Tuesday, 29 September 2020

CDFD Recruitment Notification 2022

CDFD Recruitment Notification 2022 for Parmanent Posts

Important Dates

Date of commencement of online applications : 30.05.2022
Last Date for Receipt of online applications : 30.06.2022
Last date for receipt of hard copy applications : 15.07.2022 

The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad is a premier autonomous R & D Institute under 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.

CDFD wishes to fill up the under mentioned vacancies on Direct Recruitment basis. The emoluments and age limit for various posts is summarized below: 

Post code : 01

Name of post : Technical Officer - II

Age Limit : 30 years

No of posts and reservation : 01 (Reserved for EWS)

Pay Matrix : Level 7

Basic Pay : ₹ 44,900/-

Essential Qualifications : First class B.Sc. or equivalent with 8 years relevant experience / M.Sc. or equivalent with 4 years relevant experience / B.Tech. or equivalent with 04 years relevant experience.

Desirable Qualification & Experience: M.Sc. in Life Sciences with four years relevant experience. Expertise in basic molecular biology and biochemistry techniques. Experience in laboratory management. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferable:

(a) Handling of pathogenic organisms.

(b) Working with small laboratory animals (mice, rats, rabbits, guinea pigs etc).

(c) Experiments in biosafety level 2/2+3 laboratory.

Job Description: Management of the CDFD Animal Biosafety Laboratory (ABSL-3) including setting up of instruments; preparation of SOPs; day-to-day supervision and conduct of experiments involving biosafety level 3 pathogenic organisms, including infection of laboratory animals.

Post code : 02

Name of post : Technical Assistant

Age Limit : 30 years

No of posts and reservation : 01 (Reserved for EWS)

Pay Matrix : Level 6

Basic Pay : ₹ 35,400/-

Essential Qualifications : First class B.Sc. / B.Tech. with three years experience OR Post Graduate in Science / Technology or PG Diploma in Science / Technology with one year experience.

Desirable Qualifications & Experience: M.Sc. in Life Sciences with experience in Molecular Biology and other disciplines of Modern Biology.

Job Description : Assist in Scientific and services Laboratories in CDFD as well as in facilities such as the Sophisticated Equipment

Facility, the Experimental Animal Facility, the BSL-3, and Genomics facility.

Post code : 03

Name of post : Junior Managerial Assistant

Age Limit : 25 years

No of posts and reservation : 01 (Reserved for EWS)

Pay Matrix : Level 5

Basic Pay : ₹ 29,200/-

Educational Qualifications: Graduate with minimum 3 years experience in Govt. Office or a Public body or an organization of repute or equivalent experience gained (i) in the private sector, in a company (or companies) incorporated under Companies Act 1956, and / or (ii) in an Institute registered under the Societies Act and with Typewriting English 30 wpm and Shorthand English 80 wpm.

Admin : Persons having training in Management subjects will be preferred.

Accounts : Commerce Graduates will be preferred.

Stores : Persons having training /exposure in Stores work will be preferred.

Desirable Experience: Should have sound knowledge in Central Govt. Rules and Regulations, working knowledge in computerized accounting package/software etc.

Job Description: Taking dictations, typing letters, assisting in the Admin Section on day to day administrative issues.

Note: The candidate should possess the certificate for Typewriting English qualification of 30 w.p.m and Shorthand English 80 w.p.m. through recognized board/university. 

Post code : 04

Name of post : Junior Assistant – II

Age Limit : 25 years

No of posts and reservation : 01 (Reserved for EWS)

Pay Matrix : Level 2

Basic Pay : ₹ 19,900/-

Educational Qualifications: The candidate should possess 12th Class or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board or University, with typing speed of 35 w.p.m. in English or 30 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer.

Desirable Experience: Working knowledge in FRSR, handling establishment matters, service matters, administrative matters in Central Govt. Institutes etc., Proficiency in MS Office and Computer Applications.

Job Description: Assisting the Section Head in processing of various day to day Establishment and administrative matters.

Note : The candidate should possess the certificate for typewriting speed of 35 wpm in English or 30 w.p.m in Hindi through recognized board / university.

Post code : 05

Name of post : Junior Assistant – II

Age Limit : 25 years

No of posts and reservation : 01 (Reserved for UR)

Pay Matrix : Level 2

Basic Pay : ₹ 19,900/-

Educational Qualifications: The candidate should possess 12th Class or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board or University, with typing speed of 35 w.p.m. in English or 30 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer.

