NIAB, an autonomous institute under the aegis of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, 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, transgenesis, stem cell & its applications, reproductive biotechnology, infectious diseases, nanotechnology, bioinformatics and Nutrigenomics. 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.
Post : Project Associate-I
Applications are invited from suitable candidate for filling up the following position at National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad against the DBT-NIH (India-U.S. Collaborative Research on Vaccine Adjuvant Development) funded project entitled “Development of Novel Adjuvanted Vaccine for Foot and Mouth Disease”. PI & Project Co-ordinator: Dr. Syed M. Faisal, NIAB, Hyderabad, Co-PI: Dr. Aniket Sanyal, IVRI, Bangalore, Co-PI- Dr. Dennis Carson, University of California, San Diego, USA.
Essential qualifications : Post Graduate Degree in life sciences OR Graduate / Post Graduate degree in professional course. .M.V.Sc./ M.Tech./MSc./ M.Pharm Degree in Biotechnology Biochemistry / Microbiology / Immunology with first division. The candidate should have minimum two-year research experience preferably as JRF (Eligibility criteria as per DST OM No.SR/S9/Z-09/2012 dated 21.10.2014 and SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated 30.01.2019). NET/GATE qualified candidate will be preferred.
Desirable qualification/Experience : Experience in cell culture, immunological techniques, Adjuvant chemistry, nanotechnology, preparing adjuvant formulations and animal (mice) handling is desirable. Candidates having prior experience in working on vaccine adjuvants or their mechanism of action will be preferred.
Fellowship amount : Rs.35000/-PM +24% HRA (if applicable) as per the DST guidelines.
Age : 35 years (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government instructions)
Applications are to be filled ONLINE. Online link for submission of application is available from 29-3-2023 and the last date is 12-4-2023 by 5 PM. Candidates must fill online application form at iab.res.in/ in sufficient time before the last date to avoid any last minute technical issues.
Suitable candidates will be screened, intimated through email and interviewed by duly constituted selection committee through online mode. Original documents in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, and experience certificates are required to be submitted at time of joining. No need to send hard copy. Interim enquiries will not be entertained.
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