PGIMER Hiring MSc BioTech

PGIMER Hiring MSc BioTech Candidates- Technical Assistant Post!

The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) is currently seeking MSc Biotechnology candidates to join their team as Technical Assistants in the field of Omics. This exciting opportunity offers a chance to contribute to cutting-edge research in biotechnology and omics sciences. Don’t miss the chance to apply and be part of groundbreaking research at PGIMER.

Name of the Post: Technical Assistant Omics

Number of Post: One

Institute: Drug De-addiction and Treatment Centre, Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER.

Location: Chandigarh

Project Title: “Pathway to Resilience and Mental Health (PARAM)”

Essential Qualification: Graduate in Biological Sciences from a recognized University with
two years work experience from a recognized institution or Master’s degree (M.Sc Biotechnology) in the Biological Sciences from a recognized University.

Desirable Qualification: Experience handling Patient Samples and High-Resolution Techniques in Genomics, Proteomics, and Metabolomics.

Consolidated Emoluments: Rs.31,000/month

Upper Age Limit: 35 years

How to Apply:

The above post is to be filled purely on a contractual basis for a period of 6 months (which may be extended maximum up to 36 months or till completion of the project, whichever is earlier, as per approval from competent authority / ICMR). Interested candidates may

submit their Curriculum Vitae with supporting documents and contact details at [email protected] by 23rd September 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be informed about the interview through email or phone.


PGIMER Hiring MSc BioTech Candidates. The possible interview Q & A to help you with:

1. Question: Can you briefly describe your academic and research background in the field of mental health or a related discipline?

Answer: Certainly, I hold an MSc in [Your Field], with a focus on [Relevant Research Area]. During my academic journey, I conducted a research project on [Specific Research Topic], which allowed me to gain valuable insights into the complexities of mental health issues and potential pathways to resilience.

2. Question: Why are you interested in joining the PARAM project at PGIMER, and how do you believe your skills and expertise align with the goals of this project?

Answer: I’m passionate about mental health research and its impact on individuals and communities. The PARAM project’s objective to explore pathways to resilience aligns perfectly with my academic interests. My coursework and research experience in [Specific Research Techniques or Methodologies] make me well-suited to contribute to this project by [mention how your skills are relevant].

3. Question: The PARAM project may involve collecting and analyzing sensitive data related to mental health. How would you ensure the ethical handling and confidentiality of such data?

Answer: Ethical data handling is paramount in mental health research. I’m committed to maintaining the highest standards of data privacy and confidentiality. I am well-versed in ethical guidelines and will strictly adhere to them. Additionally, I have experience with data encryption and secure storage practices to safeguard sensitive information.

4. Question: Collaboration is essential for the success of research projects. Can you provide an example of a time when you effectively collaborated with a diverse team to achieve a common research goal?

Answer: Certainly, during my previous research project on [Specify Project], I collaborated with team members from diverse backgrounds, including [mention team members’ backgrounds]. We effectively communicated our individual expertise and ideas, contributing to a comprehensive research outcome that was published in [Journal/Conference]. This experience demonstrates my ability to work harmoniously in a collaborative research environment.

5. Question: Mental health research can be emotionally challenging. How do you plan to manage potential emotional stress or burnout while working on the PARAM project?

Answer: I acknowledge the emotional demands of mental health research and the importance of self-care. To manage potential stress or burnout, I plan to maintain a healthy work-life balance and regularly engage in stress-relief activities, such as [mention your preferred methods, e.g., mindfulness, exercise]. Additionally, I’m open to seeking support from colleagues and supervisors when needed and believe in the importance of a supportive work environment for maintaining well-being.

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