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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER Pune) recruits Project Fellow/Research Associate – September 04, 2014

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER Pune) invites application for the recruitment of Project Fellow/Research Associate with M. Sc/Ph.D. holders

Company name : Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER Pune)
Posts : Project Fellow/Research Associate
Qualification : M. Sc/Ph.D.
Salary : Rs. 12,000-24,000/- P.M.
No of Post : 02
Location : Pune
Last date to apply : 22.09.2014

Details of Post :

Project Fellow/Research Associate

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, for promotion of high quality science education and research in the country.

Institute invites applications from Indian nationals for the following positions on contract basis:

Name of the Post : Project Fellow

  1. Name of the Project : Hox protein Ultrabithorx and evolution of insect wing number and morphology
  2. Specific area of the project : Comparative analysis of targets of Ultrabithorx from  different insect species
  3. Funded by : DST-SERB
  4. Project Code : 31511048
  5. Minimum educational Qualifications : M. Sc. (Life or allied Sciences) or equivalent degree with  minimum 70% marks/equivalent grade. Additional  percentage cut-off may be applied during the screening  process.  Preference Preference will be given to candidates having laboratory  work experience, Research Publications and those who  have cleared CSIR-NET or equivalent examinations.
  6. Job requirement : Maintaining Drosophila cultures, making fly media.  Setting up Drosophila crosses and analyzing results of a  planned reverse genetics screen.
  7. Tenure of appointment : Initially for a period of one year, extendable for further  period of two years subject to satisfactory performance of  the incumbent and continuation of the study project.
  8. Consolidated fellowship per month : Starting fellowship of Rs. 12,000/- or Rs. 16,000/- per  month + 20% HRA based on academic record and work  experience of the candidate and CSIR/UGC-JRF/NET  score cards.
  9. No. of posts : One
  10. Age : Not more than 28 years as on closing date of
  11. advertisement.
  12. Last date of application : 22nd September 2014
  13. Date of Interview : 29th September 2014

Name of the Post Research Associate (RA)

  1. Name of the Project : DISC-B Denmark-India in vivo screen for cancer  biomarkers
  2. Specific area of the project : Genome-wide RNAi-based screen for novel tumour Funded by Indo-Danish Collaboratory Project funded through Dept.  of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.
  3. Project Code : 30813139
  4. Minimum educational Qualifications : Ph.D. (Life or allied Sciences) or equivalent degree with excellent Academic credentials. Publications in the area of Drosophila genetics
  5. Preference : Preference will be given to candidates having the
    necessary experience and Research Publications.
  6. Job requirement : Plan and execute a large Drosophila genetic screen with the assistance of project assistants and graduate students.
  7. Tenure of appointment : Initially for a period of one year, extendable for further period of two years subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the study project.
  8. Consolidated Fellowship per month : Starting fellowship from : Rs. 22,000/- to Rs. 24,000/- per month + 20% HRA based on academic record and work experience.
  9. No. of posts : One
  10. Age : Not more than 35 years as on closing date of
    advertisement.
  11. Date of Interview : Individual interviews on case by case basis in person or over Skype.
  12. Other points : In addition to applying formally, interested applicants are encouraged to write to the Project Coordinator (Prof. L. S. Shashidhara; [email protected]) with a CV, indicating their interest in the RA position.
  13. Last date of application : Open Till filled

How to Apply:

 Applicants should send the application by email addressed to [email protected] attaching duly filled Application_Form.doc (converted to PDF) available below this advertisement on or before last date. Please mention name of the Post and Project Code in the subject line.  The list of the shortlisted candidates for interviews with details of date, time and venue   will be put up on the Institute website below this advertisement and shortlisted candidates will be informed by e-mail only. Interviews for the position of Project Fellow are likely to be conducted on September 29, 2014.  The print out of the application form sent by email signed and dated by the applicant along with recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected at the
time of interview. Applicant must bring all the original certificates at the time of interview for the purpose of verification, along with one set of photocopies.

General Information / details about the posts :

  1. Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or  compensation on termination of the research project.
  2. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in Funding Agency or in  IISER Pune.
  3. Appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the funding  agency particularly applicable to the said project
  4. The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized Universities /  Institutions.
  5. The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same  does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received  in response to this advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible to interview all  the candidates. Based on the recommendations of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader  may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to a reasonable limit after  taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum prescribed  in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the  qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying.
  6. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.
  7. Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer.
  8. Reservation as per Govt. of India norms will be followed.
  9. No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be entertained on the  matter.
  10. Canvassing in any form and / or bringing any influence, political, or otherwise, will be treated  as a disqualification for the post applied for.

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 22.09.2014

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