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NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CELL SCIENCE, PUNE
(An autonomous Institution of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India)
NCCS Complex, Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Pune – 411007, Maharashtra, India

Advertisement No. Academics/Project/P-02/2017

Position 1

Sr No : 01- SC

Position : Scientist ‘C’ (One Post)

Project & PI : “Centre of Excellence in Biomolecular Structure and Function on HostPathogens Interactions” under supervision of Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director

Upper Age Limit : 40 years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential : Ph. D/M.Tech/M.D./MVSc or equivalent degree with four years of research experience in Recombinant protein expression and purification with at least two research papers in Science citation Indexed (SCI) journal.

Desirable : We are looking for a motivated young scientist who will contribute to the project substantially and independently and should have proficiency in advanced molecular biology, biochemistry, and protein expression.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship : Rs. 53,676/- pm (Fixed)

Project Tenure : Four Years & Ten Months


Position 2

Sr No : 02- RA

Position : Research Associate (One Post)

Project & PI : “COE: Structural Perspective of Molecular Interactions in Pathogenicity: Role of Regulatory Proteins of HIV-1 and Heat Shock Proteins of M. tuberculosis ” under supervision of Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director

Upper Age Limit : 35 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential: Ph. D./MD/MS/MDS in any branch of life science or equivalent degree or having three years of research, teaching, design and development experience after MVSc/ MPharm/ME/MTech with at least one research paper in science citation indexed (SCI) journal.

Desirable : We are looking for a motivated person having proficiency in advanced molecular biology, biochemistry, and protein expression and purification.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship :Rs. 36,000/- pm +30% HRA

Project Tenure : Four Years & Ten Months


Position 3

Sr No : 03- RA

Position : Research Associate (One Post)

Project & PI : “COE: Cellular Stress Proteins in HIV Infection: Biochemical and Functional Characterization” under supervision of Dr. Debashis Mitra, Scientist ‘G’

Upper Age Limit : 35 years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential : Ph. D. in any branch of life science or having three years of research experience after MVSc/ MPharm/ME/MTech with at least one research paper in peer reviewed science citation indexed (SCI) journal.

Desirable : Preference will be given to candidates with research experience in mammalian cell culture, protein expression, protein-protein interaction, molecular biology and virology or HIV biology.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship :Rs. 36,000/- pm +30% HRA

Project Tenure : Four Years & Ten Months


Position 4

Sr No : 04- RA

Position : Research Associate (One Post)

Project & PI : “COE: Structural and Functional Role of Nuclear Envelope in HIV Infections” under supervision of Dr. Radha Chauhan, Scientist ‘D’

Upper Age Limit : 35 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

 Essential : Ph. D./MD/MS/MDS in any branch of life science or equivalent degree or having three years of research, teaching, design and development experience after MVSc/ MPharm/ME/MTech with at least one research paper in science citation indexed (SCI) journal.

Desirable : Experience in large scale mammalian cell culture, reconstitution of multiprotein complexes, molecular biology and biochemistry is highly desirable.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship : Rs. 36,000/- pm +30% HRA

Project Tenure : Four Years & Ten Months


Position 5

Sr No : 05- SRF

Position : Senior Research Fellow (One Post)

Project & PI : “Study of biomethanation potential of landfill methanogens and their prospective role in global climate change, carbon sequestration and generation of bioenergy” under supervision of Dr. Om Prakash, Scientist ‘C’ (MCC)

Upper Age Limit : 32 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential : M.Sc. with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life science and two years of post-M.Sc. research experience. Candidate should have qualified NET/GATE/LS /BET exam.

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Desirable : Experience in handling of anaerobic organisms.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship :Rs.28,000/ – pm +30% HRA for 1st , 2nd and 3rd Year.

Project Tenure : Three Years


Position 6

Sr No : 06- JRF

Position : Junior Research Fellow (One Post)

Project & PI : “Cis-acting pair of novel non-coding RNAs-Ginir and Giniras in Cell growth Regulation and Transformation of mouse and human cells” under supervision of Dr. Anjali Shiras, Scientist ‘G’

Upper Age Limit : 28 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential: M. Sc. or equivalent degree with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life science and having qualified NET/GATE/LS/BET.

Desirable: Experience in Cell and Molecular biology and in the area of RNA biology will be preferred.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship : Rs. 25,000/- pm + 20% HRA for 1st and 2nd year

Project Tenure :  One Year Six Months


Position 7

Sr No : 07- JRF

Position : Junior Research Fellow (One Post)

Project & PI : “Role of gamma –delta (Yo) T cells in the generation and maintenance of transplantation tolerance” under supervision of Dr. Girdhari Lal, Scientist ‘E’

Upper Age Limit : 28 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential : M. Sc. or equivalent degree with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life science and having qualified NET/GATE/LS/BET.