Desirable Experience: Working knowledge in GFR and Central Govt. Accounting Rules. Proficiency in MS Office, accounting packages etc.

Job Description:

Payroll Administration, processing of bills, scrutiny of files / documents etc., Project funds management, preparation UC and SOEs etc.,

Note : The candidate should possess the certificate for typewriting speed of 35 wpm in English or 30 w.p.m in Hindi through recognized board / university.

Post code : 06

Name of post : Skilled Work Assistant – II

Age Limit : 25 years

No of posts and reservation : 01 (Reserved for UR)

Pay Matrix : Level 1

Basic Pay : Rs 18,000/-

Educational Qualifications:

Matriculate or equivalent from a recognized Board.

Desirable Experience : 01 or 02 years working experience in a Biological R & D Centre in preparing media, autoclaving and assisting the students / staff in the day to day experiments.

Job Description: To assist the Scientist in regular laboratory tasks including preparation of media/solutions, cleaning, washing of glassware and plastic ware, autoclaving, handling chemicals, maintenance of equipment, stock taking of consumables etc.,

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING THE ONLINE APPLICATION

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for filling up of the following technical and administrative posts on direct recruitment basis.

Interested candidates are advised to go through the entire advertisement and the detailed terms and conditions carefully before filling the online application.

Eligible candidates are required to apply ONLINE through our website http://www.cdfd.org.in and also send the HARD COPY of the application before the due date.

1. Registration Process:

Candidates have to first register by clicking on the "New Registration" button in the login section. Candidates have to create a password during registration and preserve it for future logins for application submission/downloading. 

Candidates who wish to apply for more than one post have to register for each post separately.

Candidates should register with a valid email address as the same would be considered throughout this recruitment process for correspondence as no postal correspondence would be made or entertained.

Upon successful registration, a confirmation email with Registration ID and details of Post applied for will be sent to the candidate’s registered email address. These details along with the created password are important for accessing Online Application Form.

Candidates who want to apply for more than one post need to Register separately for each post and submit separate application form for each post indicating the post code of the post along with all requisite documents. Each application should be accompanied by separate fee payment receipt.

 Candidates should ensure that the same photograph, mobile Number and E-mail ID are used throughout this recruitment process.

. Fee Payment:

Candidates are required to remit the application fee in favour of “Director, CDFD” through online payment system only viz.,

SB Collect by using the link: https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm

SB Collect Portal – procedure:

The following procedure may be followed while remitting through SB Collect:

 Link to SB Collect Gateway: https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm

Accept the terms and conditions and proceed to select the following

• Select State – Select Telangana

• Select type – Select Govt. Department

• Select Govt. Department – Select – Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics and press Submit button

• Select Category – Select – Application fee

• Please fill : Advt No. 01/2022

• Fill all the information required.

• Under application fee – Please fill the applicable amount as ₹ __

• In next page – select the appropriate payment link (mode) and remit the amount.

• The candidates are required to generate acknowledgement of remitted application fee from the online payment system, containing UTR Number/Transaction Number and transaction date and the same is required to be attached along with the hard copies of online applications.

• The following details must be mentioned on the backside of printed copy of generated acknowledgement of remitted application fee.

• Registration ID

• Candidate Name

• Post code applied for

• Candidate category

• Candidates are advised to download and preserve the E-receipt generated on successful payment of fee as the transaction number needs to be mentioned in the application.

• Successful payment of fee is not considered as successful submission of Application. Application form is considered to be

complete only when all the supporting documents are uploaded and requisite fee is paid.

Fee details:

All Women candidates, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) Ex-servicemen and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) are exempted from payment of Application Fee provided they upload the proof such as SC/ST/PwBD/PPO/Discharge certificates etc along with other documents in our website at the time of filling up of online application and submit the hardcopy of the same along with hardcopy of online application.

• Fee once paid will not be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve future recruitment process.

• The last date for applying online application and remitting of application fee through online payment system is 30.06.2022.

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CDFD Recruitment Notification 2022 (Temporary Posts)

 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. The description of the positions and minimum qualifications for various vacancies are as follows:

1) Technical Associate (Experimental)

Age Limit: 35 years

Consolidated Emoluments: 40,000/- – 70,000/- p.m.

