Sunday, January 3, 2010

Research Scientist –II

NEW DELHI 110029

Research Scientist –II

Project ‘Biomedical Informatics Centres of ICMR’ at the BioInformatic Centre, ICMR (Hqrds) New Delhi.

Duration of Post: One year (extendable)

Salary: Rs. 20,700/? + HRA (for non?medical) and Rs. 25,875/? + HRA (for medical)

Essential Qualification:

1. MBBS Degree recognized by MCI or First class Master’s Degree in Life/Biological Sciences from a recognized University or equivalent.
2. Four years research experience.
Note: Ph.D or MD degree in subjects relevant to ICMR shall be treated equivalent to three years experience.

Age: Not exceeding 40 years.

1. Doctorate Degree in Life/Biological Sciences, or MD.
2. Knowledge of Computational Biology/Bioinformatics tools
3. Good writing and communication skills
4. Research experience related to polymorphisms/SNPs


ICMR has established nine Biomedical Informatics Centres at various locations across India with objectives (i) To nucleate awareness of Biomedical Informatics tools and techniques among medical professionals through various training programs and workshops, (ii) To develop databases of specific clinical research data and Biomedical data and (iii) To initiate collaborative research projects. The centres have initiated many research projects, conducted many workshops, and have published several research papers.
As second stage of this project ICMR is interested in initiating task?force projects related to mapping polymorphisms in disease?specific genes in Indian populations. The selected candidate will be involved in formulating the proposal and its implementation along with Scientists from the Biomedical Informatics Centre ICMR. In addition, the candidate will also help scientific staff of Biomedical Informatics Centre of ICMR as and when required for scientific work in other projects initiated/to?be?initiated at the Centre.

How to apply:
Documents mentioned below should be e-mailed to Dr. Meera Singh, Scientist -F ( latest by January 10, 2010.

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