Research and Scientist Positions at CDFD-Research institute in Hyderabad, India

Research and Scientist Positions at CDFD-Research institute in Hyderabad, India

Designation/Position- Scientist Positions at CDFD

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, India invites application for Scientist Positions at CDFD from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD; www.cdfd.org.in), Hyderabad is a premier autonomous R & D Institute under the Societies Act funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, that has been established to provide services in DNA fingerprinting and diagnosis of genetic disorders, and to undertake high-quality basic research in different areas of modern biology. Scientist Positions at CDFD

Location- Hyderabad

Eligibility/Qualification-

  • Computational Laboratory Manager  

     Age Limit  : 40 years  

    Consolidated Emoluments :  ` 50,000/-  –  ` 75,000/- p.m.   

Essential Qualifications

  • PhD in Statistics/Informatics/computational biology or related discipline
    • Minimum 3 years’ post-PhD experience in computational analysis of massively parallel DNA sequencing data

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Degree/diploma in business administration
    • Conversance with Quality Assurance and IT compliance measures
    • Proven track record of independent academic work and leadership
    • Two years’ experience in management of a service laboratory
  • Senior Project Associate  

Age Limit: 40 years  

Essential Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences / MVSc or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or  equivalent; and Four years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and services

OR

Doctoral Degree in Science / Engineering / Technology / Pharma / MD / MS from a recognized University or equivalent

Desirable Qualifications: 

Experience in cell culture/molecular biology techniques/next-generation sequencing/microarray analysis

  • Project Scientist – III 

       Age Limit  : 45 years  

Essential Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree in Science or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent; and
    • Seven years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and services 

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Experience in working on molecular biology techniques, cell cultures, next generation sequencing analysis etc
    • Experience of supervising staff/students 
  • Project Scientist – II  

        Age Limit  : 40 years  

Essential Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree in Science or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent; and
    • Three years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and services

   Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Experience in working with analysis of next generation sequencing / microarray data from whole exome/genome/transcriptome sequencing
    • Experience in development of pipelines for analysis of next generation sequencing analysis
  • Research Associate – I  (Post  No. 1) 

        Age Limit: 40 years  

    Essential Qualifications: 

 PhD/MD/MS or equivalent degree OR 3 years experience of research after MVSc/MPharm/ME/MTech with atleast one research paper in Science Citation Indexed Journal

Desirable Qualifications: 

Experience in next generation sequencing / microarray analysis and report making as well as development of pipelines for same

  • Research Associate – I  (Post  No. 2)  

        Age Limit: 40 years  

Essential Qualifications: 

 PhD/MD/MS or equivalent degree OR 3 years experience of research after MVSc/MPharm/ME/MTech with atleast one research paper in Science Citation Indexed Journal

Desirable Qualifications: 

Research experience in CRISPR-Cas9 mediated genome editing OR NGS based techniques like ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, WGS. Practical knowledge of NGS-data analysis will be a plus.

Research Associate – I  (Post No. 3)

        Age Limit  : 40 years  

Essential Qualifications: 

Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, biotechnology or relevant scientific discipline.

Desirable Qualifications: 

Preference will be given to candidates with research experience in protein production, protein pull-down and co-immunoprecipitation techniques. Practical knowledge of immunofluorescence analysis and confocal microscopy will be a plus.

Research Associate – I  (Post No. 4)  

        Age Limit: 40 years  

Essential Qualifications: 

 PhD/MD/MS or equivalent degree OR 3 years experience of research after MVSc/MPharm/ME/MTech with atleast one research paper in Science Citation Indexed Journal

Desirable Qualifications: 

Experience in protein biochemistry and mammalian cell biology and/or fruitfly genetics.

Research Associate – I (Post  No.5) 

     Age Limit  : 40 years 

Essential Qualifications: PhD/MD/MS or equivalent degree OR 3 years experience of research after MVSc/MPharm/ME/MTech with atleast one research paper in Science Citation Indexed Journal.

