CIAB Vacancies For Scientist G (Bioprocess and Bioproducts), Scientist F (Biotechnology) – Punjab

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Scientist G (Bioprocess and Bioproducts)

Hiring Organisation: Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB)

Salary: INR Rs. 37400-67000 (PB-4) + Rs. 10,000/- (Grade Pay)

Address: C-127, II Floor, Phase-VIII, Industrial Area, SAS Nagar Mohali Punjab 160071

Education Requirements: Ph.D. in chemical sciences/engineering or biological sciences/engineering including food science and technology or food engineering, food and nutrition with at least 16 years of postdoctoral R&D experience in an R&D organization in the relevant area with the duration of experience matched by the scale and depth of hard core R&D performance and contributions as evidenced by a consistent track record of publications, patents, innovative documented R&D path(s) of leadership in knowledge creation/conceptual contributions of scientific impact. A visible profile of linkage of R&D deliveries or development with respect to its use/focus/alignment to knowledge based valorization of plant or agricultural or agri-industry biomass/product/byproduct is also an expectation.

Experience Requirements: Experience/ output in one or more of the following:  Evidenced leadership of R&D in project formulation, sponsored research, significant research collaborations with national and international accreditations/acknowledgements of the research contributions.  Experience of having consistently worked on un-utilized or under-utilized biomass processing for value added products of edible or non-edible nature and/or a verifiable track record of value upgradation, product improvement, post-harvest processing of agri-produce etc.  A line of accredited achievements and frontier contributions in the R&D areas relevant to the professional responsibilities associated with the position as well as level of this position.  A scholarly standing in knowledge and R&D productivity as evidenced by quality and quantum of outputs and professional line of national/international participations in R&D plans, programs, projects, project networks etc. and/or recognitions.  Performance/output in a beyond boundaries manner in a single discipline or in inter/crossdisciplinary space.

Age Limit: Below 55 Years.

Last Date: 07-January-2016

General Information: 1. All applicants must fulfil the essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement. They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they qualify the essential qualifications and/or meet the specialty criteria of consideration specifically laid down for various posts. No enquiry asking for advice as to eligibility will be entertained. 2. The monthly emoluments at present with respect to Basic Pay, Grade Pay and DA for the positions (Scale-wise) are: PB-4 Grade Pay 10,000-Rs.1,16,000; PB-4 Grade Pay 8,900-Rs.1,07,000; PB-4 Grade Pay 8700-Rs.1,01,000; PB-3 Grade Pay 7600- Rs. 64,600; PB-3 Grade Pay 6600- Rs. 55,500. 3. The date for determining the age, experience, qualifications etc. shall be January 07, 2016 for first review and the date of receipt of application at Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB) and June 07, 2016 for applications received after January 07, 2016 (if such applications are reviewed and screened and scheduled for interview subsequently for any position(s) remaining vacant or at all desired to be considered in view of the state and situation of applications already in hand/under process). 4. Relaxation of age shall be as per Government of India Rules. However, Competent Authority may also further relax the upper age limit for exceptionally deserving candidates, if so recommended by screening-cum-shortlisting committee in the same spirit as for the duration of experience described under Sr. No. 11 under Selection Process section (above). 5. In addition to the above pay/emoluments as per 6th Pay Commission in the above scales, other benefits such as Leave Travel Concession, Medical expenses, House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance etc. are also available as per Government of India rules. 6. Higher start within the scale is possible for a deserving case. 7. Candidates on direct selection shall be governed by New Pension Scheme of Central Government made effective from 01-01-2004. 8. The appointee would be on probation for a period of two years which may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of the Competent Authority. Further, continuation will also depend on candidate’s performance during the initial period of five years (including probation) and as such, the candidate will be deemed to be on contract for an initial period of five years from the job performance perspectives. 9. At the time of joining, the candidate will have to withdraw any other application(s) that he/she may have submitted elsewhere for employment. 10.Application must be complete in all respects and must be as per the prescribed format that can be downloaded from website of Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing ( under the heading “Vacancies” 11. Applicants from abroad (Indian Citizen only) may also apply by email ( and/or However, CIAB would not take any responsibility for any failure or e-errors/mishaps/defects related to the email communication and its attachments including landing of the e-mail in spam and other non-primary folders. 12. The vital point information like designation, organization, previous employment profile, scale and band of pay and grade pay, type of pay scale like central Govt. (CDA) or Industrial (IDA) and equivalent CDA in case of later, nature of duties etc. must be given in full, failing which the application may be summarily rejected without any further follow up, whatsoever. 13. The application(s) must be submitted as per format including signed supplementary format(s) of synopsis and other information. The applications not in the prescribed format and not accompanied by the synopsis sheet may be rejected. 14. In case of applicants from public sector/Govt. organizations/institutions, the application must be forwarded through proper channel. However, to avoid delay in application, an advance copy of the application may be submitted directly. The advance copy will be considered if followed by application sent through proper channel or on production of NOC from the Department at the time of interview. 15. All applications must be accompanied by self-attested copies of all certificates with respect to age, qualifications, experience, etc. 16. In case a selected candidate is already employed in a permanent post, his/her request for pay protection will be considered as per Government of India rules, regulations and guidelines.

