National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) was founded by Sir Robert McCarrison in the year 1918 as ‘Beri-Beri’ Enquiry Unit in a single room laboratory at the Pasteur Institute, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. Within a short span of seven years, this unit blossomed into a "Deficiency Disease Enquiry" and later in 1928, emerged as full-fledged "Nutrition Research Laboratories" (NRL) with Dr. McCarrison as its first Director.
Applications are invited through email from eligible candidates for the following post/position for ad hoc intramural research projects funded by ICMR-NIN.
Post : Senior Research Fellow (Non-Medical)
Tittle of the study/ Project : Development of Fermented products with Vitamin B12 producing bacteria
Category : SC ( Relaxation will be given as per rule)
Essential Qualifications : M.Sc (Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Gene Technology) with at least 2 years research experience in relevant field
Desirable : Experience in Nutritional Research / gut microbial with relevant technical skills in cell culture as well as in Animal Studies. Publication will be added advantage.
Age : Below 35 years.
Consolidated Salary/Stipend : Rs.35,000/- plus HRA.
Tenure : One year, extendable for one more year based on the performance
Place of work : NIN, Hyderabad.
Selection Procedure: The shortlisting will be merely depending on the fulfillment of the essential education qualification and age will be reckoned as on 31st October, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated regarding the date and time of the virtual interview online through email. Further, the result of the final selection of the candidate will be placed on the NIN and ICMR website in the due course. The appointing authority has the right to accept/reject any application without assigning any reason(s) and no correspondence in this matter will be entertained.
General Conditions : The conditions of employment will be the same as that of the project staff on contract basis. The candidates have no right to claim for any regular employment at this Institute. 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.
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