Saturday, February 21, 2015

Young doctors/biomedical scientists at ICMR

ICMR is a premier autonomous scientific organization under Department of Health Research, MOH&FW whose aim is “to bring modern health technology to the people through innovations related to diagnostics, treatment methods and vaccines for prevention; to translate them into products and process in synergy with concern organizations to introduce these innovations into public health system.
ICMR has 32 Institutes/Centres equipped with modern infrastructural facilities to carry out research in communicable as well as non-communicable diseases. ICMR has research priorities to deal with health problems pertaining to fertility control, maternal and child health, control of nutritional deficiency/disorders, occupational and environmental health problems, social behavioural research and human resource development etc.
In view of the above, ICMR has decided to introduce back Talent Search Scheme (TSS) to attract bright young professionals (medical as well as biomedical) maximum upto 10 Nos each year, depending upon availability of vacancies to join ICMR for appointment as Scientist C (Rs.15600-39100+GP Rs.6600).
1. Young doctors/biomedical scientists who have completed or are likely to complete their relevant postgraduate degree such as MD/MS/DNB/Ph.D or M.Sc. + Ph.D degree course by 30th June, 2015, having aptitude for clinical, biomedical , public health research and would like to pursue career in Health R&D in ICMR shall be considered.
2. Eligibility :- Candidates with 1st class in MBBS & 1st class M.Sc. in Life Science subjects who have passed the respective exams in first attempt from a recognized Medical College/University and have completed or are likely to complete their postgraduate degree course in various medical subjects (Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Chest & TB, Community Medicine, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pathology etc.) may apply as per the format available in ICMR website. Ph.D degree should also be in a biomedical subjects relevant to research being conducted in ICMR.
3. Recruitment and Appointment:-
(a) Candidates will be selected based on merit through written test and interview (written test = 40 marks, achievement as evidenced by publications = 20 marks, and interview = 40 marks). Selected candidates should have completed or likely to complete their respective degree MD/MS/ DNB or Ph.D by March 31, 2015 as indicated above.
(b) Upon joining ICMR as Scientist ‘C’ and before posting the TSS candidates will be sponsored by ICMR for trainings upto One year period for skill development in research methodologies/clinical aspects on biomedical research in identified Institutes within the country. ICMR will pay TA/DA for participation in the course as mentioned above.
(c) A committee constituted by ICMR will carry out overall assessment of the Scientists for their placement in any ICMR Institutes/Centres after one year training.
(d) Thereafter, the selected Scientist will have to work in ICMR Institute/Centre for one complete year, failing which he/she has to refund the amount of money spent on their training.
4. Advance Increment:- The selected Scientist may be recommended up to five advance increments based on overall performance during the selection interview, papers published with impact factor etc. as admissible as per financial regulations.
Age Limit: Not exceeding 40 years. Relaxable up to 5 years for Government servants and SC/ST candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates in accordance with the instructions issued by the Department of Personnel & Training from time to time in this regard. However, the prescribed age may be further relaxed in exceptional cases for experienced and qualified candidates.
General Relaxation Clause: Age, qualification and experience will be relaxable in deserving cases as mentioned in the Recruitment Rules of Health Research Scientists Cadre of ICMR, 2007 under Rule 14 and Note: 1 & 2 of Schedule – III.
Other Service Conditions:
(1) Pay Band-3 Rs.15600-39100 Plus Grade Pay Rs.6600/-. (2) Allowances as per Central Government Rules are admissible on the above pay scale. (3) Benefits of new restructured defined contributory Pension system are admissible as per the provision contained in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (ECD & PR Division), Notification No.5/7/2003-ECD & PR dated 22.12.2003 effective from 1.1.2004. (4) Private practice is not allowed. However, non-practicing allowance is admissible to medical/veterinary graduates only as per rules. (5) Applications from employees working in Central/State Govt. Departments/Public Sector Undertakings and Govt. funded research agencies must be forwarded through proper channel. Advance copies of application will be considered subject to the conditions that a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer is produced at the time of personal discussion. Application received after the closing date will not be considered. Candidates called for through written test/ interview have the option to answer in Hindi also.
How to apply:
(1) Application forms and other information can be obtained from ICMR’s website on or before the closing date.
(2) Application forms duly completed in all respects and signed by the applicant should be sent to the Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research, V.Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Ansari Nagar, Post Box 4911, New Delhi – 110029 on or before 15.04.2015.
(3) Documents to be enclosed with the application form (self attested):- a) Proof of Date of Birth b) Educational qualifications c) Experience d) List of publications with impact factor with details reference & citation role in public health, impact of contribution of the candidate, list of extramural projects whether R&D sponsored/contractual and whether as PI/Co-PI or Co-Investigator. e) Crossed Indian Postal Order (IPO) or Demand Draft for Rs.500/- (Rupees Five hundred only) payable to the Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research, V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Ansari Nagar, Post Box 4911, New Delhi – 110029.
(4) Unsigned/Incomplete application or application without supportive evidence asked for/without postal order/application received late are liable to be summarily rejected.
Note: Since it is not possible to call all the eligible candidates for the interview/personal discussion, the applicants will be short-listed for this purpose. Based on merit in the written test, shortlisted candidates shall be called for interview/personal discussion. The decision of the Director General, ICMR will be final in this regard. Candidates called for interview will be paid a 2nd class rail fare by the shortest route on production of documents. Any canvassing by or on behalf of the candidates or to bring political or other outside influence with regard to selection/recruitment shall be disqualification. This post is with all India transfer liability under the Council. For activities of the ICMR, please refer to ICMR’s website at

