Temporary Position Available


Adv. # 11/22   07.03.2022

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the following positions in a DST funded project entitled "Scientific reinvention of ethnic food and medicine from Kerala for functional food and drug development" under Professor Chandrabhas Narayana at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.

  1. Project Associate II - (1 Position)
  2. Project Associate I - (1 Position)
  3. Project Assistant - (1 Position)

1. Project Associate - II (1 Position)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Food Processing, Functional food development, Scientific study on ethnic food, Chemical characterization of wild oils and related field work.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Good Academic records with a First Class Master's Degree in Life Sciences or Biotechnology or Chemistry or Biochemistry or Pharmacology or medicine or Food Technology.
  2. Two years documented experience in food processing, food technology/ Phytochemical analysis and functional food development (after Masters).
  3. The Candidate with a doctoral degree having relevant expertise in Food Processing and Functional food development will get preference in the selection procedure.

AGE

Below 32 years as on March 21, 2022. For SC/ST/OBC candidates, age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.

EMOLUMENT

₹ 35,000/- + 18% HRA per month.

DURATION

Initially for a period of one year and extendable up to three years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier based on performance evaluation.

2. Project Associate - I (1 Position)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Genomic DNA isolation, Genetic profiling, Phylogenetic analysis and nutritional analysis of traditional varieties of fruits and tubers.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Good Academic records with a First Class Master's Degree in Life Sciences or Biotechnology or Biochemistry.
  2. Candidate having relevant documented experience in plant Genetic Engineering and Phylogenetic analysis will get preference in the selection procedure.

AGE

Below 30 years as on March 21, 2022. For SC/ST/OBC candidates, age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.

EMOLUMENT

₹ 31,000/- + 18% HRA per month.

DURATION

Initially for a period of one year and extendable up to three years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier based on performance evaluation.

3. Project Assistant (1 Position)

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  1. The candidate must have a Graduate degree with special skills on traditional wisdom and well versed with the tribal communities.

AGE

Below 30 years as on March 21, 2022. For SC/ST/OBC candidates, age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.

EMOLUMENT

₹ 18,000/- per month (consolidated).

DURATION

Initially for a period of one year and extendable up to three years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier based on performance evaluation.

SELECTION PROCESS

Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format with a photograph, a copy of full resume indicating the percentage of marks obtained and scanned copies of original certificates/credentials and experience to reach the undersigned only through Email on or before March 21, 2022. Candidates who are currently working in Government firms should send applications through proper channel. Application form along with all supporting documents should be submitted as a single PDF file to pmdjobs@rgcb.res.in. The Advertisement number along with the position for which the candidate is applying should be mentioned in the 'SUBJECT' part of the Email. If a candidate wishes to apply for different positions, separate application forms should be submitted for each position. 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.

Applications which are not in the prescribed format will summarily be rejected.

Only those fulfilling the above criteria need apply. Applicants will be short listed for the ONLINE selection interview based on eligibility criteria. Selection of suitable candidates will be made based on qualifications and performance in the selection interview.

Sd/-
Director

Contact

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
+91-471-2529400 | 2347975 | 2348753
+91-471-2348096
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