Post-doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) Position in IISER Pune, Maharashtra, India

Research Scientist Positions in IISER Pune, Maharashtra, India

Post-doctoral Research Associate Position in IISER Pune, Maharashtra, India

Designation/Position- Post-doctoral Research Associate

IISER Pune, Maharashtra, India invites application for Post-doctoral Research Associate Position in IISER from eligible and interested candidates

About- 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 the promotion of high-quality science education and research in the country.

Institute invites applications from Indian nationals having an excellent academic record and relevant work experience for the following position purely on a temporary and contractual basis under the funded project.

Research/Job Area- Life sciences or relevant areas 

Location- IISER Pune, Maharashtra, India


  • Ph.D. in Life sciences or relevant areas 
  • ‍At least one first author primary research publication in a peer-reviewed, international journal.
  • ‍Candidates should have demonstrated previous experience in mammalian cell culturing and, performing molecular and cell biology techniques.
  • Experience in mammalian cell culturing and, performing molecular and cell biology techniques.  
‍Preference Candidates having demonstrated experience in working with mammalian cell culture using molecular genetics, cell biological and imaging approaches, previous knowledge and experience in setting up genome-wide genetic screens as well as prior experience in the research areas of epigenetics and chromosomal biology will be preferred.
Job requirement Incumbent is expected to do following:

Assist in ongoing experiments using yeast as a model to perform genetic screens and assays.

Help establish the mammalian cell culturing system in the laboratory along with the PI.

Conduct research investigating the molecular mechanisms of how cohesin complexes are loaded on the chromosomes in human cancer cells.
  Upper age limit as on last date of applicationNot more than 35 years.   

Job/Position Description- 

Name of the PostPost-Doctoral Fellow 
No. of posts01 (One)
Title of the Project“Molecular mechanisms contributing to differential loading of cohesin complexes in the genome”
Project‍ Code30723686
Funding AgencyDBT / Wellcome Trust India Alliance
Tenure of the 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 per monthRs. 55,000/- + 24 % (House Rent Allowance)       

How to Apply- 

Interested candidates should send the application by email in the prescribed format available as Apply Now below the advertisement (convert into PDF Format) addressed to on or before 11.07.2024.‍ Please mention “Post-Doctoral Fellow and Advt. No. 39/2024”‍in the subject line of the email.

Last Date for Apply– 11 July 2024

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