Recruitment for Ph.D, M.Pharm, M.Sc as Research Associates, SRF at ICMR Headquarters
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world. As early as in 1911, the Government of India set up the Indian Research Fund Association (IRFA) with the specific objective of sponsoring and coordinating medical research in the country. After independence, several important changes were made in the organisation and the activities of the IRFA. It was redesignated in 1949 as the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) with considerably expanded scope of functions. The ICMR is funded by the Government of India through the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
Research Associates, SRF to be filled up on purely temporary basis at the Medicinal Plant Division, ICMR Headquarters, New Delhi in the project “Review Monographs on Indian Medicinal Plants”.
Qualification : M.D. / Ph.D. in Pharmacology; Ph.D. in Chemistry / Botany / Pharmaceutical Sciences from a recognized university
Desirable (for all positions) :
(i) 2 years experience in handling work relating to natural products / medicinal plants;
(ii) Experience in literature search by digital and traditional sources in the field of medicinal plants;
(iii) Flair for scientific writing, preparation of reviews, reports, monographs;
(iv) Working knowledge in computers
Age : Below 40 years
Salary : Rs. 36,000 pm (fixed) + HRA
Literature search relating to medicinal plants/products, compilation of information, preparation/scrutiny of review/monographs etc. and other related work. Preparation of indices and appendices of the monographs.
Senior Research Fellows (Two)
Qualification : M.Sc. (Botany/ Chemistry/ Medicinal Plants/ Pharmacology) from a recognized university with 2 years experience in handling work relating to natural products / medicinal plants or M. Pharm.
Desirable : (i) Experience in literature search, retrieval, scientific writing, dissemination of information relating to medicinal plants (ii) Diploma/ Degree in computer applications
Age : Below 35 years
Salary : Rs. 28,000 pm (fixed) + HRA
Literature search, retrieval and dissemination of information relating to medicinal plants/products, employing digital and traditional sources, compilation of information, preparation of reviews / monographs etc.
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