Advt No.21/2019 : Research Assistant (RA-02) at Protein Science group, Tata Institute for Genetics and Society (TIGS-CI)


Job opening RA-02: (all applicants must list this number in their application to be considered)

Job Title: Research Assistant (RA-02) at Protein Science group, Tata Institute for Genetics and Society (TIGS-CI)

Candidate will work on bench in the laboratory as part of a group of scientists to achieve independent or a common goal. 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Post graduate in Science subjects (Biological Sciences) from a recognized university with 2-3 years of experience in mammalian cell protein expression.  
  • Must have a very clear ability to communicate clearly with excellent verbal and writing skills in English.


  • Should have hands on experience in mammalian cell protein expression system
  • Should have good knowledge about
    • Cloning/sub-cloning of gene,
    • expression of proteins in different expression systems
    • Purification of proteins using different chromatographic methods
    • Characterization of proteins with Biochemical and Biophysical methods
  • Should have meticulous lab practices, excellent time-management skills and the ability to work unsupervised
  • Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to work well in a team

Key Responsibilities (will include but not limited to)

  • Design and generation of expression constructs
  • Expression of recombinant proteins in mammalian cells and other expression systems
  • Characterization of proteins using Biochemical and Biophysical methods

For consideration of your application for the job opening please provide the following documents-(a) A one-page statement of purpose explaining the salient aspects of your background that are relevant to the position; (b) your curriculum vitae with names and contact details for at least 3 references; Please send the required information with a clear reference to the job number (RA-02) listed above, to the following email address:

Application deadline: October 30, 2019

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