The National Institute of Immunology (NII) is committed to advanced research addressing the basic mechanisms involved in body's defence to identify modalities for manipulation of the immune system to provide protection against diseases and understand mechanisms that can be used to target disease processes for intervention. The institute’s research thrust areas under immunology and related disciplines cluster in four main themes, namely, infection and immunity, molecular design, gene regulation and reproduction and development, where cutting edge research in modern biology is being carried out.
Post : Project Associate-I (One Position only) & Project Associate-II
Applications are invited for the project position of Project Associate-I (One Position only) & Project Associate-II (One Position) for the following time-bound sponsored project as per the details given below.
Name of the project & Duration of the Project : “Genomic Surveillance for SARS- CoV-2 in India: Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) -Phase II” funded by DBT Tenable till – 28.12.2023
Name of the Project Investigator and Email ID : Dr. Aneeshkumar A. G. Staff Scientist-IV firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational Qualifications :
#Project Associate-I : M.Sc/M.Tech (Biotechnology / Biochemistry /or any branch of Life Sciences). Candidates should have qualified any National Level Eligibility Test such as (NET/GATE etc.) for applying the above position.
Job description : The candidates with expertise in genomics sample preparation are desired.
Emoluments : The selected candidates will draw consolidated emoluments as per Institute Rules, depending upon qualifications & experience Rs. 31,000/- per month plus 24% HRA or Rs. 25,000/- per month plus 24% HRA who does not possess the NET qualification. (As per DST OM dated 10.07.2019)
#Project Associate-II : M.Sc / M.Tech in (Bioinformatics / Biotechnology / IT / Computational Sciences/ Biophysics) or Masters Degree in any other stream of biological/physical/computational sciences. The Candidate must have at least two years of experience in bioinformatics analysis of next generation sequencing data. Candidates should have qualified any National Level Eligibility Test such as (NET/GATE etc.) for applying the above position.
Job description : The candidate must have expertise in the analysis of next-generation sequencing data. Candidates with expertise in the programming languages R and/or python will be preferred. The candidates must highlight their experience in programming and database development in their CV.
Emoluments : The selected candidates will draw consolidated emoluments as per Institute Rules, depending upon qualifications & experience. Rs. 35,000/- per month plus 24% HRA or Rs. 28,000/- per month plus 24% HRA who does not possess the NET qualification. (As per DST OM dated 10.07.2019)
General Terms & Conditions
1. The candidates selected for the above posts will be on contract for one year or duration of the project whichever is shorter, at a time.
2. No hostel/ housing facility will be provided.
3. Applicants may clearly mention the category they belong to i.e. SC/ST/OBC/PH and attach documentary proof of the same.
4. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview, if called for.
5. Apart from sending application in the prescribed format given below, candidates should send complete Curriculum Vitae along with the names of three referees. Curriculum Vitae should contain details of the experimental expertise and list of publications.
6. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
7. The Interviews will be held in offline/online mode.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates may apply directly, STRICTLY IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT GIVEN BELOW, through E-mail, to the Investigator of the project, clearly indicating the name of the project along with their complete C.V., E-mail-ID, fax numbers, telephone numbers. Only Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview and they required to submit self-attested copies of all their certificates alongwith a Demand Draft of Rs 100/- drawn on Canara Bank or Indian Bank payable at Delhi/New Delhi in favour of the Director, NII (SC/ST/PH and Women candidates are exempted from payment of Interview fee) subject to submission of documentary proof), at the time of interview.
LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : April, 18, 2023
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