Scientific Posts Vacant @ IBSD Imphal | M.Sc /PhD in Lifescience Can Apply

The Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) is one of the autonomous institutes under the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.The objective of IBSD is to develop and utilize the rich bioresources of the North-Eastern Region of the country through the application of modern tools of biology and Biotechnology. The IBSD has recently established its Regional Centre in Gangtok, Sikkim with an aim of sustainable development and utilization of bioresources of the Eastern Himalayas including generation of appropriate technology packages leading to development of bio-enterprises in the region. The institute invites applications for the following contractual positions in its Regional Centre in Gangtok, Sikkim.

1. Name & Number of Post: One Scientist ((Plant Bioresources)

  • Essential Qualification: 1st class M.Sc. in Botany / Life Sciences with seventeen years experience or 1st class M. Tech. in Biotechnology with sixteen years Research and Development experience or Ph.D. or corresponding degrees in relevant disciplines with original work as evidenced by patents or publications. Evidence of leadership with sixteen years or R&D experience.
  • Desirable Qualification: Research experience in biotechnological approaches for conservation, improvement and utilization of medicinal and aromatic plants / floriculture / horticultural resources of NE Region.
  • Job Requirement: Collection, conservation, multiplication and improvement of medicinal and aromatic plants / horticultural resources of the NE Region and their bio-prospecting for useful products. Generation of technological packages and development of entrepreneurship in bioresource-related business relevant for the region.
  • Salary Structure: Rs. 48,000/- p.m. (Consolidated)

2. Name & Number of Post: One Scientist ((Plant Bioresources)

  • Essential Qualification: 1st class M.Sc. in Botany / Biotechnology with five years R&D experience or Ph.D. with four years post doctoral experience in the relevant field.
  • Desirable Qualification: Research experience in bioremediation / biological intervention for control of landslides using plants and associated microbes or prospecting of plant resources for industrial and medicinal uses.
  • Job Requirement: Prospecting of plants on their use for control of landslides in the Sikkim Himalayas and also prospecting of plants for industrial and other medicinal uses.
  • Salary Structure: Rs. 35,000/- p.m. (Consolidated)

3. Name & Number of Post: One Scientist ((Plant Bioresources)

  • Essential Qualification: 1st class M.Sc. in Botany / Biotechnology / Agriculture (Horticulture) with three years R&D experience or Ph.D. with one year post doctoral experience in the relevant field.
  • Desirable Qualification: Working experience in the field of biotech intervention for conservation and multiplication of disease free quality planting material along with experience in management/control of diseases of agricultural and horticultural crops.
  • Job Requirement: Developing package of practices for conservation, multiplication and improvement of various important agricultural / horticultural crops, medicinal and aromatic plants in Sikkim Himalayas.
  • Salary Structure: Rs. 30,000/- p.m. (Consolidated)

4. Name & Number of Post: One Scientist – (Microbial Resources)

  • Essential Qualification: 1st class M.Sc. in Life Sciences / Microbiology / Agricultural Microbiology with three years R&D experience or Ph.D. with one year post doctoral experience in the relevant field.
  • Desirable Qualification: Research experience in development and application of biofertilizers / biopesticides in agricultural / horticultural crops and medicinal and aromatic plants.
  • Job Requirement: To carry out research on development of microbial inoculants and biopesticides for agricultural / horticultural crops and ensuring quality standards of bio-inputs for enhancing crop productivity in the region.
  • Salary Structure: Rs. 30,000/- p.m. (Consolidated)

5.Name & Number of Post: One Scientist – (Microbial Resources)

  • Essential Qualification: 1st class M.Sc. in Life Sciences / Microbiology / Biotechnology with three years R&D experience or Ph.D. with one year post doctoral experience in the relevant field.
  • Desirable Qualification: Knowledge of fermentation technology and development of processes for fermented and functional foods.
  • Job Requirement: To carry out research on development of functional foods and health drinks from locally available resources with industrial applications, value addition to some common ethnic fermented food products of the region.
  • Salary Structure: Rs. 30,000/- p.m. (Consolidated)

General Conditions:

  • Applicants should be Indian nationals
  • The maximum age limits will be as follows:

    • Post No. 1: 50 years
    • Post No. 2: 40 years
    • Post No. 3 to 5: 35 years

Relaxation of age in respect of special categories/sports persons under Govt. of India notifications / guidelines will be applicable.

Mode of Application :Completed applications strictly in the "FORMAT OF APPLICATION" annexed herewith and a recent passport size photograph fixed at space shown in the format along with attested copies of all mark sheets, caste certificate, experience certificates, etc. together with a non-refundable fee of Rupees fifty only (PH/SC/ST candidates are exempted from the payment of application fee) drawn in form of cross Demand Draft/IPO in favour of Director, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, Imphal should reach the Director In-Charge, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Takyelpat Institutional Area, Imphal – 795001, Manipur . One soft copy of the complete application form (MS Word format) should also be sent to ibsd_imp@sancharnet.in

Last Date For Receiving Applications:   August 06, 2010

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