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Applications are invited for Senior Scientific Officer at Panjab University


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The University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Panjab University is a premier institution of Pharmaceutical Education and Research in the country. The institute has covered a long and glorious journey of 76 years starting from Lahore in 1944 and finally settling to the present campus in Chandigarh at the foothills of Himachal. In its travelogue, the institute crossed multiple milestones and continue to head ahead towards the well-defined goals. The elevation of the status from department to the level of an institute i.e. University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1994, and hosting of Indian Pharmaceutical Congress in the same year.

Post : Senior Scientific Officer

Applications are invited for one position of Senior Scientific Officer (purely on temporary basis) under BioNEST, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The candidates will be appointed initially for a period of one year extendable for another year on the basis of evaluation after completion of the first year. The post is purely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the program. There will be no financial liability on the part of the University, after the termination of the program. The incumbent shall have no claim whatsoever for the regularization of his/her services.

Essential Qualifications:
Ph.D with experience/ M.Sc. in any subject of Life Sciences. Preference shall be given to candidates with relevant experience in independent project handling and entrepreneurship development programs.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Proficiency in MS Office
• Proficiency in English (both spoken as well as written)

Candidates with relevant experience of 3-4 years in project handling and entrepreneurship development programs will be preferred.

Work Profile: Managing and maintaining the incubation centre
• Enhancing the visibility of the Incubation centre
• Handling of scientific equipment and interpretation of results.
• Facilitating scientific liaison between incubates and faculty of PU
• Hand holding the incubatee in troubleshooting and providing necessary connections, wherever needed.
• Helping the budding entrepreneurs in developing proposals for raising funds.

Emoluments: Rupees 55,000 (fixed) per month

Applications should reach on or before 23rd July 2018 by E-mail: to and the signed hard copy of the same be sent by post to the undersigned.

The candidates shortlisted for the interview will be informed through Email or telephone. For more details please check the website:

No TA/DA will be paid if called for interview.

Dr. Rohit Sharma
Project Leader
New Hospital building, Sector- 25
Panjab University (South campus), Chandigarh

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