Project Assistant

 Tirupati, Andhra pradesh


Targeted editing of light and hormone signaling for generating novel alleles regulating agronomically beneficial traits in tomato


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati 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. The Institute invites applications from Indian nationals for the Project Assistant position on a contract basis.

Age: Not more than 50 years as on the closing date of the advertisement.


The position is temporary for a period of 2 years (or) the position is co-terminus with the project.


Rs. 20,000/- Plus 8% HRA


B.Sc. in any Biological Sciences or horticultural science or equivalent degree.



  • M.Sc. in Botany/​Life Science/​Biotechnology/​Molecular Biology/​horticultural sciences with a minimum of 60% marks.
  • Experience in the genetic transformation of Solanaceae plants like tomato or chilli crops, etc.
  • Experience in the molecular cloning techniques used for gene editing technologies like CRISPR-Cas systems.

Candidates with hands-on experience in both agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation and CRISPR-CAS technology are crucial and highly desirable for advancing the advertised project.

To Apply

Applicants should send their application by email addressed to eswar.​ramireddy@​iisertirupati.​ac.​in attaching the duly filled application form available below this advt. (converted into PDF) on or before the last date i.e., 15th December 2023 by 5.00 p.m. Please mention the name of the Post and Project Code in the subject line. No other application form will be accepted.

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