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National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Guwahati is an Institute of National Importance set up by an Act of Parliament under the aegis of Dept. of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt. of India, to impart higher education and undertake advanced research in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology. NIPER-G desires to recruit Teaching & Non-Teaching post for the institute in the department as detailed below. NIPER- G is looking for candidates, who exhibit a high level of achievement, scientific maturity, ability to conduct research, guide students and possess leadership qualities in the chosen field.

Online Applications are invited from the eligible Indian Nationals for Direct Recruitment for the Teaching & Non-Teaching positions on regular basis through open competition.

Associate Professor (Department of Pharmacy Practice)
Post Code : T-26
No of post : 01 OBC
Pay Matrix : Level-13 and Cell-1 of Pay Matrix Basic Pay : Rs. 1,23,100/-
Essential Qualification : Ph.D., in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Equivalent with First class of equivalent grade at the preceding degree (M.Pharm/MS/M.Sc.) in Pharmacy practice, Hospital pharmacy, Clinical pharmacology, Pharmacology & Toxicology with a very good academic record throughout and at least 8 years of Teaching / Research / Industrial experience with published works of high quality well recognised and established reputation of having made conspicuous seminal contribution to knowledge in Pharmaceutical and allied areas.
Desirable : Candidate should have expertise in clinical trials, pharmaco-vigilance, patient counselling, ADR monitoring, Meta-analysis, etc., Candidate should have demonstrated adequate experience of independent Research in terms of guidance of Masters’ students, execution and/or recipients of sponsored/EMR projects and with publication in SCI journals.
Max. Age limit : Not exceeding 45 years

Scientist / Technical Supervisor Grade - II
Post Code : NT-11
No of post : 01 UR
Pay Matrix : Pay Level-8 Basic Pay : Rs. 47,000/-
Essential Qualification : Essential: MSc (Pharmacology)/M.V.Sc./ M.Pharm (Pharmacology) from a recognised Institute/University. Experience: Two years of experience of research/Teaching in Central/State Govt. Organisations/ University/Research Institutions or Central/State Autonomous Bodies/other recognised Institutions of repute.
Desirable : Ph.D in relevant field with one year of post-qualification experience. Preference will be given to the candidates with expertise in animal handling, animal experimentations, various pharmacological screening models, handling of pharmacological equipments, animal imaging system, confocal microscope, SEM etc., well versed with CCSEA norms and ethics on animal experimentations, Histopathology techniques, familiar with toxicity studies etc.,
Max. Age limit : Not exceeding 35 years

General Instruction and Terms & Conditions
1. Eligibility, Age, Qualification & Experience
a) Pay-levels mentioned are of 7th Central Pay Commission.
b) All qualifications acquired must be recognized in law.
c) Qualifications and experience of candidates must be relevant to the position applied for.
d) Age and experience requirements shall be reckoned as on the closing date of the advertisement. Experience gained after completion of post-graduation and after Ph.D. will be considered subject to provision of experience certificate.
e) Mere fulfillment of qualifications and experience does not entitle a candidate to be short-listed. The Institute reserves the right to restrict the candidates to be called for the selection process to a reasonable number based on relevant criteria, higher than the minimum prescribed.
f) The Institute reserves the right to act and take decisions as deemed fit, in all matters relating to (i) eligibility; (ii) acceptance or rejection of the application;
(iii) incomplete or incorrect information (if any) furnished by the applicant; (iv)short listing and selection;
(v) offer of appointment on regular or contract basis. No request or correspondence of any kind in this regard would be entertained.
g) No vigilance or disciplinary case should have been contemplated, initiated, pending or taken against the candidate as on the date of submitting the applications. Such candidates would be ineligible and hence should not apply. If such a development arises after the candidate submits the application, the Institute must be promptly notified.
h) The candidates should not have faced any action by any law enforcement agency and should not have been convicted by any Court of Law, either in India or abroad.

2. Vacancies and Positions
a) The Institute reserves the right not to fill any, some or all the advertised positions; or cancel the advertisement in whole or in part, without assigning any reason and without incurring any liability. The Institute also reserves the right to extend the closing date for receipt of applications; restrict, enlarge, modify or alter the requirements or recruitment process in whole or part, if such need arises, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereof.
b) Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria, but not found suitable in the selection process for the positions applied for may be offered positions at lower pay-level (or) on contract, if needed.
c) Higher basic pay may be considered for deserving candidates i.e., of outstanding merit or exceptional record of performance.
d) Appointments under Direct Recruitment are regular in nature with a probation period as per the norms of the Institute and the same shall be confirmed depending upon satisfactory performance of the incumbent.

