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Ph.D, M.Pharm, MSc Recruitment for Research at NCCS - Government of India

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Ph.D, M.Pharm, MSc Recruitment for Research at NCCS

The National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS) is an autonomous institution of Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, for a mandate of basic research, teaching & training, and as a national repository for cell lines/hybridomas etc. The centre is located in the midst of academically enriched environment of University of Savitribai Phule Pune Campus, Pune. NCCS invites applications for following posts on various extramural projects purely on temporary basis.

Research Associate - I
Number of posts : 01
Name of the Project : Structural Investigations of GluK2 and GluK3 kainate receptors in lipidic environment.
Name of the PI : Dr. Janesh Kumats.
Essential Qualification & Experience :    Ph.D / MD / MS / MDS or equivalent degree or having 3 years of research, teaching and design and development experience after MVSc/M.Pharm / M.E/M.Tech with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed Journal.
Desirable Qualification & Experience :  Expertise in molecular biology, cloning, protein expression and purification. Membrane protein purification, structure determination, cyroEM, or X-ray crystallography.
Project Tenure : 3 Years
Total Monthly Emoluments : 47000/-+ HRA
Age : Not more than 35 years as on last date of application

Senior Research Fellow
Number of posts : 01
Name of the Project : "Elucidating the role for Toll-like receptor 9 mediated extracellular vesicle release from B cells"
Name of the PI : Dr. Akanksha Chaturvedi
Essential Qualification & Experience :    Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following & should have 2 years of research experience. A.    Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests - CSIR- UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE. B.    The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, USER etc
Desirable Qualification & Experience :  Preference will be given to individuals with experience in Immunology / cell biology
Project Tenure : 26/03/2023
Total Monthly Emoluments : 35000/-+ HRA
Age : Not more than 32 years as on last date of application

Senior Research Fellow
Number of posts :
01
Name of the Project : To understand the immunosuppressive activity of secretory PD-L1 and its regulation by F-Box proteins to develop potent immunotherapeutic leads for Cancer.
Name of the PI : Dr. Manas Santra
Essential Qualification & Experience : Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following & should have 2 years of research experience.
A. Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests - CSIR- UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE.
B. The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, USER etc
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Experience in tissue culture, immunoblotting, molecular cloning, immunofluorescence will be preferred.
Project Tenure : 3 Years
Total Monthly Emoluments : Rs. 35000/-+ HRA
Age : Not more than 32 years as on last date of application


Junior Research Fellow
Number of posts :
01
Name of the Project : Role of complement anaphylatoxins C3a, C4a and C5a generated intracellularly in the infection locale in providing protection against viral infection
Name of the PI : Dr. Arvind Sahu
Essential Qualification & Experience : Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following. A. Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship [Assistant Professorship) and GATE. B. The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, USER etc.
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Experience in molecular biology and protein expression techniques will be preferred.
Project Tenure :  Up to 11/03/2022
Total Monthly Emoluments as per Essential Qualification & Experience for JRF : Rs. 31000/-+ HRA
Total Monthly Emoluments as per Essential Qualification & Experience for JRF with 2 years research experience : Rs. 35000/-+ HRA
Age : Not more than 28 years as on last date of application.

Junior Research Fellow
Number of posts :
01
Name of the Project : Effect of Neuro - Immune communication in the Gut Inflammation and Autoimmunity
Name of the PI : Dr. Girdhari Lai
Essential Qualification & Experience : Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following.
A. Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE.
B. The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT,IISc, USER etc.
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Experience in Molecular biology and cell culture will be preferred.
Project Tenure :  Up to 24/06/2024
Total Monthly Emoluments : Rs. 31000/-+ HRA
Age : Not more than 28 years as on last date of application.


Junior Research Fellow
Number of posts :
01
Name of the Project : The neurophysiological pathways of emesis in Drosophila melanogaster.
Name of the PI : Dr. Gaurav Das.
Essential Qualification & Experience : Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following. a. Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE. b. The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, USER etc.
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Experience in handling fruit flies. Experience in fly genetics and behaviour assays. Desirable to have decent communication-written and presentation skills. Some experience in nucleic acid sequencing analysis will be good.
Project Tenure :  11/06/2023
Total Monthly Emoluments : Rs. 31000/-+ HRA
Age : Not more than 28 years as on last date of application.