Friday, February 20, 2015

Asst. Professor and Lab Assistant

A College with Potential for Excellence-CPE (Phase - I & II) by UGC,
Re-accredited at the ‘A’ Level (CGPA-3.28) by NAAC,
“STAR College Department” Status by MST-DBT
“Yogidham Gurukul”, Kalawad Road, Rajkot-360005, Gujarat
Ph: 0281-2562681, Fax: 0281-2563952, Email:
We are looking for experienced academician for the B. Voc. Program in Medical Laboratory & Molecular Diagnostic Technology (MLMDT)
QUALIFICATION: Candidates having good Teaching & Research experience will be preferred.
1. For Asst. Professor : M.Sc./ Ph.D. in (Medical Microbiology, Medical Biotechnology, MLT)
2. For Lab Assistant: M.Sc. Microbiology + DMLT, BMLT.
HOW TO APPLY: Download Application Forms from The duly filled in application form and detailed Resume should be send to email: & by Post at college address.
JOB LOCATION: Rajkot – Gujarat
· One of premier college in the region offering UG, COP, PG & Ph.D. Programmes.
· UGC innovative PG programmes in 3 subjects.
· The college has been accredited at the ‘A’ level (Cycle-1, 2007) and re-accredited at the ‘A’ level, CGPA-3.28 (Cycle-2, 2014).
· College with Potential for excellence (CPE) Phase-I & II by UGC.
· STAR College Scheme and status by DBT-MST.
· G-AAA Grade-A-1 by KCG, Govt. of Gujarat.
· GPCB approved Environmental Auditor (Schedule-I & II)
· GSBTM (Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission) Govt. of Gujarat Nodal Centre

Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Advt. No. 02/2014-15
Applications on the prescribed forms are invited for the following posts in Jamia Millia Islamia, so as to reach the Assistant Registrar (RPS), Registrar’s Office, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110025, latest by 27.02.2015.
1. Department of Bio-Technology
(i) One Professor (XI Plan) (ii) One Professor (XII Plan) (iii) One Assistant Professor (XII Plan)
7. Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences
(i) One Professor (Biological Science) (Non-Plan)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Scientist at RCB

