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Applications are invited for the following positions (purely on temporary basis) to be filled up in the Bioinformatics Centre, Savitribai Phule Pune University (Formerly University of Pune) under various projects/schemes as specified below:

Position I

Post Code : RA – 1

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Name of the Position : Research Associate

Number of Position : 1 (One)

Category : Open

Project : DST-PURSE Phase II

Funding agency : Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

PI : Director, Bioinformatics Centre

Minimum qualifications :

Ph.D. (with specialization in Bioinformatics/Machine Learning/Mathematical Biology/ Computational Biology/ Systems Biology) with a minimum of 55% marks in M. Sc. (50% for candidates belongs to reserved category) or equivalent grade. Candidates who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis and are waiting for award of Ph.D. are also eligible.

OR

M. Sc. Bioinformatics/Biotechnology with minimum three years of research experience in the areas mentioned above, a minimum of 55% marks in M.Sc. (50% for candidates belongs to reserved categories) or equivalent grade and at least one publication in Science Citation Index (SCI) journal. Preference will be given to B.I.N.C. /J.R.F. /N.E.T. /S.E.T. qualified candidates.

Total emoluments : Consolidated Rs.20,000/-(Including HRA) per month.

Tenure : For a period up to 31st March 2018. This may be extended subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the said program.

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Position II

Post Code : RAst – 1

Name of the Position : Research Assistant

Number of Position : 1 (One)

Category : Open

Name of Project : Characterisation of intratype genomic variants of Human papillomavirus type 16: by cervical intraepithelial neoplastic status with functional and evolutionary analysis

Funding agency : Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

PI : Dr. Urmila Kulkarni-Kale

Minimum qualifications : M. Sc. Bioinformatics (with Minimum of 55% marks (50% for candidates belongs to reserved category) or equivalent grade) with knowledge of methods in comparative genomics, phyloinformatics & immunoinformatics. Knowledge of programing, server and database development is desirable.

Total emoluments : Rs. 15,000/- per month (fixed)

Tenure : 2 years (Initial appointment will be given for a period of six months, which can be extended based on performance).


Position III

Post Code : PA – 2

Name of the Position : Project Assistant

Number of Position : 1 (One)

Category : Open

Name of Project : Deorphanisation of plant receptor GCR1

Funding agency : Penn State University

PI : Dr. Manali Joshi

Minimum qualifications : M. Sc. Bioinformatics (with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade) with experience in Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Docking

Total emoluments : Rs. 15,000/- per month

Tenure : For a period of six months from date of joining.

* Candidates are requested to read carefully important instructions and general information of the said positions attached herewith.

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Application Instructions :

  1. Candidates are requested to apply for the said position using online application form available at http://bioinfo.net.in/adv-august-2017
  2. Candidates are requested to attach Attested/True copies of Statement of Marks, Degree/diploma certificate, Receipt/s relating to submission of Ph.D. Thesis, other certificates related to educational qualifications to the application form.
  3. Candidates are requested to attach Attested/True copies of Caste Certificate, valid noncreamy layer certificate, Caste validity certificates for candidates belonging to reserve categories (If applicable) to the application form.
  4. Candidates are requested to attach Copies of publications.
  5. Reservation norms will be followed as per the rules & regulations of Government of Maharashtra.
  6. The complete application (in printed form) along with necessary documents and certificates should reach ‘The Director, Bioinformatics Centre, Savitribai Phule Pune University (Formerly University of Pune), Ganeshkhind Road, Pune – 411007 on or before 15th September, 2017 during office hours except Sundays (i.e. 10.20 am to 06.00 pm).
  7. Envelope containing application form should be superscripted as ‘Application for the position of _________________________ post code ____________ & funding agency_______________________________________________________________
  8. The suitable candidates will be called for interview by e-mail/telephone after shortlisting.
  9. No T.A. or D.A. or any other allowance will be paid to the candidate appearing for interview.
  10. Appointment would be purely on temporary basis for a period as indicated for various posts which may be extended subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and duration of the project as applicable. Appointment will be automatically terminated on the expiration of the said schemes/programs. The appointed person shall not claim any right to be continued in the services of the University.
  11. The qualification prescribed in the advertisement should be from recognized Universities/ Institutions.
  12. Selected candidates will have to join duty within the stipulated period.
  13. Candidates that try to bring any influence, political or otherwise/canvass for the above mentioned positions will be disqualified.
  14. The University will not be responsible for any delay or non-acknowledgment of postal correspondence.
  15. The University reserves all rights not to fill the position advertised and to change the number of positions advertised and/or reservation. The decision of the appointing authority will be final and binding on applicants and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
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Application Deadline – on or before 15th September, 2017 

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