IISER Pune Evolutionary Biology RA Vacancy

ADVT. NO.: 27/2021 
[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 Education, 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 for the following position purely on temporary and contractual basis under the funded project: 

Research Associate (RA) 

Project “Dispersal evolution in laboratory populations of Drosophila melanogaster under low nutrition conditions”. 

Funding agency Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) 

Minimum Educational Qualification & Experience Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or equivalent discipline dealing with evolutionary questions during their Ph.D. Candidates who have submitted their thesis, but are yet to defend, may also apply. The candidate must have experience in work related to evolutionary questions at the organismal level. 

Preference Candidate well-versed in at least one computer language and capable of writing code for conducting evolutionary simulations will be preferred. 

Tenure of the appointment Initially for a period of six months extendable for further period subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the project. 

Consolidated emoluments 1) Rs. 47,000/- + 24% HRA per month 2) Candidates who have submitted their thesis but not completed defense (i.e. candidates without a provisional certificate of having qualified for the degree), will be designated as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and paid Rs. 35,000/- per month till the time of submission of Provisional Ph.D. certificate. Age RA - Not more than 35 years as on last date of application SRF - Not more than 32 years as on last date of application 


 Interested candidates should fill online application form by clicking Click here to apply on or before 05.00 PM on April 30, 2021. This form requires the candidate to login to a Gmail account. 
 List of shortlisted candidates for selection process with details of date & time will be put up on the institute website below this advertisement and the shortlisted candidates will be informed by e-mail only. Therefore, please mention active Mobile Number and Email ID in the application form. Interviews shall be conducted online. 
 Recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected and verified at an appropriate stage. 

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