Vacancy for M.Pharm / Ph.D as Research Associates, Senior Research Fellows at ICMR

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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world.  The ICMR has always attempted to address itself to the growing demands of scientific advances in biomedical research on the one hand, and to the need of finding practical solutions to the health problems of the country, on the other. The ICMR has come a long way from the days when it was known as the IRFA, but the Council is conscious of the fact that it still has miles to go in pursuit of scientific achievements as well as health targets.

Following posts are to be filled up on purely temporary basis at the Medicinal Plant Division, ICMR Headquarters, New Delhi in the project “Review Monographs on Indian Medicinal Plants”.

Research Associates (Two)

M.D. / Ph.D. in Pharmacology; Ph.D. in Chemistry / Botany / Pharmaceutical Sciences from a recognized university or having 3 years of research, teaching experience after M. Pharm with at least one research paper in Science citation Indexed (SCI) journal.

(i) 2 years experience in handling work relating to natural products / medicinal plants; (ii) Experience in literature search by digital and traditional sources in the field of medicinal plants; (iii) Flair for scientific writing, preparation of reviews, reports, monographs; (iv) Working knowledge in computers.

Age : Below 40 years

Salary : Rs. 47,000 pm + HRA

Job Requirement
Literature search relating to medicinal plants/products, compilation of information, preparation/scrutiny of review/monographs etc. and other related work. Preparation of indices and appendices of the monographs.

Senior Research Fellows (Two)

M.Sc. (Botany/ Chemistry/ Medicinal Plants/ Pharmacology) from a recognized university with 2 years research experience in handling work relating to natural products / medicinal plants or M. Pharm

(i) Experience in literature search, retrieval, scientific writing, dissemination of information relating to medicinal plants (ii) Diploma/ Degree in computer applications.

Age : Below 35 years

Salary : 35,000 pm + HRA

Job Requirement
Literature search, retrieval and dissemination of information relating to medicinal plants/products, employing digital and traditional sources, compilation of information, preparation of reviews / monographs etc.

General information/instructions
The posts are purely temporary and co-terminus with the project. The maximum duration of projects is upto 15-6-2020. The appointments, are terminable with one- months notice from either side without assigning any reason. The selected candidates will have no claim for regular appointment under ICMR or continuation of his/her services in any other project. Benefits of Provident Fund, CCA, Leave Travel Concession etc., medical claim are not admissible.

No TA/DA will be paid for attending interview, joining or termination of the services.

Age upper limit as on the date of interview. Age relaxation in case of SC/ST/OBC as per Govt, rules. Candidates possessing experience in work relating to medicinal plants/natural products shall be preferred.

The interested candidates possessing the above qualifications along with (i) Six copies of biodata and (ii) certificates and testimonials in original and one attested copy of the same, may report for interview to the Head, Medicinal Plants Division as per schedule.

Date : 30-07-2019

Eligible candidates are requested to kindly reach before 9.00 a.m. No application will be accepted after 10.00 a.m.

Indian Council of Medical Research,
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029

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