Wednesday, November 10, 2010


Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB)
Trivandrum, Kerala



Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) is an autonomous institution fully funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India ( RGCB has a major research program with the International Agency for Research Against Cancer (World Health Organization) on Human Papillomaviruses (HPV) including a state of the art efficacy-testing center for HPV vaccines.

RGCB invites applications for the position of Research Scientist or Visiting Scientist or Senior Research Associate or Post Doctoral Fellow from persons with a PhD in Life Sciences or MD in Virology, Pathology or Microbiology with previous experience in HPV research, diagnosis, detection methods, serology, cytology, pathobiology, etc.

The job involves management of the HPV research facility, developing new HPV research programs and providing support to vaccine trials (antibody titers, genotyping, immune assays, etc). The position offer and monthly emoluments will depend on experience and performance record (number and quality of publications, track record, etc).

The position of Research Scientist will be on the terms and conditions laid down by the Ministry of Science & Technology (Government of India). Persons in permanent employment can also be considered on deputation as per Government of India regulations and conditions. The position is temporary and will be for an initial period of one year, extendable to three years based on performance. Further extension beyond 3 years will depend on continuation of the grant from WHO and other institutional requirements.

Applications with Curriculum Vitae, List of Publications & other achievements and three letters of reference may be submitted to the Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram 695014 on or before November 15, 2010

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