 Essential qualifications:

1. M.Sc. or equivalent (or B.Sc. with 3 years laboratory experience) in Genetics/Life Sciences/Biochemistry/related discipline

2. Minimum 3 years of experience (in addition to above qualification) of working in highthroughput genomics platforms (massively parallel sequencing and microarray)

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Experience in whole genome/targeted sequencing, RNA-Seq, GWAS and Methylation Array

2. Experience in laboratory automation plafforms

3. Experience in a service laboratory

4. Proficiency in massively parallel sequencing library preparation and/or operation of sequencing/microarray platforms

Nature of Duty:

 1. Conduct molecular biology experiments for next generation sequencing like DNA/RNA extraction, PCR etc

2. Library preparation for transcriptome/whole genome/exome sequencing/amplicon sequencing

3. Assist in training of students

4. Maintenance of laboratory infrastructure/equipment

5. Quality control and Quality assurance procedures 

2) Project Coordinator

 Age Limit : 45 years

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

Essential Qualifications:

1. Masters degree/M.Com

2. Minimum 3 years’ management/finance/accounts experience in service industry

Desirable Qualifications:

1. MBA from a reputed organization

2. Experience in life science/genomics services industry

3. Experience in project-planning, oversight of time execution and delivery of

service to clients.

4. Experience in preparation of bills and handling financial queries of clients

Experience in preparation

Nature of Duty:

1. Project-planning, oversight of time execution and delivery of service to clients.

2. Preparation of bills and handling financial queries of clients

3. Preparation of Utilization Certificate of funds, Audit negotiations, responding to

Audit queries.

4. Maintenance of accounts books and details of transactions

3) Computational Laboratory Manager

 Age Limit : 40 years

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

Essential Qualifications:

1. PhD in Statistics/Informatics/computational biology or related discipline

2. Minimum 3 years’ post-PhD experience in computational analysis of massively

parallel DNA sequencing data

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Degree/diploma in business administration

2. Conversance with Quality Assurance and IT compliance measures

3. Proven track record of independent academic work and leadership

4. Two years’ experience in management of a service laboratory

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. 

4) Senior Project Associate

 Age Limit : 40 years

 Emoluments : 42,000/-+ 24% HRA

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 arecognized University or equivalent

 Desirable Qualifications:

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

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

5) Project Scientist – III

 Age Limit : 45 years

 Emoluments : 78,000/-+ 24% HRA

Essential Qualifications:

(i) Doctoral Degree in Science or Master's Degree in Engineering or Technology

from a recognized University or equivalent; and

(ii) Seven years' experience in Research and Development in Industrial and

Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific

activities and services

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Experience in working on molecular biology techniques, cell cultures, next

generation sequencing analysis etc

2. Experience of supervising staff/students

Nature of Duty:

1. Overall supervision of laboratory focused on Pediatric rare genetic disorders

2. Oversee recruitment of patients with rare diseases via co-ordination with

collaborating centres

3. Supervise staff for undertaking cell biology and molecular biology experiments

4. Preparation of project report/Manuscript writing

6) Project Scientist – II

 Age Limit : 40 years

 Emoluments : 67,000/-+ 24% HRA

Essential Qualifications:

(i) Doctoral Degree in Science or Master's Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent; and

(ii) Three years' experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and services

 Desirable Qualifications:

1. Experience in working with analysis of next generation sequencing / microarray

data from whole exome/genome/transcriptome sequencing

2. Experience in development of pipelines for analysis of next generation

sequencing analysis

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

7) Research Associate – I (Post No. 1)

 Age Limit : 40 years

 Emoluments : 47,000/-+ 24% HRA

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

Nature of Duty:

1. Analysis of exome/genome sequencing data from pediatric rare genetic diseases

2. Preparation of reports for patients

3. Development of pipelines for analysis of next generation sequencing analysis

4. Preparation of project report/Manuscript writing

8) Research Associate – I (Post No. 2)

 Age Limit : 40 years

 Emoluments : 47,000/-+ 24% HRA

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.

Nature of Duty:

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

9) Research Associate – I (Post No. 3)

 Age Limit : 40 years

 Emoluments : 47,000/-+ 24% HRA

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.

Nature of Duty:

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

10) Research Associate – I (Post No. 4)

 Age Limit : 40 years

 Emoluments : 47,000/-+ 24% HRA

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.

Nature of Duty:

The selected candidate will conduct collaborative research using fruitflies and mammalian cell lines as model systems to functionally characterize novel genes responsible for inherited single-gene disorders 

11) Research Associate – I (Post No.5)

 Age Limit : 40 years

 Emoluments : 47000/-+ 24% HRA

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.

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 IndoGerman collaborative project.

12) 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.

