Director Position at CSIR-SERC, Chennai; CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad and; CSIR-NPL, New Delhi

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Designation/Position- Director Position at CSIR-SERC

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India invites application for Director Position at CSIR-SERC from eligible and interested candidates

Director Position at CSIR -SERC, Chennai; CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad and; CSIR-NPL, New Delhi

Research/Job Area- Natural Sciences/Engineering/ Health/Medical Sciences

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Location- CSIR-SERC, Chennai; CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad and; CSIR-NPL, New Delhi


Essential Qualifications: Ph.D. in Natural Sciences or Master’s Degree in Engineering/ Health/Medical Sciences (for Engineering/HeaIth/Medical Sciences, Ph.D. is desirable).

Age: 45 years or above but not exceeding 56 years.

Experience: At least 16 years of experience in Research and Development (with focus on translational research) in the areas of activities of the laboratory and demonstrated excellence in leadership therein.

Years of experience shall be computed from the beginning of candidate’s research career.

Relaxation: The qualifications, age and experience can be relaxed in case of exceptionally meritorious candidates with the approval of DG, CSIR.

Candidate: Should be creative, innovative and a well-recognized scientist/technologist having a demonstrated ability to manage multidisciplinary R&D teams with excellent interpersonal relations. The candidate should have made significant contributions in terms of technology development apart from creation of IP and publications. He/She should be able to create a conducive environment for nurturing high class research and development.

Job/Position Description- 

CSIR invites dynamic and motivated S,T&I professionals to apply for coveted position of Director, CSIR- Structural Engineering Research Centre (CSIR-SERC), Chennai; CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB), Hyderabad and; CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL), New Delhi, in order to participate and contribute in conceived vision and mission of CSIR which includes providing S,T&I leadership for sustainable development of the country encompassing economic growth with environment and societal benefits.

Responsibilities: The Director shall supervise and exercise administrative control on the staff of the Institute and shall be responsible for (i) realizing the mission of the Institute, and (ii) creating an environment conducive to nurture innovation and high class R&D and other S&T activities of the Laboratory/lnstitute in keeping with societal/industrial priorities.

Appointment: The appointment to the post of Director will be made for a tenure of six years or till superannuation, whichever is earlier, in level 15 of Pay Matrix (pre-revised HAG pay scale of Rs  with allowances as admissible. The tenure period will be renewable only in exceptional cases. Director can be considered for absorption/placement in CSIR as Director’s Grade Scientist i.e. Scientist ‘H’/Outstanding Scientist, as per rules.

Benefits: The provision to share money realized from external contract R&D, consultancy and rendering of S&T services is also available as per extant rules. Residential accommodation and transport are provided as per rules. In addition, medical, LTC and other facilities are provided as per CSIR rules.

How to Apply- 

The application/nomination for the post with detailed bio-data highlighting scientific and translational contributions in details along with list of publications/patents etc. may be sent through email on email ID or by post to Director Recruitment Cell, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Anusandhan Bhawan, 2, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001. A brief bio-data in the proforma given below may also be sent. The last date of the receipt of applications is 15.01.2021.

Last Date for Apply–  15 January 2021

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