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CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory Pune Research Associate

CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory Pune Research Associate

CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory Pune Research Associate

About CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory Pune Research Associate

Applications are invited in the prescribed Proforma for filling up of position(s) of Research Associate-II on a purely temporary basis. The detail of the Sponsored Project under which engagement is proposed to be made is as under:


Project Category No.:
Name of the sponsoring agency: CSIR
Project Code No. : MLP101126
Title of the Project : Design and development of Indigenous Strain Portfolio for the production of Penicillin (PenV-IP)
Minimum prescribed educational
Candidates with Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry /Biotechnology/ Botany/ Bioinformatics/ Computational biology/ Chemical Engineering/ Biological engineering/Chemistry/Pharmaceutical or
related sciences/Microbiology/Zoology/ Life Sciences and related areas from a recognized university
Desirable experience, if any 1. RA-II-APG: Research experience on fungal, enzymology, biotechnology, omics technologies and molecular biology

2. RA-II-AR: Research experience in cell scale measurements, molecular biology, metabolic engineering, synthetic biology, mathematical modeling and/or systems biology


3. RA-II-MJK: Mass spectrometry, Metabolomics and Biochemical analysis

4. RA-II-VP: Research experience in analytical separations, bioanalytical chemistry, Mass spectrometric method development, high throughput data analysis and analytical systems biology.


5. RA-II-MD: Research experience in fungal fermentation, process development, analytical techniques, strain improvement


Age limit* 30/35 Years
Job requirement 1. RA-II-APG: Candidate has to perform experiments with elite strainsof Penicillium chrysogenum, metabolic flux analysis, development of constructs and genetic
transformation2. RA-II- AR: The position will focus on both cell free expression and engineering hosts Yeast/E. coli for Penicillin production by integrating the tools of synthetic biology, molecular biology and systems biology  

3. RA-II-MJK: Candidate haswork onmolecular and cell biology aspects, biochemical pathway and metabolomic

4. RA-II-VP:The position will focus on development and implementation of mass spectrometric analytical methods and analysis from cell free extracts and cell
culture supernatants for non-ribosomal peptides like penicillin and other small molecules


5. RA-II-MD: Multiple fermentations and analysis of products using analytical techniques, troubleshooting, media engineering, statistical optimization for yield enhancement, strain improvement techniques


Consolidated emoluments per month Rs. 42000/-
No. of positions to be filled up Five (05)


* Age limit for Project Assistant at level I/II/III/ will be as 28/30/35 years respectively with five years relaxation for statutory groups and women. Age limit for RA will be governed by CSIR-HRDG Guideline while for Project Scientist it will be based on the age limit given in the table.


The engagement will be initially for a period of six months which may be extended or curtailed depending on the duration of the tenure of sponsored project/ satisfactory performance or conduct of the appointee, as the case may be. The engagement will be purely on temporary basis and shall not be CSIR/NCL appointment, temporary or otherwise and shall not entitle the appointee to any right/claim whatsoever, implicit or explicit, for his/her consideration against any CSIR/NCL post/fellowship.


How to Apply:


The application in the prescribed Proforma (enclosed herewith) duly completed and signed, together with good quality and clearly readable scanned copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials, latest CV of the candidate, and photograph should be sent by email to biohod(at)ncl.res.in by 5:30 pm of 19th August , 2020, with the subject as: “MLP101126: Application for RA-II position. Please write the given code mentioned in the Desirable experience & Job requirement according to your experience”. Please combine the application and all the supporting documents in a single PDF (max size 10 MB), and send it as attachment to the email. Emails with multiple attachments and those received after the closing date and time will not be considered. Only email applications will be accepted.


The prescribed educational qualifications are a bare minimum, and merely possessing of the same will not entitle the candidates to be called for interview. Where the number of applications
received in response to this Notice of engagement is large, it may not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendation of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader may restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to reasonable limits after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum qualifications prescribed in the Notice. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying.


The list of the candidates short listed by the Screening Committee for being interviewed would
be updated online on 25th August, 2020. The candidates may also ascertain the information after
25th August, 2020 via email to biohod(at)ncl.res.in, or through phone: 020-25902647. The interview will be conducted during 28th August, 2020 from 10:00 am onwards online through a suitable medium such as Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, etc. The meeting link will be provided only to the short-listed candidates. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview. The candidates recommended by the interview committee will have to join the duty immediately on receipt of the offer of engagement.


Information Document & Application Form


For more details refer the Official Website : https://www.ncl-india.org/


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