Applications are invited for Scientist, Senior Scientist, Principal Scientist, Senior Principal Scientist in CSIR-IICT
Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad (CSIR-IICT) is a Premier Research Laboratory under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), which is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. CSIR-IICT is a multi-disciplinary Institute with proven strengths in Organic Chemistry (drugs, agrochemicals and industrial organics), Inorganic & Physical Chemistry including Catalysis, Lipid Science & Technology, Organic Coatings & Polymers, Chemical Biology, Chemical Engineering and Design Engineering.
Applications are invited from enthusiastic, young and dynamic Indian Nationals in the prescribed proforma having excellent academic record/proven scientific achievements/requisite experience and desire to take up research as a career in R&D areas given below. The details of the positions and the respective emoluments as well as age limit are given below:
Post: Scientist, Senior Scientist, Principal Scientist, Senior Principal Scientist
Post Code/ Nos. of Positions & Category: 03/ 1 post UR
Pay band: 15600- 39100 (PB-3)
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Experience in drug/gene delivery systems, bioconjugation chemistry possessing excellent academic track records throughout. Expertise in both in vitro and preclinical research involving use of various animals model for diseases.
Job specification: The candidate is expected to strengthen CSIR-IICT’s existing programme on targeted delivery systems for bioactives by designing novel delivery systems for tissue/organ specific targeting of drugs. To take up the formulation/bioavailabilit y challenges for any leading drug candidates in CSIR-IICT’s drug discovery programme and guiding young trainees.
Scientist GP 6600/- Age limit : 32yrs
Essential Educational qualification & Experience: Ph.D. (submitted) in chemistry/ pharmaceutical chemistry.
Senior Scientist GP 7600/- Age limit : 37 yrs
Essential Educational qualification & Experience: Ph.D. in bioorganic chemistry/ pharmaceutical chemistry with two years of post-doctoral experience
Post Code/ Nos. of Positions & Category: 07/ 2 posts UR -1, OBC-1
Pay band: 15600- 39100 (PB-3)
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Research experience in the area of organic synthesis preferably in the area of pharmaceutical / medicinal/ crop protection chemistry with strong publication / patent record.
Job specification: To solve medicinal/crop protection chemistry problems via the development of synthetic approach and structureactivity relationship (SAR) studies. Optimization of physico-chemical properties; selection of compounds for in vitro and in vivo studies; knowledge for acting as interface between biology and chemistry researchers.
Scientist GP 6600/- Age limit : 32 yrs
Essential Educational qualification & Experience: Ph.D. (Submitted) in Chemistry
Senior Scientist GP 7600/- Age limit : 37 yrs
Essential Educational qualification & Experience: Ph.D. in chemistry with minimum two years of post- Ph. D. research experience.
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Post Code/ Nos. of Positions & Category: 11/ 1 post UR
Pay band: 37400- 67000 (PB-4)
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Experience in drug discovery and medicinal chemistry. Proven track record with patents, publications, experience in small molecule synthesis towards drug discovery. Basic knowledge of Biology and translating leads to proof of concept in animal studies.
Job specification: The selected candidate will have to lead a group for focused library synthesis with special emphasis on asymmetric synthesis, analytical group, building collaborations with biology groups, to work on chemistry-biology interface.
Principal Scientist GP 8700/- Age limit : 45 yrs
Essential Educational qualification & Experience: PhD in Chemistry with minimum of three years of relevant post PhD research experience
Senior Principal Scientist GP 8900/- Age limit : 50 yrs
Essential Educational qualification & Experience: PhD in Chemistry with minimum of six years of post-PhD research experience in Pharmaceutical industry / academic institution
General information and conditions:
1. Benefits under Council service:
a. These posts carry usual allowances i.e. Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance (TA) etc. as admissible to the central government employees and as made applicable to CSIR. Council employees are also eligible for accommodation of their entitled type as per CSIR allotment rules depending on availability in which case HRA will not be admissible.
b. Scientists in Pay Band-3 and Pay Band-4 are eligible for 2 additional increments (without DA) and Professional update allowance of Rs. 10,000/- and Rs. 20,000/- per annum, respectively.
c. In addition to the emoluments indicated against each category of posts, benefits such as applicability of New Pension Scheme 2004, reimbursements of Medical Expenses, Leave Travel Concession, Conveyance advance and House Building Advance are available as per CSIR rules.
d. Scientists in CSIR are also permitted to undertake consultancy and sponsored R&D project activity. These activities give them scope to earn consultancy fee and honorarium as per CSIR guidelines governing these activities. Opportunities also arise for foreign deputations for training/presentation of papers/specific assignments etc.
e. CSIR provides excellent opportunities to deserving candidates for career advancement under Assessment Promotion scheme for Scientists.
f. Deserving candidates may be considered for advance increment as per CSIR Rules.
