The Indian Institute of Science, Education, and Research (IISER), Pune invites applications from Indian nationals having an excellent academic record for the position of Research Associate purely on a temporary and contractual basis.


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER Pune) is an autonomous public research university established in 2006. It is one of the seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research and was one of the first IISERs to be established along with IISER Kolkata. It is located in Pune, Maharashtra.

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  • Research Associate (01)

Project Title

  • Heparinoids Based Adjuvants for Flaviviruses Vaccine Development funded by DBT, Govt. of India.


  • Ph.D. in Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry/ Life Sciences.
  • Candidates who have submitted their thesis may also apply.
  • Candidates having hands-on research experience in carbohydrate chemistry, organic chemistry, immunology, and glycobiology will be preferred.


  • Initially for a period of one year which may be extended subject to continuation of the project and satisfactory performance of the incumbent.
  • The appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the project.


  • Rs. 47,000/- + 24% HRA per month.
  • Candidates who have submitted their thesis but not completed defense (i.e. candidates without a provisional certificate of having qualified for the degree), will be designated as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and paid Rs. 35,000/- + 24% HRA per month till the time of submission of Provisional Ph.D. certificate.

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How to Apply?

  • To download the application form, click here.
  • Interested candidates should send the application by email in the prescribed format (convert into PDF Format) addressed to [email protected] on or before November 22, 2020. Please mention “Advt. 47/2020” and “Research Associate – I (RA)” in the subject line of the email.
  • Recent passport size photographs and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected and verified at an appropriate stage.
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