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Applications are invited for one post of Research Assistant in the Human Resource Development for Health Research – Support to Institute scheme of the Department of Health Research (DHR-ICMR) programme titled “Modern Biology in Health Research” at Mahatma Gandhi Medical Advanced Research Institute (MGMARI), Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Pillaiyarkuppam, Puducherry – 607 402, India.

Requirement

  • Name of the Post – Research Assistant

  • No. of Position – 01

  • Name of the Project – “Modern Biology in Health Research”

  • Programme Coordinator – Dr. Agieshkumar B.

Essential & Desirable Qualifications

Graduate in Life Science or related allied subjects (minimum 60% of marks) from a recognized university with three years work experience from a recognized institution or Master’s degree in the relevant subject along with prior experience as mentioned below.

Desirable Expertise:

Persons with experience in molecular biology/immune techniques like Nucleic acid isolation, PCR, qRT-PCR, SNP genotyping, Molecular cloning, siRNA based Gene silencing/knockout, Western Blot, ELISA, Flow Cytometry, Cell Culture and Computational Biology will be preferred.

General Conditions

  • This post is entirely temporary, and the initial appointment is for one year, which may be extended subjected to the satisfactory performance of the candidate till the duration of the project.
  • Monthly emolument will be as per the norms of DHR-ICMR.
  • The post can be terminated with one month’s notice from either side.
  • Applicants are required to submit their detailed Resume/ CV along with qualification and experience certificates by email to  Agieshkumar B (Email:mgmari.ra@gmail.com) latest by 05.05.2022 by 5.00 P.M. 
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be notified regarding personal interview by email.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the Interview.

Faculty Recruitment for MGMARI

MGMARI and its School of Biological Sciences is a newly established constituent institute of  Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed to-be University), Puducherry. We seek applications for the positions from eligible Indian nationals for filling up multiple tenure track/tenured faculty positions at the level of Professor (2), Associate Professor (2) and Assistant Professor (15) as per UGC regulations and relevant University norms issued time to time.

Minimum qualification for eligibility for all posts

  • A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/relevant/allied subject from an Indian University approved by UGC or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign University.
  • Ph.D. degree (awarded in regular mode) in any concerned/allied/relevant disciplines from universities recognized by UGC.
  • Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC/CSIR. However, candidates who have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulation, 2009, or the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil/Ph.D. Degree) Regulation, 2016, and their subsequent amendments from time to time, as the case may be, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor in the University. Salary will be commensurate based on qualifications, academic credentials and  post-doctoral experience.

Essential & Desirable Qualifications

Position
Desirable Qualification

Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification: An excellent academic record with Ph.D degree in Life Science/allied discipline and evidence of high-quality research training in the form of scientific publication or patent. Experience: Doctoral degree with relevant postdoctoral experience. Fresh PhD with exceptional record will also be considered.

Associate Professor

Educational Qualification: A Ph.D in Life Science/ allied discipline with evidence of independent research and publications of highly quality, actively engaged in teaching/research with evidence of attracting extramural projects. Experience: A minimum of 8 years of teaching/research experience. A professional with demonstrated expertise in the field related to Biological Science and contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and course.

Professor

Educational Qualification: A Ph.D in Life Science/ allied discipline and published work of highly quality, actively engaged in teaching/research with evidence of attracting extramural projects. Experience: A minimum of 10 years of teaching/research experience. An outstanding professional, with an established reputation in the field related to Biological Science and contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and course.
Desirable Expertise:
Candidates pursuing Research in the Areas of Genetic Engineering/Genome Editing, Genomics & Proteomics; Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Analysis, Data Science, Bioinformatics; Drug Repurposing; Bio-Design; Synthetic Biology; Infectious Biology, Cancer Biology; Vector-Borne Diseases; Stem Cell Therapy; Biopharmaceuticals and Therapeutics; Public Health Policy Research, Biosafety & Biosecurity Regulations are welcome to apply.

Application Procedure

The application shall include the candidate’s latest CV highlighting experiences, publications, contact of three referees along with the statement of purpose mentioning proposed research and teaching areas.

Application may be submitted online (Click Here) on or before 20.02.2022 for Phase I and 31.03.2022 for Phase 2 recruitment cycle.

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