ICMR-National Institute of Virology Recruitment Notification

ICMR-NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY Recruitment Notification-2021

ICMR-NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY, PUNE
20-A Dr. Ambedkar Road, Pune- 411001, Maharashtra , India

Invites application for the following posts;

ICMR-National Institute of Virology Recruitment Notification

Name of the post: Project Research Scientist-V

Number of Posts 01 (UR)
Name of the Project Prevention & Control Diseases-Development of Tools to Prevent Outbreaks of
Epidemics to the VRDL.
Emoluments Rs.51,000/- p.m. + HRA

Essential Qualification:

1. 1 st Class Masters Degree in Life science: Specialization required – Microbiology / Biotechnology / Virology
2. Four years experience
OR
2 nd Class M.Sc. in above subjects + Ph.D Degree
Desirable 1. Doctorate Degree in Life Sciences : specialization in above subjects
2. Additional Post Doctoral Research/ teaching experience

Name of the post: Project Research Scientist-I

Number of Posts 01 (UR)
Name of the Project Prevention & Control Diseases-Development of Tools to Prevent Outbreaks of
Epidemics to the VRDL
Emoluments Rs.61000/- p.m. + HRA

Essential Qualification:

MBBS Degree with one year Research / Teaching experience OR MD in Microbiology/Pathology/PSM

Name of the post: ICMR Project Research Scientist-IV

Number of Posts 04 (UR) Name of the Project 1. DRF- Diagnostic Reagent Facility – 02 post 2. Estimation of population immunity against Hepatitis A virus (HAV) and associated risk factors in different epidemiological transition level (ETL) states in India – 01 post 3. EQAS for VRDLS – 01 post Emoluments Rs.48000/ p.m. +HRA

Essential Qualification

1. 1 st Class Masters Degree in Life Sciences : Specialization required – Microbiology/ Biotechnology/Virology/ Bioinformatics 2. Two years experience in related field OR 2 nd Class Masters Degree with Ph.D.in relevant subject Desirable 1. Doctorate Degree in Life Sciences : specialization required in above subjects 2. Additional post Doctoral Research/ teaching experience in relevant subject. 3. Doctorate degree in epidemiology/Public Health 4. Masters Degree in epidemiology/Public Health with one year experience. 5. Willingness to work across India with willingness for extensive travel to different states. 6. Ability to communicate with health official as well as common population with different social/demographic characteristics.

Name of the post Project Senior Research Fellow

Number of Posts 02 (UR) Name of the Project 1.Computational Drugs repurposing approaches for the development of therapeutics against Hepatitis E Virus- 01 post 2. Assessment of prophylactic and therapeutic role of BCG against SARS CoV-2 infection : Study in hamster model- 01 post Emoluments Rs.35000/- p.m. + 24% HRA

Essential Qualification

1. Post Graduate Degree in Bioinformatics/Biotechnology/Biophysics/ Microbiology/Zoology OR M.E./M.Tech. Degree in related subjects, selected through a process described through any one of the following : a) National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC, NET, including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE b) National Level Examinations conducted by Central Government Departments such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc. 2. Two years research experience Desirable 1. Knowledge of computational tools for gene expression analysis, molecular interaction networks, molecular structure modeling, drug docking etc. 2. Experience in laboratory work and handling molecular biology tools. 3. Knowledge of laboratory animal handling, sample collection from animals

Name of the post Project Junior Research Fellow- ICMR:

Number of Posts 04 (UR) Name of the Project 1. Comparative analysis of Host Immune Responses in Symptomatic and Recovered cases of Kyasanur Forest Disease – 01 post 2. Computational Drugs repurposing approaches for the development of therapeutics against Hepatitis E Virus – 01 post 3. Metagenomics analysis of mosquito viromes in India – 02 post Emoluments Rs.31000/- p.m. + HRA

Essential Qualification:

Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process any of the following : a) National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC, NET, including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE b) National Level Examinations conducted by Central Government Departments such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc. Desirable 1. Research work experience in the areas of Immunology, Animal Cell Culture, Molecular Biology, Cell Culture, Virology, Bioinformatics 2. Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC, NET, including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE. 3. The selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISC, IISER etc.

Name of the post Project Research Associate

Number of Posts 01 (UR) Name of the Project Metagenomics analysis of mosquito viromes in India – 01 post Emoluments Rs.47000/- p.m. + HRA

Essential Qualification:

Ph.D/MS (Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology) or equivalent degree or having 3 years of research, teaching and design and development experience after MSc/ME/M.Tech (Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology) with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal. Desirable Ph.D/MS (Bioinformatics) and Research experience in Next Generation sequencing platforms, genome assembly pipelines and bioinformatics analysis. Candidates with Publication in the area of Genomics/Metagenomics will be preferred.

Name of the post Project Economist Evaluation Specialist

Number of Posts 01 (UR) Name of the Project Health Technology Assessment resource centre/Hub Emoluments Rs.70000/- p.m.