Age Relaxation
OBC : 3 Years against reserved posts only
SC/ST : 5 Years against reserved posts only
PWD with 40% minimum disability : 15 Years for SC/ST, 13Years for OBC and 10 Years for others against all the posts identified suitable for the relevant category of disability; subject to maximum age not exceeding 56 Years on the last date for receipt of application
EX Servicemen :  As per the Government of India norms.
Departmental Candidates  : Relaxable up to 5 years as per the norms for appointment by Direct Recruitment (Applicable to the candidates working in DoP or in any NIPERs)

a) If a candidate is found in eligible at any stage of recruitment process, he/she will be disqualified, his/her candidature will be canceled and if selected, the offer appointment may be canceled, withdrawn; or service terminated forthwith without any compensation and with no liability for the Institute, whatsoever. Suppressing any information (in whole or part) or submitting false or misleading information (in whole or part) may lead to similar penal action at any stage of recruitment.
b) Applications which are not in prescribed form, filled incorrectly or incomplete may be rejected outright. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
c) Issuance of letter (if any) for attending the selection process will not confer any right of appointment.
d) In case of any inadvertent error in the process of selection which may be detected at any stage even after the issue of offer of appointment, the Institute reserves the right to withdraw, cancel, or modify any communication, offer or appointment made to the candidate, without incurring any liability whatsoever.
e) Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification

Other Terms & Conditions
a) The Institute strives to have a workforce with gender balance and hence, female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
b) All recruitment shall be done on the recommendations of duly constituted Screening Committee and the Selection Committee.
c) In all matters of recruitment such as screening, shortlisting, selection, fixation of salary etc., the interpretation and decision of the Competent (Appointing) Authority of the Institute shall be final and binding. Also the recruitment notice may be called off at any stage without assigning any specific reasons, with the approval of the Competent Authority.
d) Applicants called for Written Test/ Skill Test/ Interview shall not be entitled for payment of any TA/DA.
e) Disputes (if any) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of competent courts of Guwahati.
f) NIPER Guwahati will retain the data of online applications received from non- shortlisted candidates only for a period of six months after completion of recruitment process i.e., the issuance of offer letter to the selected candidate. Thereafter, no RTI on the subject shall be entertained.

How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to apply using the prescribed format only, available on the website ( from 11:00 AM on 04.08.2023 to 5:00 PM on 25. 08.2023.
a) Fee of Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) for both the Teaching and Group-A officers (from Pay level 10 and above) and Rs.500/- (Rupees five hundred only) for other non- teaching posts has to be paid through the link provided inside the portal. Once the fee is submitted through online, the candidates are requested to enter the reference number, payment date and amount in the NIPER Guwahati recruitment portal, without which, final submission will not be allowed. The fee once paid will not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances. No fee is required for the candidates belonging to SC/ST, PwD category. Candidate after submission of Application and payment of fee, a PDF will be generated with the completed form and fees receipt. Applicants are required to take the print of the PDF application form and fee receipt, sign and send the same along with all self- attested relevant supporting documents (Age Proof, All Essential Degree Certificates, Proper experience certificates, etc) by Speed Post or Courier to NIPER- Guwahati within the prescribed date mentioned below. It is mandatory to submit the hard copy of application form along with all the relevant documents as mentioned.
b) Candidates employed in Government or Government Organizations (e.g., CFTIs, Autonomous Institutions, Universities etc.) must apply through proper channel; or produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) at the time of interview; If selected, they must produce a Relieving Letter at the time of reporting for duty. Such candidates may send advance applications, but, if found eligible and shortlisted, they would be allowed take part in the selection process only if the application is received through proper channel and/or a No Objection Certificate is produced on or before the interview date.
c) Candidates are advised to visit the website of NIPER Guwahati ( regularly for updates. Amendments, corrigendum, addendum (if any), will be placed on the Institute website only.
d) Applications for TEACHING POSITIONS ONLY must be accompanied by
i. Statement of Purpose (maximum of 1000 Words)
ii. Your proposed contribution to the Institute (maximum of 1000 words)
iii. Your notable achievements in education and employment
iv. Awards, Rewards, Recognitions won and/or professional affiliations
v. Professional References relevant and not relatives (three) with Name, Designation, Organization, e-Mail ID, Mobile and Landline
vi. Category Certificate (if applicable) issued by competent authority, with validity as on the closing date of applications.
e) Applications must be complete in all respects. Additional sheets as needed may be used and referenced suitably. All information furnished MUST be supported by documentary evidence. Incomplete, incorrect and sketchy applications are liable to be rejected.
f) Except the documentation sought as above, no other certificate or documentation need be attached or provided, at the stage of submitting the application. Such proof would be sought later, ONLY from short-listed applicants.
g) Completely filled-in application duly ink-signed along with documents mentioned above, should be sent by Speed Post or Courier to the address given below, ensuring it reaches the Institute latest by 31-08-2023 by 1700 hrs. The Registrar i/c, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER) Guwahati, Vill: SilaKatamur (Halagurisuk), P.O.: Changsari, Dist: Kamrup, Assam-India, 781101
h) The envelope containing the application form should be superscribed as: “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF ______________________________ ADVERTISEMENT REF. NO. 02/2023 DATED: 04/08/2023”
i) The institute will NOT be responsible for non-receipt of application (s) with in stipulated period due to any postal delay/ loss of application/ document sent in transit. Applications received after the last date and time will NOT be considered.
j) The Institute will communicate only with short-listed and selected candidates. It is explicitly made clear that no correspondence, whatsoever, shall be entertained from applicants not shortlisted for interview or not selected for appointment.

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