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ICMR invites online applications for Director post

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is an Autonomous Organization, under the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt, of India. ICMR is dealing with biomedical/ health research in various areas, in collaboration with National/ International agencies, through its Headquarters at New Delhi and 27 Institutes/ Centres and a large number of field stations, situated across the country.

Post : Director

ICMR invites online applications, from Indian Citizens, up to 6th October. 2023 till 5:30 PM to fill up the vacancy of Director at ICMR- National Institute of Virology, Pune in Level 14 of Pay Matrix (Rs. 1,44,200-2,18,200) (7th CPC Scale) and usual allowances as admissible to ICMR employees for appointment on regular basis under Direct Recruitment with all India transfer liability under the Council.

Essential Qualification & Experience :
MD/MS or equivalent degree recognized by MCI/NMC
MBBS or equivalent degree recognized by MCI/NMC with MPH from a recognized University
M.Sc. or MBBS or equivalent degree recognized by MCI/NMC with Ph.D. from a recognized University in a subject as given
List of Subjects: 1. Biochemistry 2. Chemistry 3. Anthropology 4. Sociology 5. Social work 6. Food & Nutrition 7. Economics with specialisation in Health Economics 8. Psychology 9. Biology/Bio Science 10. Entomology/Medical Entomology 11. Genetics/Medical Genetics 12. Immunology 13. Microbiology 14. Molecular Biology 15. Pharmacology 16. Pharmacy 17. Toxicology 18. Virology 19. Zoology 20. Biotechnology 21. Botany 22. Bio-Informatics 23. Biostatistics/Statistics 24. Public Health 25. Any clinical subject (Internal medicine, Community medicine, surgery, obstetrics 8t gynaecology, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Anaesthesiology etc.) 26. Any other relevant subject in Medicine/ Bio-Medical Sciences.
Essential Experience*
15 years
• 5 years in a managerial position and has handled R&D projects independently(viz. PI or Co- Pl of Scientific studies, Head of Research Groups/ Centres / Institutes/ Laboratories)
• 2 years regular service in the Pay matrix level-13-A or equivalent as amended from time to time

Note :
1. Ph.D. will be considered as 4 years’ experience (irrespective of the duration taken to complete the degree).
2. MD/MS or equivalent to be considered as 3 years’ experience.
3. M.V.Sc. will be considered as 2 years’ experience.
4. MPH/M.Tech/ME will not be considered as any experience.
5. Experience in Research & Development related to Biomedical Sciences in Govt./Public sector/Private Institutions will be admissible.
6. In case applicants are from Private sector or laboratories/Institutions abroad the Screening Committee shall decide the equivalency of Pay Scale.

Age limit :
Upper age limit is 58 years, (relaxable in accordance to GOI instructions).

Tenure of appointment
Initial appointment will be for duration of 5 years or till superannuation, whichever is earlier. A second term for maximum of 5 years or till superannuation, whichever is earlier, may be considered by a review committee, subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria as per Recruitment Rules. During this tenure, if the incumbent is from ICMR, he/she will hold lien on his/ her substantive post at ICMR.

Fee : Application Fee (non-refundable) of Rs.1500/- (Rupees one thousand five hundred only) is required. SC/ST/Women/PwBD/EWS candidates are exempted from application fee. Application Fee is to be paid by candidates through online link given in the application form.

How to apply
i. Candidates should apply only through online mode on .
ii. Following self-attested required documents are to be enclosed with the application
a) Proof of Date of Birth
b) Educational qualifications
c) Experience
6. Other conditions:
i. Application should be submitted along with online application fees.
ii. Application received after the closing date, for whatever reason, is liable to be rejected.
iii. In the event of any false information furnished or suppression of any material in the application coming to notice, at any time during the recruitment process or thereafter, of a person, his/her candidature/ services would be liable to be terminated.
iv. Incomplete or Application without supportive documents is liable to be rejected.
v. Relevant documents of educational qualification/specialization/experience as claimed must be invariably uploaded.
vi. At the time of personal discussion, the applicants working in Centre/State Government Department/ Public Sector Undertakings & Govt, funded research agencies must submit a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer with an undertaking that “the applicant will be relieved within one month of his/her receipt of appointment order”.
vii. Any outside influence (political or otherwise) brought in by a candidate shall disqualify him/her.
viii. Any matter for which no specific instruction has been given shall be decided by ICMR and the decision shall be final and binding on the candidates.
ix. Any further detail/communication shall be displayed on ICMR website only. Candidates are requested to regularly visit ICMR Website, for any updates.
x. Any dispute with regard to the recruitment against the advertisement will be under the jurisdiction of Courts in New Delhi.
xi. ICMR retains the liberty to either modify or cancel or publish afresh, this vacancy circular.

Short listing Criteria
a) In the first instance, all the candidates who fulfill minimum eligibility in respect of age, essential qualifications and essential experience (wherever required) shall be short¬listed.
b) If the number of such shortlisted candidates is high and it is not possible to call all of them for interview, then the ICMR shall further shortlist the candidates, on the basis of some suitable shortlisting criteria, as may be fixed by the Competent Authority, ICMR. Though this may vary from case to case, depending on merits, ICMR generally prefers to call candidates with higher experience in the relevant fields or candidates with higher educational qualification as the case may be and as decided by Appointing Authority.

Last Date : 6th October, 2023 till 5:30 PM

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