Project Assistant Position For MSc

IISER Pune Bioinformatics Project Vacancy – Applications Invited Online

Purely on Temporary and Contractual Basis

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune is a premier institute dedicated to research and teaching in the basic sciences. It was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (renamed Ministry of Education in August 2020). In 2012, IISER Pune was declared as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament.

Indian Nationals fulfilling following advertised criteria may apply. Positions are under the project titled “A knowledgebase of molecular interactions in Mycobacterium-National Network Project of IISER Pune” (Proj. code: 30823677) funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT):

Name of the Post: Project Associate-I

No. of posts: 01 (One)

Minimum Educational Qualification: M.Sc. in Bioinformatics / Biotechnology with a minimum 60% mark or equivalent grade.

Preference: Candidates with programming skills in Python / MATLAB or equivalent and experience of computational data analysis (images, RNA, DNA, protein) and holders of a national research fellowship (CSIR-JRF/SRF, DBT-JRF/SRF, BINC, UGC-JRF or equivalent) and published work in non-predatory journals (not in Beall’s List) will be preferred.

Job requirements:

The incumbent would have to

  • Write programs for analyzing protein-protein interactions in bacteria related to the FtsZ/Tubulin and MreB/Actin family and their network dynamics.
  • Perform regular lab meetings, presentation of results to the team and at a wider network level will be used as assessment.
  • Aim towards bringing it to some form of either tool or public database.

The job also involves interacting with other researchers in the network structural biology, implementing algorithms, setting up and maintaining databases and web servers and small component of systems administration

Tenure of the appointment: Initially for a period of 11 months extendable for further period subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the project.

Consolidated emoluments per month: Rs. 25,000/- + 24% House Rent Allowance

Age as on last date of application: 28 years. Age relaxation commensurate with educational qualification/s and / or experience/s of the applicant may be considered for candidates having qualification and experience higher than the advertised with the prior approval of the competent authority.


Interested candidates may apply by clicking the links below, last date of application is 05.06.2024: Click here to Apply

In case of queries related to above position, contact [email protected]

List of shortlisted candidates for selection process with date, time and other details will be put up on the institute website below this advertisement and candidates will be informed by e-mail only

Following will be collected and verified at an appropriate stage:

a) Photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, educational qualifications, experiences etc.
b) Recent passport size color photograph.


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