Status of Position: Open

Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Scientist / Senior Research Scientist – Cell Molecular Biologist

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Fresh PhDs from reputed institutes in the area of Molecular Biology/Cell Biology/Biochemistry or other relevant fields
  • PhDs with 2-5 yrs of postdoctoral experience or industrial experience in the area of translational research or other relevant fields
  • Candidates are expected to be conceptually strong and technically sound in the area of cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Broad research experience in cell-based assay development like cell cycle analysis, cell survival/ proliferation, FRET, FLIM, immunocytochemistry, epifluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy and/or high-content imaging will be preferred
  • Knowledge of image analysis and ability to develop scripts using MatLab or Python would be desirable
  • Self-motivated candidates will be expected to manage junior scientists with the capability to design, develop and troubleshoot experiments
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized with ability to analyze and communicate data effectively
  • Excellent teamwork required and to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment meeting timelines
  • Good understanding of cell signaling pathways, disease biology having therapeutic implicationswould be required

JOB DESCRIPTION
In this position you will support chemical biology efforts underpinning new lead discovery by providing cell biology expertise including, but not limited to the following;

  • Develop, optimize and validate cell-based assay platforms for the hit to lead identification of small molecules in our drug discovery programs
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary project teams like high throughput screening, computational biology, medicinal chemistry, structural biology and protein biology in the discovery and identification of small molecules
  • Plan experiments, order reagents, set up assay platforms and deliver them in a timely fashion
  • Regular data analysis, project updates, literature survey and presentations on the target
  • Participate in project team meeting and contribute to the projects intellectually

DUTIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

  •  Specific experience with cell biology and assay development applying luminescence, fluorescence, TR-FRET, FP, fluorescent immunocytochemistry, high content analysis, automated microscopy, label-free and other in vitro detection technologies.
  • Ability to work on the bench implementing state-of-the-art technologies for the different assay platforms
  • Capability to perform basic biochemistry and molecular biology techniques
  • Excellent in data analysis, interpretation and communication
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized, and have strong communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment
  • Managerial experience of junior scientists

Associate Research Scientist / Research Scientist: Cell Molecular Biologist/Assay Development

 

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

 

  • Master's degree in the discipline of life sciences with minimum 2 to multiple years of academic or industrial work experience in the area of translational research or other relevant fields
  • Substantial research experience in cell-based assay development like cell cycle analysis, cell survival/proliferation, FRET, immunocytochemistry, epifluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy and/or high-content imaging will be preferred
  • Knowledge of basic biochemistry (immunoprecipitations, Western blotting etc.) and molecular biology techniques (transformation cloning, stable cell line generation etc.) will be required
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized with ability to analyze and communicate data effectively
  • Excellent teamwork required and to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment
  • meeting timelines

JOB DESCRIPTION
In this position you will support chemical biology efforts underpinning new lead discovery by providing cell biology expertise including, but not limited to the following;

  • Develop, optimize and validate cell-based assay platforms for the hit to lead identification of small molecules in our drug discovery programs
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary project teams like high throughput screening, computational biology, medicinal chemistry, structural biology and protein biology in the discovery and identification of small molecules
  • Plan experiments, order reagents and set up assay platforms and deliver them in a timely fashion
  • Regular data analysis, project updates, literature survey and presentations on the target
  • Participate in project team meeting and contribute to the projects intellectually

DUTIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Understanding of cell biology, molecular biology and assay technologies
  • Experience in using luminescence, fluorescence, TR-FRET, FP, fluorescent
  • immunocytochemistry, high content analysis, automated microscopy, label-free and other in vitro detection technologies
  • Computer skills with experience in data analysis
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized, and have strong communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates may send in the following information by email to jobs-ccbt@instem.res.in

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Publication list 
  • Contact details of three professional referees
  • Specify "Cell Biology" and your designation in the subject line of your email