The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world. As early as in 1911, the Government of India set up the Indian Research Fund Association (IRFA) with the specific objective of sponsoring and coordinating medical research in the country. After independence, several important changes were made in the organisation and the activities of the IRFA. It was redesignated in 1949 as the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) with considerably expanded scope of functions.
Post: Senior Research Fellow
Applications are invited on plain paper for one purely temporary post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) under ICMR Project in the Indian Journal of Medical Research.
Qualifications Essential: M.Sc. degree in Life Sciences/Biological Sciences with at least 2 years experience in research.
Desirable : (i) Knowledge of IT and computers.
Age : Up to 35 years (as on 31-7-2011)
Salary : Rs 14000/- per month (consolidated) plus HRA as per rules
The candidates fulfilling essential and desirable qualifications and experience are requested to attend the Walk-in interview at the ICMR Headquarters, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, on July 5, 2011 at 10:30 am. The candidates are requested to bring an application with a recent passport size photograph duly affixed on it, original certificates, and attested photocopies of relevant certificates. Also bring five photo copies of their Curriculum Vitae and all other certificates/ testimonials and original and report to A.O. (P&I) (Room No. 206) at 9.00 A.M.
The selected candidate will work in the editorial section of the Indian Journal of Medical Research. He/she will be associated with the Journal and among other assignments, will help in the web-based editorial management of the journal.
The post is purely temporary till the duration of the project and co-terminus with the project. The selected candidates will be governed by the ICMR rules applicable to temporary project staff. They will have no claim for regular appointment under ICMR. Benefits of Provident Fund, CCA, Leave Travel Concession, Medical claim etc. are not admissible.
No TA/DA will be paid for attending interview.
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