National AIDS Research Institute [NARI] was established in October 1992 in Bhosari, Pune on a seven acre plot. The Institute has progressively expanded its activities in various aspects of research on HIV and AIDS through infra-structural development, capacity building & research programmes. The present infrastructure includes the Institute housed in a 28024 sq. mtr space, residential accomadation for the staff, a power plant to ensure uninterrupted power supply and an incinerator for safe disposal of bio-waste.
Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research Fellow under the project “Development Of A National HIV Drug Resistance Database By Generating And Utilizing Clinical, Genotypic And Phenotypic Characterization Data Of The Prevalent Drug Resistant Strains Of Indian HIV-1 Clade C (HIV DRDB)” as detailed below. The post is purely temporary & for the period of project only.
Post: Senior Research Fellow
Age: Up to 35 Years (For SC/ST/PH/ OBC-NCL Relaxation as per Govt. of India Rules)
Essential Qualification & Experience: M. Sc (First Class) in any branch of life science with two years Research Experience in Microbiology/Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology.
Desirable Qualification & Experience: 1. Experience in Molecular techniques & analysis of DNA sequence data. 2. Experience in using bioinformatics tools.
Job Responsibilities: SRF will be carrying out the bulk of experiments towards addressing the proposed aims of the project. The work involves nucleic acid extraction, PCR, Sequencing and analyzing the results using standards and bioinformatics tools.
Salary: Rs.18000 + HRA @ 20% P.M.
Application should be submitted in the prescribed format (as given below) along with all required enclosures for proof of age (SSC Certificate), qualification (Degree certificate and all mark sheets), experience (proof for work experience) and application fee of Rs.100/-, drawn in favour of the Director, NARI, Pune, by a Demand Draft (only from a Nationalized Bank) or Indian Postal Order. SC/ST/PH and women are exempted from payment of application fee. Age relaxable for SC/ST/OBC-Non Creamy Layer/Physically Handicapped candidates and Govt. Servants as per Govt. of India Rules. Government servants should apply through proper channel. Director, NARI reserves the right to shortlist the candidates to be interviewed. Any canvassing by or on behalf of the candidates or bringing political or other influence with regards to the selection shall be considered as a disqualification. Age and experience is relaxable in deserving cases.
The application along with all enclosures should reach this office on or before 26/08/2013 duly superscribed as “Application for the post of ‘Senior Research Fellow’ under HIV DRDB Project”. The interview will be conducted on 03/09/2013. Short listed candidates will be intimated by Email. Ensure furnishing Email address for correspondence.
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