Biosafety Support Unit
(A project supported by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi)
Advertisement No. -01/2015
Applications are invited from Indian nationals for 9 (Nine) contractual positions of Scientists in the project titled “Establishment of Biosafety Support Unit (BSU)” on the following term and conditions :
(i) The positions are purely on contract basis and will be governed by the terms and conditions prescribed by Regional Centre of Biotechnology, Gurgaon for contract positions.
(ii) The Remuneration for the contractual positions will be Rs. 50,000/- to Rs. 70,000/- per month based on experience.
(iii) The age limit 35 years on the last date of application.
2. The details of contractual positions, essential qualifications and desired experience are given below:
S.No. Name of contractual position Essential qualification First class Degree at MSc/MTech/ME/M. Pharma level in the subject(s) Desired experience
1 Scientist (Agronomy) – 01
Ph. D. in Agronomy with one year Post- Doctoral experience
Experience in design and execution of field trials.
2 Scientist (Genetics & Breeding) – 01
Ph. D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding with one year
PostDoctoral experience Genetics and plant breeding.
Experience in Molecular/ Plant Biotechnology techniques.
3 Scientist (Plant Protection) – 01
Ph. D. in Entomology/Plant Pathology/Plant Protection& related area with one year
Post- Doctoral experience Entomology/Plant Pathology/Nematology/Plant Protection/Botany/Zoology
Experience in Molecular/ Plant Biotechnology techniques.
4 Scientist (Microbiology) – 01
Ph. D. in Agriculture Microbiology/ Microbiology with one year
Post - Doctoral experience Agricultural Microbiology /Soil Science/Agricultural Chemistry/Genetics/ Botany/ Agricultural Botany/ Molecular Biology and Biotechnology/ Plant Biochemistry/Biotechnology (plant).
Experience insoil microbes and microbial taxonomy.
5 Scientist (Environmental Sciences) – 01
Ph. D. in Environmental Sciences with one year PostDoctoral experience
Environmental Sciences/Physical Sciences /Biological Sciences/Chemistry/ any branch of Agricultural Sciences /Life Sciences
Experience in Eco system Biology, Agribiodiversity.
6 Scientist (Toxicology) – 01
Ph. D. in Toxicology/Pharmacology with one year Post- Doctoral experience
Biochemistry/Micro-Biology/Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Medical Sciences/Natural Products/Biotechnology.
Experience in whole food toxicology/ animal toxicology
7 Scientist (Bioprocessing Engineering)- 01
Ph. D. in Bioprocessing Engineering with one year
Post- Doctoral experience Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology & Bioprocess Engineering/Industrial Microbiology/Bioprocess Technology/ Industrial Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.
Experience in bio pharma, fermentation.
8 Scientist (Bioanalysis) – 01
Ph. D. in Structural Biology/BioChemistry/Analytical Chemistry with one year
Post- Doctoral experience Biochemistry/Analytical Chemistry/Physical Chemistry/Bioprocess Technology/Biotechnology and Bioprocess Technology/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Experience in NMR,Mass Spectroscopy, HPLC, Protein analysis.
9 Scientist (Biostatistics) – 01
Ph. D. in Biostatistics with one year
Post- Doctoral experience Agricultural Statics/ Biostatics/ Agricultural Engineering/ Bioinformatics
Experience in regulatory work.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Research Student in Wet Lab (RSWL)

"ExoCan Technologies (a proposed company) is a biotechnology based Innovation startup committed to the development of cutting-edge technologies for cancer diagnosis using a novel platform. The proposed company is well funded through an Innovation grant from the BIRAC, a not-for-profit Govt. of India Enterprise under the aegis of DBT, India.
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for post of 2 research students to work on a project that involves the development of a cancer diagnosis kit utilizing biofluids from cancer patients.
Description: The project will be based on analysis of cancer patient blood samples procured from hospital(s) through a robust network of collaborations. It is anticipated that the candidates will be working in the frontiers of cancer diagnosis and dealing with high-end instrumentation, technology. Aspiring candidates with a thrust in applied cancer research and willingness to work in bench-to-bedside settings are encouraged to apply. The proposed company is actively engaged in establishing new National/International collaborations for future research grants.
Duration: Initial appointment is for 18 months. However, the position is renewable based on satisfactory performance and availability of future research grants.
Essential Qualification:
Research Student in Wet Lab (RSWL): MSc/M.Tech. in Biotechnology/Life Science or related fields with 1 to 2 yrs hands on experience in Cell biology, Molecular biology techniques. Please mention code ‘RSWL’ in the subject line in mail if you are applying for this category.
Research Student in Computational Biology (RSCB): MSc/M.Tech. in Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology/Algorithm Designing or related fields with a robust knowledge of cancer databases mining (e.g. TCGA, REMBRANDT, GEO etc.). Knowledge of statistical programming languages e.g. R, Python is advantageous. Please mention code ‘RSCB’ in the subject line if you are applying for this category.
Salary: Rs. 10,000/month consolidated for each post.
How to Apply: Send your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a brief one page description of past research experience to Aman Sharma, CEO ExoCan Technologies Pvt. Ltd. L4, Lab Block, NCL Innovation Park, 400 Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pune 411008, India. Or e-mail your application to:"

Friday, February 13, 2015

Research Associate

Job Description for Research Associate
Required Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education Qualification : M.Sc. (Biotech/Biochemistry)/M.Tech. (Bioprocess/ Chemical/Biotech)
Job Profile :
  • Downstream Process Development and Protein Purification for Microbial and Mammalian Products
  • Understanding of Process characterization and QbD approach
  • Provide technical support for designing experiments and facilitating technology transfer activity to manufacturing