JOBS In IASST For Biotech, Microbiology, Botany & Zoology Candidates For Lab Assistants – Apply Here

IASST Lab Assistant Job For Biotech, Microbiology, Botany & Zoology Candidates. Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Guwahati Job. Interested and eligible candidates apply for the research vacancy at IASST, Guwahati.

(An Autonomous Institute under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) Paschim Boragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati-781035


The Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) is an autonomous R&D institute under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), GOI engaged in multidisciplinary research on basic science and technology development. IASST has a research group focused on understanding the role of various ethnic factors on the human gut microbiome and health. One of the mandates of IASST is to enhance the livelihood of the ST/SC communities of the north-east through scientific interventions. DST has sanctioned a proposal for expanding our ongoing activities under ‘ST/SC community development programme in IASST’ with 2 components, Component I: ‘Heritage food and beverage research’ and Component II: Lab experience-based science education for SC&ST Students. The project proposes (i) to understand the traditional dietary components of the ethnic communities (ST/SC) on human microbiome and health, (ii) optimization of the production process of potential ethnic food for promotion as functional food, (iv) involvement ST/SC communities in the production and marketing of such functional food to enhance their income and (v) enhancing scientific temperament in the community. The sanctioned project is initially for 3 years and successful implementation of the project will generate revenues for sustaining and developing a dedicated research programme at IASST in future. IASST aims to engage a highly motivated research team to achieve the goal. Applications are invited from potential candidates for filling up the post of Laboratory Assistant position in the project. The candidate is expected to be very hardworking with a keen desire for pursuing science and the development of technology. Deserving candidates with requisite qualifications and experience may apply online on or before fifteen days from the date of publication of this advertisement. Name of the position, qualification, experiences, age limit and emolument is as per DST’s guidelines for scientific and technical manpower in R&D programmes of Central Govt. Departments laid down vide OM no. SR/S9/Z-05/2016, dated 21 August 2019. The age limit is as on the last of the application and relaxed as per GOI rules. Mere fulfilment of the essential criteria will not be considered for selection. The post may not be filled if a suitable candidate is not found.

Name of the Post – Laboratory Assistant

No. of Posts – 01

Age limit – As per government guidelines

How to apply

Interested eligible candidates may apply online only within fifteen days of the publication of the advertisement. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview. The candidate should bring their original mark sheets, certificates and other related documents at the time of the interview. No TA/DA will be provided to the candidate for appearing in the interview.

Salary – Rs 20000 +16% HRA per month

Essential qualification – B. Sc. with chemistry/microbiology/botany/zoology/ biotechnology

Desirable – Candidates having experience working in mammalian cell culture laboratory
will be preferred.


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