Desirable: Experience in immunological assays, flow cytometry, handling rodents, cell culture techniques and knowledge of scientific image analysis software.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship :Rs.25,000/ – pm +30% HRA for 1st & 2nd Year, Rs.28,000/ – + 30% HRA for 3rd Year

Project Tenure : Two Years Nine Months


Position 8

Sr No : 08- JRF

Position : Junior Research Fellow (Two Posts)

Project & PI : “Multi-omics analysis to decipher mechanism of hormone resistance in breast cancer” under supervision of Dr. G. C. Kundu, Scientist ‘G’

Upper Age Limit : 28 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience : M. Sc. or equivalent degree with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life science and having qualified NET/GATE/LS/BET.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship : Rs.25,000/ – pm +30% HRA for 1st & 2nd Year, Rs.28,000/ – + 30% HRA for 3rd Year

Project Tenure : Four Years & Ten Months


Position 9

Sr No : 09- JRF

Position : Junior Research Fellow (One Post)

Project & PI : “Reconstitution and Structural studies of Nup93.Nup62. nip54.Nup58 ternary complex of the Nuclear Pore Complex (NPC)” under supervision of Dr. Radha Chauhan, Scientist ‘D’

Upper Age Limit : 28 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential : M. Sc. or equivalent degree with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life science and having qualified NET/GATE/LS/BET.

Desirable : Experience in molecular biology, biochemistry and protein purification is desirable.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship :Rs.25,000/ – pm +20% HRA

Project Tenure : Ten Months


Position 10

Sr No : 10- JRF

Position : Junior Research Fellow

Project & PI : “Development of Novel Inhibitors of AKT: An Unorthodox Approach Targeting the Pleckstrin Homology Domain” under supervision of Dr. Manas Kumar Santra, Scientist ‘E’

Upper Age Limit : 28 years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential :र M. Sc. or equivalent degree with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life science and having qualified NET/GATE/LS/BET.

Desirable : Candidate should have at least one year experience in the cell culture techniques. Immunoblotting, FACS, DNA/RNA extraction.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship : Rs.25,000/ – pm +30% HRA for 1st & 2nd Year, Rs.28,000/ – + 30% HRA for 3rd Year.

Project Tenure : Two Years & Ten Months


Position 11

Sr No : 11-JRF

Position : Junior Research Fellow (One Post)

Project & PI : “Role of Nup 358 in the regulation of cytoplasmic mRNP granules” under supervision of Dr. Jomon Joseph, Scientist ‘E’

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Upper Age Limit : 28 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential: M. Sc. or equivalent degree with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life science and having qualified NET/GATE/LS/BET.

Desirable: Preference will be given to applicants with experience in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology and/or cell biology techniques

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship : Rs.25,000/- pm +30% HRA for 1st & 2nd Year

Project Tenure : Two Years


Position 12

Sr No : 12-JRF

Position : Junior Research Fellow

Project & PI : “Understanding the role of mammalian long noncoding RNAs (Inc RNAs) in regulating cellular quiescence” under supervision of Dr. Vidisha Tripathi, Scientist ‘D’

Upper Age Limit : 28 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential :  M. Sc. or equivalent degree with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life science and having qualified NET/GATE/LS/BET.

Desirable : Experience in Cell Culture and RNA biology is preferred.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship :Rs.27500/- pm (fixed)

Project Tenure : 1 year


Position 13

Sr No : 13-PA

Position : Project Assistant

Project & PI : “Understanding the mechanism of persistence of memory” under supervision of Dr. Amitabha Majumdar, Scientist ‘D’

Upper Age Limit : 28 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential : M. Sc. or equivalent degree with minimum of 55% marks in any branch of life sciences.

Desirable : Experience on protein purification, molecular biology. Candidate working with cell line, immunocytochemistry, immunoprecipitation, genetics protein purification will be preferred

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship : Rs.25,000/- pm +30% HRA for 1st & 2nd Year

Project Tenure : One Year & Ten Months


Position 14

Sr No : 14-TA

Position : Technical Assistant (Senior Lab Assistant) – 2 posts

Project & PI : “Centre of Excellence in Biomolecular Structure and Function on HostPathogens Interactions” under supervision of Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director

Upper Age Limit : 30 Years

Essential Qualification & Experience :

Essential :  M.Sc. in any branch of life science or B.Sc. in any branch of life science with minimum of three years of research experience in a research lab.

