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The National Institute of Immunology (NII) is dedicated to advanced research on the basic mechanisms involved in the body’s defense in order to identify modalities for controlling the immune system to provide disease protection and to understand mechanisms that can be used to target disease processes for intervention. The institute’s research thrust areas in immunology and allied disciplines are organized into four major themes: infection and immunity, molecular design, gene control, and reproduction and development, where cutting-edge research in modern biology is conducted.

Job for Project Associate at National Institute of Immunology

Project Associate at National Institute of Immunology Details:

Project Associate-I

Post:Project Associate-I (One Position only)
QualificationM.Sc/M.Tech (Biotechnology / Biochemistry /or any branch of Life Sciences)
DesiredCandidates must have qualified for any National Level Eligibility Test for example). (NET/GATE,) 
Name of the Project Investigator and Email IDDr. Aneeshkumar A. G. Staff Scientist-IV [email protected]

Name of the project & Duration of the Project: “Genomic Surveillance for SARS- CoV-2 in India: Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) -Phase II” funded by DBT Tenable till – 28.12.2023

Job description: Candidates with expertise in genomics sample preparation are desired.

Emoluments: The shortlisted candidates will receive consolidated emoluments of Rs. 31,000/- per month plus 24% HRA, depending on qualifications and experience, or Rs. 25,000/- per month plus 24% HRA if they do not have the NET qualification. (As per DST OM dated 10.07.2019)

Project Associate-II

Post:Project Associate-II (One Position only)
QualificationM.Sc / M.Tech in (Bioinformatics / Biotechnology / IT / Computational Sciences/ Biophysics) or Masters Degree in any other stream of biological/physical/computational sciences
ExprienceThe Candidate must have at least two years of experience in bioinformatics analysis of next-generation sequencing data
DesiredCandidates must have qualified for any National Level Eligibility Test for example). (NET/GATE,) 

Job description: The candidate must have expertise in the analysis of next-generation sequencing data. Candidates with expertise in the programming languages R and/or Python will be preferred. Candidates’ CVs must highlight their programming and database development experience.

Emoluments: The selected applicants will receive consolidated emoluments in accordance with Institute Rules, based on their qualifications and experience. Rs. 35,000/- per month plus 24% HRA or Rs. 28,000/- per month plus 24% HRA for those who do not have a NET qualification. (As per DST OM dated 10.07.2019)

General Terms & Conditions:

  • Candidates for the above positions will be on contract for one year or the term of the project, whichever is shorter.
  • There will be no hostel or housing available.
  • Applicants must clearly state their category, i.e. SC/ST/OBC/PH, and provide documentary proof.
    No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview if called for.
  • Candidates should include a complete Curriculum Vitae as well as the names of three referees in addition to applications in the format specified below. A curriculum vitae should include information on experimental competence as well as a list of publications.
  • Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
  • The interviews will be conducted both Offline and online.


Interested candidates may apply directly, STRICTLY IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT GIVEN BELOW, through E-mail I.D, to the Investigator of the project, clearly indicating the name of the project along with their complete C.V., E-mail-ID, fax numbers, and telephone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview, and they must bring self-attested copies of all their certificates, as well as a Demand Draft of Rs 100/- drawn on Canara Bank or Indian Bank payable at Delhi/New Delhi in favor of the Director, NII (SC/ST/PH and Women candidates are exempt from paying the interview fee, subject to the submission of documentary proof).


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