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Opportunity for M.Pharm, MSc as Research Scientist at IASST

Opportunity for M.Pharm, MSc as Research Scientist at IASST

Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) is a premier scientific research organization in the north-east region, conceived and nurtured by the Assam Science Society in its initial years and was inaugurated by Nobel Laureate Dorothy C. Hodgkin on 3rd November 1979. Subsequently, it was supported by the state govt. as its only autonomous R&D institute till March 2009. The institute was taken over in March, 2009 by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India as one of its autonomous R&D institute.como montar loja virtual.

Applications are invited for the temporary position (contractual) of two (02) Research Scientists and one (01) Technical assistant for the project entitled, “Setting up of a Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) laboratory for the Phytopharmaceutical Mission for NE India” at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati, Assam.

Research Scientist
Essential Qualifications : M.Sc. in Botany or any other branch of Life Sciences with 55% marks with PhD in plant classical taxonomy/ plant molecular taxonomy.
Desirable : Candidates having minimum 02 years of postdoctoral research experience as evidenced by publications and also capable of identification and taxonomic classification of medicinal herbs/ shrubs/ plants will be preferred. The candidate is also expected to possess experience of molecular marker-based identification of plants
Age : Upper age limit of 35 years on the last date of receipt of application. It is relaxablefor reserved candidate as per Govt. of India rule.
Fellowship : Rs. 56,000 + 16% HRA per month

Research Scientist
Essential Qualifications : M.Pharm. in Pharmacology/ Natural Product Chemistry/ Medicinal Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry with 55% marks with PhD. or M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry /Analytical Chemistry with 55% marks with PhD. 
Desirable : Candidates having minimum 02 years of postdoctoral research experience as evidenced by publications and capable of carrying out research and analysis bioactive natural products will be preferred. The candidates are required to have extensive knowledge of plant products extraction, fractionation and isolation along with other techniques of phytochemical analysis such as HPLC, HPTLC, GCMS and LCMS.
Age : Upper age limit of 35 years on the last date of receipt of application. It is relaxablefor reserved candidate as per Govt. of India rule.
Fellowship : Rs. 56,000 + 16% HRA per month.


Technical Assistant
Essential Qualifications : B.Sc. in Zoology/ Botany/ Chemistry Biochemistry / Biotechnology. Age: Upper age limit of 28 years on the last date of receipt of application. It is relaxablefor reserved candidate as per Govt. of India rule.
Desirable : Candidates having the M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Chemistry/ Biotechnology will be preferred.
Age : Upper age limit of 35 years on the last date of receipt of application. It is relaxablefor reserved candidate as per Govt. of India rule.
Fellowship : Rs. 20,000 + 16% HRA per month.

*Fellowship will be provided subject to successful completion of assigned works.


Duration : Appointment will be initially for a period of 01 (one year) which may be extended till completion of the project depending upon satisfactory performance of the incumbent and status of the project or until further order, whichever is earlier.

How to Apply : Interested candidates may send their applications along with detailed biodata duly signed, passport size photograph, certificates, marksheets from 10th standard onwards, testimonials, experience certificate (if any), NET/GATE certificate (if applicable) and any other testimonials to the Project Investigar through email (jagatb@iasst.gov.in) within 15 days from the date of publication of this advertisement. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview (by email). Shortlisted candidates may appear before the interview board through video conferencing. Original documents will be verified by the Selection Committee.

N.B.
(1) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
(2) Those in employment or doing Ph.D. should submit a 'No Objection Certificate' from the concerned employer/ Ph.D. supervisor.
(3) Appointment and payment will be strictly as per DST rules and guidelines.

For further details contact:
Dr.Jagat C. Borah
Life Sciences Division
IASST, Paschim Boragaon, Guwahati - 781035, Assam, India.
Email : jagatb@iasst.gov.in

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