JRF (Life science, chemical science) Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Pune India

Recruitment for the post of “Project Fellow” under funded project Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) 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 for the following position on contract basis:Name of the post Project Fellow Name of the project “Structural studies of motility complexes in adventurous gliding motility of Myxococcus xanthus” Funding Agency DST INSPIRE Project code 31813102 Minimum qualifications M. Sc./B. Tech/B.Pharm in life sciences or chemical sciences or an equivalent degree from a recognized university / institute with a consistent first class academic record above 60% and relevant research experience as evidenced from thesis / dissertation carried out in a reputed scientific institution. Preference Practical experience in gene cloning, biochemical techniques, protein purification and crystallization will be an added advantage. Research experience in biochemical assays for characterization of nucleotidase activity is preferable.

Fellowship Starting Rs. 18,000 or Rs. 25,000/- per month + 20% HRA based on academic qualification and CSIR –JRF/ NET or GATE Examination. No. of post One Tenure Initially for a period of one year which may be extended subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the project. Age Not more than 28 years as on closing date of advertisement Last date 22th June 2015

How to Apply:  Applicants should send the application (in the prescribed format only) by email addressed to bio_app@iiserpune.ac.in on or before 22th June, 2015.

Please mention the name of the Post and Project code in the subject line.  The interview will be scheduled on 24nd June 2015 at IISER, Pune.

The shortlisted candidates for interviews with details of time and venue will be put up on the Institute website under 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 from the candidate’s shortlisted for the job.

General Information / details about the post 1. Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the research 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 qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates.

Based on the recommendations of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader 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 qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying. 6. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview. 7. Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer. 8. Reservation as per Govt. of India norms will be followed. 9. No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be entertained on the matter. 10. Canvassing in any form and / or bringing any influence, political, or otherwise, will be treated as a disqualification for the post applied for. Advt. No. 20/2015.IISER-P/Rect/12.6.2015

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (IISER), PUNE (An autonomous Institution of Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India) Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pune –411 008. ADVT. NO. : 20/2015.