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Vacancy for Research Scientist at PGIMER

The PGIMER owes its inception to the vision of late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, the then Chief Minister of Punjab and the distinguished medical educationists of the then combined state of Punjab, supported by the first Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru who considered the institutions of scientific knowledge as temples of learning and the places of pilgrimage.

Applications are invited for the following posts for an Indian Council of Medical Research funded project entitled “Resuscitation with umbilical cord intact in term and late preterm neonates (RECORD-IN trial)” under Dr Venkataseshan Sundaram, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh. The post is purely on a contractual basis and will be extendable periodically until the project finishes.
Post : Project Research Scientist (non-medical)

Number of positions : One
Emoluments : Rs 56000 Plus 18% HRA= Rs. 66080 per month (consolidated)
Age limit : 35 years
Duration : One year (extendable till the completion of project duration of 3 years based on performance)
Location : Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh
Job profile 
The Project Scientist I (NM) will be responsible for :
• Providing support to research nurses in recruitment of study subjects and data collection.
• Ensuring data accuracy and completion
• Entering data into database, manage hnd maintain effective record keeping data.
• Providing support to project office operations performing a variety of standard administrative duties including typing of official documents ensuring high quality and accuracy of work.
• Keeping track of project with updated reports.
• Responsible for organizingfiles, collecting, and managing data to be entered into the computer.
• Any additional work related to the research project including work of other research staff, as needed.

Essential qualifications and experience
First Class Post Graduate degree from a recognized University in subjects listed below
Second Class Post Graduate with Ph.D. degree from a recognized University in subjects listed below
Eligible subjects for educational qualification :
1. Biochemistry
2. Genetics/Medical Genetics
3. Immunology
4. Molecular biology
5. Biotechnology
6. Pharmacology
Desirable qualifications and experience
 1. Postgraduate diploma or degree in clinical trial management
2. Experience of working as a research staff in medical research

• Basics of biomedical research including informed consent process.
• Well versed in recording the data.
• Excellent reading comprehension and strong written as well as verbal communication skills including good command of English is required.
• Good understanding of needs for project and job responsibilities.
• Computer skills including proficiency in entering data and in use of Microsoft Office applications.
• Good organizational behavior and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and investigators.

The application form should also have a photograph of the candidate applicant, age proof of the applicant (tenth or twelfth standard certificate), education qualification certificate (self-attested copy), experience certificate (self-attested copy) and a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the previous employer. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
Biodata must include email address and functioning mobile contact number. Candidates will be informed by email whether they are eligible for the interview. No other modes of communication will be maintained.
Interview date and time and venue will be intimated through email. Kindly check your email regularly (including spam folder) for the information.

In case the number of candidates is more than 30, an objective written test will be tentatively held at 11.30 am on Friday, 5th July 2024. The location of the written test shall be intimated through email.
Selection in-person interview of the short-listed candidates will be taking place tentatively on 6th July 2024. Final date and time will be intimated through email to the short-listed candidates.
No TA/DA will be paid for attending the test or the interview.

Interested candidates may submit the filled form (template attached) along with a copy of 2-page biodata to the NICU office  by 3 pm on Wednesday, 3rd July 2024.
NICU office location: Room no. 1, Level 3 (above gastro ward), F block, Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

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