2. Other conditions:
a. The applicant must be a citizen of India.
b. All applicants must fulfill the essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement as on the last date of receipt of the applications. They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications laid down for various posts as on the last date of receipt of the applications. No enquiry asking for advice as to eligibility will be entertained. The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. The duly constituted Screening Committee will adopt its own criteria for shortlisting the candidates. The candidate should therefore, mention in the application all the qualifications and experiences in the relevant area over and above the minimum prescribed qualification, supported with documents. Completion of Ph.D. degree will be reckoned from the date of issue of provisional certificate/notification.
c. The application should be accompanied by self attested copies of the relevant educational qualification, experience. The prescribed qualifications should have been obtained through recognized Universities / Institutions. Incomplete applications/applications received or not accompanied with the required certificates / documents are liable to be rejected.
d. In respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the application is liable to be rejected.
e The period of experience rendered by a candidate on part time basis, daily wages, visiting/ guest faculty will not be counted while calculating the valid experience for short listing the candidates for interview.
f. If any document/ certificate furnished is in a language other than Hindi or English, a transcript of the same duly attested by a Gazetted officer or notary is to be submitted.
g. The date for determining the upper age limit, qualifications and /or experience shall be the closing date prescribed for receipt of hard copy(s) of application(s), i.e., 10.10.2015.
h. The period of experience in a discipline / area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum educational qualifications prescribed for that Grade.
i. Persons with disabilities (PWD) fulfilling the eligibility conditions prescribed under GOI instructions are encouraged to apply.
j. In case a candidate is staying abroad, his/her candidature may be considered in absentia by the Selection Committee on his/her written request.
k. Only outstation candidates called and found eligible for interview will be paid to and fro single second class rail fare from the actual place of undertaking the journey or from the normal place of their residence whichever is nearer to Secunderabad Railway Station on production of Rail Tickets/Rail Ticket Numbers or any other proof of journey.
l. Any discrepancy found between the information given in application and as evident in original documents will make the candidate ineligible for appearing in interview. Such candidate will not be paid any fare.
m. The decision of the Director, CSIR-IICT in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, mode of selection, conduct of examination/interview will be final and binding on the candidates.
n. The number of vacancies may vary (increase or decrease) at the time of actual selection.
o. Canvassing in any form and / or bringing any influence political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification for the post.
p. NO INTERIM ENQUIRY OR CORRESPONDANCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED.
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How to apply:
a. Candidates are requested to apply in the prescribed proforma which can be downloaded from our website http://www.iictindia.org.
b. Candidates are required to arrange for a crossed Demand Draft for `100/- drawn on any nationalized bank and valid for at least 3 months in favour of "Director, CSIR-IICT" payable at Hyderabad. The last date for receipt of application and making of Demand Draft is 10.10.2015. This date will be the same for the candidates belonging to far-flung areas. The following details must be filled up on back side of Demand Draft (i) Candidate's Name, (ii) Candidate's Category, (iii) Post Code Applied For. The candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH/Women/CSIR Employees/Abroad Candidates category are exempted from payment of application fee.
c. In case of universities/institute awarding CGPA/SGPA/OGPA grades etc., candidates are requested to convert the same into percentage based on the formula as per their university/institute.
d. The duly filled-in application completed in all respects should be accompanied by attested copies of the certificates, mark sheets, testimonials in support of age, education qualifications, experience, re-prints of publications and caste certificate, if applicable along with one recent passport size self-signed photograph affixed together with Demand Draft (if applicable) should be sent in an envelope superscribed “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF ____________ (Post Code ________)” so as to reach the Recruitment Section, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad – 500 007, Telangana on or before 10.10.2015. Candidates applying for more than one post must submit separate application form for each post indicating the Code No. of the post. The duly filled-in application must be accompanied by separate Demand Draft(s).
e. Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will not be refunded on any count nor can it be held in reserve for any other recruitment or selection process.
f. Applications from employees of Government Departments will be considered only if forwarded through proper channel with a vigilance clearance certificate and a certificate from the employer that the applicant, if selected will be relieved within one month of the receipt of the appointment orders. However, advance copy of the application may be submitted before the closing date. Applications routed through proper channel should reach the Recruitment Section, CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad-500007 at the earliest.
g. Candidates should specifically note that the applications received after the closing date for any reason whatsoever (such as envelopes wrongly addressed, delivered elsewhere, postal delay etc.) will not be entertained by CSIR-IICT.
h. Incomplete applications (i.e. unsigned, without photograph and application fee, applicable testimonials etc.) will not be entertained and will be summarily rejected.
Last Date for receipt of applications: 10.10.2015
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