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 and experience for the following position purely on temporary and contractual basis under the funded project.
Post : Research Associate - 01 Post
Name of the Project : “Dispersal evolution in laboratory populations of Drosophila melanogaster under low nutrition conditions”.
Funding agency : Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB)
Project Code : 30119432
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
1. 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. 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 qualification & or experience are bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitle candidates to be considered in each stage of the selection process. 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 qualification and experiences in the application.
6. Age relaxation commensurate with educational qualification and / or experience of the applicant may be considered for candidates having qualification and experience higher than the advertised with the prior approval of the competent authority.
7. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.
8. No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be entertained on the matter.
9. Canvassing in any form and / or bringing any influence, political, or otherwise, will be treated as a disqualification for the post applied for.
HOW TO APPLY:
• 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.
Last Date : or before 05.00 PM on April 30, 2021
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