NIAB Scientist Openings 2018 February in Gene Editing & Genomics/Animal Reproduction/Zoonotic Disease/Animal Nutrition

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology 
(An autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology)
4/5th Floors, Axis Clinicals Building, Miyapur, 
Hyderabad – 500049 

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NIAB is looking for dedicated and committed Scientists & Technical Officers who believe in institution building and have a passion for academic excellence and quality research for filling the SIX positions as per details given below : 

Priority areas : 

Scientist –F Scientist –E Scientist –D 

Gene Editing & Genomics 
Animal Reproduction 
Zoonotic Disease
Animal Nutrition 

Essential Qualifications for Scientist-F level : Ph.D. in a relevant area from a recognized University with 7 years of R&D experience after Ph.D with original work as evidenced by patents or publications in top ranked peer-reviewed journals; strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding. 

Job Requirements: The selected candidates, in addition to their own research programme, are expected to provide support to any of the research projects at NIAB aimed at 
(I) genetic improvement of livestock using modern tools of genomics, creation of transgenic livestock (ii) livestock reproduction/ developmental biology to address reproductive problems in livestock by employing a combination of traditional and modern biological approaches to create new knowledge and for developing novel diagnostics and therapeutic tools for infertility in livestock 
(iii) host – pathogen interactions and identification of novel targets for development of diagnostics, leads for vaccines for zoonotic diseases (iv) animal nutrition, efficient feed utilization etc. The selected candidates are also expected to lead the HRD programme of the Institute and teach at PG level. In addition, candidates have to attract extra-mural funding to establish and lead research programs. 

Date of commencement of online applications : 16 Feb. 2018 
Last date for receipt of on-line applications : 19 March 2018 by 5 PM 
Last date for receipt of printout of online applications : 24 March 2018

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