Advertisement for position of Project Associate-1 in DST – SERB funded Project

Location: Department of Biosciences, School of Life Sciences, ADBU, Tapesia Campus

No of posts: 1 (one)



Title of the Project:

Exploring the potential of native aromagenic organisms in the augmentation of the fragrance of Assam agarwood by fermentation
Funding details: DST SERB: Core Research Grant ( CRG/2018/003308)
Duration: 11 months and renewable based on performance and /or co-terminus with the project sanctioned for 3 years


Rs. 31,000/- per month for first two years and 35,000/- for the third year subject to availability of funds in the project (HRA will be admissible as per rules of DST and ADBU)



•     Candidate should not be more than 30 years of age

•     M.Sc. in Biosciences (Biotechnology/ Life Science/Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Botany) with a minimum 70% marks or equivalent CGPA from recognised Indian university



Requisite Experience:

•     Experience in flavour and fragrance research will be preferred

•     Skills in laboratory techniques of bacteriology and mycology/ enzymology /analysis of fragrant volatiles (by GC-MS, etc.) is desirable



How to Apply:

Interested candidates may apply along with a formal Cover Letter and a copy of latest CV by email only before 11:59 PM, 30 September 2019 to [email protected] and Cc to [email protected].





Selection process:

•     Subject to fulfilling eligibility criteria, only short-listed candidates will be informed by email by 05-10-2019. Please note that the short-listing criteria maybe higher than the minimum eligibility criteria.

•     Written test and/or interview will be held tentatively on 21 October, 2019 at ADBU, Tapesia.

•     Only selected candidates will be informed by email



  • Investigators: Dr. Supriyo Sen (PI) and Dr. Shiny C. Thomas (CoPI)
  • In case of any queries please send an email to [email protected]
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview
  • The advertisement is as per recent Office Memorandum of DST, GOI dated 21.8.2019