Regional Centre of Biotechnology
Faridabad Biosafety Support Unit
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Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the contractual position of Scientist (Biochemistry) in the project titled “Establishment of Biosafety Support Unit (BSU)”.
The task of Scientist (Biochemistry) are enclosed at Annexure-I.
The position is purely on contract basis and will be governed by the terms and conditions prescribed by Regional Centre of Biotechnology, Faridabad for contract positions.
2. The details of essential qualifications, desired experience, monthly remuneration and age limit are given below:
1. Scientist (Biochemistry) – 01
(i). Ph. D. in Biochemistry/Immunology/Allergy & Immunology with
(ii). First Class Degree at MSc/M.Tech level in Biochemistry Immunology/Microbiology/Virology /Biotechnology/Molecular Biology
Experience: Minimum one year Post-Doctoral experience in the relevant field.
Rs. 50,000/- to Rs. 70,000/- per month based on experience 38 years on the last date of application
3. The other conditions of contractual position are as follows: a. Appointment will be made on contract basis for a period of one year initially which may be extended depending on the performance evaluation on yearly basis with an increment of 5 % of consolidated remuneration till March, 2017. b. The applicant will be responsible for the authenticity of information, other documents and photographs submitted. c. The RCB reserves the right to relax qualification, experience and age limit for otherwise exceptional candidates. RCB may also offer higher remuneration for experienced candidates. d. The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of merit and need of the project. Mere possessing the prescribed qualification does not entitled that the candidate would be called for interview. e. Shortlisted Candidates will be informed by e-mail about the interview date. So the candidate must provide valid E-mail IDs in their application. f. Shortlisted candidates have to present themselves for the interview on the interview date with updated CV and original and attested photocopies of mark sheets/certificates in support of their academic qualifications and experience. g. The persons in employment in Government/Semi Government Departments/ Autonomous Organizations are required to get their applications forwarded through their employer or the applicants should submit a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer at the time of interview. h. There is no application fee. i. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the Test/Interview. j. Last date of receipt of application will be 21 days from the date of publication of Advertisement in the newspaper. k. Application form (in the performa enclosed at Annexure-II) complete in all respects, with enclosures should be sent in a closed cover with a superscription on the cover “Application for the position of Scientist (Biochemistry) on contractual basis” at the following address: Biosafety Support Unit (BSU), Room No.815, 8th Floor, Block 2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003
Task of Scientist (Biochemistry) of Biosafety Support Unit Realizing the need to continually strengthen the biosafety regulatory system for addressing current and upcoming challenges in Research & Development in field of genetically modified crops and r- DNA technology based pharmaceutical products, Department of Biotechnology has sanctioned the project “Establishment of Biosafety Support Unit (BSU)” being implemented at Regional Centre of Biotechnology, Faridabad to assist the Review Committee on Genetic Manipulation (RCGM) and Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) for their regulatory functions, training, capacity building and for communication activities. The BSU is functioning at New Delhi. 2. Scientists of the Biosafety Support Unit are required to undertake regulatory risk assessment, risk analysis and examine appropriate risk management strategies etc. They will be involved in scrutiny of applications received for risk assessment, in preparation of reports to facilitate decision making by the Competent Bodies, in the development of guidelines and protocols for generating biosafety data to address the challenges raised by the emerging areas of biotechnology etc. and other duties as instructed by the Executive Director, RCB and Chief Scientific Officer, BSU.