DBT-IOC Microbiology Scientific Officer/Project Openings

DBT-IOC Centre for Advanced Bio-Energy Research 

DBT IOC Centre is a collaborative venture of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC) and located at IndianOil-R&D Centre in Faridabad. The main focus of the centre is on advance research in frontiers areas like Lignocellulosic ethanol, Algal biofuels, Gas fermentation and Bio-hydrogen. 

Applications are invited for purely temporary & tenure track positions for about 2 years and further extendable as per requirement. This Centre offers excellent research facilities and a stimulation environment. 

Senior Scientific Officer (SSO) ( 2 no.): 

Qualification: Ph.D in Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/Life Sciences 

Experience: Minimum 5 years in relevant areas such as Fermentation/Bioprocess development/ Molecular Biology/ Algal Biotechnology. Experience in any of the following areas 
(a) Molecular/Genetic engineering using traditional cloning, expression and/or modern synthetic biology techniques applicable to microbial system 
(b) Microbial strain development, fermentation/bioprocess development shall be preferred 

Maximum age: 42 years. 

Approx. Annual salary- Rs 10.6 lakhs 

Research Associate (RA) (1 no): 

Qualification: Ph.D in Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/Life Sciences. 

Background in cloning and expression, Microbial genomics desirable 

Maximum age: 32 years,

Annual salary- Rs 5.6 lakhs 

Project Assistant ( 2 no.): 

Qualification: M.Sc/BSc in Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/Chemistry. 

Maximum age: 27 years, 

Annual salary- Rs 3.1 lakhs 

General Information: 

 Applicants with relevant experience/background only need to apply. 
 All positions are purely on temporary basis and on tenure . May only be extended as per requirement. 
 Qualification should have been obtained only through regular course (not through distance mode or part time) and from recognized university/institute. 

Candidates with awarded/provisional degree will only be considered. 
 Age relaxation up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC 

 All applicants should send the application format and degree copy to mathuras@indianoil.in; guptarp1@indianoil.in. Last date of receipt of applications is 31st August 2018.

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