Advertisement for the position of a Project Assistant at School of Biotechnology, Presidency University, Kolkata dated 16/12/2020

An Online Interview will be held on 23rd December, 2020 at 11 a.m. for the selection of the post mentioned below at the School of Biotechnology, Presidency University, New Town Campus, Kolkata.



Name of the Post and Fellowship

Eligibility Criteria

Name of the Project

and Funding Agency


Project Assistant No. of Post: 01

Stipend: Rs. 20,000 per month (consolidated)

Desired Qualification: M.Sc. in Microbiology/ Botany/Life Sciences or an allied area with at least

55% marks.

Exploration of tea (Camellia sinensis) root associated vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis to enhance leaf phytochemicals: a metabolomics-based approach

Fellowship is available for a maximum period of 1 year

Preference will be given to NET (CSIR) qualified candidates

(SERB Start-up Research Grant) (SRG/2020/000586)

Interested and eligible candidates should send complete curriculum vitae including e-mail ID, mobile number, date of birth, and details of qualifications i.e. examination passed, year, division, percentage of marks from Secondary onwards, research experience, publications, etc. with a latest passport size photograph along with scan copies of relevant documents to Dr. Avishek Banik (Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor) by e-mail ( before 3 pm of 22st December, 2020. The online link (google meet) for the interview will be send to the shortlisted candidates one day prior to the scheduled interview date.

Terms and conditions:

1. The above position is purely contractual and is for the duration of the project only. Selected candidates will not be entitled to claim any regular appointments/absorption in this institute.

2. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

3. Candidates will not be entertained after said online interview slot, except in case of any exigency the decision of the selection committee will be final and binding on the candidates.

4. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature.

How to Find Us

Presidency University
(Main Campus)

86/1 College Street
Kolkata 700073

Presidency University
(2nd Campus)

Plot No. DG/02/02,
Premises No. 14-0358, Action Area-ID
New Town
(Near Biswa Bangla Convention Centre)
Contact details Presidency University Students Corner