Desirable : Experience in Gene cloning, Mutagenesis, Protein expression, protein refolding & purification.

Consolidate d Salary/ Fellowship :Rs. 17,040/- pm (fixed)

Project Tenure :  Four Years & Ten Months


Important Guidelines & Instructions

Interviews will be conducted as per the serial numbers mentioned herein below:-

Interview DatePost Serial No.PositionsReporting timing for interview
17.04.201701-SC, 02-RA, 03-RA, 04-RAScientist ‘C’ & Research Associate9.00 am
18.04.201706-JRF, 07- JRF, 08-JRF, 09-JRF, 10- JRF, 11-JRF, 12-JRF & 13- PAJunior Research Fellow & Project Assistant9.00 am
19.04.201705-SRF & 14- TASenior Research Fellow & Technical Assistant9.00 am
20.04.201715-OAOffice Assistant9.00 am

Venue : National Centre For Cell Science, NCCS Complex, Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Pune-411007

  • The above mentioned dates for interviews may change based on the number of
    applications received. Hence, NCCS reserves the right to modify/re-schedule the
    above mentioned dates accordingly, if required. However, the exact dates for the
    interview for the respective positions will be mentioned in the Shortlisted
    Candidates list displayed on NCCS website.
  • Applications in the prescribed format duly filled in along with attested copies of all relevant certificates showing date of birth, experience, details of the exam passed (SSC onwards), caste status and other necessary documents should reach to The Director, National Centre For Cell Science (NCCS), S. P. Pune University Campus, Post: Ganeshkhind, Pune – 411 007, Maharashtra, India on or before 10.04.2017.
  •  The list of shortlisted candidates called for interview will be published on our institute website on or before 24.04.2017.
  • Applications received after the due date/due to postal delay and/or without the copies of
    the required certificates/documents will not be considered. Incomplete and/or without
    prescribed format application will be strictly rejected.
  • The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of
    same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where number of
    applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it will not be convenient
    or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendations of screening
    committee, the project investigator may restrict the number of candidates to be
    called for the interview to a reasonable limit after taking into consideration of
    qualifications and experience over and above the minimum prescribed in the
    advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the
    qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying. No interim
    enquiries/correspondence/communication of any sort will be entertained on this matter.
  • Additional percentage and experience cut-off will be applied during the screening
    process, if required.
  • The Director, NCCS reserves the right to enhance/reduce the number of posts and also
    cancel the recruitment process.
  • SC/ST/OBC candidates must produce proof of their caste certificate from appropriate
    authority. In addition, OBC candidates must also produce latest/valid non-creamy layer
    certificate in the prescribed form for claiming the reservation benefits.
  • 5% Marks relaxation will be given to SC/ST/OBC candidates i.e. minimum of 50 % marks.
  • The above advertised positions are filled up purely on temporary basis for the limited
    time period on the extramural project funded by DBT/DST/CSIR/ICMR/Wellcome
    Trust/other Government agencies. The position will automatically co-terminus on the
    completion of the project tenure. The appointed person shall have no claim of
    appointment/absorption in funding agency or in NCCS, Pune.
  • For RA/PDF positions, Candidates must be mentioned title of the thesis, list of
    publications with full reference in the prescribed application form.
  • For RA/PDF positions, those who have submitted Ph. D thesis may also apply. Candidates who are yet to be awarded the Ph. D. degree, if selected, candidate will be paid Rs. 18,000/- + HRA or Rs. 28,000/- + HRA (depending on the project sanctioned) till the award of the degree.
  • Fellowship/Emoluments for RA/SRF /JRF: Emoluments to the research personnel engaged under project will be made in accordance with the DST O.M. No. A.20020/1197-IFD dated 31.03.2010 or DST O.M. No, SR/S9 /Z-09 /2012 dated 21.10.2014 or depending on the respective project sanctioned orders issued by funding agency.
  • Upper age limit will be considered as on closing date of receipt of application. Age relaxation of 5 years in case of SC/ST /Women/Pll candidates and 3 years in case of OBC candidates will be given as per Government of India rules. Reservation as per Govt. of India norms will be followed.
  • No TA/DA will be admissible for attending the interview.
  • Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer of appointment.
  • Please bring all the original certificates showing date of birth, qualification, statement of marks of the exam passed, degree certificates, certificate of past experience, certificate in support of present employment, salary certificate & other relevant documents along with a set of attested copies at the time of interview.
  • The above advertised position, if candidates are not found suitable, lower positions will be offered.
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  1. Why do you have wrong dates for deadline and shortlist? The original advertisements has different
    dates.

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