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CSIR-CSMCRI MSc BTech Biotech, Botany Project Job – Applications Invited

CSIR-CSMCRI MSc BTech Biotech, Botany Project Job – Applications Invited. CSIR-CSMCRI Project Associate job opening for biotechnology and botany candidates. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below

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Applications are invited for Project Associate – I/II (PA-I/II) to work in the research project entitled “Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Algae-based flue gas CO2 sequestration with co-production of high-value bio-chemicals” for a duration of three years.

(A) No. of post for Project Associate I/II: (1 Post) (CSIR, New Delhi, Sponsored Project).

Position: Project Associate – I/II (1 Post)

Essential qualifications for Project Associate – I: M.Sc. Degree in Biotechnology or Botany or B.Tech in Biotechnology.

Monthly Emoluments for Project Associate – I: 

  1. Rs. 31000/- + HRA to scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE OR (b) A selection process through National Level Examination conducted by Central Government Department and their Agencies and Institutions.
  1. Rs. 25000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

Essential qualifications for Project Associate – II:

M.Sc. Degree in Biotechnology or Botany or B.Tech in Biotechnology.

with

2 years of experience in the area of Microalgal Biotechnology in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology and Scientific activities and Services.

Monthly Emoluments for Project Associate – II:

  1. Rs. 35000/- + HRA to scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE OR (b) A selection process through National Level Examination conducted by Central Government Department and their Agencies and Institutions.
  1. Rs. 28000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

Desirable: Candidates having research experience in the area of Microalgal Biotechnology or Valorisation of Microalgal Biomass and experience in the area of microbial fermentation would be preferred. The selected candidate will have to work on the project entitled “Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Algae-based flue gas CO2 sequestration with co-production of high-value bio-chemicals” for a period of three years. The candidate would be working in optimization of upstream process, purification of γ-linolenic acid, nutraceutical formulation, process development and demonstration of the above processes.

Job Requirement: Competency in downstream processing of bioactive compounds such as γ-linolenic acid, microalgal mass cultivation, optimization of upstream conditions for improving biomass yield, and process scale up would be preferred.

Age: (As on the last date of receipt of applications through e-mail, i.e. 20/08/2023), maximum 35 years. Age relaxation is applicable as per CSIR rules.

Duration: These positions are purely temporary. It would, not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for any candidate for claiming absorption in CSIR- CSMCRI.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to send the application form along with necessary documents for scrutiny through e-mail to the following addresses: [email protected]. The last date of receipt of E-mail is 20/08/2023. Applications received by email will be scrutinized based on a certain criteria and only shortlisted candidates as are eligible as per the criteria will be asked to attend interview using online mode, i.e. MSTEAMS. The details of the interview will be sent to the shortlisted candidates by email.

The candidates are requested to send their CV with the following details: (1) Full name and postal address with e-mail address, contact no., MSTEAMS id etc., (2) Proof of date of birth, (3) Details of educational qualifications and experience (if any) together with the scanned copies of certificates/ testimonials.

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Possible Interview Questions:

  1. Can you explain your educational background and how it aligns with the requirements for the position of Project Associate – I/II in this research project? Answer: I hold an M.Sc. degree in Biotechnology, which fulfills the essential qualification for Project Associate – I/II as mentioned in the job description. My educational background has provided me with a strong foundation in the relevant field.
  2. Have you conducted any research or projects related to Microalgal Biotechnology or Valorisation of Microalgal Biomass? If yes, could you elaborate on your experiences and contributions? Answer: Yes, during my academic journey, I have worked on a research project focused on Microalgal Biotechnology. I was involved in optimizing upstream conditions to improve biomass yield in microalgae. Additionally, I contributed to the purification process of γ-linolenic acid, which involved downstream processing of bioactive compounds.
  3. How do you plan to contribute to the project entitled “Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Algae-based flue gas CO2 sequestration with co-production of high-value bio-chemicals” during the three-year duration? Answer: I intend to play a key role in the optimization of upstream processes, the development of nutraceutical formulations, and the demonstration of relevant processes. Moreover, my experience in microbial fermentation will prove beneficial in achieving project goals.
  4. Can you share an example of a challenging situation you faced during your previous work in Microalgal Biotechnology, and how did you overcome it? Answer: One of the challenges I encountered was maintaining consistent biomass yield under varying environmental conditions. To overcome this, I implemented a systematic approach of monitoring and adjusting key parameters, which resulted in improved stability and increased biomass yield.
  5. How comfortable are you with working in a research and development environment and adhering to the project’s timeline and goals? Answer: I am very comfortable working in research and development environments, having previously collaborated on time-sensitive projects. I understand the importance of meeting deadlines and ensuring that research goals are achieved efficiently and effectively.

(Note: The answers provided here are general examples and should be tailored to the candidate’s actual experiences and qualifications.)

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