CCMB Life Sciences, Cell Biology & Mol Bio Project Vacancies – Apply Online


CCMB Cell Biology, Life Sciences & Mol Bio Project Vacancies – Apply Online


Notification Number: 0723/A Date: 07.07.2023

Applications are invited from the eligible Indian National for temporary position(s) on contractual basis as indicated hereunder. Candidates who fulfill the criteria should apply online at For any technical problem while submitting the online application, may contact [email protected].

The last date to submit an application online: is 17th July 2023

Name of Post: Senior Research Assistant

Total Number of positions: 2

Essential Qualification: M.Sc.Life Sciences

Upper Age limit (years): 40 years

Monthly Emoluments: 32,000 consolidated

Post I

Desirable / Job description – Research experience in Molecular & Cellular Biology would be a value addition

Name of Post: Research Associate

Total Number of positions: 01

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. with 3 years of Research experience

Upper Age limit (years): 30 years

Monthly Emoluments: 48,000 consolidated

Post II

Post Code/ No. of Positions/ Area – 050723 -1 Position -Life Science

Desirable / Job description – Research experience in Molecular Biology/Cell Biology will be preferred.

Name of Post: Sr. Research Associate

Total Number of positions: 1

Essential Qualification: M.Sc -Life Sciences with 5 years research experience

Upper Age limit (years): 40 years

Monthly Emoluments: 54,000 consolidated

Post III

Post Code/ No. of Positions/ Area: 080723 -1 Position – Molecular Biology/Cell Biology

Desirable / Job description: Experience in cell culture, Flowcytometry. GCLP certification will be a value addition.

Name of Post: Postdoctoral Associate

Total Number of positions: 1

Essential Qualification: PhD in Life sciences (those who submitted thesis may also apply with the proof of submission).

Upper Age limit (years): 30 years

Monthly Emoluments: 60,000 consolidated

Post IV

Post Code/ No. of Positions/ Area: 090723 -1 Position – Molecular Biology/Immunology

Desirable / Job description: Five years of Research Experience in Molecular/Cellular Biology work

Name of Post: Scientist

Total Number of positions: 1

Essential Qualification: PhD with 04 years of experience in managing and running research projects in Life Science.

Upper Age limit (years): 40 years

Monthly Emoluments: 1,00,000 consolidated

Post V

Post Code/ No. of Positions/ Area: 100723 -1 Position – Molecular Biology/Immunology

Desirable / Job description: Prior experience in conducting cohort studies. Publications in peer-reviewed journals

General terms and conditions

  1. How to apply – Candidates who fulfil the criterion to fill up the ONLINE APPLICATION format by clicking on the following link……..
  2. The number of posts – Director, CCMB reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of positions and also cancel the recruitment process for the positions mentioned above at any stage of the recruitment process. The decision of the Director, CSIR-CCMB will be final and binding.
  3. Age relaxation – Age relaxation as per CSIR/Govt. of India guidelines. Age will be calculated on the last date of receipt of online applications.
  4. Awaiting result/ Pursuing degree – Those candidates who are still pursuing/ awaiting results for their degree M.Sc./B.Tech./ PhD or any other qualification for the above post(s) as of the date of application will not be considered.
  5. Eligibility criterion – The candidate should note that non-fulfilment of the eligibility criterion will result in the cancellation of candidature at any stage.
  6. Experience – The period of experience in a discipline/area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum prescribed educational qualifications prescribed for that post.
  7. Screening of applications – The applicants will be subjected to shortlisting by CCMB scientists/designated committee according to the current requirement and the candidate’s shortlisted for interview will be displayed on CCMB website.
  8. Selection procedure – The selection will be on the basis of interview.
  9. Result / Panel for a waitlisted candidate – Based upon the performance of candidates in the interview, the result of selected candidates against the number of posts available in the project for each postcode, will be declared and posted on the CCMB website. A panel of waitlisted candidates in order of merit will also be formed for each postcode, which will be valid for one year. The panel may be operated on the recommendation of the Project Investigator for meeting any future requirement in the project that arises due to the resignation of the incumbent/ non-joining of selected candidates/ further unforeseen/urgent requirement of project manpower for the same position in the same project.
  10. Engagement – The engagement shall be initially for a short duration based on the availability of funds which may be extended or curtailed based on the conduct and the performance of the incumbent as well as the requirement of the institute. However, the engagement will not be beyond the tenure of the project and shall expire automatically on the expiry of the project tenure, in which the candidate has been selected. The engagement under projects does not confer any right/claim whatsoever, either explicitly or implicitly on the appointee for regular appointment in CSIR/CCMB, against any post or otherwise under any legal conditions or precedent.
  11. Leave – The incumbent would not be entitled to any kind of regular leave. However, they would be allowed for one-day of Leave for each completed month.
  12. TA/DA – No TA/ DA admissible for attending test/interview, or joining the position.
  13. Office timings/ Working hours – The incumbent is required to perform the assigned duties during working hours i.e. from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM on working days. The incumbent will not be allowed to take up any other assignment during the period of engagement. He /She may be required to work on Saturday/Sunday/other Gazetted holidays and beyond working hours also if need be.
  14. Tax deduction at source – The Income Tax or any other tax liable to be deducted, as per the prevailing rules will be deducted at source before effecting the payment.
  15. Confidentiality of data and documents – The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of the data collected as well as the deliverables produced for the office shall remain with this office. No one shall utilize or publish or disclose or part with, to a third party, any part of
    the data or statistics or proceedings or information collected for the purpose of this assignment or during the course of assignment for the office, without the express written consent of the office. The incumbent shall be bound to hand over the entire set of records of assignment to the Office before the expiry of the contract, and before the final payment is released by the office.
  16. Termination of Service – The performance of project personnel would be reviewed periodically so that candidates not found up to the mark, could be terminated. The engagement may be terminated at any time by the office without assigning any reasons by giving a one-month notice. In case, the person desires to leave the assignment, he/she may also do so by giving one month’s notice or payment of one month stipend in lieu of, which can be condoned/ curtailed/ extended depending upon the discretion of the Competent Authority.
  17. DISCLAIMER – Candidates who are applying for any of the above posts shall ensure that they fulfil the essential qualifications. If they apply without fulfilling the essential qualifications then it will be considered that they are giving wrong/misleading information. The ONUS OF THIS ACTION WILL BE ON THE CANDIDATE and not on the
    Institute. In case they are found not fulfilling the essential criteria or that they have provided misleading information, then their candidature for the post may be rejected at any stage of selection or after selection.
  18. Disqualification – Canvassing in any form and/or bringing any influence political or otherwise, will be treated as a disqualification for the post.



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