Scientific and Technical Positions at THSTI, Haryana, India (Walk-in Interview)

Scientist Position at THSTI, Haryana, India: Apply by 30 January 2021

Designation/Position- Scientist Position at THSTI

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad invites application for Scientific and Technical Positions at THSTI from eligible and interested candidates

About- Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad is an autonomous institute of the DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. Scientific and Technical Positions at THSTI

Research/Job Area- Life Science/Medical Science

Location- Faridabad

Eligibility/Qualification–

S. No.Name of the post/ Monthly consolidated emoluments/ Age limit /No. of Post/Project Code/ Date of InterviewMinimal Qualifications and ExperienceJob description/ responsibilities/field of experience
1.i) Principal  Scientist-II  
Rs. 1,92,000/-  
55 years   
MD or M.Tech or equivalent or Ph.D or corresponding degree in any area of Life Sciences/ Medical Sciences from a recognized university with at least seven years of post-qualification research experience in the relevant field. The incumbent will be responsible to lead a research team for the development of novel vaccine candidates against human viruses (Influenza, Dengue, SARS-CoV-2 etc)
 ii) Principal Scientist-I   Rs. 1,50,000/-   55 years      Five posts  (both (i) + (ii))   Project Code-01   Walk-in interview date  20th J une 2022 at 9 AM                                                                          MD or M.Tech or equivalent or Ph.D or corresponding degree in any area of Life Sciences/ Medical Sciences from a recognized university with at least five years of post-qualification research experience in the relevant field.                                                                                              The incumbent will be responsible to establish animal models and assays to support R & D for human viruses 

The candidate should have strong research skills in virology, protein and structural biology to delineate the virus-host structure-function relationship. The candidate should be able to identify his/her top deliverables, finalize projects to achieve results whilst assuming personal responsibility for outcomes. The candidate should have strong oral and written communication skills and is proficient in preparing and running national and international grants and interacting with teams of scientists to move projects toward the clinic.  

OR The incumbent will be responsible to perform experiments to solve the three-dimensional structure of various Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteins in complex with various small molecule inhibitors.

The incumbent will be responsible to study the interaction of small molecules with target proteins using computational methods and biophysical techniques.

OR The incumbent will be responsible to work on interphase of epidemiology and state of the art diseases including preterm birth, fetal growth restriction, young infant sepsis and linear growth 

The incumbent will be responsible to expand the scope of integrative, multi-disciplinary research in maternal and child health by developing innovative research questions and obtaining extramural funding to sustain the programme. 

The incumbent will be responsible to initiate and conduct data analysis that integrates clinical and biological data from large studies.
                                 
2.Senior Research Scientist   Rs. 1,25,000/-   45 years   Three posts   Project Code-01  
Walk-in-interview

date  23rd June 2022 at 9 AM      
MD or M.Tech or equivalent or Ph.D or corresponding degree in any area of Life Sciences/ Medical Sciences from a recognized university with at least three years of post-qualification research experience in the relevant field.    Experience in: Utilization of metabolomics and lipidomics approaches in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.  Operation and troubleshooting of orbitrap LCMS instrument.  Omics data analysis, building metabolite library, and the use of multivariate data analysis in biomarker discovery is a must.

OR Working with highly pathogenic viruses like MERS,  SARS and SARS-Co2 at BSL3/ABSL3 facility. Establishing high containment facility for viruses,  Preparing guidelines and SOPs for regulatory clearances. Multicentric study with industry partners and academic institutions for antiviral and vaccine development. Development and establishment of  SARS-CoV-2 virus assays.  IS/ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certification for the General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories. 

OR Working on interphase of epidemiology and state of the art diseases including preterm birth, fetal growth restriction, young infant sepsis and linear growth.