How To Apply: The applications must be submitted in the prescribed format which is available at the Institute’s website under heading “Vacancies” accompanied by selfattested copies of certificates, testimonials in support of age, educational qualifications, experience, etc. should be sent to the Chief Executive Officer (Attn: Administrative Officer), Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing, 2nd Floor, C-127, Phase-VIII, Industrial Area, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab- 160071 (India) super-scribing “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF “_____________” on the envelope. • Candidates applying for more than one posts will have to submit separate application form for each post. • All the positions are based at Mohali (Punjab) but the appointee may be liable to serve anywhere in India. • The appointee may be permitted to keep lien on the position in his previous organization (if any). • A Synopsis-Sheet as per format given with the Standard Application Form of CIAB should be submitted along with the application form. • Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate. • The decision of CIAB in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of application, mode of selection, and conduct of interviews etc. will be final and binding on the candidates. • In exceptionally meritorious cases or special circumstances, the eligibility requirements of age, education and experience for a position may be relaxed by the competent authority (Chief Executive Officer, CIAB). • The applications would be received only during normal working hours and only on working days (i.e. Monday to Friday and between 09.00 hrs. to 17.30 hrs.). • If the last date of receipt of applications happens to be a holiday, the immediate next working day would be the last date of receipt of applications. • Any subsequent rolling advertisement for one or more levels of these positions would supersede the provisions of this advertisement with respect to age, qualifications, experience etc., should there be any change, deviation in any of them from those given in this advertisement. • Even during the pendency of this rolling advertisement, specific regular advertisements with conventional shorter last date, etc. may be issued by the institute for one or more of the above positions and/or positions in other areas of R&D. if such advertisements covers the positions of rolling advertisement, some positions may or may not cease to be filled through the rolling advertisement, as per the decision of the institute. Page 14 of 14 • The positions are available only till filled. • Since this rolling advertisement is for specific positions, if a position gets filled in via conclusion of a round of selection, the vacancy ceases to be available further and no applications received after the date of review would be considered despite eligibility and receipt before the end date of this rolling advertisement.

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Scientist F (Biotechnology)

Salary: Rs. 37400-67000 (PB-4) + Rs. 8,900/- (Grade Pay)

Education Requirements: Ph.D. in biological sciences with 14 years of post-doctoral R&D experience in an R&D organization. The research experience should be in the core area of molecular biology or biotechnology or metabolic engineering/biosynthetic technology involving one or more of the R&D activity domains of identification and cloning of genes, their heterologous expression (as single gene or set of genes from metabolic product delivery perspectives), gene-function determination and/or modification, functional genomics, genetic transformation (plant, animal or microbial), metabolic engineering, biosynthetic technology with respect to xenogenic production of utility products/molecules. In terms of experience, acumen, intellect and R&D responsibility, being a senior position of R&D leadership, it not only mandates to serve as a lead contributor to ‘think tank’ for biosynthetic or bio-modification centric avenues and evolving overall institutional R&D plans, programs and strategies in the area and its collateral spheres but also involves implementing them along with caring, mentoring, hand-holding and advising younger faculty/researchers for catalysing improvement of their R&D plans, progress in multifarious modes and ways for the institute.

Experience Requirements: Experience/ output in one or more of the following:  Standing of leadership in the core and aligned discipline as evident from accredited/acknowledged R&D contribution, publications, patents, patent licensing etc. in a specific domain relevant to molecular biology, genomics, biosynthetic technology etc.  Experience of working in a multi-member research team or having a lead role in such teams.  Experience of evolving inter-disciplinary research plans / project etc. In the area of biotechnology.  Experience or sound understanding, thoughts, plans in the inter-disciplinary or cross-disciplinary space for bioprocessing and/or bioproducts development through non-singular and/or integration/linkage of approaches, as reflected in the R&D profile and output.

Age Limit: Below 55 Years.

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