Postdoctoral Scientist Position at Ashoka University, Haryana: Apply Now

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for Postdoctoral Scientist Position at Ashoka University for the year 2022.

A funded postdoctoral research position is available in Dr. Laasya Samhita’s research group (, in the Department of Biological Sciences at Ashoka University.

Education Qualification

  • Candidate should holds a PhD (recently submitted thesis is also fine) and has a strong grounding in either experimental evolutionary biology or molecular biology and genetics.
  • Skill in one of the following diverse areas: ribosomal biology, computational drug design or analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data sets is an added plus.
  • If you have prior experience working with protein synthesis in any system, or AMR (antimicrobial resistance), you could transition rapidly into this work!
  • The candidate must have at least one first author research paper (will consider preprints on a case-by-case basis) and be able to work independently.


The position is currently available for one year, subject to a review of performance after a trial period of three months.

How to Apply?

To apply, please send the following details to Dr Laasya Samhita at laasya.samhita[at] with the subject line titled ‘Application for a postdoctoral position’.

  • CV
  • A brief statement of your research interests (~1 page), also explaining why you think you would be a good fit for our lab.
  • A brief synopsis of your most exciting scientific result so far, explaining how it moved the field forward (~1 page).
  • Contact details of three referees (email and contact number).

Click here to view the official notification of Postdoctoral Scientist Position at Ashoka University, Haryana.


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