IISER Pune Plant Molecular Biology RA Vacancy

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, 
Pune - 411 008 

ADVT.NO.: 63/2017 (APPLY ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER 07, 2017) 

[Position under Funded Project purely on Temporary and Contractual Basis] 

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research 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 having excellent academic record and relevant work experience for the following position purely on temporary and contractual basis under the funded project: 

Name of the Post Research Associate 

No. of posts 01(One) 

Name of the Project “RNAi mediated suppression of StBEL-1-Like genes to investigate the potential for tuber yield increase in potato (S. tuberosum)” 

Funding Agency Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 

Project Code New CSIR Project 

Minimum Educational Qualifications Ph.D. in Biology / Biotechnology with expertise in plant molecular biology and plant transformation 

Preference Demonstrated experience in plant molecular biology, quantitative real-time PCR, CRISPR/CAS9 system, small RNA biology. 

Tenure of appointment Initially for a period of one year, extendable for further period of two years subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent. 

Consolidated emoluments Rs. 36,000 + 30% per month 

Age Not more than 35 years as on the closing date of advertisement. 

Last date of application 07 October, 2017 

 Interested candidates should send the application by email in the prescribed format available below this advertisement (convert into PDF Format) addressed to iiserpmblab@gmail.com on or before October 07, 2017. 

Please mention “Research Associate, Proj. Code: New CSIR Project” in the subject line of the email. 


 The list of the shortlisted candidates for selection process with details of date, time and venue will be put up on the Institute website below this advertisement and candidates will be informed by e-mail only. 
 The print out of the application form sent by email signed and dated by the applicant along with recent passport size color photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected at the time of selection process. Applicant must bring all the original certificates at the time of selection process for the purpose of verification, along with one set of photocopies. General Information / details about the post 

1. The appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the project. 
2. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in Funding Agency or in IISER Pune. 
3. The 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 entitle candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it may not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendations of the Screening Committee, the Project Investigator 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. 

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