Supervising data collection, coordinate between laboratory & clinical population groups. Conduct data analysis that integrates clinical and biological data from large studies
   
3.Research Scientist   Rs. 1,00,000/-  
40 years  
One post-Project Code-01  
Walk-in-interview date  17th June 2022 at 9 AM      
MD or M.Tech or equivalent or Ph.D. or corresponding degree in any area of Life Sciences/ Medical Sciences from a recognized university with at least one year of post-qualification research experience in the relevant field.  Experience in: Molecular biology techniques like DNA extraction, PCR, cloning and sequencing. Biochemical methods like ELISA, protein purification, and western blotting would be preferred. Expertise in recombinant protein purification, biochemical and/or biophysical assays and molecular biology is required. Handling animals and microbiology techniques.  Tissue culture work, RNA work, RTPCR etc.
4.Research Scientist (Data Management Centre)  
Rs. 1,00,000/-  
40 years  
One post  
Project Code-01   Walk-in-interview
date 22nd J une 2022 at 9 AM      
Ph.D. or corresponding degree in any area of Computer application/ Computer science/ Medical Sciences/ Life Sciences or equivalent from a recognized university with at least one year of post-qualification research experience in the relevant field.

OR Post graduate degree in Computer application/ Computer science/ Medical Sciences/ Life Sciences or equivalent from a recognized University with atleast six years of post-qualification  work experience in clinical data science and/ or data management   

Essential: Experience of working in a research or healthcare environment  Experience of working across a range of interventional and observational study designs  An understanding of clinical trials methodology

 Experience of Electronic Data Management Systems
The candidate should have a comprehensive understanding of Best practices for clinical data management and working experience of data sharing and the Data Protection guidance. The candidate must have sound knowledge of SQL and relational database concepts.  
   
5.Senior Clinical Investigator  
One post   
Rs. 96,000/-   40 years   Project Code 02  
Walk-in-interview date  20th June 2022 at 9 AM  
MD or equivalent or Ph.D. in Life Sciences/ Veterinary Science/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology or relevant branch with a basic degree as MBBS/BDS/BVSc from a recognized University with a minimum of four years of post-qualification experience in the relevant field.Senior Clinical Investigators is required for the first-in-human safety studies and to oversee the regulatory aspects of early-stage vaccine development which will be conducted in collaboration with THSTI partners. He/She will also work with the technical managers at the PMU to provide support for pre-clinical testing and clinical assay development.
6.Senior Technical Officer (Bioassay laboratory)     Two posts     Rs. 91,000/-   35 years   Project Code 02   Walk-in interview date  16th J une 2022 at 9 AM  PG Professional degree in Life Sciences with six years of post-qualification experience in a GLP/NABL-accredited biomedical laboratory dealing with vaccines and biologicals

OR PG degree in Life Sciences with seven years of post-qualification experience in a GLP/NABL-accredited biomedical research laboratory dealing with vaccines and biologicals    *In the case of PhD candidates, the tenure of PhD will not be considered as post-qualification experience.  

Essential experience:  Animal cell culture, virus isolation, virus neutralization and serological assays. 

Desirable experience:  Knowledge of assay establishment, validation for accreditation and for regulatory clearance of vaccines and diagnostics.
The incumbent will be responsible for: To deal with assays for vaccine development and licensure in a GLP setting compliant with Quality Management systems (ISO 17025:2017).  Laboratory management, accreditation processes, standard laboratory safety and procedures in bioassay laboratory.  To train other laboratory staff members, learn new technical skills, and perform established assays. Will contribute towards developing and validating new assays.
7.Senior Technical Officer (Scientific Communication & IPR)   One post
  Rs. 85,000/-   35 years   Project Code 01
Walk-in-interview
date  20th June 2022 at
9 AM  
PG Professional degree in Life Sciences with six years of post-qualification experience.

OR PG degree in Life Sciences with seven years of post-qualification experience 
Excellent written communication skills and thorough understanding of a translational health research setting, Experience in news and feature writing, Prior experience in handling all the social media communication tools, Handling all aspects of internal and external communication and ensuring that all web-based content branding strategies Dealing with all IPR and other regulatory related matters of the institute
              
8.Technical Officer- II (Bioanalytical Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics)   One post   Rs. 75,000/-   30 years   Project Code- 01   Walk-in interview date  17th J une 2022 at 9 AM    PG degree in Life Sciences with four years of post-qualification experience in the field of LCMS operation and handling in a reputed bioanalytical lab involved in DMPK studies. OR PG Professional degree in Life Sciences with three years of post-qualification experience in the field of LCMS operation and handling in a reputed bioanalytical lab involved in DMPK studies.  Candidate must have prior experience of 3 year on LCMS operation and handling including calibrations and day-to-day troubleshooting in a reputed bioanalytical lab.