13) Project Associate – II (Post No. 1)

 Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 35,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

(ii) 28,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above. 

Essential Qualifications:

(i) 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

(ii) 2 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 next generation sequencing/microarray analysis and report making as well as development of pipelines for same

 Nature of Duty:

1.Analysis of exome/genome sequencing data from pediatric rare genetic diseases

2.Preparation of reports for patients

3.Development of pipelines for analysis of next generation sequencing analysis

4.Preparation of project report/Manuscript writing

(14) Project Associate – II (Post No. 2)

 Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 35,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions. 28,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

Essential Qualifications:

(i) 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

(ii) 2 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 molecular biology, plasmid cloning, PCR, gel electrophoresis. Experience in working with laboratory animals will be a plus.

 Nature of Duty: 

The selected candidate will be trained in methods to generate CRISPR knockout mice,and will be responsible for generating knockout mouse strains for multiple projects

(15) Project Associate – I (Post No. 1)

 Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 31,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

(ii) 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

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

 Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or cell biology and genetics (preferably Drosophila genetics)

 Nature of Duty:

Drosophila genetics, immunohisto cytochemistry, generation of CRISPR knockouts forDrosophila genes, generation of plasmid constructs, protein expression and purification, and routine biochemical experiments.

16) Project Associate – I (Post No. 2)

 Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 31,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

(ii) 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

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

Desirable Qualifications:

Capability of using Linux based platform for NGS data analysis arising out of ChIP-Seq and RNA-seq experiments. Experience with computational/bioinformatics tools used for NGS analysis, proficiency with using Linux and BASH or other similar shell, comfortable in developing code in Python and/or R for data analysis and visualization

Nature of Duty:

NGS data analysis and visualization of data arising out of ChIP-Seq and RNA-seq experiments done in Drosophila.

 17) Project Associate – I (Post No. 3)

 Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 31,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

(ii) 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

 Desirable Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences / MVSc or bachelor's degree inEngineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent

 Desirable Qualifications:

 Experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or cell biology

Nature of Duty:

Generation of plasmid constructs, protein expression and purification, cell culture,

generation of CRISPR knockout cell lines.

18) Project Associate – I (Post No. 4)

Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 31,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National

Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE

or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central

Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

(ii) 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

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

 Desirable Qualifications:

 Experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or cell biology

Nature of Duty:

Generation of plasmid constructs, protein expression and purification, enzyme assays, cell

culture, generation of CRISPR knockout cell lines.

19) Project Associate – I (Post No. 5)

 Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 31,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National

Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE

or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central

Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

(ii) 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

 Desirable 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

 Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or cell biology and genetics

(preferably Drosophila genetics)

Nature of Duty:

Drosophila genetics, immunohisto cytochemistry, cell biology in Drosophila, generation of

CRISPR knockouts for Drosophila genes, generation of plasmid constructs, protein

expression and purification, and routine biochemical experiments.

20) Project Associate – I (Post No. 6)

Age Limit: 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 31,000 + HRA/pm for candidates selected through

 CSIR-UGC NET including lecturership and GATE

 Selection process through National Level Examinations conducted by Central Government

Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, ICMR etc. OR

25,000 +HRA/pm for candidates without NET or GATE.

 Desirable Qualifications:

Master’s degree in biochemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics or relevant scientific discipline Or

Bachelor’s degree in Technology.

 Desirable Qualifications:

Research experience with computational/bioinformatics tools used for NGS analysis (RNA-seq,

ChIP-seq), proficiency with using Linux or other similar shell, comfortable in developing code in

Python and/or R for data analysis and visualization.

21) Project Associate – I (Post No. 7)

Age Limit : 35 years

Emoluments : (i) 31,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility

Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection

process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and

their Agencies and Institutions.

(ii) 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

 Desirable 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

 Desirable Qualifications:

 Experience in Molecular Biology, protein purification, structural modelling or NGS analysis

22) Computer Programmer Grade A

 Age Limit : 35 years

Emoluments : (i) 31,000/- + HRA to Scholars who are selected through (a) National

Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or

(b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central

Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

(ii) 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

 Desirable Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Computer Application (MCA) or bachelor's degree in Computer

Engineering or Technology (BE/B Tech) from a recognized University or equivalent

 Desirable Qualifications:

1. Should have good working knowledge of linux platforms; shell programming

2. Should be familiar with GitHub

3. Should have knowledge of RDBMS such MySQL, PostgressSQL; SQL programming; ViennaSQL

4. Should have knowledge of OOPs using C++, JAVA, Python, R

5. Should have knowledge of HTML, CSS3, Javascript, JDBC or ODBC connectivity for

web enabling database.

