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Career for M.Pharm with Ph.D as Scientific Director at Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Sector-23, Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad- 201002, an autonomous body set up under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare primarily with the objective of periodically bringing out new edition of Indian Pharmacopoeia, National Formulary of India and other related tasks such as preparing certification and distribution processes of other reference substances, is looking for a competent, dedicated and dynamic person for the post of Secretary-cum-Scientific Director on Deputation (Including Short Term Contract) basis as per details below

Post : Secretary-cum-Scientific Director

Scale of Pay : Pay Matrix Level-14 (Rs.1,44,200- 2,18,200)
Mode of Recruitment : Deputation (Including Short Term Contract)
Age : Below 56 years
Tenure: - The period of Deputation (Including Short Term Contract) basis will be up to 27-02-2025.

Deputation (Including Short Term Contract) Basis : The vacancy may be filled on Deputation (Including Short Term Contract) basis from officers of Central Government: - a.  (i) holding analogous posts ; or ii. With 02 years of regular service in posts in the Pay Level-13A of Pay Matrix Rs.1,31,100 - 2,16,600/- or equivalent or With 03 years of regular service in posts in the Pay Level-13 of Pay Matrix of Rs.1,23,100 - 2,15,900/- or equivalent; and b.  Possessing the qualifications and experience prescribed for direct recruits under of the RRs.

Essential Qualification: - Non-Medical :- Post Graduate degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences/Bio-Chemistry/ Biotechnology / Chemistry / Pharmacology / Microbiology from a recognized University, with Ph.D in any of the related fields.
Medical :- Post Graduate degree in Medical / Biological Science with specialty in Microbiology/ Pharmacology.
Desirable : Ph.D in any of the related fields.
Experience : Essential: - 1. 15 years’ experience including 5 years at senior level in the area of pharmaceuticals.
2. Research experience in the relevant field with support of paper(s) published.

Job Description :- He/she shall be the Chief Scientific and Executive Officer of the Commission and act as member-Secretary of the General Body, the Governing Body, the Scientific Body and other Committees formed by IP Commission. Provide leadership and strategic direction to the Commission and in the preparation of monographs for drugs and formulations to be incorporated in the India Pharmacopeia. Ensure timely publication of the National Formulary of India. Also, to ensure the implantation of time bound programme for availability of the quality certified reference substance required for quality assurance of drugs.

Applications are invited from citizens of India who fulfill the eligibility criteria strictly in the application format which can be downloaded from the website of the Commission together with attested copies of supporting documents and Annual Confidential Reports for the last five years in case of candidates employed in Government Organization or equivalent assessment reports in case of private employment and the employer’s certificate THROUGH PROPER CHANNEL so as to reach to Shri Bikash R. Mahato. Under Secretary (Drugs Regulation) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Room No. 434-C. Wing. Nirman Bhawan. New Delhi-110011 within 60 days of its publication in the Employment News. The competent authority reserves the right to reject any/or all application received for the post without assigning any reason.

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