Applications are invited for various positions under the multi-institutional network project ‘Human Microbiome Initiative of select endogamous populations of India’ supported by Ministry of Biotechnology, Government of India. This project aims at studying the influence of diet, lifestyle, geography and age on human associated microbes. The focus of the activities at Transdisciplinary University (Bengaluru) and Savitribai Phule Pune University (Pune) is study of the association between microbial enterotypes and three distinct Ayurvedic Prakriti types.

The project positions will be at Bengaluru and Pune. The study involves field work and Prakriti assessment of healthy volunteers. The project activities will follow adequate safety measures during data collection. The project staff will be protected with insurance cover.

Position: Field worker (4 vacancies) Advt No: 002/CAB&HN/29/09/2020
Job location:
TDU, Bangalore, Bangalore – 2 vacancies
Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune – 2 vacancies
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in life sciences / pharmaceutical sciences / paramedical sciences (e.g. nursing / physiotherapy)
Job Summary: Carryout the Prakriti assessment of volunteers selected for the study human microbiome initiative of select endogamous populations of India Skills:

  • Communication in English, Hindi and local languages
  • Knowledge of computers, experience of using M S Office
  • Information about Ayurveda
  • Interest to travel to study sites in various parts of India
Project Nature: Temporary Experience: Preferably minimum 6 months of experience in field work
Job Responsibility:

  • To carry out Prakriti assessment of volunteers, clinical assessment
  • Administrative responsibilities of the project
Last Date to Apply: 28th November 2020

How to Apply

  1. We require your CV strictly in the TDU CV format ONLY.
  2. CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD & SAVE TDU CV Format file in DOCX version to use.
  3. Fill out the details required by us in the downloaded format.
  4. e-Mail to with the subject line indicating the position applied for and Advertisement Number as mentioned above.

TDU Hiring Policy

  • TDU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women candidates to apply.
  • The University reserves the right not to appoint candidates for any of the positions if suitable candidates are not found.
  • Salary is negotiable and will not be a constraint for the right candidate.
  • In all cases of selection and appointment the decision of the Vice Chancellor of the University shall be final.

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