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Applications are invited for Senior Project Associate at National Chemical Laboratory

National Chemical Laboratory Pune, established in 1950, is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). CSIR-NCL is a science and knowledge based research, development and consulting organization. It is internationally known for its excellence in scientific research in chemistry and chemical engineering as well as for its outstanding track record of industrial research involving partnerships with industry from concept to commercialization.

Post : Senior Project Associate

Applications are invited online for filling up of position on a purely temporary basis, in the prescribed proforma. The details of the Sponsored Project under which engagement is proposed to be made is as under.

Title of Project : Pathogen Detection, Surveillance and Genotyping by Sequencing
Name of Sponsoring Agency : Pune Knowledge Cluster Foundation
Project Code : GAP337526

Minimum prescribed educational Qualifications : Master's Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences/MVSc or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent; and (ii) Four (4) years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and services; OR ME /M.Tech in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent with TWO years’ experience in R&D in industrial and Academic Institutions or S&T Organizations and Scientific activities and services; OR Doctoral Degree in Science/Engineering/Technology/Pharma/MD/MS from a recognized University or equivalent
Desirable experience, if any : Hands on work experience in R&D laboratory; Sound practical knowledge in molecular biology, genomics and allied subjects; Preferably with cell culture experience using CRISPR/Cas9 technology; Experience in using Oxford Nanopore Technology based nucleic acid sequencing; Interest and basic knowledge in infectious disease biology

Age Limit : 40
Job requirement : Amplicon Sequencing and metagenomics sequencing of DNA / RNA extracted from field samples, Analysis of sequence data for assembly of consensus sequencing from raw data, mapping to reference data to find genetic variation, matching data to pathogen specific sequences; Transcriptomics data analysis; Field sample collection duty.

Consolidated emoluments per month : (i) 42,000/- + HRA

The engagement will be initially for a period of six months which may be extended or curtailed depending on the duration of the tenure of sponsored project / satisfactory performance or conduct of the appointee, as the case may be. The engagement will be purely on temporary basis and shall not be CSIR/NCL appointment, temporary or otherwise and shall not entitle the appointee to any right/claim whatsoever, implicit or explicit, for his/her consideration against any CSIR-NCL post/fellowship.

How to Apply
1. Eligible candidates are required to apply ONLINE only through our website.
2. Link to apply :
3. Details can be read from section Jobs Vacancies:
4. Candidate should have a valid email before applying online.
5. Scanned photo/signature in JPG/JPEG format only.
6. Candidate’s Photograph File size must be less than 50 kb.
7. Candidate’s Signature File size must be less than 25 kb.
8. Readable scanned copies of Mark sheet(SSC, HSC, Graduation, Master, PhD,etc)
9. Keep ready pdf file of all testimonials.
10. Read all instructions title 'How To Apply' available at website. The application should be filled online before 28/09/2023. Late applications will not be considered.

The prescribed educational qualifications are a bare minimum and merely possessing of same will not entitle candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received in response to this Notice of engagement is large, it may not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendation of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader may restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to reasonable limits after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum qualifications prescribed in the Notice. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field on date of advertise.

The candidates recommended by the Screening Committee to be called for interview would be notified on the website as well as divisional Notice Board on 30/09/2023 or the candidates may ascertain the information by contacting Dhanasekaran Shanmugam email id: contact No: 25902719 Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear before the Selection Committee for an online interview. For online interview URL link will be provided to shortlisted candidate later via email on or before 30/09/2023.

Interview will be conducted on from online through a suitable medium such as Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx etc. No interview call letter will be issued separately. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview. Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer of engagement.

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