Join NII in Advancing Malaria Research: Vacancy for Senior Research Fellow!

Job Description

The National Institute of Immunology (NII) is seeking applications for the position of Senior Research Fellow (Project) for a project titled “Multi-stage malaria vaccine candidates for the prevention of Plasmodium falciparum infection in mosquito and pre-erythrocytic development in man,” funded by BIRAC.

Key Details

  • Position: Senior Research Fellow (Project) – Two positions only
  • Project Duration: Up to June 30, 2024
  • Project Investigator: Dr. Agam Prasad Singh, Staff Scientist-VI; [email protected]
  • Educational Qualifications: M.Sc or M.Tech in any branch of Biology / Life Science with a minimum of two years of research experience. The candidate should have qualified for any ‘National Level Examination’ as per DST OM dated January 30, 2019.
  • Job Description
    • Protein Expression and purification
    • Mouse immunizations
    • Testing the quality/type of immune response generated
    • Characterization of immune response generated by ELISA, ELISPOT, and FACS analyses
    • T cell purification, stimulation, and cytokine analysis
    • Sporozoite intravenous challenge and qPCR analysis of parasite load
    • Sporozoite neutralization assays
  • Emoluments: Rs. 35,000/- consolidated p.m. plus 24% HRA (As per DST OM dated January 30, 2019).

Walk-in-Interview Details

  • Date: April 22, 2024 (Monday)
  • Registration Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM


  • Candidates must fill up the application form in the prescribed format along with the necessary documents for verification.
  • Application forms containing incomplete information shall not be entertained.
  • The date of passing the examinations must be indicated clearly.
  • Only registered candidates will be interviewed.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Join us at NII and contribute to cutting-edge research in malaria vaccines. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to advancing science and fighting against malaria. Apply now and attend the walk-in interview on April 22, 2024!

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