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09 June 2016

BioFilms NEERI JRF/PA Openings

Clinical Research


Environmental Genomics Division

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)

Nagpur- 440020

Prescribed education and qualification

1 For JRF, NET (LS) qualified M Sc Microbiology/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

For PA-II, M Sc Microbiology/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

2 Age JRF 28 years (age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST as per GOI rules)

3 Job requirement The project will use different pipe materials and surface coatings of nanoparticles on it for biofilm development using known bacteria and evaluate their antibiofilm potential. The study will involve gene quantification and transcriptome analysis in bacteria in presence and absence of nanoparticles for understanding mechanism of inhibition of biofilms. The applicants should have basic knowledge of handling microbiology and molecular biology tools.

4 Fixed Remuneration JRF, Rs 25,000/- p.m. plus HRA PA-II, Rs 16,000/- As per CSIR_NEERI guidelines

5 No. of position 01

6 Project title “Studies on nanoparticles assisted dispersion of biofilms formed in drinking water distribution system” under the Water Technology Initiative (WTI) Programme, Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi (Project No. GAP-1-2181)

The engagement is purely on a temporary basis which may be extended or curtailed depending on the duration of the project, satisfactory performance/conduct of the appointee. The engagement will be co-terminus with the project duration. The engagement shall not be an appointment in CSIR_NEERI, temporary or otherwise it would therefore, not confer any right/claim, implicit or explicit for consideration for regularization/absorption.

Interested and eligible candidates should send their bio-data in prescribed format along with form available on CSIR-NEERI website, supported with copies of relevant certificates (NET qualification etc) to Dr Asifa Qureshi ( on or before 27th June 2016.

Shortlisted candidates will need to appear for an interview and bring copies of documentary proof of date of birth, educational qualification and experience etc. Date of interview will be intimated to shortlisted candidates. The application format is provided on CSIR-NEERI website ( under the link http//www/   Format for applying project position.

No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.

Candidates who do not fulfill the prescribed educational qualification will not be considered. M Sc candidates whose final results are awaited can also apply but will need to produce final certificate before interview. Applications not submitted in required format may not be considered. No interim inquiries will be entertained in this regard. Dr Asifa Qureshi Project Leader, EGD Division NEERI, Nehru Marg, Nagpur-440020 Email:



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