Application for the position of Research associate-III in DBT Funded Project at IISER-Mohali


Post Name : Research Associate


Essential Qualification : Ph.D in Biological Sciences, at least two research publications in Science journals from the previous research. The Candidates should have experience in handling different animal models such as zebrafish, axolotl and mice.


Place of Interview : IISER Mohali

For more details, refer description below.


Project titled: Exploring the molecular mechanisms of NuRD complex functions during retina regeneration


Project No. BT/PR36570/BRB/10/1976/2021

Position: Research associate (RA) - 1

Essential Qualifications: Ph.D in Biological sciences. Experience in handling zebrafish, axolotl and mice. One or more research papers in Science Citation Index (SCI) journal

Desirable: Knowledge in the experiments related to epigenetics field. Five or more years of research experience.

Duration: 2 years (extendable based upon performance and funds availability)

Place of work: IISER Mohali


Emoluments: INR 54000 with HRA as per rules (No accommodation will be given by IISER)

How to apply: Candidates are requested to email their application along with a detailed CV (clearly mentioning the name, educational qualifications with Board/University, percentage of marks, year of passing, and details of their research experiences as a SINGLE PDF ONLY to Dr. Rajesh Ramachandran (email ID: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on or before 23rd July 2023.

Selection process: Based on essential qualifications supported by the necessary documents, only the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the interview details.

General Information:

  • Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the research project.
  • Leaving of position will be done after one month of accepting resignation letter from candidate or on mutual understanding basis. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in Funding agency.
  • Appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the funding agency, and liable to changes as directed by government/funding agency particularly applicable to the said project.
  • The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized Universities/ Institutions.
  • The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the screening/shortlisting, the project leader/ principal investigator may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to a reasonable limit after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying.
  • Subject of the email must be “Application for RA
  • Only those candidates who are invited will be able to attend the interview
  • No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.
  • Selected candidates will have to join duty at the earliest on receipt of the offer Letter.
  • No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be entertained on the matter.