Desirable Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with research experience in protein biochemistry and mammalian cell biology.  Experience in working with laboratory animals will be a plus. 

Research Associate – I (Post No. 6) 

Age Limit  : 40 years

 Emoluments :  ` 47000/- INR + HRA/pm

Essential Qualifications: 

Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, biotechnology or relevant scientific discipline.

Desirable Qualifications: 

Research experience in Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP), ChIP-seq. Practical knowledge of NGS-data analysis will be a plus.

Job/Position Description- 

CDFD, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, invites applications from Indian nationals for the following purely temporary vacancies in research projects funded by National / International agencies at CDFD like DST/DBT/ICMR/CSIR etc.

  • Computational Laboratory Manager  

     Age Limit: 40 years  

    Consolidated Emoluments :  ` 50,000/-  –  ` 75,000/- p.m.   

Nature of Duty:

Will manage and coordinate data analysis operations, execute data analysis projects in time bound manner and implement Quality Assurance and IT compliance measures.

  • Senior Project Associate  

 Emoluments :  ` 42,000/-+ 24% HRA

Nature of Duty:

  1. Conduct molecular biology experiments for next generation sequencing like DNA/RNA extraction, PCR etc
  2. Analysis of next generation sequencing data
  3. Sanger sequencing

Report writing and manuscript preparation

Nature of Duty:

  • Overall supervision of laboratory focused on Pediatric rare genetic disorders
    • Oversee recruitment of patients with rare diseases via co-ordination with collaborating centres
    • Supervise staff for undertaking cell biology and molecular biology experiments
    • Preparation of project report/Manuscript writing
  • Project Scientist – II  

    Emoluments :  ` 67,000/-+ 24% HRA

Nature of Duty:

  1. Analysis of exome/genome sequencing data from pediatric rare genetic diseases
  2. Preparation of reports for patients
  3. Oversee development of pipelines for analysis of next generation sequencing analysis
  4. Preparation of project report/Manuscript writing
  5. Preparation of reports for patients
  6. Oversee development of pipelines for analysis of next generation sequencing analysis
  7. Preparation of project report/Manuscript writing
  • Research Associate – I  (Post  No. 1) 

    Emoluments :  ` 47,000/-+ 24% HRA

Nature of Duty:

  • Analysis of exome/genome sequencing data from pediatric rare genetic diseases
    • Preparation of reports for patients
    • Development of pipelines for analysis of next generation sequencing analysis
    • Preparation of project report/Manuscript writing
  • Research Associate – I  (Post  No. 2)  

    Emoluments :  `  47,000/-+ 24% HRA

Nature of Duty:

Generation of knock-in cell lines. Cell based assays on generated cell lines. Sample preparation for NGS analysis.

Research Associate – I  (Post No. 3)

Emoluments :  ` 47,000/-+ 24% HRAEssential Qualifications: 

Nature of Duty:

Candidate will be responsible for driving a research-project based on preliminary results provided.

Research Associate – I  (Post No. 4)  

Emoluments :  ` 47,000/-+ 24% HRA

Research Associate – I (Post  No.5) 

 Emoluments :  ` 47000/-+ 24% HRA

Nature of Duty:

The candidate will be engaged in studying the metabolism and physiology of polyphosphate in mammals, using cell lines and mice as model systems, as part of an Indo-German collaborative project.

Research Associate – I (Post No. 6) 

 Emoluments :  ` 47000/- INR + HRA/pm

How to Apply- 

Interested candidates, who fulfill the above conditions, should apply in the prescribed application form ONLINE, wherein the candidate is also required to submit a Statement of Purpose (maximum 200 words), emphasizing how his/her experience/expertise will contribute to  research programs of CDFD. The link for the application form is available at (link to be provided). Please upload soft copies of certificates in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, reservation category (if applicable). Please contact <empcrcrmt@cdfd.org.in> for any queries. The last date for submitting online applications is 20.06.2022.

Last Date for Apply–  20 June 2022

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