Project Associate -1
Number of posts :
01
Name of the Project : Neurobiology of food choices driven by nutrient-specific memories and high calorie diets.
Name of the PI : Dr. Gaurav Das.
Essential Qualification & Experience : Master's Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences / MVSc or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent.
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Research experience involving quantitative PCR, gene expression studies, FACs, etc. will be preferred.
Project Tenure : Up to 12/02/2023
Total Monthly Emoluments : i)  Rs. 31000/- + HRA to scholars who are selected through a.    National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship [Assistant Professorship) or GATE b. A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.
ii)  Rs. 25000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.
Age : Not more than 35 years as on last date of application.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Interested candidates should send the completed application by email to pmconline@nccs.res.in on or before 16th March, 2021.
1) The complete application template in the prescribed format is available below this advertisement (as word and PDF file)
2) Mention ‘‘Serial Number & Name of Position” in the subject line of the email. You can apply for a maximum of three positions. If you are applying for more than one position, please send separate applications through email, with separate subject lines and attach all other documents in all emails.
3) Recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates, and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. as mentioned below, may be scanned and attached with the application format which is enclosed below the advertisement.
4) In the email, the applicant must attach all self-attested scanned certificates in support of date of Birth, Educational Qualifications (Secondary School Certificate onwards), Work Experience (on respective letter heads wherever they have worked, signed and dated by the authorized person), Details of the Exams passed (Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary School Certificate (10+2), Graduate degree, Post-graduate degree, PhD, and other if any), Caste Certificate, if any. Originals Scanned copies of NET/GATE/National Level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, HT, IISc, HSER, etc and other relevant documents must be attached. Direct contact number should be included in the applications.
5) SC/ST/OBC candidates must produce proof of their caste certificate from appropriate authority. In addition, OBC candidates must also produce latest/valid non-creamy layer certificate in the prescribed form for claiming the reservation benefits.
6) The applications will be summarily rejected in absence of these certificates or any requested information, wherever applicable. There will not be any further communication in this regard from us.
List of shortlisted candidates for interview selection process with details of date, time will be put up on the institute website below this advertisement and candidates will be informed during last week of March 2021. The candidates should be ready for the interviews the following week.
7) In case if shortlisted for interview and upon successful selection, the applicant must bring all the original certificates in support of date of Birth, Educational Qualifications, Work Experience, Details of the Exams passed (Secondary School Certificate on wards), Caste Certificate, if any and other relevant documents the time of joining for the purpose of verification, along with one set of photocopies. Offer letter would be valid subject to verification of our certificates with the original documents only, within one month of issue of the Offer letter. The duration of offer will be determined based on fund availability.
S) The Director, NCCS reserves the right to enhance/reduce the number of posts and also cancel the recruitment process.
9) Additional percentage and experience cut-off will be applied during the screening process, if required.
10) The prescribed educational qualifications and experience are the bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitle candidates to be called for online interview. The Centre reserves the right to call for online interview only those candidates who in its opinion are likely to be suitable.
11) Where number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large & it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendations of screening committee, the project investigator may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to a reasonable limit after taking into consideration of qualifications and desirable experience over and above the minimum prescribed, in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying. No interim enquiries/correspondence/communication of any sort will be entertained on this matter.
12) 5% Marks relaxation will be given to SC/ST/OBC candidates, over the prescribed percentage in respective post.
13) The above advertised positions are filled up purely on temporary basis for the limited time period on the extramural projects funded by DBT/DST/CSIR/ICMR/SERB etc./Government and private organizations. The position will automatically co-terminus on the completion of the project tenure. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment/absorption in funding agency or in NCCS, Pune.
14) Fellowship/Emoluments: Emoluments to the research personnel engaged under project will be made in accordance with the sanction order or latest DST O.M whichever the case may be.
15) Age limit will be considered as on closing date of receipt of application. Age relaxation of 5 years in case of Women/SC/ST/PH candidates and 3 years in case of OBC candidates will be given as per Government of India rules. Reservation as per Govt, of India norms will be followed.
16) Age & Experience will be relaxed in exceptional cases by the Competent Authority.
17) Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence will be treated as disqualification for the post.
18)  The posts advertised shall be need based without any commitment for its filling,
19)  Selected candidates will have to join duty within one month of the receipt of the offer of appointment.
20) Lower positions will be offered, if candidates are not found suitable for the above advertised positions.

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