Application Invited: Project Associate

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the following position at National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad against the DBT funded project entitled “Genomics assisted pathobiology to identify novel targets for diagnosis and therapeutic intervention(s) of Japanese encephalitis and Leptospirosis”. PI: Dr. Syed M. Faisal, Co-PI: Dr. Pankaj Suman, Project Co-ordinator- Dr. Subeer S. Majumdar

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One position of Project Associate-II

Eligibility: Masters degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences / MVSc or bachelors degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized university or equivalent with (a) National Eligibility Tests- CSIR- UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions. The candidate should have minimum of two years of research experience preferably as JRF (Eligibility criteria as per DST OM No. SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated 10.07.2020). However, Non NET candidates can also apply who will be paid as per their eligibility.

Fellowship amount: Rs.35000/-PM +24% HRA (if applicable) as per the DST guidelines.

Experience: Candidate with experience in Molecular biology and Immunological techniques, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, and animal (mice, hamster) handling is desirable. Candidates having prior experience in working with JEV and Leptospira will be preferred.

Age: 35 years (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government instructions)

(ii) One position of Field Assistant

Essential qualification: 10+2/Intermediate in sciences with at least 1 year of experience in large animal handling or diploma in animal husbandry.

Fellowship amount: Rs.20000/- PM consolidated.

Age: 30 years (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government instructions)

Applications are to be filled ONLINE. The online link for submission of the application is available from 04-08-2021 and the last date is 16-08-2021 at 05:00 pm. Candidates must fill online application form at Candidates are advised to fill the online application form in sufficient time before the last date to avoid last-minute technical issues.

Suitable candidates will be screened, intimated through email, and interviewed by a duly constituted selection committee online. Original documents in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, experience certificates are required to be submitted at the time of joining.

No need to send a hard copy. Interim enquiries will not be entertained.


NIAB (An Autonomous Institute of Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)
Survey No. 37, Opp. Journalist Colony, Extended Q City Road, Near Gowlidoddi, Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500 032
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