Vacancy for Scientist in Division of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases at ICMR


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.

Post : Scientist ‘B’

Application are invited on plain paper for purely temporary contractual post of Scientist ‘B’ (Non-Medical) in Division of Epidemiological Communicable Disease in ICMR Project at ICMR Hqrs., New Delhi

Age : Not exceeding 35 years as on August 31, 2018

Salary : Rs.48000/-p.m fixed plus HRA as per rules

Essential Qualifications : 1st class Master’s degree in Life Sciences from a recognized University with 2 years experience in related field (Bacteriology/ Molecular Biology. Or 2nd class Master’s Degree with Ph. D in relevant subject from a recognized University. Or BDDS/B.V.Sc degree with one year experience.

Desirable : Master’s Degree In Life Sciences with PH.D degree. Post Doctoral research experience, Experience of working In a scientific/ public health related projects, proficient with computer-Microsoft office applications well versed with scientific literature review and analysis. Basic knowledge of life science public health and Computer application, data entry and analysis.

Job Requirements : Project management and coordination, data entry & analysis.

The Candidates fulfilling essential and desirable qualification and experience will be invited to attend the Interview at the ICMR Headquarters, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, on a later date. The candidates are requested to submit their application on plain paper with complete details with a recent passport size photograph duly affixed on it, and attested photocopies of all relevant certificates latest by August 16.08.2018 till 4:00 pm to the office of Dr. Nivedita Gupta, Scientist ‘E’ in room number 315. Phone/mobile number and e-mail address need to be provided in the application. Eligible candidates who will be called for- interview are required to bring five sets of photocopies of their Curriculum Vitae and all other certificates/testimonials as also the original certificates for verification.

The Posts is contractual and purely temporary till the duration of sanction. The selected candidates will be governed by the ICMR rules applicable to temporary project staff. Age relaxation will be given as per rules of the Central Government. Age concession to the extent of service rendered in other research projects will also be admissible for experienced and skilled persons. They will have no claim for regular appointment under ICMR. Benefits of provident Fund, CCA, Leave Travel Concession, Medical claim etc. are not admissible.

No TA/DA will be paid for attending interview.

(Dr. Nivedita Gupta)
Scientist ‘E’
Division of ECD
Indian Council of Medical Research
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029

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