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Applications are invited for the following posts to be filled purely on temporary basis at NCCS, Pune in the project “Establishment of Microbial Culture Collection”.

1. Scientist ‘C’ Posts: Three (UR), Scale of Pay Rs. 10000-325-15200 (TME 29240 /-) Age Limit: Below 40 years.

Qualification & Experience : Ist Class MTech / MD / MVSc / MPharm / MBiotech / or Ph.D / corresponding degrees in other disciplines with original work as evidenced by patents or publications. Evidence of leadership with about 4 years experience in R & D.

Desirable Experience: Expertise in microbial taxonomy and systematics with experience in isolating novel microbes, characterizing microbial communities from environmental samples using conventional and molecular techniques including high throughput sequencing is desirable.

Job Description: Use of polyphasic approaches for the taxonomy of specialized microbial genera including pathogenic organisms, development of molecular approaches for microbial taxonomy.

2. Scientist ‘B’ Posts: Four (02-UR, 01-OBC & 01-SC): Scale of Pay: Rs. 8000-275-13500 (TME 23600 /-), Age Limit: Below 35 years.

Qualification & Experience: Ist Class MTech / MD / MVSc / MPharm / MBiotech / with 3 years experience in relevant field or Ph.D / corresponding degrees with about 1 year experience in relevant field.

Desirable Experience: Microbial identification, taxonomy and preservation.

Job Description: Preservation, identification and authentication of cultures received at the collection.

3. Technical Officer ‘A’ (Lab): Post: One (UR), Scale of Pay Rs. 6500-200-10500 (TME 18971 /-) Age Limit: Below 35 years.

Qualification & Experience: M.Sc. or equivalent with 4 years of experience or B.Sc. or equivalent with 8 years of experience.

Desirable Experience: Candidates having experience in R&D laboratory will be preferred.

Job Description: Supervision of the laboratory, help in culture identification and authentication.

4. Technician ‘C’ (Lab): Posts: Four (03-UR, 01-OBC), Scale of Pay Rs. 5500-175-9000 (TME 15851 /-) Age Limit: Below 30 years.

Qualification & Experience: M.Sc. or equivalent with 1 year experience or B.Sc. or equivalent with 5 years of experience.

Desirable Experience: Candidates having experience in R&D laboratory will be preferred.

Job Description: Handling and maintenance of specialized equipments like DNA sequencer, Gas Chromatograph etc.

5. Technician ‘B’ (Lab): Posts: Six (03-UR, 01-OBC, 01-ST & 01-SC), Scale of Pay Rs. 4500-125-7000 (TME 13031/-) Age Limit: Below 30 years.

Qualification & Experience: 12th Pass with Science with two years full time DMLT having 7 years experience in R&D laboratory or B.Sc with 3 years experience.

6. Lab Helper : Posts: Two (01-UR, 01-OBC) Scale of Pay Rs. 2550-55-2660-60-3200 (TME Rs. 7531/-) Age Limit : Below 30 years.

Qualification : VIIIth Pass.

Desirable Experience: Working in Microbiology laboratory.

Job Description: Cleaning / Washing in laboratory.

Age: Age relaxation of 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates, 10 years in case of PH candidates and 3 years in case of OBC candidates (applying for the post reserved for OBC at Sr. Nos. 02, 04, 05 & 06), will be given.

The candidates fulfilling the requirements are required to send their applications in the prescribed 馯rmat along with the attested copies of certificates separately for each post so as to reach to the Director, National Centre for Cell Science, NCCS Complex, Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Pune – 411 007 not later than 22.10.2010.


1. Mere fulfilling the minimum prescribed qualifications and experience will not vest any right in a candidate for calling for interview. The Centre reserves the right to call for interview only those candidates who in its opinion are likely to be suitable. No any correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
2. Applications received after the due date and / or without the copies of the required certificates will not be considered.
3. Experience should have gathered by the candidate after acquision of the essential qualification.
4. Canvassing in any form and / or bringing in any influence will be treated as disqualification for the post.
5. Higher start in basic pay may be considered in case of meritorious and outstanding candidates.
6. The Director, NCCS reserves the right to enhance / reduce the number of posts and also to cancel the recruitment process.
7. No interim inquiries will be entertained.
8. Candidates working in Government Departments / Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous Bodies should forward their applications through proper channel.
9. SC/ST candidates called for interview will be paid TA for attending the interview as per rules.
10. Age limit and experience may be relaxed in exceptional cases.
11. Superscribe the Name and Sr. No. of the post applied on the envelope.
12. Scales are likely to be revised as per 6th Pay commission.


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