Recruitment for Scientist at NIAB - 06 posts | Government of India

NIAB, an autonomous institute under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, is aimed to harness novel and emerging biotechnologies and create knowledge in the cutting edge areas for improving animal health and productivity. The Institute’s research focus is on animal genetics and genomics, transgenic technology, reproductive technology, diseases, nutritional enrichment, and bioinformatics. The Institute aims at translational research leading to genetic enhancement of Indian Livestock species and basic research towards development of novel vaccines, diagnostics and improved therapeutic molecules for farm animals.

NIAB is looking for Scientists and visionary academic leaders with outstanding record of research accomplishments to establish strong centers of research to address the problems of livestock. Persons having effective interpersonal and leadership skills with commitment to work effectively with colleagues as part of inter-disciplinary team are required. NIAB is looking for dedicated and committed Scientists who believe in institution building and have a passion for academic excellence and quality research for filling the SIX positions as per details given below :

Scientist G level :
Pay Band : Level 14 as per 7th CPC (Grade pay Rs 10,000/- pre-revised)
No of post : 01
Age Limit :  50 years
Essential Qualifications

Ph.D. in a relevant area from a recognized University with 10 years of R&D experience after Ph.D with original work as evidenced by patents or publications in top ranked peer-reviewed journals; strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding. Job Requirements: The selected candidates, in addition to their own research programme, are expected to provide support to any of the research projects at NIAB aimed at (I) Livestock reproduction/ developmental biology to address reproductive problems in livestock by employing a combination of traditional and modern biological approaches to create new knowledge and for developing novel diagnostics and therapeutic tools for infertility in livestock (ii) host – pathogen interactions and identification of novel targets for development of diagnostics, leads for vaccines for zoonotic diseases (iii) animal nutrition, efficient feed utilization etc. The selected candidates are also expected to lead the HRD programme of the Institute and teach at PG level. In addition, candidates have to attract extra-mural funding to establish and lead research programs. To assist the Director in performing his/her duties.

 

Scientist-F level :
Pay Band : Level 13A as per 7th CPC (Grade pay Rs 8,900/- pre-revised)
No of post : 03
Age Limit :  50 years
Essential Qualifications

Ph.D. in a relevant area from a recognized University with 7 years of R&D experience after Ph.D with original work as evidenced by patents or publications in top ranked peer-reviewed journals; strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding. Job Requirements: The selected candidates, in addition to their own research programme, are expected to provide support to any of the research projects at NIAB aimed at (I) genetic improvement of livestock using modern tools of genomics, creation of transgenic livestock (ii) livestock reproduction/ developmental biology to address reproductive problems in livestock by employing a combination of traditional and modern biological approaches to create new knowledge and for developing novel diagnostics and therapeutic tools for infertility in livestock (iii) host – pathogen interactions and identification of novel targets for development of diagnostics, leads for vaccines for zoonotic diseases (iv) animal nutrition, efficient feed utilization etc. The selected candidates are also expected to lead the HRD programme of the Institute and teach at PG level. In addition, candidates have to attract extra-mural funding to establish and lead research programs.

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