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IASST Research Recruitment 2019

INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

(An Autonomous Institute under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) Paschim Boragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati-781035

Post I

Name of the Post: Junior Research Fellow

Number of posts: 01

Project Name: Exploration and conservation of antimicrobial metabolites producing

Actinobacteria prevalent in protected forest ecosystems of NE India to develop an antimicrobial metabolites producing actinobacterial database (AMPAD) for utilization

against human and microbial pathogens, agroprotection and production system.

Emoluments: As per the guidelines of DBT, Govt. of India

Essential Qualification: Post-graduation in Botany ( specialization in Microbiology)/ Applied Microbiology Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences with at the very least 55% aggregate marks.

Desirable Qualification: Experience in isolation, purification as well as characterization of microbes, molecular biological techniques, microbial bioactive metabolites. Experience with data analysis via bioinformatics tools will certainly be a plus point.


Post II

Name of the Post: Junior Research Fellow

Number of posts: 01

Project Name: Understanding the mechanisms of resistance to sucking pest, Helopeltis

theivora and development of microbe-based bioformulation against major tea pests

Emoluments: As per the guidelines of DBT, Govt. of India

Essential Qualification: Post-graduation in Botany ( specialization in Microbiology)/ Applied Microbiology Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences with at the very least 55% aggregate marks.

Desirable Qualification: Experience in isolation, purification as well as characterization of microorganisms, molecular biological techniques, microbial bioactive metabolites. Experience with data analysis with bioinformatics tools will be a plus point.


Post III

Name of the Post: Project Technical Assistant

Number of posts: 01

Project Name: Establishment of a Culture Collection Centre in North East region of India

Emoluments: As per the guidelines of DBT, Govt. of India

Essential Qualification: Post-graduation in Botany ( specialization in Microbiology)/ Applied Microbiology Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences with at the very least 55% aggregate marks.

Desirable Qualification: Experience in isolation, purification and also characterization of.

microbes.


Post IV

Name of the Post: Junior Research Fellow

Number of posts: 01

Project Name: Evaluation of antioxidant and antihyperlipidemic property of few selected

medicinal plants used by the tribal population of Goalpara district, Assam

Emoluments: As per the guidelines of DBT, Govt. of India

Essential Qualification: Applicants with M.Sc/ M.Tech/ M.Pharm degree (with a minimum of 55% marks) or equivalent in Natural products/ Biochemistry/Biotechnology/ Zoology (Cell & Molecular Biology) are eligible to apply.

Desirable Qualification: Applicants with research experience on Drug development/ biochemical assay/animal experimentation/cell culture techniques/ molecular biology tools will get preference.


Post V

Name of the Post: Research Associate

Number of posts: 01

Project Name: Bioinformatics infrastructure facility (BIF) for Biology teaching through

Bioinformatics (NERBioinformatics Infrastructure facility)

Emoluments: Rs. 22000 /- + 20% HRA) pm

Essential Qualification: 1st class M.Sc. degree in Bioinformatics or Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology or associated subjects with working experience in the field of Bioinformatics.

Desirable Qualification: PhD degree in any one of the subjects mentioned in the.

essential qualification section and also knowledge in NGS data analysis, microbial curated.

database preparation will be chosen.


Post VI

Name of the Post: Traineeship

Number of posts: 02

Project Name: Bioinformatics infrastructure facility (BIF) for Biology teaching through

Bioinformatics (NERBioinformatics Infrastructure facility)

Emoluments: Rs. 10000 pm fixed

Essential Qualification: Students who have finished a Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics or any branch of Life Sciences/Chemical Sciences/ Computer Science to carry out project work in Bioinformatics.

Desirable Qualification: Prior knowledge of programming languages such as C, JAVA, MySQL is more suitable.


Post VII

Name of the Post: Studentship

Number of posts: 02

Project Name: Bioinformatics infrastructure facility (BIF) for Biology teaching through

Bioinformatics (NERBioinformatics Infrastructure facility)

Emoluments: Rs. 10000 pm fixed

Essential Qualification: Students who have finished a Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics or any branch of Life Sciences/Chemical Sciences/ Computer Science to carry out project work in Bioinformatics.

Desirable Qualification: Prior knowledge of Bioinformatics is preferable.

Age: For the post no. 1 to 5 the upper age limitation is 28 years as on 21/10/2019 (relaxable for reserved categories a per GoI norms).

Duration: For post no. 1, 2 and 4 project duration is 03 (three) years. Initial recruitment is for 01 ( one) year and further extension will certainly be based upon performance review. Post No. 3, 5, 6 and also 7 is purely short-term as well as will continue till March 2020.

Just how to apply: Interested candidates may attend the walk-in-interview with a duly filled-in and also signed the application form as per the prescribed format (Annexure-I) together with the original as well as self-attested copies of all pertinent documents (date of birth certificate, category certificate, if applicable, mark sheets and also certifications of educational qualifications, certifications of trainings as well as post-graduation dissertation project work, if applicable, as well as any other documents supporting your claimed credentials) and also 02 (two) passport photos. If the aggregates of educational qualification marks are given as grade points (CGPA, etc.), it must be converted into a percentage. The format of the application and also details of the advertisement are available at IASST website (www.iasst.gov.in). Soft copy of the filled-in application should be sent beforehand to the following e-mail address prior to attending the interview.

Other terms:

  1. No TA/DA will be provided for appearing in the interview.
  2. Applicants need to report at IASST 30 minutes before the commencement of the interview.

Walk-In Details:

  • Date of Interview: 20/11/2019.
  • Time: 10:00 A.M.
  • Venue: IASST, Vigyan Path, Paschim Boragaon, Guwahati 781035.

No separate call letter will be issued to the applicants for attending the interview.

The posts are simply temporary as well as co-terminus with the period of the project.

Chosen applicants shall not claim for regular appointment in either IASST, Guwahati or DBT, New Delhi.

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