IISER Pune Protein Misfolding Project Openings


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. The 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 Project Assistant / Project Fellow (Junior Research Fellow) / Senior Research Fellow 

Number of post 01 (One) 

Name of the Project “Understanding the mechanism of protein misfolding in neurodegenerative disease”

Funding agency Department of Biotechnology 

Project Code 30817339 

Minimum Educational Qualification & Experience M. Sc. / M. Tech in Life Sciences / Chemical Sciences or an equivalent degree with 60% marks or equivalent grade. Two or more years of experience in carrying out research in protein misfiolding and aggregation is mandatory. 

Preference Candidates with experience in mass spectroscopy and atomic force microscopy will be preffered. Tenure of the appointment Initially for a period of one year which may be extended subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the project. 

Consolidated emoluments 

1) Project Assistant – Rs. 16,000 + 30% HRA per month. 
2) Project Fellow (Junior Research Fellow)- Rs. 25,000/- + 30% HRA per month based on valid CSIRNET/GATE or equivalent scorecard. 
3) Senior Research Fellow - Rs. 28,000/- + 30% HRA per month for candidates having two years research experience & qualified CSIR-NET / GATE or equivalent scorecard 

Age 1) JRF: Not more than 28 years as on closing date of advertisement. 2) SRF: Not more than 32 years as on closing date of advertisement. 

Last date of application October 05, 2018 

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