TIGS (The Institute for Genetics and Society) is a non-profit research institute established in 2017 with a mission to address challenges in human health and agriculture. TIGS aims to leverage cutting-edge science and technology in genetics and genomics to find solutions to societal problems in India. The institute is specifically focused on three main areas: Infectious Diseases, Rare Genetic Disorders, and Crop Improvement.
Job Post: Research Assistant (JC – 19)
Join TIGS in Contributing to Societal Solutions!
TIGS, a dynamic research institute tackling pressing societal challenges, invites applications for the position of Research Assistant in the project: Screening for Novel Mosquito Attractants and Repellents.
Roles and Responsibilities at TIGS:
- Engage in mosquito handling and conduct mosquito behavior assays.
The selected candidate will work on the project titled “Screening for Novel Mosquito Attractants and Repellents.” Responsibilities include mosquito handling, running behavior assays, and collaboration on sample procurement, mosquito entomological and social surveys, and innovative experimental designs. Candidates should possess strong data recording and communication skills.
Essential Qualifications / Requirements at TIGS:
- Master’s degree in any branch of biological science with relevant research experience.
- Experience with chemical biology, mosquito entomology, and/or mosquito behavior are a plus.
Initially for one year, with the possibility of extension based on performance review.
Application Process at TIGS:
If you are enthusiastic about contributing to impactful research, please submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org, clearly referencing the job number (JC – 19):
- Cover letter and CV with email, phone number, and contact details of 2 referees.
- One-page max statement on why you should be hired for this position and your research interests.
Note: Emails with only attached CV will NOT be considered. Applicants must list Job no JC – 19 in their application to be considered.
Application Deadline: February 02, 2024
To apply for this job please visit tigs.res.in.