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Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology Ph.D, M.Pharm, M.Sc Recruitment

CSIR - Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB) is a premier Institute of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), engaged in research of national importance in the areas of genomics, molecular medicine, bioinformatics, proteomics and environmental biotechnology.

Project Manager
Project Code : GAP0206
Project Subject : GenomeIndia: Cataloguing the Genetic variation in Indians
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Sridhar
Essential Qualification : Doctoral Degree in Science or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent with 20 years of experience in relevant field.
Upper Age limit (years) : Minimum age of 45 years
Monthly Emoluments (Rs.) : 1,25,000 – 2,00,000/- (Consolidated)
Desirable : Experience in handling large biological projects involving high-throughput genomics/ clinical application.

Project Scientist-I
Project Code : New Project
Project Subject : Genome Surveillance for SARS-coV-2 in India SARAS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (InSACOG)
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Sridhar
Essential Qualification : Doctoral Degree in Science or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent.
Upper Age limit (years) :  35 years
Monthly Emoluments (Rs.) : 56,000/- + HRA Increment of 5% for every 2 years of experience subject to performance review.
Desirable : Experimental / Computation analysis experience in high-throughput genomics/ clinical application.

Senior Project Associate
Essential Qualification : (i) Master’s Degree in Natural Sciences or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent and (ii) Four years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and services OR ME/M.Tech in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent with two years’ experience in R&D in industrial and Academic Institutions or S&T Organisations and Scientific activities and services OR Doctoral Degree in Science / Engineering / Technology / Pharma/ MD/ MS from a recognized University or equivalent
Upper Age limit (years) :  40 years
Monthly Emoluments (Rs.) : 42,000/- + HRA
Desirable : Experience in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) application and interest in Genomics / Clinical / Translational Applications. Or Good computational programming skills and deep interest in working on interface of Genomics and Clinical application.
Project Code : New Project
Project Subject : Genome Surveillance for SARS-coV-2 in India SARAS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (InSACOG)
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Sridhar


Desirable : Experience in tissue Culture. Preference will be given for individuals with experience in stem cells.
Project Code : GAP0230
Project Subject : Characterization of variant human embryonic stem cell line with neoplastic properties.
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. ShravantiRampalli

Desirable : Life Sciences
Project Code : New Project
Project Subject : Indian Breast Cancer Genome Atlas
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Shantanu Chowdhury


Desirable : Phytochemistry
Project Code : GAP0183
Project Subject : Centre of Excellence for Applied Development of Ayurveda Prakriti and Genomics
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. BhawanaParashar

Project Associate-II
Essential Qualification :(i) Master’s Degree in Natural Sciences or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University orequivalent And (ii) 2 Years experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and services
Upper Age limit (years) :  35 years
Monthly Emoluments (Rs.) : (i) 35,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through a process as mentioned 2 (i)above. (ii) 28,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under 2 (i)above.
Desirable : Experience in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) application and interest in Genomics/ Clinical / Translational Applications. Or Good computational programming skills and deep interest in working on interface of Genomics and Clinical application.
Project Code : New Project
Project Subject : Genome Surveillance for SARS-coV-2 in India SARAS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (InSACOG)
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Sridhar

Desirable : Molecular Biology
Project Code : GAP0183
Project Subject : Centre of Excellence for Applied Development of Ayurveda Prakriti and Genomics
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. BhawanaParashar

Desirable : Experience in Cell Culture and Nanobiotechnology
Project Code : GAP0169
Project Subject : Localized and systemic delivery of Therapeutics for prevention of cold induced injuries including frostbite
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. MuniaGanguli

Project Associate-I
Essential Qualification : Master’s Degree in Natural Sciences or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent
Upper Age limit (years) :  35 years
Monthly Emoluments (Rs.) : (i) 31,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies andInstitutions. (ii) 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i)above.
Desirable :  Experience in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) application and interest in Genomics/ Clinical / Translational Applications. Or Good computational programming skills and deep interest in working on interface of Genomics and Clinical application.
Project Code : New Project
Project Subject : Genome Surveillance for SARS-coV-2 in India SARAS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (InSACOG)
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Sridhar

Desirable :  Life Sciences
Project Code : MLP1811
Project Subject : Phenome India - A Long-term longitudinal observational cohort study of health outcomes
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Shantanu Sengupta

Desirable :  Life Sciences
Project Code : GAP0191
Project Subject : Examining binding interaction of the long non-coding RNA CHAST in cardiac hypertrophy and evaluating the structural details of its mechanism of action
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Mary Krishna Ekka

Desirable : Physiology, Clinical Phenotyping
Project Code : GAP0183
Project Subject : Centre of Excellence for Applied Development of Ayurveda Prakriti and Genomics
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. BhawanaParashar

Desirable : Experience in Yeast Biology and Molecular Biology
Project Code : GAP0210
Project Subject : Understanding the folding mechanism of specific enzymes in presence of their ligands
Nodal Scientist from IGIB : Dr. Kausik Chakraborty

The applicants will be subjected to shortlisting by our scientists according to the current requirement and the shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. After the interview, successful candidates will be put in a panel (names listed alphabetically) with a validity period of one year. Upon availability of funds, scientists will take students with appropriate experience and qualifications for their project work. Project position and remuneration as per the above OM. The duration of the post also depends on the fund available in a particular project and its validity. Reservation and Age relaxation as per CSIR/Govt. of India guidelines.

Tenure may be extendable up to project duration. The engagement which is on contract basis in respect of all above positions will confer no rights on the candidates, whatsoever, implicitly and/ or explicitly for their continuation beyond tenure/ absorption/ regularization in CSIR-IGIB. Contract may be terminated at any time by giving one-month notice by either side.

Candidates should note that non-fulfillment of the eligibility criterion will result in cancellation of candidature at any stage.
Those candidates who are still pursuing M.Sc./B.Tech/PhD or any qualification for the above post(s) on the last date of application will not be considered and age will be calculated on the last date of receiving applications.

No application would be entertained with “result awaited” status or after due date. List of shortlisted, selected candidate(s) and candidate(s) kept in panel will be put up on CSIR-IGIB website. Panel student(s) will be considered for 1 year. If any PI considers that the panel candidate meets his/her requirement for their project, they will be called; otherwise, new advertisement will be put up.

No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates to attend the interview. The engagement shall be as per guidelines of CSIR/Funding agency. Candidates will have an option to give reply in Hindi.

"DISCLAIMER: Candidates who are applying please ensure that you fulfill the essential qualifications. If you apply without fulfilling the essential qualifications then it will be considered that you are giving wrong/misleading information. The ONUS OF THIS ACTION WILL BE ON THE CANDIDATE and noton the scientists, HR Division or the Institute. In case you are found not to fulfill the essential criteria or that you have provided misleading information, then your candidature for the post may be rejected at any stage of selection or after selection".

There would be no automatic shifting of project staff form one project to another. On completion of the tenure in one project, if one wants to apply for engagement in another project, he/she will have to go through the process of selection by submitting a fresh application. Appointment under the new project would be made only after submission of ‘No Dues Certificate’ in the previous project and submission of resignation from the previousproject.

Note : The shortlisted candidates have to keep ready with them a valid photo ID card, an updated signed C. V. (clearly mentioning Date of Birth, Highest Qualification with percentage, Correspondence Address and Email-ID), Dissertation (if any), PhD thesis (if any) and original certificates/Self attested photocopies for verification.

Last date of receiving application is 10th APRIL 2021.

(Date of interview – APRIL 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM via video call)

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