DIRECTOR’S POSITION OPEN AT NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (NIAB), HYDERABAD

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF Biotechnology
NEW Delhi – 110003

DIRECTOR’S POSITION OPEN AT NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL Biotechnology (NIAB), HYDERABAD

The National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), is an autonomous institute under the Department of Biotechnology and being established in the campus of the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. The institute will focus on translational science and capacity building in the area of Animal Biotechnology. The vision is to enhance knowledge on livestock production and health and translate the knowledge for developing a globally competitive livestock industry through innovative science and technology development.

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals including non-resident Indians (NRIs) for the post of ‘Director’, National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad. The position offers a unique opportunity to those willing to take up a challenging assignment and provide dynamic leadership in scientific, academic and administrative matters relating to the institute. The candidate is expected to establish NIAB as a world class research institute and guide multi-disciplinary research teams.

2. Job Specifications
(i) To provide academic and administrative leadership to the Institute.
(ii) The post is in the Pay Scale of Rs. 80,000/- (Fixed) with allowances as per Central Government Rules.
(iii) Age : Preferably below 55 years but relaxable for exceptional candidates.
(iv) Qualifications.

Essential:
(a) A Master’s degree in Veterinary Sciences/ Animal Sciences /Modern Biology / Life Sciences.
(b) Ph. D. Degree in the relevant subject.

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(c) Good academic record in the area of Veterinary Sciences/ Animal Sciences / Modern Biology / Life Sciences or any discipline of Science relevant to Animal Science/ Veterinary Science.
(d) A minimum of 15 years of experience in responsible positions of work in R&D / Planning / Industrial / Academic Institutions / Science & Technology organizations with experience in a research management position.

Desirable:
(a) Proven ability to interact with national and international organizations.
(b) Understanding of various over arching aspects of Animal Science / Veterinary Science.

3. General:
(i). The applicants in Government / Semi-government organizations / Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous Organizations must send their applications “Through Proper Channel”. The applications received without the recommendations of the employers will not be considered.
(ii). The date of determining the age limit shall be the closing date for receipt of applications.
(iii). The post will be for a five year tenure initially.

4. Completed applications strictly in the format given at DBT website: http://dbtindia.nic.in with a passport size photograph fixed at the space shown in the format along with testimonials should be sent to Dr. A. K. Rawat, Joint Director, Department of Biotechnology, Block-2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003 (Email: akra...@dbt.nic.in, Tel. : +91 11 24363656) superscribing the cover with the name of the post applied for within 60 days from the date of publication of advertisement in the Employment news and the closing date for the candidates residing abroad and from Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshdweep Islands, States/Union Territories in the North-Eastern region, Ladakh region of J&K, Sikkim, Sub division Chamba and Lahaul and Spiti districts of Himachal Pradesh will be 75 days.

(This advertisement can be seen also on the DBT website: http://dbtindia.nic.in)