Application for the post of a Project Assistant (PA) in a research project funded by the SERB, India


Title: Epigenetic mechanisms underlying metabolic memory of diabetic state in vascular smooth muscle cells

This project aims to decipher the functional role of epigenetic regulators such as lncRNAs in regulating the diabetic metabolic memory in VSMCs. The project would utilise primary cell culture, molecular biology techniques and computational biology approaches to understand the vascular biology.

The selected candidate is expected to either focus on molecular biology or computational analysis initially, depending upon interests, and eventually explore the other aspect.

To know more about our research interests, please visit our web-page.

Positions: One

Duration: One year and extendable upon evaluation.

Emoluments (year wise): 

For PA: INR 20000 + HRA (As per project norms)

Essential Qualifications: 

The applicants should Masters in any branch of Life Sciences with good academic record hold or 4 yr-engineering degree in any discipline. Candidate with any national level fellowship shall be preferred.

It is essential that the candidate has experience/strong interest in state-of-the art molecular biology techniques and/or computational biology approaches. 

Interested applicants should email their SoP and CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Submission Deadline for Full Application: 28th December, 2022

Based on essential qualifications and prior work experience, the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the details of the interview.


Contact person:


Dr. Sadhan Das

Assistant Professor

DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance Intermediate Fellow

Department of Biological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali 

Knowledge City, Sector 81, SAS Nagar, Punjab 140306, India