Post-Doctoral Fellow

 Pune, Maharashtra


Molecular mechanisms contributing to differential loading of cohesin complexes in the genome


The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune invites applications from Indian nationals for the Post-Doctoral Fellow post purely on temporary and contractual basis.

  • 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.

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.


Initially for a period of one year extendable for further period subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the project.


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.

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.

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 bio_​app@​acads.​iiserpune.​ac.​in on or before 11.07.2024. Please mention Post-Doctoral Fellow and Advt. No. 39/2024”‍in the subject line of the email.

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