Adv. # 20/2017
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Research Nurse (BSc. Nursing) in a research project entitled "Understanding measles vaccine failure and success in a southern Indian population" at the Viral Disease Biology Laboratory of Prof. M Radhakrishna Pillai, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.
BSc. Nursing from an Institute accredited by the Directorate of Medical Education and Kerala Nursing Council, with a minimum clinical experience of one year in a hospital. She/he will be responsible for carrying out phlebotomy and documentation of data at field sites and in hospitals. The candidate should be willing to travel to hospitals, health centres and houses as part of field visits. Under appropriate guidance, the candidate is also expected to support clinical and laboratory activities including processing biological samples and handle basic scientific equipments. The job also involves manual and computerized data management. The Research Nurse has to interact with study participants and their caregivers/relatives directly and through telephone. Working knowledge of Malayalam and English is necessary. Knowing other south Indian languages would be an added advantage. The Research Nurse will be part of a multidisciplinary scientific team and should be a team player along with other laboratory research staff.
Below 35 years as on 20th October, 2017. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.
25,000/- (consolidated) per month.:
Initially for one year, likely to be extended for 3 years, based on performance assessment.Only those fulfilling the above criteria need apply and will be called for interview. In the event of more than 10 candidates being short-listed by screening the applications, a written test will be conducted before the selection interview and only those who are successful in the written test will be interviewed. No TA/ DA will be given for appearing in the interview.
Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format (Download here) with a photograph, a copy of full resume indicating the percentage of Marks obtained and attested photocopies of credentials & experience to reach the undersigned on or before 20th October, 2017. Envelopes must be superscripted with abbreviated title of the project, advertisement number and job title. Selection to the position will not entitle the candidate to any future positions at RGCB (permanent or otherwise). As with all project positions at RGCB, the position will be co terminus with end of the project.