National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR) invites application for the position Research Associate I
Name of the Project: “Multi-stage malaria vaccine candidates for the prevention of Plasmodium falciparum infection in mosquito and pre-erythrocytic development in man.”
Duration: 2.5 Years
Consolidated: Rs. 47,000/- + HRA as per rules
Essential qualifications: Ph.D/MD/MS/MDS Or equivalent degree Or having 3 years research, teaching and design and development experience after M. Sc/M. Pharma/ME/M Tech with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal.
(i) Ph.D degree in biological sciences; preference would be given for research experience in malaria parasite culture work, gametocyte culture, mosquito rearing etc.
(ii) Proven track record of research experience in the field of parasite/vector biology.
(iii) Candidate should have atleast one first author publications in indexed journals in the field of parasite biology/vector biology
(iv) Should be able to conduct protein biochemical assays, parasite drug sensitivity assays etc.
Duties/Responsibilities: The selected candidate would be responsible for overall management of the project and would be responsible to carry out routine protein, biochemical assays, Parasite-Drug sensitivity assays, Parasite culture, gametocyte generation for Transmission blocking assays, presentations of the project, report writing, article drafting, and other conceptual hypothesis/idea generation.
Age Limit: 40 years