CSIR-NCL Project Assistant Job

CSIR-NCL Project Assistant Job – Biotech/Mol Bio/Microbio/Genomics Apply

CSIR-NCL Project Assistant Job – Biotech/Mol Bio/Microbio/Genomics Apply. NCL Pune is hiring MSc Microbiology/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Genomics candidates for a project post. Interested and eligible candidates check out all of the details below:

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PUNE 411 008

No. NCIM/MD/08

Applications are invited in the prescribed Proforma for filling up of position(s) of Project
on a simply short-term basis. The detail of the Sponsored Project under which engagement is proposed to be made is as under:

Job Name: Project Assistant-II

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the sponsoring agency: Science Engineering and Research Board (SERB)

Project Code No. : GAP329826

Title of the Project: Nanopore sequencing-based rapid monitoring of Covid-19 nucleic acids in the drains of Pune River

Age: 30 years

* Age limitation for Project Assistant at the level I/II/III/ will be as 28/30/35 years respectively with five years of relaxation for statutory groups and also women.

Duration: The engagement will be originally for six months, which may be extended or curtailed depending upon the period of the tenure of the sponsored project as well as/ or performance or conduct of

the appointee, as the case may be. The engagement will be totally short-term and shall not be CSIR/NCL appointment, temporary or otherwise, as well as shall not entitle the appointee to any right/claim whatsoever, implicit or explicit, for his/her consideration against any type of CSIR/NCL post/fellowship.

How to Apply:

The application in the prescribed Proforma (enclosed herewith) duly completed as well as signed, together with good quality and clearly readable scanned copies of pertinent certifications/ testimonials, latest CV of the candidate, as well as photo needs to be sent by e-mail to [email protected] by 5:30 pm of 21.08.2020 (emails received after this, will be rejected). Email subject line as ‘GAP329826- Application for PA-II position’. No hard copy of submissions would be entertained.

The prescribed educational qualifications are a bare minimum and merely possessing exact same will certainly not entitle applicants to be called for interview. Where a number of applications received in response to this Notification of engagement are large, it may not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendation of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader may limit the number of candidates to be called for interview to reasonable limitations after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum qualifications prescribed in the Notice. Therefore, it will certainly be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying.

The applicants shortlisted by the Screening Committee for being called for interview would be updated online on 24.08.2020 or students can likewise seek information through e-mail (as mentioned above).

ON-LINE interview will certainly be conducted from 10 am onwards on 26.08.2020. Meeting link will certainly be offered to only shortlisted candidates.

No TA/DA will certainly be admissible for appearing for the interview. Chosen applicants will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer of engagement.

Emoluments: Rs 31,000 (No HRA)

Job requirement: Project entails major fieldwork in and around Pune, Water/sediment collection and transportation to the lab, RNA isolation, Nanopore Sequencing and analysis,
Manuscript/Report writing.


  • Essential: M. Sc. Degree (awarded) in Microbiology/Biotechnology/Molecular
    Biology/Genomics with minimal 55 % marks or equal CGPA (aggregate).
  • Desirable experience if any: Previous hands-on experience on molecular biology techniques like RNA/Viral RNA isolations, qPCR is a must. Hands-on experience on next-gen sequencing would be an added advantage, however not mandatory.

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