King Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research
Department of Virology



KIPMR job vacancies in VRDL,chennai (Temporary post)
Application invited from 18.07.2018 10.00 AM to 27.07.2018 5.45PM

The Department of Virology, King Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research, Chennai invites application for filling up the following Project posts purely on contract basis (11 months) or till the project continues whichever is earlier as per prescribed eligibility as mentioned below, in DHR sanctioned project : “Establishment of network for managing epidemics and natural calamities of state level Viral Research Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL)”. The last date for submission of completed application form : 27/7/2018 by 5.45pm.


S. No

Name of the Post

No. of Posts

Age

Qualifications

1.

Research Scientist-II (Non-Medical)

1

Not Exceeding 45 Years

Essential: 

M.Sc., (at least second class) + Ph.D degree in Microbiology/Biotechnology/Virology from recognized university with minimum FOUR years R&D experience in Virology laboratories after Ph D.

Desirable: 

·         Experience in handling and working in ICMR/DHR/DST/SERB/CSIR/DBT/ any other research projects from Medical college/ Virology Laboratories/ Institute.

·         Five publications in High Impact factor and indexed journals/Patents from national and international agencies will be given preference.

·         Post Doc. Research experience, Knowledge and Training in Virology/Microbiology and knowledge in Computer Application /Data Management is essential.

Nature of Duties:

·         Conducting, monitoring and co-ordinating all the activities of the project. In addition to this candidate may involve in research activities of the department as per DHR requirement.

·         To participate, conduct training and involve academic activities of the Institute/Department.

·         To write research article to journals for publications with relevance to the project.

·         Expected to develop, write proposals and execute them.  

2.

Research Scientist-I (Medical)

1

Not exceeding 40 years. (relaxable for SC/ST/PWD/Woman (5 years)/OBC(3 yrs)

Essential: 

M.B.B.S with M.D./DNB Microbiology from MCI recognized medical college/institute.

(OR)

M.B.B.S from MCI recognized medical college/institute with ONE year of experience in Microbiology/Virology Laboratory.

Desirable:

·         Experience in handling of ICMR/DHR/DST/SERB/CSIR/DBT/ any other research projects from Medical college/Institute.

·         MD in the related subject from a recognized university for candidates with first class relevant degree.

·         Additional Post-doctoral research / training experience in relevant subjects from recognized institute(s).

·         Two years R&D experience in Virology/Microbiology after obtaining essential qualification.

·         Knowledge and training in Computer Application/Laboratory Data Management.

Nature of Duties:

·         Assisting in conducting and co-ordinating the activities of the project.

·         To participate and conduct training and academic activities of the Institute/Department.

·         To engage and participate in research activities of the Department/Institute

·         To write research articles to journals for publication with relevance to the project

·         Expected to develop and write proposals and executing them.

3.

Research Scientist-I (Non-Medical)

1

Not exceeding 40 years (relaxable for SC/ST/PWD/Woman (5 years) /OBC (3 yrs).

Essential: 

M.Sc,(at least second class) with Ph.D. in Microbiology/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics from a recognized university

Desirable: 

·         Minimum THREE years of Post-doctoral/R&D/teaching experience in relevant field.

·         Candidates having experience in Microbiology/Virology laboratories will be given preference.

·         Experience in handling of ICMR/DHR/DST/SERB/CSIR/DBT/ any other research projects in Medical college/Virology Laboratories/Institute.

·         Three publications Indexed journals/ Journals with impact factor

·         Adequate knowledge and Training in Virology/Microbiology; with knowledge in Computer Application /Laboratory Data Management.

Nature of Duties:

·         Assisting in conducting and co-ordinating the activities of the project.

·         To engage and participate in Research/teaching activities of the Department/Institute.

·         To participate, conduct training and involve in academic activities of the Institute/Department.

·         To write research articles to journals for publication with relevance to the project

·         Expected to develop,write proposals and execute them.

4.

Research Assistant

2

Not exceeding 35 years (relaxable for SC/ST/PWD/Woman (5 years)/OBC (3yrs).

Essential

M.Sc., Degree in Microbiology/Virology from a recognized university

Desirable

·         Minimum of TWO years R&D experience in virology laboratories.

·         Preference will be given to the candidates having experience in ICMR/WHO/DHR/CSIR/DBT related projects in Medical college/Institute/Virology Laboratories.

·         Experience of working in Virology Laboratory/Microbiology Laboratory.

·         Publications indexed journals/ journals with impact factor.

·         Basic knowledge in computer applications and data management.

Nature of Duties:

·         Performing and analyzing the experiments for the ongoing activities of the project.

·         To co-ordinate with the rapid response team of DPH in conducting outbreak investigations at state level. May involve travel to outstations for out-break sample collection.

·         Expected to involve in Research/teaching activities of the Department/Institute.

·         Data-entry and line-listing of samples.

·         Reporting of results to the network.

·         Assisting of administration/accounts related activities.

 

5.

Lab Technician

2

Not exceeding 30 years (relaxable for SC/ST/PWD/Women (5 years) /OBC (3yrs).

Essential

B.Sc.,/M.Sc., Microbiology/Virology/Medical Lab Technology from recognized university/institute

Desirable

·         Candidates with  minimum TWO years experience will be given preference

·         Preference will be given to candidates having experience in ICMR/DHR/DST/CSIR/SERB projects

·         Knowledge in computer applications/data management is not essential but will be considered as additional qualifications

Nature of Duties:

·         Performing experiments for the ongoing activities of the project.

·         To co-ordinate with the rapid response team of DPH in conducting outbreak investigations at state level.

·         May involve travel to outstations for out-break sample collection.

·         Data-entry and line-listing of samples

·         Reporting of results to the network

·         Assisting in accounts related activities

 


Terms and Conditions

  • These posts are purely on contract basis and on a project mode, extendable for up to completion of this project, on the basis of work performance by the concerned authority, if DHR gives permission to extend the project.
  • Separate call letters will be sent through email and no TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  • The original documents and certificate along with their attested photocopies related to educational qualification, date of birth, and work experience to be produced at the time of interview, otherwise candidate will not be considered for the post.
  • Candidates fulfilling the prescribed eligibility as per advertisement are to submit an application along self-attested copies of certificates in support of Age, Educational Qualifications and First page of Research Publications/Patents and Work Experience with detailed BIODATA. This must be enclosed with the completed application and submitted to the office of The Director, King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, Guindy, Chennai 600032. Tamilnadu.
  • There is no application fee for the submission.
  • This advertised position will not be a base for regularization of services or for any other similar purpose and shall not be challengeable in any Court of Law. The selected candidates shall have to submit an undertaking (Part-II) as per ICMR/DHR rules and Affidavit on Non-Judicial stamp paper worth Rs. 10/- attested by notary subsequent to being offered positions in the project.
  • Director, King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, Guindy, Chennai, reserves all the rights to change the number of posts as per requirement and to cancel the interview without assigning any reason thereof.
  • Preference will be given to candidates for all the above posts having work experience in diagnostic Virology lab / Molecular biology/ animal tissue culture and willingness to travel to study sites/ perform outbreak investigations as per instructions of principal investigator of the project.
  • Distance educational qualifications will not be preferred.

 

Dr. P. Gunasekaran,

Director and Principal Investigator,

DHR State VRDL, KIPMR, Guindy.





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