IISER Pune Epigenetics/Neurobiology Scientist C Opening

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pune - 411 008 

ADVT. NO.: 76/2018 
(APPLY ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 14, 2019) [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: 

Post Scientist ‘C’ 

Number of Post 1 (One) 

Name of the project Centre of Excellence in Epigenetics – (Phase-II) 

Funding Agency Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi

Project code 30816265 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience Ph.D. in Life Sciences from a recognized university / institute with a consistent first class academic record above 60% and relevant research experience as evidenced from thesis work carried out in a reputed scientific institution and / or publications. Minimum 2 years of Post-Doctoral experience using human / mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells and / or mouse brain or immune system as model systems. 

Desirable Hands on experience with neurobiology / immunology / molecular cell biology and associated techniques. Experience with transgenic and knockout animals would be preferred. Candidate should have published at least three first author articles in peer-reviewed journals in relevant fields. 

Job Requirements The incumbent is expected to oversee research projects of the Centre, especially involving ES cells and knockout mice and also work along with the team of researchers in the various scientific research projects at the Institute. The incumbent is also expected to develop independent projects along with the theme of the Centre. 

Tenure of appointment Initially for a period of one year, extendable for further period subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the project. 

Consolidated emoluments Rs. 68,000/- per month Age Not more than 42 years as on closing date of advertisement 

Last date of application January 14, 2019 


 Interested candidates should send the application by email in the prescribed format available below this advertisement (convert into PDF Format) addressed to bio_app@iiserpune.ac.in on or before January 14, 2019. Please mention name of the Post and Project Code in the subject line. 
 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 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. 

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