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Life Sciences recruitment at National Institute of Malaria Research | Salary Rs 35,000 pm plus HRA

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Life Sciences recruitment at National Institute of Malaria Research

National Institute of Malaria Research was established in 1977 as Malaria Research Centre, which was renamed as National Institute of Malaria Research in November 2005. ICMR-NIMR is one of the institutes of the Indian Council of Medical Research an autonomous body under Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India.

ICMR-National Institute of Malaria Research will conduct walk-in-interview / written test on the below mentioned purely temporary project post, tenable at ICMR-NIMR for the period as mentioned below. The term may be extended further as per requirement.

Post : Senior Project Research Fellow (SRF)

Name of the Project : ‘Bio-ecology of Malaria Vectors in endemic and diverse ecotypes (urban, coastal and riverine) in Tamil Nadu’

Place of Posting :  ICMR - NIMR, NIE Campus, Chennai

Duration : One year, extendable based on performance and project extension

Salary (fixed) In Rs. pm : Rs.35,000 /- Per month + HRA as per rules

Essential / Desirable qualification and Experience :
Essential Qualification: Master’s Degree in Life Science / Biotechnology from a recognized university with 2 years of research experience in Malaria or/other vector borne diseases.
• Adequate experience in field surveys (immature and adult) of mosquito vectors.

Desirable Qualification :
• Research experience (Hands -on) in laboratory techniques such as Membrane Feeding Bioassay, CS-ELISA, Molecular detection of malaria parasites in vector mosquitoes, Counter current immunoelectrophoresis etc.
• Peer reviewed publications in mosquito vectors and malaria.
• Fluency in English and experience in writing scientific manuscripts.

Age Limit : 35 years

Nature of Duties
1. To organize extensive field surveillance of malaria vectors (immature and adult) in 4 endemic districts (Chennai, Ramanathapuram, Kanyakumari and Dharmapuri) in Tamil Nadu.
2. To inspect all the malaria vector breeding habitats for vector breeding and periodic monitoring.
3. To organize the adult collections (resting, light trap, pyrethrum spray sheet) plan logistics and liaise with the local health staff.
4. To undertake laboratory works including Membrane feeding assay, blood meal analysis, vector incrimination, insecticide susceptibility tests, Molecular analysis etc.
5. Data analysis and report writing.
6. Any other project related work assigned by PI/Director.

1. Interview will be held on the same day after registration and verification of documents. No candidate will be allowed to enter after scheduled date and time.
2. If there are more than 30 candidates against any post, written examination will be conducted and shortlisted candidates will be considered for interview/personal discussion.

Terms and Conditions:
2. Incomplete applications, application not submitted in prescribed format and application without supportive documents asked for, shall be summarily rejected. Qualification and experience should be in relevant discipline/field and from a reputed institution/organization recognized by relevant authority.
3. Experience shall be counted from the date of completion of minimum essential educational qualification.
4. Submission of incorrect or false information during the process of walk-in-interview/personal discussion shall disqualify the candidature at any stage.
5. The Director reserves the right to increase / decrease the number of vacancies as per requirement.
6. The Director, NIMR has the right to accept/ reject any application without assigning any reason thereof and no correspondence will be entertained in this matter.
7. The Director, NIMR reserves right to fill up or not to fill up the post advertised on website.
8. Candidate should write the Name of Project on the top of the application.
9. No benefit of provident fund, Leave Travel Concession, Medical Claim etc. will be considered, since the post is purely on temporary basis.
10.Age relaxation is admissible to SC/ST/OBC/EXM/Departmental candidates including projects as per Govt. of India/ICMR Norms. No age relaxation will be considered for un-reserved post.

11.Age limit and experience will be considered as on the date of walk-in- interview/personal discussion.
12.No TA/DA will be paid for attending the walk-in-interview/personal discussion/written test.
13.Mere fulfilling the essential qualification/ experience does not guarantee selection.
14.Candidates already in regular service under any central/state govt/Autonomous/dept/PSU are not eligible to apply.
15.Selected candidates will be granted Leave as per ICMR guidelines.
16.Community/ Caste certificate: Candidates applying under OBC category shall submit attested copy of OBC Non – Creamy Layer Certificate in specified format, issued within one year from the date of walk-in- interview test and / or personal discussion by the appropriate authority. Only Non-Creamy Layer OBC certificates will be accepted and other certificates will not be accepted.
17.Post is contractual for the duration offered.
18.The above post is filled-up purely on temporary and contractual basis & the candidate will have no right to claim for any type of Permanent Employment under ICMR-NIMR or continuation of his/her services in any other project.
19.Canvassing and bringing inside or outside influence in any form for short listing and employment will treated as a disqualification and the candidate will be debarred from selection process.
20.Those appearing for Walk-in-Interview/personal discussion, he/she must bring all original certificates (1) Educational qualification (2) Proof of Date of birth (3) Experience certificates/testimonials (4) One-self attested recent passport size photograph (5) ID Proof (Ex. Aadhar/PAN/Voter ID/Driving License etc.) (6) One set of self-attested photocopies of all documents. (7) SC/ST/OBC Certificates, if applicable. (8) Candidates should produce all certifications/testimonials in original for verification at the time of walk in–interview.
21.Candidates reporting after the scheduled date/time will not be allowed to appear in interview / or personal discussion.

Date and time of registration and verification of document : On 22 November 2021 from 09:30AM to 10:30 AM
Address : ICMR - NIMR, NIE Campus, 2nd Main Road, TNHB, Ayapakkam,Chennai- 600077

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