6. Should be willing to learn Computational Biology and Molecular Dynamics Simulations

7. Should have experience as Data Analyst

8. Capability as trainer will be of added advantage.

9. Familiarity with Data handling and Tableau platform will be of added advantage.

Nature of Duty:

1. Development and maintenance of database of variants identified in rare diseases patients

2. Development and maintenance of website for the program

3. Computational biology based analysis like Molecular Dynamics Simulations

4. Training of students

23) Laboratory Assistant (Post No. 1)

Age Limit : 50 years

Emoluments : 20,000/- + 24% HRA

 Desirable Qualifications:

B.Sc./ 3 years Diploma in Engineering & Technology

 Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in routine laboratory maintenance, preparation of reagents, microbial culture.

Experience in working with laboratory animals will be a plus

Nature of Duty:

The selected candidate will be trained in methods to generate CRISPR knockout mice, and will

be responsible for generating knockout mouse strains for multiple projects.

24) Laboratory Technician (Post No.2)

Age Limit : 50 years

Emoluments : 25,000/- (Consolidated)

 Desirable Qualifications:

DMLT or Science graduate with 2 years experience in laboratory work

 Desirable Qualifications:

Experience of working in a clinical laboratory

Nature of Duty:

Analysis of samples for beta thalassemia and newborn screening 

25) Project - Junior Research Fellow

 Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : (i) 31000 + HRA per month for NET

 (ii) 25000 + HRA for non-NET

 Desirable Qualifications:

Good academic record with first class master’s degree in any branch of Life Science.

 Desirable Qualifications:

Proficiency in one or more of the following:

Experience in molecular biology techniques, microbiology, biochemical techniques and imaging.

26) Project - Senior Research Fellow

Age Limit : 35 years

 Emoluments : 35,000 + HRA

 Desirable Qualifications:

Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course with two years of research experience.

 Desirable Qualifications:

(i) Qualified National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE.

OR

(ii) Qualified National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

(iii) Experience in Tissue culture, animal studies, cell signalling, Mass spectro photo metric analysis, NGS, real time PCR, Cell Biology work, Transcriptomics and genomics with atleast 02 research publications in International Journals. 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. The vacancies against the positions shall be filled based on the vacancies available at the time of selection. If more vacancies with identical job requirements become available within one year after the selection, these can also be filled from among the candidates who are empaneled for the above positions.

2. Candidates are encouraged to apply for multiple positions. Depending on the qualifications, experience and recommendations of the Selection Committee, the candidates may be selected for more than one position.

3. Depending on the qualifications, experience and recommendations of the SelectionCommittee, the selected candidates may be placed in a scale and designation lower than the grade advertised/applied against.

4. Candidates selected against the positions will be expected to carry out research in the areas of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Computational and Structural Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology or Molecular Biology.

5. Emoluments of the candidates selected against the positions may vary depending upon the qualifications, experience, recommendations of the Selection Committee or emoluments sanctioned by the funding agency in the project.

6. Selection against the positions will not make the candidates with Master’s Degree, eligible to register for the Ph.D. degree.

7. All these positions are purely temporary and are initially for a period of six months or one year. These positions could be extended/terminated depending on the continuation of the project(s).

8. Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped/Ex-service person/ EWS applicants will be as per Govt. of India rules.

9. Relaxation of age for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped/Ex-service person/ Women applicants will be as per Govt. of India rules.

10. Mere fulfilling the minimum qualifications will not entitle the candidate for being called for interview. The applications will be screened by a committee based on research experience and requirement of each project. The candidates found suitable will be shortlisted and interviewed through Video Conference. The decision of the Director, CDFD will be final in this respect and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

11. Any of the selected individuals may from time to time be assigned to perform any other duties commensurate with their qualifications, by the Director, CDFD.  Interested candidates, who fulfill the above conditions, should apply in the prescribed application form ONLINE through this portal, 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. Please upload soft copies of certificates in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, reservation category (if applicable). You may contact <empcrcrmt@cdfd.org.in> for any queries. The last date for submitting online applications is 20.06.2022. Incomplete applications, applications without Statement of Purpose, and applications without copies of certificates in support of date of birth / educational qualifications / experience / reservation category (if applicable) or the applications received after the last date are liable to be rejected. 

