday – except National Holidays). (Please note, only technical issues will be accepted – No interim correspondence with reference to the selection process will be considered).

Last Date for Apply– 10 April 2024

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