Require Director in Central Drugs Laboratory through Union Public Service Commission
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Post: Director in Central Drugs Laboratory
One Director in Central Drugs Laboratory, Kolkata, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The post is Unreserved.
A. EDUCATIONAL: M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Pharmaceutical Chemistry or Pharmacology or Bacteriology of a recognized University or equivalent.
B. EXPERIENCE: (i) About fifteen years’ research experience with publications, including ability to direct research. (ii) Adequate training or experience in the methods and organization of drugs testing and standardization. (iii) Adequate administrative experience preferably in a research or analytical laboratory with experience of setting up and running a laboratory and coordinating the activities of different branches and sections of it.
NOTE-I: Qualification of Associateship of Institute of Chemists, Kolkata shall be treated as equivalent to M.Sc. degree in Chemistry.
NOTE-II: About 15 years’ experience’ means a minimum experience of more than 14 years but may fall below 15 years i.e. in the range of 14+ years to 15 years. A minimum period of 3 years’ training or experience in the method & organisation of drug testing and standardization out of total 15 years’ experience shall be treated as adequate. The administrative experience should also over experience of heading or supervising any technical division in Laboratory or industry for 10 years. The training and administrative experience of 3/10 years as mentioned above should be inclusive of the total experience laid down in the Recruitment Rules.
DESIRABLE: Doctorate Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Pharmaceutical Chemistry or Pharmacology or Bacteriology.
DUTIES: Overall incharge of the Laboratory. To test drugs samples received from Court of Law, Assistant Drugs Controller at Ports, Central Drugs Inspectors and State Drugs Inspectors and other sources. To train Drug Analysts working in Central/State Government laboratories and also WHO fellows on modern methods of analysis of drugs. To procure, standardize, maintain and distribute reference standards. To conduct research work for amending or replacing existing methods of analysis by more sophisticated and precise methods. To guide, supervise and coordinate the activities of different sections of the laboratory to achieve the above mentioned functions.
HQ: Central Drugs Laboratory, Kolkata or anywhere in India.
AGE LIMIT AS ON CLOSING DATE i.e. 31.05.2012: Not exceeding 50 years
a) Candidates are requested to apply only Online against this advertisement on the Online Recruitment Application (ORA) website http://www.upsconline.nic.in and NOT write to the Commission for Application forms. They are also requested to go through carefully the details of posts and instructions published below as well as on the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
b) NATURE OF POST: permanent
PAY SCALE & CLASSIFICATION: (Figures in bracket at the end of the pay scale indicate the approx Total Emoluments (per month) (T.E.) excluding TA and HRA at the minimum of the scale).
Rs. 37,400-67,000 (PB-4) + Rs.8700/- (Grade pay) (T.E. Rs.76,065/-), General Central Service, Group ‘A’, Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA) THROUGH ORA WEBSITE IS 23:59 HRS ON 31.05.2012
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF PRINTOUT OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALONG WITH COPY OF SPECIFIED DOCUMENTS/ CERTIFICATES IS 14.06.2012 (BY POST/ BY HAND)
Advt No. 5/2012
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