Scientist Position (Contractual) at ICMR, New Delhi, India

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Designation/Position- Scientist Position (Contractual) at ICMR

ICMR-New Delhi, India, India invites application for Scientist Position (Contractual) at ICMR from eligible and interested candidates

About- The following post is to be filled up on a purely temporary basis under the project entitled “Strengthening laboratory surveillance for pneumococcal meningitis in India to understand the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) rollout” under Dr. Shanta Dutta, Director & Scientist ‘G’ of this Institute. Scientist Position (Contractual) at ICMR

Research/Job Area- Microbiology/ Medical Lab Technology/ Biomedical sciences

Location-  ICMR-National Institute of Malaria Research, New Delhi, India


  Essential QualificationsFirst-class Post Graduate degree including Integrated degrees in Microbiology/ Medical Lab Technology/ Biomedical sciences OR Second class Post Graduate degree, including Integrated degrees in Microbiology/ Medical Lab Technology/ Biomedical sciences with Ph.D. in Microbiology/Medical Lab Technology/ Biomedical sciences
Desirable Qualifications and ExperienceDoctoral degree/ Post-doctoral experience in Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Infectious diseases Previous experience in AMR research (field-based and bench work) combined with experience in scientific writing as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications Working knowledge of bioinformatic tools for microbial identification/ characterization/ genetic relatedness
Age Limit35 years

Job/Position Description- 

Candidates are invited to attend Walk-In Interview / Written Test between 9.30 AM to 10.00 AM for project posts under the various projects on contract basis as detailed below (please refer Website for changes if any in the date of interview).

  Name of the ProjectONE-HEART: One Health Epidemiological study on Antimicrobial Resistance in Tirunelveli, South India
Name of the postProject Research Scientist – I (Non-medical)
Place of InterviewICMR – NIE
Date of interview25.09.2023
No. of posts & Category01 (UR)
Place of postingICMR-NIE
Remuneration Rs. 56,000/- + admissible HRA per month
 Nature of DutyProspective candidate is a self-starter with strong commitment, good communication, managerial skills and the ability to work well under pressure and balance competing priorities in a demanding work environment.    Duties include but not limited to the following: Provide support for planning, managing and implementation of the project Close coordination with project staff and investigators at the collaborating institutions for smooth implementation of the project  Prepare study-related protocols/ SOPs/ training materials Supervise field and laboratory personnel involved in the project Responsible for laboratory analyses including bacterial culture, AST, PCR etc. Perform field visits to monitor field work Perform laboratory QA/QC for the project Coordinate sample shipment between field and MRHRU Tirunelveli lab as well as with ICMR-NIE Lab Responsible for best documentation practices in maintaining project records, reports, and inventory (logistics and samples). Submit daily updates on project activities to study investigators/ supervisory officers Contribute to the preparation of project administrative/technical reports and presentations Perform  any other work assigned by the Director/ PI/ Co-PI/ Supervisory officers
   DurationInitial appointment will be for 6 months. The contract will be renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and project requirements.

How to Apply- 

Instructions to the candidates for Walk in Interview

  1. Please bring the filled in application with one set of photocopy of qualification and experience and other testimonials on the date of walk-in interview.
  2. Applications received from post/Courier should be not considered for the interview.
  3. Candidate should submit all certificates / testimonials in original for verification. Candidates who fail to bring the Original Certificates for written test / Interview will not be considered.
  4. Age relaxation is admissible in respect of OBC candidates, Retrenched Government Employees, Departmental Candidates (including projects) in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government from time to time. 

Last Date for Apply– 25 September 2023 (Walk in Interview)

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