The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur was established in the year 1960. The Parliament of India passed the ‘Institutes of Technology Act 1961 declaring all the IITs as Institutions of National Importance. The Parliamentary Act has given absolute autonomy to the IITs. When the foundation stone of the IIT system was laid, it was perceived that taking help from the industrially advanced western countries might be lot more effective in achieving the status of a world class technical institute.

Applications are invited for a Project Associate position in Science Engineering Research Board (SERB) sponsored research Project at the Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK).

Post : Project Associate - 01 Post

Title : Role of miRNAs in mTOR-AKT Signaling Pathway during Human Brain Development and Autism    
Qualification : M.Tech or M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences (prefer some research experience)
Desirable qualification :
• Experience in Molecular Biology and Mammalian Cell Culture Work.
• Work experience in Cloning, Mammalian and Bacterial cell culture, RNA & Protein work.
Duration : 1 year


Salary Range : 18000 - 1500 - 45000 (consolidated)
Note : The post is purely temporary and on contractual basis. Extension will be considered purely on performance basis. 

Application Procedure : Only short-listed applicants will be called for an interview (online). No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification and work experience will not be called for the interview. Application along with the curriculum vitae and names and addresses of two references may be sent to neharani@iitk.ac.in with the Subject line "Application for Project Associate" within 15 days of the advertisement date.  Please fill the form in the link below in order to complete your application.


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