Research Associate (RA), Project Assistant and Field Assistant at IISER Pune under funded project purely on temporary and contractual basis on consolidated emoluments. 

Post-1: Research Associate (RA)

Name of the Project: “Engineering and modification of bacterial toxins to combat chewing insect pests of Cotton”

Project Code: 008 

Minimum Educational Qualifications & Experience

  1. Ph.D. in any branch of Life Sciences.
  2. Candidates who have submitted thesis may also apply.
  3. Candidate must have at least one first author peer reviewed international publication from his/her PhD


  1. Agriculturally important insects,   their rearing, dissections and bioassays
  2. Yeast two-hybrid, protein array, phage display or similar system
  3. Expression cloning, recombinant expression, purification of recombinant enzymes
  4. Protein activity assays
  5. Bioinformatics tools for protein analyses, statistical analyses like ANOVA, correlation, etc. 

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

Post-2: Project Assistant

Name of the Project

“Molecular and chemical ecology of the biological control of diamondback moth: revealing the significance of the infochemical communication between bottom-up and top-down factors”

Project Code: 30118370 

Minimum Educational Qualifications & Experience

  1. M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences or equivalent degree.
  2. Candidates awaiting the final semester results may also apply. 


  1. Agriculturally important insects,   their rearing, dissections and bioassays
  2. Basic plant molecular biology and biochemistry experimentation
  3. Gene cloning, recombinant expression and agro-infiltration
  4. Agrobacterium-mediated plant transformation
  5. HPLC and LC-MS based analyses
  6. Statistical analyses like ANOVA, correlation, etc.

Post-3: Field Assistant

Name of the Project: “Cross-kingdom affairs: Can microRNAs of host plants regulate genes of their insect herbivores?”

Project Code: 31317299

Minimum educational Qualifications & Experience

Up to Class 10th with Marathi, Hindi and English reading, writing and communication skills


  1. Handling agriculturally important insects
  2. Working in agricultural field
  3. Soil testing

Consolidated emoluments: Rs. 16000/- per month

Last date of application: September 18, 2018

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should fill online application available on official wesite (see below)

Quick Overview————-
Organization IISER Pune
Level Research Associate, Project Assistant and Field Assistant
Country India
Subject areas Natural sciences
Salary As per UGC norms
Eligibility PhD
Deadline September 18, 2018

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