2 years of providing bioanalytical support to pharmacokinetic and drug metabolism as well as drug distribution studies. Development, validation and qualification of HPLC and LCMS methods for new molecules as well as known drugs for qualitative and quantitative analysis.

This includes but not limited to analytical trouble shooting; data generation, compilation, report preparation; Lab note book, record keeping; SOP writing. Processing biological samples such as plasma, serum, tissues for drug quantification studies using HPLC and LCMS.  
9.Technical Officer- II (Bioassay Lab)   One post   Rs. 75,000/-   30 years   Project Code- 01
Walk-in-interview
date  16th June 2022 at 9 AM   
PG degree in Life Sciences with four years of post-qualification experience in animal cell culture techniques, the establishment of assays such as ELISA, molecular assays and virus neutralization assays.

OR PG Professional degree in Life Sciences with three years of post-qualification experience in animal cell culture techniques, the establishment of assays such as ELISA, molecular assays and virus neutralization assays.  

Desirable: Experience of working in GLP/NABL-accredited biomedical research laboratories or in a national/international research institute.
The incumbent will be responsible for Cell-culture-based assays, virus neutralization assays, and molecular and serological assays.  Validation of assays and performance of assays for, regulatory clearance of diagnostics and vaccines.
   
10.Technical Officer- II (Medicinal Chemistry) One post  
Rs. 75,000/-  
30 years  
Project Code- 01   Walk-in-interview date  17th June 2022 at 9 AM  
MSc or M.Pharma in organic chemistry or equivalent with four years of postqualification professional experience in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry.  A professional experience of working in a reputed synthetic organic chemistry lab is must.  The incumbent will work on various medicinal chemistry projects. 

The candidate is expected to plan and execute synthetic organic chemistry reactions for designed molecules. He/she should be proficient in literature search, handling various types of reagents and performing various types of air and moisture sensitive chemical reactions. 

The candidate should be well versed with various purification techniques as well as analytical techniques such as NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry.

The candidate is also expected to work on data/report compilation on weekly basis.
11.Technical Officer- I   One post   Rs. 60,000/-   30 years   Project Code- 01   Walk-in interview date  17th J une 2022 at 9 AM  PG degree in Life Sciences with three years of post-qualification experience in the relevant field. OR PG Professional degree in Life Sciences with two years of post-qualification experience in the relevant field.      A strong background (and publication record) in molecular modelling, and structural bioinformatics.

Research experience in the Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Computational drug discovery projects.

Familiarity with molecular modelling and visualization packages (e.g. NAMD, AMBER, Gromacs, Schrodinger, Cresset), good analytical and communication skills. Good knowledge of organic chemistry.  Coding or scripting experience (e.g. Python, PERL or C/C++) will be preferable.

Job/Position Description- 

S. No. Project CodeName of the project
1.01Translational Research Program (TRP)
2.02Epidemic preparedness through rapid vaccine development: support of Indian vaccine development aligned with the global initiative of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)

This recruitment is to fill up the vacancies under the project entitled “Multi-epitope nanoparticle-based Broadly Protective Betacoronavirus Candidate Vaccine”

These are short-term positions and extension will be granted subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbents and tenure of the project for which they are selected. Those appointed to these positions will not have any claim for regularization of their employment.

How to Apply- 

Interested candidates fulfilling the criteria as mentioned above may walk-in for written test/skill test/interview at THSTI, NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rdMilestone, Faridabad-Gurugram Expressway, Faridabad – 121001

Last Date for Apply06-23 June 2022 (Walk-in-Interview)

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