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Applications are invited for the post of Project Associate at TKDL

The CSIR-Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (CSIR-TKDL) Unit is engaged in the protection and preservation of India’s vast traditional knowledge present in ancient texts by converting the information into modern languages. It aims to prevent the misappropriation of Indian Systems of Medicine through patenting at the international level. CSIR-TKDL Unit is a unit under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an autonomous body with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (Ministry of Science and Technology).

Applications are invited from qualified candidates (Indian nationals) who meet the necessary educational and work requirements to work on project titled “Filing of Third Party Observations and Pre-grant Oppositions based on TKDL Evidences” (MLP0008). The engagement is purely on temporary and contract basis. The engagement shall be initially up to 31 March 2021 and maximum until 31 March 2025, i.e., co-terminus with the project. The extension of tenure of any project staff beyond 31 March 2021 will be subject to review by a Review Committee at the end of each year or earlier, as deemed necessary.

Project Associate-I (Information Technology) - 01 post
Code :  TKD801
Qualification and desirable skills : BE/B Tech in Computer Science or Computer Applications or IT/MCA from a recognized University or equivalent Desirable skills: Proficiency in one or more software products, viz Visual Basic, .Net, C#, MS-SQL Server 2008, 2012 or higher, Asp, Java Script, VB Script, IIS, working knowledge of database design, web enable applications and portal designing OR Proficiency in one or more software products viz Core Java, J2EE, EJB, Enterprise Java Beans, Enterprise Java, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, Maven, Rest, SOAP and any IDE like Eclipse/NetBeans/ IntelliJ IDEA, working knowledge of database design, web enable applications and portal designing OR Proficiency in engineering, administering and managing multiple relational database flavors (e.g. Oracle, SQLServer, PostgreSQL, etc.) including in database migration
Posting location* : Delhi
Written test : 21 October 2020

Project Associate-I (Patents) - 05 post
Code : TKD802
Qualification and desirable skills : Master’s degree in Chemical or Biological Sciences/Bioinformatics/ Cheminformatics from recognized University or equivalent in patent analytics/informatics Desirable: Proficiency in patent analytics/ informatics/ PG Diploma in IPR, good written and oral skills in English
Posting location* : Delhi
Written test : 27 October 202

*May change as per requirements of project
No of positions: 06**
**CSIR-TKDL will make a panel of waitlisted candidates to fill vacancies in near future. Such panel will be valid for one year from date of notification of result, or until project completion, whichever is earlier.

Monthly emoluments : 
(i) Rs. 31,000/-+HRA to scholars who are selected through
(a) National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions
(ii) Rs. 25,000/-+HRA for others who do fall under (i) above

Age Limit : 35 years for Project Associate-I. The above age limits are relaxable for candidates of statutory groups as per CSIR/Govt. of India instructions on the subject.

Job Requirement: Preference will be given to those with proficiency in computers and commonly used software with the ability to work as a part of a team.

General Conditions:
(a) The engagement which is on contract basis in respect of all above positions will confer no rights on the candidates, whatsoever, implicitly and / or explicitly for their continuation beyond tenure/absorption / regularization in CSIR. Contract may be terminated at any time at a notice of one month from either side or one month stipend in lieu thereof.
(b) Project staff would be governed by the Guidelines relating to engagement of project staff in CSIR Projects including NMITLI projects, OLP/MLP, Contract R&D and non-CSIR funded Projects issued by CSIR vide OM No. 4/CMG/2020-TMDII dated 13 August 2020. (c) The project staff may be required to travel as per need.
(d) Reservation (SC/ST/OBC/PwD) will be applicable as per CSIR/Govt. of India instructions on the subject.
(e) Head, CSIR-TKDL Unit reserves the right to increase/ decrease the number of positions and also cancel the recruitment process for the positions mentioned above at any stage of the recruitment process. The decision of the Head, CSIR-TKDL Unit will be final and binding.

Note: (a) Candidates should present themselves at Vigyan Suchna Bhawan, CSIR-NISCAIR Building, 14, Satsang Vihar Marg, New Delhi – 110 067 for a Written test at the above mentioned dates against each post, the timing of which will notified on the CSIR website or through email. The interview of shortlisted candidates will take place online, the details of which will be made available on CSIR website. The results of the written test will be declared the same day or next day. The candidates are requested to visit the CSIR website or their email frequently to know the information and status.
(b) The candidates must bring with them original certificates/ testimonials at the time of test along with two copies of self-attested photographs and a set of self-attested copies of certificates/ testimonials in support of age, qualification, marks obtained, experience, if any, etc. The candidates must also bring a copy of their bio-data neatly typed on A4 paper.
(c) The candidates belonging to reserved categories must bring their original certificate of categories to which they belong issued by the competent authority (along with self attested copies of the same).
(d) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the Test/ Interview.
(e) If currently employed, then the candidate will have to furnish no-objection certificate from the current employer at the time of joining.
(f) Candidature will be purely provisional subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
(g) Canvassing in any form will render the candidate disqualified

Other Instructions to Candidates:
(a) In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuing travel restrictions or other restrictions in place, please make your travel plans accordingly and with due attention to existing COVID-19 procedures/ guidelines/ norms in place.
(b) All candidates will be subjected to thermal scanning and those with COVID-19 or similar symptoms will not be allowed to enter the venue. An undertaking may be taken from candidates as deemed necessary.
(c) All candidates must mandatorily wear face covers or face masks, follow security instructions and maintain physical distancing at all times.
(d) All candidates must register in the “AAROGYA SETU” mobile application, developed by the Govt of India and display safe status at the time of entry.

Last date to submit online application: 17 October 2020


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