Essential Qualification- ICMR:

1. Masters in Health Economics/Economics/Public Health/Community Medicine with specialization in Healthcare Costing, Economic Evaluation 2. Three years of experience in the field of health economics OR Ph.D. in Health Economics/ Economics/ Public Health. Desirable Experience of developing decision making models, statistical analysis, report writing and dissemination of result.

Project Nursing Support-II- details

 

Essential Qualification

1. Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery (GNM) or equivalent 2. Registered nurse or ANM with any State Nursing Council Desirable 1. B.Sc. Nursing 2. Experience in Phlebotomy/Blood Collection 3. To keep clinical record. 4. Experience in collection of oropharyngeal/nasal swabs

Name of the post Project Technical Support-III

Number of Posts 05 (UR-2; OBC-1; SC-1; ST-1 Backlog) Name of the Project 1. Diagnostic Reagent Facility – 03 post 2. Estimation of population immunity against Hepatitis A virus (HAV) and associated risk factors in different epidemiological transition level (ETL) states in India – 02 posts Emoluments Rs.32000/- p.m.

Essential Qualification

1. Graduate in Life Sciences – specialization required in Microbiology / Biotechnology / Virology / Anthropology 2. Five years work experience OR Masters Degree in above subjects / Statistics / Biostatistics / Mathematics / Social work Desirable 1. Laboratory experience in Molecular Biology/Tissue culture techniques/Bioinformatics/Virological Techniques / Serology, handling infectious agents and fieldwork. 2. Willingness to work in field. 3. Knowledge of computer applications and data management 4. Experience of working in field in varied conditions. 5. Willingness to travel to different states of India with different atmospheric conditions with considerable duration of stay in each state. 6. Ability to lead a team of field worker in different states.

Name of the post Project Technical Support-II

Number of Posts 20 (UR-10; OBC-5; SC-2; ST-1; OBC-1 Backlog; ST-1 Backlog) Name of the Project 1. DRF- Diagnostic Reagent Facility – 03 posts 2. Development of Serodiagnostic Assays for Nipah Virus – 01 post 3. Seroepidemiology, maternal immune status and missed diagnosis of pertussis among young infants in India: A multi-centric study – 01 post 4. Congenital Rubella Syndrome Surveillance in India – 02 posts 5. Validation IgM kits – 02 posts 6. Prevention & Control Diseases-Development of Tools to Prevent Outbreaks of Epidemics to the VRDL – 01 post 7. Cohort study of Zika virus infection in India- 01 post 8. Impact of measles rubella (MR) vaccination campaign on population immunity in India – 01 post 9. Surveillance for zika virus infection in human India – 01 post 10. Influenza Surveillance – 02 posts 11. EQAS for VRDLS – 01 post 12. SARS CoV-2 Genome Sequencing – 02 posts 13. Establishment of ten ICMR-Biorepositories for COVID-19 – 01 post 14. Establishment of serology platform for Respiratory syncytial virus – 01 post Emoluments Rs.31000/- p.m.

Essential Qualification

1. Graduate in Life Science – Specialization required in Microbiology / Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Virology 2. Three years work experience OR Master’s Degree in the above subject Desirable Qualification 1. Laboratory experience in Molecular Biology/ Tissue Culture Techniques/Bio-informatics, Virological Techniques, Serology, handling infectious agents and fieldwork. 2. Knowledge of computer applications and data management. 3. Experience in Phlebotomy/Blood Collection

Name of the post Project Technical Support-I

Number of Posts 11 (UR-3, OBC-2, SC-1, OBC-3 backlog, SC-1 backlog, ST-1 backlog) Name of the Project 1. Development of Serodiagnostic Assays for Nipah Virus – 01 post 2. Prospective Investigation of transmission of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) among close contacts of confirmed CCHF cases – 01 post 3. Seroepidemiology, maternal immune status and missed diagnosis of pertussis among young infants in India: A multi-centric study – 01 post 4. Congenital Rubella Syndrome Surveillance in India – 01 post 5. Prevention & Control Diseases-Development of Tools to Prevent Outbreaks of Epidemics to the VRDL – 02 posts 6. Cohort study of Zika virus infection in India – 01 post 7. Establishment of ten ICMR-Biorepositories for COVID-19 – 02 posts 8. EQAS for VRDLS – 02 posts Emoluments Rs.18000/- p.m.

Essential Qualification:

1. 12th pass in Science subjects 2. Two years diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician OR one year DMLT plus one year experience OR two years field/laboratory experience* * B.Sc. degree shall be treated as 3 years experience Desirable 1. B.Sc. / M.Sc in Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ MLT 2. Work experience in diagnostic laboratory/Cell Culture/ ELISA/PCR/ Sequencing 3. Knowledge of computer application/ report preparation 4. Work Experience in sample & data collection in field studies.

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http://www.niv.co.in and http://www.icmr.nic.in. Due date of receipt of
hard copy of online applications at NIV, Pune is on or before 13th August 2021 by 04.00 PM.

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