National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, established in 1950, is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). CSIR-NCL is a science and knowledge based research, development and consulting organization. It is internationally known for its excellence in scientific research in chemistry and chemical engineering as well as for its outstanding track record of industrial research involving partnerships with industry from concept to commercialization.
Applications are invited in the prescribed Proforma for filling up of position(s) of Project Associate I (PA I) on a purely temporary basis.
Post : Project Associate I
Project Category No.: MLP037326
Name of the sponsoring agency : Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
Project Code No. : COVID-19/2021/IMD/ January 2021
Minimum prescribed educational Qualifications : M.Sc in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Virology or any branch of life sciences from a recognized University with minimum of 55% marks (aggregate) or equivalent CGPA.
Desirable experience, if any : Preference will be given to candidates qualified in National Eligibility Test or GATE examinations and experience in molecular biology techniques, biochemical assay development, cloning, heterologous protein expression and purification
Age limit* : Upper age limit is 35 years
Job requirement : Heterologous protein expression and purification. Screening of bio-ligands against SARS-COVID- 19 proteins Development of bioassays, and ELISA for rapid detection of SARS-CoV2
Consolidated emoluments per month : Rs 31,000+HRA
* Age limit for Project Associate I will be as 35 years with five years relaxation for statutory groups and women candidates.
The engagement will be initially for a period of six months which may be extended or curtailed depending on the duration of the tenure of sponsored project/ satisfactory performance or conduct of the appointee, as the case may be. The engagement will be purely on temporary basis and shall not be CSIR/NCL appointment, temporary or otherwise and shall not entitle the appointee to any right/claim whatsoever, implicit or explicit, for his/her consideration against any CSIR/NCL post/fellowship.
How to Apply : The application in the prescribed Proforma (enclosed here with) duly completed and signed together with scanned-copies of relevant certificates/testimonials &CV should be addressed to: The Head, Biochemical Science Division (Attn. Dr.V.Koteswara Rao), Biochemical Sciences Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 411 008, & submitted by email (email@example.com) so as to reach on or before 15/01/2021, 5.30 PM
The prescribed educational qualifications are a bare minimum and merely possessing of same will not entitle candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received in response to this Notice of engagement is large, it may not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendation of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader may restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to reasonable limits after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum qualifications prescribed in the Notice. 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.
The candidates short listed by the Screening Committee for being called for interview would be notified via email and on the Divisional Notice Board on 18/01/2021.
Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer of engagement.
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