Job opening for Research Assistant at National Institute of Nutrition

 

 

National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) was founded by Sir Robert McCarrison in the year 1918 as ‘Beri-Beri’ Enquiry Unit in a single room laboratory at the Pasteur Institute, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. Within a short span of seven years, this unit blossomed into a "Deficiency Disease Enquiry" and later in 1928, emerged as full-fledged "Nutrition Research Laboratories" (NRL) with Dr. McCarrison as its first Director. It was shifted to Hyderabad in 1958.

Post : Research Assistant

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the following posts under the project entitled: “Efficacy of Peanut - Pearl Millet bar supplementation on gut Modulation and Iron Status among anaemic adolescent girls" and “Effect of National IFA supplementation Programme on Modulation and Iron Status Markers among Adolescents" - An Quasi Experimental    funded by ICRISAT and executing agency is NIN.

Essential qualification:
A. i. Graduate in Nutrition/ Home Science/ Any Life Science subjects from a recognized University.
ii. 3 years experience from a recognized institution. OR
B. Master’s degree in Nutrition/ Home Science/ Any Life Science subjects from a recognized University.

Age : 30 years. Age relaxation is admissible as per ICMR guidelines*.

Desirable : Experience in laboratory investigation and clinical trials. Knowledge of computer applications.

Nature of duties : Laboratory investigations, maintaining clinical trial records, supplementation, data entry and assisting in other project related work.

Cons. Salary : Rs.31,0000 p.m. fixed without any allowances.

Tenure : 11 months.

Place of work : NIN and Welfare Department Hostels in and around Hyderabad.

*Age Concession:
Age relaxation is admissible in respect of SC/ OBC candidates, Retrenched Government Employees, Departmental Candidates (including projects), and Ex-Servicemen in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government from time to time. Age concession to the extent of service rendered in other research projects will also be admissible for experienced and skilled persons.

The candidates should bring all original certificates of educational qualifications (from SSC onwards), Experience, Aadhaar Card & Community Certificates along with one set of photocopies of the same duly attested (can be self attested) along with a passport size photograph for attending the Written Test/ Interview. The persons belonging to Other Backward Category should bring the latest O.B.C. (Non-creamy layer) Certificate issued by the respective Tahsildar/ MRO specifically issued for the purpose of applying for Central Government Posts. No TA/ DA will be paid for attending the Written Test/ Interview. The recruited project staff is eligible for leave as per rules and will have to give an undertaking before joining.

Applications will be received from the individuals by hand on the following dates between 9:00 A.M. and 09:30 A.M. at National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad for Walk-in-Written Test/ Interview. The candidate will not be allowed to enter the Institute after 09:30 A.M. under any circumstances. Application forms will be provided to the candidates at the venue on the date of Walk-in-Written Test/ Interview.

Date & Time of Written Test/ Interview : 21st February, 2019 from 10:30 AM onwards

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