Indian Institute of Science Education and Research invites applications Technical Assistant (TA) , Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF) , Project Assistant (PA) B. Sc. / B. Tech in Life Sciences M. Sc. / M. Tech in Life Ph.D. in Biology / Genomics / Bioinformatics / Biostatistics

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research invites applications Technical Assistant (TA) , Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF) , Project Assistant (PA) B. Sc. / B. Tech in Life Sciences M. Sc. / M. Tech in Life Ph.D. in Biology / Genomics / Bioinformatics / Biostatistics

[Positions 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 for the following posts purely on temporary and contractual basis under project titled “SARS Covid-2 genome sequencing and environmental surveillance” funded by private agency

Name of the Post Technical Assistant (TA)

No. of posts 01 (One)

Minimum Educational Qualifications B. Sc. / B. Tech in Life Sciences from a recognized University / Institute with minimum 60% marks / equivalent grade. Additional percentage cut-off may be applied during the screening process, if needed

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

Consolidated emoluments Rs. 25,000/- per month Age Not more than 28 years as on last date of application

Name of the Post Project Assistant (PA)

No. of posts 03 (Three)

Minimum Educational Qualifications M. Sc. / M. Tech in Life Sciences from a recognized University / Institute with minimum 60% marks / equivalent grade. Additional percentage cut-off may be applied during the screening process, if needed.

Preference Candidates having experience of working in: (i) COVID-19 testing lab / BSL -2 laboratory

(ii) Handling RT-PCR equipment 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, need for services and continuation of the project.

Consolidated emoluments Rs. 35,000/- per month Age Not more than 30 years as on last date of application

Name of the Post Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF)

No. of posts 02 (Two)

Minimum Educational Qualifications Ph.D. in Biology / Genomics / Bioinformatics / Biostatistics or related fields, and evidence of scientific productivity through publications in international journals. Candidates who have submitted their thesis are also eligible

Preference Candidates having the following experience will be preferred: 1. Expertise in analyzing RNA-seq and WGS next generation sequencing data, variant calling in NGS data. 2. Experience in working with programming languages like Perl or Python or R and adept in large data analysis and data representation.

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

1) PDF: Rs. 50,000/- 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 PDF: Not more than 35 years as on last date of application SRF: Not more than 32 years as on last date of application

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should send the application by email in the prescribed formatØ available below this advertisement by email (convert into PDF Format) addressed to bio_app@iiserpune.ac.in  on or before October 20, 2021. Please mention “Name of the post” and “Advt No.68/2021” in the subject line of the email.  List of shortlisted candidates for selection process with details of dateØ & 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.  Recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and otherØ testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected and verified at an appropriate stage.

General Information / details about the posts

  1. The 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. The appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the funding agency particularly applicable to the said project.
  3. The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized Universities / Institutions.
  4. The prescribed educational qualification/s are the bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitle candidates to be considered for the selection process. Where number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it may not be convenient or possible to carry out the selection process for all the candidates. Based on the recommendations of the Project Investigator, the number of candidates to be called for the selection process may be restricted to a reasonable limit after taking into consideration qualification/s and experience/s 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 in the application form at the time of applying.
  5. Age relaxation commensurate with educational qualification and relevant experience may be considered with the prior approval of the competent authority for candidates having qualification and experience higher than the advertised.
  6. In case, a selected candidate does not join or resigns after joining the post, waitlisted candidate/s may be offered the position.
  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.

Advt. No. 68/2021/IISER-P/Proj._Rect./06.10.2021 REGISTRAR

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