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Vacancy for Research Scientist at IASST, Salary Rs. 61,000 pm

 

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Vacancy for Research Scientist at IASST

The Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Guwahati is an autonomous R&D Institute under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. The Institute is engaged in frontier areas of research in the specific domain of Physical, Chemical, Mathematical and Life Sciences. The Institute’s aim is to contribute to basic sciences and develop technology using local resources through strong interdisciplinary research approach across different divisions. Institute is equipped with modern and sophisticated instrumentation including SEM, XRD, LCMS-MS, AFM, DNA Sequencer and computational facility for cutting edge scientific research.

Post : Project Research Scientist-I

Applications in prescribed format are invited from eligible candidates for Project Research Scientist-I (Non-Medical) position under the project entitled “Preparation of an Improved antivenom against other than Big Four venomous snakes of NE India” under Prof. Ashis K. Mukherjee, Principal Investigator & Director, IASST, Guwahati-781035.

Essential Qualification : (i) Essentially good academic record with First Class M.Sc. / M.Tech with a minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate in Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Molecular Biology / Life Sciences / Zoology. (ii) Two years of research experience for M. Sc. Candidates as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Desirable : (I) Ph.D. in any of the above mentioned fields. (II) Candidates having experience in development of diagnostics, developing point-of-care biosensors for healthcare, applications protein purification and characterization, snake venom biochemistry will be preferred.
Fellowship & other facilities : Rs. 56,000/- per month + HRA (9%) without any other allowances. Medical facility will be provided as per the rule. Residential accommodation inside the campus may be provided subject to availability. No other facility will be provided.

Tenure : Initially for up to one year (extendable as per norms). The approved duration of the project is 3 years. Extension may be granted after review of the work done. However, the position is terminus any point of time.
Age : Candidate shall not be more than 35 years on the last date of application. Upper age limit may be relaxed as per Government of India rules.


How to Apply
Interested candidates may apply via online mode (given below) in prescribed format along with scanned copies mark sheets, certificates from 10th standard onwards, testimonials, caste certificate (if applicable), experience certificate (if any), certificate of NET/GATE or similar examination qualifications, any other testimonials, research articles (if any) in the following link.

Only shortlisted candidates will be intimated via email to appear before a selection committee on a date to be notified later.

Interested candidates may appear before the interview board with original and self-attested photocopies of mark sheets, certificates from 10th standard onwards, testimonials, caste certificate (if applicable), certificate of NET/GATE or similar examination, any other testimonials and a copy of recent signed Curriculum Vitae (CV) on the day of interview.


General Terms and Conditions
(1) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
(2) Those in employment or doing Ph.D. must submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the concerned employer / Ph.D. Supervisor at the time of interview.
(3) Since, the project position(s) is / are temporary; the incumbents selected will have no claim for regular appointment at IASST or continuation of his / her services in any other project.
(4) The Director & Appointing Authority has the right to accept / reject any application without assigning any reason(s) and no correspondence in this matter will be entertained.
(5) The engagement can be terminated with one-month notice from either side without assigning any reason.
(6) Only selected candidate will be informed via mail/postal service and the list of selected and wait list candidates may be displayed in the website.
(7) The recruited project staff is eligible for leave as per IASST project staff recruitment guidelines and will have to give the undertakings before joining.
(8) Experience certificate should clearly state the nature of work during the period of employment with dates. Experience in the relevant discipline / field should be from a reputed institution / organization recognized by the relevant authority.
(9) Experience certificate should clearly state the nature of work during the period of employment with dates. Experience in the relevant discipline / field should be from a reputed institution / organization recognized by the relevant authority.
(10) Mere fulfilling the essential qualification / experience will not bestow any guarantee of selection.
(11) Selection criteria will be based on academic qualification, experience and performance in the interview.
(12) Since the project position is purely on temporary basis, no benefit of Provident Fund, Leave Travel Concession etc. will be available to the appointee.

Deadline of Application : 15 March 2024 via online mode.

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