CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography MSc Mol Bio, Biotech, Microbiology Project Job

CSIR-NIO Project Job Opening For MSc Mol Bio, Biotech, Microbiology

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CSIR- National Institute of Oceanography
Dona Paula 403004, Goa
Human Resource Management


Recruitment of Temporary Positions for the R&D projects at CSIR-NIO, GOA

CSIR – National Institute of Oceanography, a constituent national laboratory of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research Institute (CSIR), invites applications from eligible candidates for recruitment of the following project staff, purely on a temporary contractual basis to carry out research work on the R&D project and to be engaged in NIO Head Quarters, Goa.

Name of the PostProject Associate-I
No. of Posts01
Name of the ProjectDevelopment and validation of species- specific probes for penaeid shrimps using environmental DNA (eDNA)
Vacancy CodeGAP3496/2392-23
Initial Tenure10 Months
*Upper Age Limit (Years)35 Years
Monthly Emoluments (Rs.)Rs. 25000/- Plus HRA as per rules

Essential Qualification: M.Sc Microbiology / Marine Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Environmental Biotechnology / Marine Microbiology / Biotechnology / Molecular Biology / Marine Biology.

Desirable Qualification & Job Requirement: Experience in the analyses of marine microbial samples, molecular biology techniques, sample collection and preservation of marine samples for microbiological and biotechnological applications.Collection of seawater, biological and sediment samples for microbiological, biochemical and molecular biology analyses, participation in local and outstation field works, analyses and tabulation of data, assisting scientists in preparation of project reports.

*Upper Age Limit not exceeding as on the last date of receiving the applications i.e. 15 February 2023.

* Tenure advertised is an initial tenure only. It may be extended subject to the project extension, funds availability and based on satisfactory performance.

How To Apply:

  • Eligible candidates should email the scanned copies of the following documents to hrdg@nio.org latest by 15 February 2023.
  • Applications received after the last date and without the below mandatory documents will be rejected.
  • All the documents including the application form to be made SINGLE PDF Files in the following order and to be sent to the mentioned email address. The complete file should be saved with the candidate’s name and to be sent. Individual PDF files will not be considered.

(I) Scanned copy of the duly filled-in application form, given at the end of this advertisement. Followed by,
(II) Scanned copies of
a) CV/Bio Data with recent color photograph
b) Educational Qualification Certificate as mentioned in the advertisement essential qualification / Semester Mark sheet or Final Mark sheet is compulsory.
Along with this, Degree Award Certificate or Provisional Award Certificate. Percentage or CGPA should clearly displayed on any one of the certificates. If the certificate doesn’t have proper percentage / CGPA/ Grade then the application may not be considered. The candidate must ensure to provide proper certificates to ensure their eligibility for the said positions.
c) Date of Birth Proof (Any valid certificate having DoB such as SSLC, HSC, DoB Certificate, etc)
d) Category certificate (in case of SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). (If applicable)
e) NET/GATE/SET/Any other Equivalent exam qualification certificate (IF applicable)
f) Experience certificate (Mandatory for the posts where experience is an essential qualification) and Other certificates, if any.

Mode of Selection:

  • If number of applications are more, then selection committee will fix a criteria to shortlist the applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview. Selection will be done on the basis of online interview through either Skype/Google Meet/Zoom or any other suitable software, as decided by the competent authority.
  • Applications received after the due date will be rejected. The short-listed candidates will be informed through e-mail/website.

The interview date will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates through email.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. The engagement will be on a purely temporary and contractual basis for the period mentioned in the advertisement. It is exclusively for the above-mentioned research work and the tenure shall be co-terminus with the project duration or till the completion of tenure whichever is earlier.
  2. The engagement under this project does not confer any right/claim whatsoever either explicitly or implicitly on the appointee for regular appointments in CSIR-NIO/CSIR, against any post or otherwise under any legal conditions precedent. It would, therefore, not confer any right/claim, implicit or explicit, on the part of the candidates for regularization/absorption against any post in CSIR/NIO or under any other scheme of CSIR.
  3. Incase of candidates qualified with NET/GATE qualification, may be considered for higher emoluments as per the DST regulations of project staff, subject to the approval of project funds and approval of the competent authority.
  4. The performance of the project staff would be reviewed periodically so that anyone not found up to the mark, could be terminated with one month’s notice or one month’s stipend in lieu thereof.
  5. The date for determining the upper age limit, qualifications and/or experience shall be the closing date prescribed for the submission of applications.
  6. The period of experience in a discipline/area of work, wherever prescribed, should be in the relevant area of work/field indicated against a such position which shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum essential educational qualifications prescribed for that position.
  7. The students in the final semester and results awaited candidates are not eligible to apply and their applications will not be considered.
  8. The stipend may be revised depending on the funding agency guidelines issued from time to time.
  9. Candidates should note that non-fulfilment of the eligibility criterion will result in the cancellation of candidature at any stage.
  10. Incomplete applications without proper format and without eligibility supporting documents will not be considered.


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