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Online Application Starting Date : 23.05.2022

Application Last Date : 20.06.2022

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Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) Recruitment for Various Posts Apply Online @cdfd.org.in (Expired)

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics Recruitment: 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 ar CDFD like DST/DBT/ICMR/CSIR etc. The descriptions of the positions and minimum qualifications for various vacancies are as follows:

CDFD Post Wise details, Qualification, Age and Salary:

1. Research Associate:
Upper Age Limit: 35 years
Emoluments: 36,000/- to 54,000/- per month + HRA
Essential Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Biophysics / Chemistry / Life Science / Biotechnology / Genetics / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Bioinformatics from recognized University / Institute or MD / MS / MDS.
                                                                       OR
M.V.Sc./ M.Pharm./ M.E. / M.Tech. having three years of research, teaching and design and development experience with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal.

2. Project-Senior Research Fellow:
Upper Age Limit: 35 years
Emoluments:  28,000/- to  35,000/- per month + HRA
Essential Qualifications:
Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course with two years of research experience.
Desirable Qualifications
Qualified National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE.
                                                                        OR
Qualified National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

3. Project-Junior Research Fellow:
Upper Age Limit: 35 years
Emoluments: 25,000/- to  31,000/- per month + HRA
Essential Qualifications:
Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course.
Desirable Qualifications
M.Sc. or equivalent course in Biophysics / Chemistry / Life Science / Biotechnology / Genetics / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Bioinformatics.
Experience in research as demonstrated by the successful completion of a research project in a reputed Institute / Centre.
Qualified National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE.
                                                                       OR
Qualified National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

4. Project Associate - I:
Upper Age Limit: 35 years
Emoluments: 25,000/- to  31,000/- per month + HRA
Essential Qualifications
Master's Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences / M.V.Sc. or bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent.
Desirable Qualifications
Qualified National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE.
                                                                      OR
Qualified National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

5. Project Associate - II:
Upper Age Limit: 35 years
Consolidated Emoluments:  28,000/- to  35,000/- per month + HRA
Essential Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences / M.V.Sc. or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent;
and 2 years experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and services.
Desirable Qualifications:
Qualified National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE.
                                                                    OR
Qualified National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

6. Senior Project Associate:

Upper Age Limit: 40 years
Emoluments:  42,000/- per month + HRA
Essential Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences / M.V.Sc. 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 or MD / MS from a recognized University or equivalent.

7. Principal Project Associate:

Upper Age Limit: 40 years
Emoluments: 49,000/- per month + HRA
Essential Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences or Bacherlor;s Degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent;
and
Eight 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 or MD / MS from a recognized University or equivalent;
and Four years experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and services.

8. Project Scientist (Number of positions: 1):

Upper Age Limit: 45 years
Consolidated Emoluments:  60,000/- per month
Essential Qualifications:
PhD in Life Science subjects
Minimum 1 year of Post-PhD experience in Molecular Biology
Desirable Qualifications:
Experience in Real Time PCR, Molecular biology and Biosafety level 2 laboratory work.
Nature of Duties:
Oversee activities of testing in Covid 19 testing laboratory
Reporting of results to patients as well as health authorities
Inventory management

9. Laboratory Technician (Number of positions: 10):

Upper Age Limit: 45 years
Consolidated Emoluments:  21,000/- per month
Essential Qualifications:
BSc (any branch of Life Science)
OR
DMLT with one year experience in diagnostic laboratory work
OR
MLT with one year experience in diagnostic laboratory work
Desirable Qualifications:
Experience in Molecular biology / PCR / Cell culture / Diagnostics
Nature of Duties:
Conduct Covid testing activity like media aliquoting, RNA extraction, RT-PCR
Night duties may need to be done.

10. Data Entry Operator (Number of positions: 2):

Upper Age Limit: 45 years
Consolidated Emoluments: 15,000/- per month
Essential Qualifications
BCA/B.Sc. /B.Tech
Desirable Qualifications
a) One year experience as Data entry operator
b) Good knowledge of MS Excel
Nature of Duties:
a) Data entry for samples
b) Night duties may need to be done
c) Preparation of daily

Interested cndidates, 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. Please upload soft copies of cerificates in support of date of birth, education qualifications, reservation category (if applicable). Please contact empcrcrmt<at>cdfd.org.in for any queries.

Incomplete applications, applications without Statement of Purpose, and applications without copies of certificates in support of date of birth / educational qualifications / experience / reservation category (if applicable) or the applications received after the last date are liable to be rejected.

The last date for submitting Online applications is on : 23.10.2020.

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