Advertisement No. CDFD/EMPC/2/AUG'20
CDFD, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, invites applications from Indian nationals for the following purely temporary vacancies in research project entitled "NATIONAL GENOMICS CORE" funded by DBT.

CDFD wishes to fill up the following posts in the above project.

The description of the positions and the Essential & Desirable qualifications for various vacancies are as follows:

  1. Experimental Laboratory Manager: (01 No. post)
  2. Age Limit: 40 years
    Consolidated Emoluments: ₹ 50,000/- - ₹ 75,000/- p.m.
    Essential qualifications:
    1. Ph.D. in Genomics / Life Science subjects
    2. Minimum 3 years' post-Ph.D. experience in genomics platform technologies
    Desirable Qualifications:
    1. Degree/Diploma in Business Administration
    2. Conversance with Quality Assurance and GLP
    3. Proven track record of independent academic work and leadership
    4. Two years' experience in management of a service laboratory
    Nature of Duty: Will manage and coordinate experimental laboratory facilities, execute projects in time bound manner and implement Quality Assurance and GLP measures.

  3. Computational Laboratory Manager: (01 No. post)
  4. Age Limit: 40 years
    Consolidated Emoluments: ₹ 50,000/- - ₹ 75,000/- p.m.
    Essential qualifications:
    1. Phd in Statistics / Informatics / computational biology or related discipline
    2. Minimum 3 years' post-PhD experience in computational analysis of massively parallel DNA sequencing data
    Desirable Qualifications:
    1. Degree/diploma in business administration
    2. Conversance with Quality Assurance and IT compliance measures
    3. Proven track record of independent academic work and leadership
    4. Two years' experience in management of a service laboratory
    Nature of Duty: Will manage and coordinate data analysis operations, execute data analysis projects in time bound manner and implement Quality Assurance and IT compliance measures.

  5. Project Coordinator - Finance: (01 No. post)
  6. Age Limit: 45 years
    Consolidated Emoluments: ₹ 50,000/- - ₹ 75,000/- p.m.
    Essential qualifications:
    1. M.Com or equivalent
    2. Minimum 3 years' finance/accounts experience in service industry
    Desirable Qualifications:
    1. MBA or equivalent from a reputed organization
    2. Experience in life science / genomics services industry
    3. Experience in preparation of bills and handling financial queries of clients
    4. Experience in preparation of Utilization Certificate of funds, Audit negotiations, Responding to Audit queries
    Nature of Duty: Will provide administrative support for financial management of Core activities, inventory management, procurement of reagents and consumables, documentation and human resource management.

  7. Technical Associate (Experimental): (01 No. post)
  8. Age Limit: 35 years
    Consolidated Emoluments: ₹ 40,000/- - ₹ 70,000/- p.m.
    Essential qualifications:
    1. M.Sc. or equivalent (or B.Sc. with 3 years laboratory experience) in Genetics/Life Sciences/Biochemistry/related discipline
    2. Minimum 3 years of experience (in addition to above qualification) of working in high-throughput genomics platforms (massively parallel sequencing and microarray)
    Desirable Qualifications:
    1. Experience in whole genome / targeted sequencing, RNA-Seq, GWAS and Methylation Array
    2. Experience in laboratory automation platforms
    3. Experience in a service laboratory
    4. Proficiency in massively parallel sequencing library preparation and/or operation of sequencing/microarray platforms
    Nature of Duty: Hands-on massively parallel sequencing, microarray data analysis, data analysis pipeline operations as well as other related laboratory activities

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
The general terms and conditions governing the Advertisement No. CDFD/EMPC/2/AUG' 20 are as follows:
  1. Depending on the qualifications, experience and recommendations of the Selection Committee, the selected candidates may be placed in a scale and designation lower than the grade advertised/applied (in the same group)
  2. All these positions are purely temporary and are initially for a maximum of one year. They could be extended/terminated depending on the continuation of the project(s).
  3. Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped/Ex-service person/EWS applicants will be as per Govt. of India rules.
  4. Relaxation of age for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped/Ex-service persons/Women applicants will be as per Govt. of India rules.
  5. Mere fulfilling the minimum qualifications will not entitle the candidate for being shortlisted for interview. The applications will be screened by a Committee and candidates found suitable will be shortlisted and interviewed through video conference. The decision of the Director, CDFD will be final in this respect and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
  6. Any of the selected individuals may from time to time be assigned to perform any other duties commensurate with their qualifications, by the Director, CDFD.
  7. The Director, CDFD reserves the right to suitably change/relax any of the above conditions. He also reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reason.


Interested candidates who fulfill the above conditions, should apply in the prescribed application form Online. Please upload soft copies of certificates in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, reservation category (if applicable). Please contact ngcrcrmt<at>cdfd.org.in for any queries. The last date for submitting online applications is 04.09.2020.

Incomplete applications and applications without caste / disability certificate (if applicable) or the applications received after the last date are liable to be rejected.

Coordinator - EMPC
CDFD