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Notif. No.PN-6/2020 for One SRF or Research Associate position on temporary basis

Notification No.PN-6/2020 Date: 30.09.2020

One SRF or Research Associate position is available purely on temporary basis in a project entitled "Epigenetic Mechanisms of gene Regulation" under the CSIR Emeritus Scientist Scheme in the Lab of Dr Purnima Bhargava at CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad.
Name of PositionSenior Research Fellow (SRF) or Research Associate (RA)
Essential QualificationFor SRF: MSc (in Life Sciences preferably with subjects Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Microbial Genetics) and possessing 2 years training in methods of research and aptitude for research assessed from published project work.
For RA: Doctorate (PhD) [in Life Sciences] preferably with subjects Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Microbial Genetics) as evidenced from published papers in standard refereed journals.
Desirable QualificationGenetic manipulation of yeast, NGS experiments, working experience with macromolecules like DNA, RNA, Proteins.
Upper Age Limit
as on application closing date
For SRF: 32 years
For RA: 35 years
Emoluments For SRF: Rs.35,000/- p.m. + HRA as applicable/ admissible.
For RA: Rs.47,000/- p.m. + HRA as applicable/ admissible.
Project duration 01.11.2020 to 31.10.2021
Application closing date: Eligible candidates may apply online on or before 07.10.2020

General terms and conditions:

  1. CSIR Emeritus Scientist scheme prevailing guidelines are applicable to these positions.
  2. Depending on availability of suitable candidates, either SRF or RA position will be filled.
  3. This position is purely temporary & on contract basis and is co-terminus with the project’s tenure.
  4. Selection of the candidates will be based on initial screening based on qualifications / experience & suitability of the candidates to the nature of research project. Shortlisted candidates will be called for online interview and based on the recommendations of the Selection Committee in interview candidates will be empanelled and appointed. The pool of selected candidates will be valid for a maximum period of one year.
  5. Empanelment does not provide automatic guarantee of engagement.
  6. Candidates who have completed their degree with requisite educational qualifications only need to apply.
  7. The engagement under project does not confer any right/claim whatsoever, either explicitly or implicitly on the appointee for regular appointment in CSIR/CCMB, against any post or otherwise under any legal conditions or precedent.
  8. All the communication regarding the call for interview will be only through electronic mode (through: E-mail/mobile)
  9. The terms and conditions of engagement of project staff may be amended from time to time.
  10. The performance of project staff would be reviewed periodically so that candidates not found up to the mark, could be terminated.
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