Friday, July 10, 2015

Scientist at NewDelhi

Principal Investigator-Protein Biochemistry
HIV Vaccine Translational Research laboratory (HVTR), a collaborative effort of Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) and International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), USA is seeking Principal Investigator- Protein Biochemistry.

HVTR aims to accelerate and advance HIV vaccine research and developmentand shall be an integral part of the THSTI cluster of research centers and will be closely linked to global network of R&D facilities, including IAVIs Neutralizing Antibody Consortium (NAC) and IAVI Design and Development lab, situated in Brooklyn, New York.

HVTR would be an innovative discovery program and will be directed at designing, testing and implementing high-throughput (HT) strategies for HIV-1 envelope-based immunogen screening and prioritization to help discover and advance novel HIV vaccine candidates.  The program is targeted to expand the number of vaccine candidates for testing, and enhance the speed with which they can be assayed.  The unique industrial-type high-throughput vaccine design, screening and selection processes proposed will be largely facilitated by interdisciplinary interaction and thus driven by principles of international collaboration, high-quality science and vaccine-oriented applied research.
Key Responsibilities:

·     Formulate, lead, and guide all scientific aspects of the Program related to expression, production and characterization of HIV Envelopes, scaffolds, peptides and antibodies in sufficient quantities for both in vitro and in vivo studies and for the use of these proteins as reagent in the lab or by NAC investigators under the broad direction of the Program Director.
·         Oversee the conduct of research and research team to help ensure ethical conduct in all aspects of the research process including but not limited to conflicts of interest, data acquisition, management, sharing and ownership, publication practices, responsible authorship, and collaborative research and reporting.
·         Develop and manage the project budget & financial plan and report on project progress as outlined in the project plan and maintain accurate records of project related activities and expenses to the Program Director.
·         Ensureand establish effective working relationships, scientific linkages and collaborations with other scientists within THSTI cluster and IAVI NAC and also with THSTI and IAVI India office.

Key Capabilities and Experience:

·         A PhD or other equivalent degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or any other discipline of Life Sciences with at least 5 years of work experience after PhD in the fields of protein biochemistry.
·         Candidates should have in-depth experience inmolecular biology, protein expression, protein purification,functional and physico-chemical characterization.
·         Candidates with understanding of protein design and protein structure-function relationship would be preferred.
·         Significant record of professional accomplishment including publications, patents and invited speaking engagements; experience in developing country realities, and expertise in areas relevant to the project
·         Believes in the potential of collaborative approaches to problem solving; able to contribute to and follow the project plan with minimal guidance from the Program Director.
·         Experienced in leading and mentoring a group of scientists.
·         Ability to manage short-term and long-term lab resource needs and facility budgets to achieve the set objectives.
·         Effective scientific communicator as evidenced by publications and presentations at scientific meetings.
·         An understanding of priority-setting, resource management and the bridge-building required to foster scientific cooperation.
·         Encourages open communication and participation with an emphasis on transparency and the sharing of information.
·         Able to handle challenging situations, including daunting tasks and complex interpersonal issues, with a calm, assured, unflagging approach that keeps all “eyes on the prize.”
·         A champion of innovation who responds to complex problems and challenges by applying new perspectives and exploring a variety of relevant possible solutions.
·         A team player and team-builder who is willing to work with and patiently align diverse stakeholders who maintain their individual autonomy and decision-making.

The position is currently based in Gurgaon, National Capital Region of Delhi, India and will be contractual basis and the compensation shall be industry competitive and commensurate with experience. The position will report to the Program Director- THSTI IAVI HIV Vaccine Design Program. The program offers an enabling environment with tremendous opportunities for growth. Interested candidates may please send in their applications with a cover note, current curriculum vitae and bibliography, together with a brief description of past and present scholarly interests and accomplishments and names of three references. Applications and nominations are invited for these positions for direct recruitment or on deputation. All applications and nominations should be sent to the following email

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Qc Post

BioGenomics Ltd


Trainee / Jr. Executive - "QC Microbiology

Job Description:Carry out microbial testing activities in QC (Biopharma). Maintain documents as per GMP requirements. Carry out raw material, In process & finished analysis standardly. Analysis of water samples standardly. Carry out EMP, MLT, BET, sterility etc

Desired Candidate Profile Candidates must have 0 to 2 years of work experience in Quality Control division in a sterile plant. Male job-seekers working in Biotech/Biopharma industry will be preferred. Freshers can also apply.

Education Required: Any Graduate - Any Specialization

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Bihar Health Society is Now inviting applications for Bihar Food Safety Officers 2015

Total No of Positions – 91
Essential Qualifications:
Candidates must have a degree in Biotechnology , Biochemistry, Microbiology, Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Oil Technology, Agriculture Science, Veterinary Science or
Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine from a recognized University.
Any other equivalent/recognized qualification notified by the Central Government, and
Candidate having successfully completed training as specified by the Food Authority in a recognized institute or institution approved for the purpose;
Location: Bihar

Duration or Tenure of Contract:
The recruitment will be initially made for a period of 11 Months and depends on
a. The Satisfactory performance
b. Continued requirement of the position and
c. Approval of the position by Govt on contractual basis.
Affidavit  / Declaration Required:
The Candidate has to furnish a Affidavit  / declaration that She/he has no financial interest in the manufacture, import or sale of any article of food shall be appointed to be a Food.
Remuneration/ Salary :
Consolidated @ Rs. 29500/- per month
Age Limit – 65 years


Monday, July 6, 2015

Lifescience job

A Biotechnology R&D from Goa is looking for a candidate having postgraduate degree in Life Sciences with 1 – 2 years industrial experience in the field of gene cloning and expression. 

Interested candidates may send their CV to

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Faculty Positions at Kerala

National Institute of Technology Calicut 
NIT Campus P.O., 
Kozhikode-673 601 Kerala

Applications are invited from doctorates/postgraduates, academic personnel/professionals from academic institutes, R&D labs, and industry in India or abroad for the post of Adhoc Faculty in Architecture, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nanoscience& Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English, Economics, and Management on contract basis for a semester, but extendable, with a consolidated remuneration (Rs. 50,000 per month for Ph.D./Rs. 40,000 per month for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Planning/MBA). 
For regular appointment, the eligible Ph.D. candidates have to get shortlisted and appear for interview, for which they have to apply against the notification to be issued shortly. 
Online application and other details can be obtained from the Institute website ‘’. 
The Last Date for Submission of Online Application is 12-07-2015. 

Scientists (Protein Chemist / Biochemist / Biotechnologist / Biopharmaceutical Scientist)

Wockhardt, a leading Biotechnology / Biopharma and Pharma company has made big leaps globally by investing heavily in research and development. The company provides a very pleasant environment for creative scientist. Wockhardt has strong presence in biopharmaceuticals, particularly in diabetes and oncology.
Wockhardt invites accomplished Scientists (Protein Chemist / Biochemist / Biotechnologist / Biopharmaceutical Scientist) experience 5 – 15 years with proven track record of successful drug development for leading research programmes in development of New Biological Entities / New Biopharmaceuticals for addressing unmet human healthcare need. Preferred areas of expertise would be for diabetes and oncology indications.
Salary and position will not be a limiting factor for a right candidate.
Send in your latest CV to
Location D - 4 R&D Centre, MIDC, Chikalthana, Maharashtra, Aurangabad, India

Expires August 01, 2015