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Position Description

Business Division:PI CRE AgroDepartment:BiologyLocation:Udaipur
Position Title:Research Scientist – In Vitro BiologyLevel:E1-E4Reporting to (Title):Group Leader – In Vitro Biology

Position Purpose

The role holder shall report to the Group leader and shall develop, validate and execute in-vitro bio-chemical, bio physical and cell based assays for the profiling of chemical compounds thereby advancing small molecule lead optimization projects from the discovery to pre-development / development of innovative chemicals for crop protection / crop growth with an aim of adding significant value to the business of PI.

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

Research Activities

  • Plan experiments to investigate and analyse the bio-chemistry / biological effects using in- vitro techniques of lead candidate chemical molecules, for their potential use in crop protection / growth activators under supervision of the team leader.
  • Prepare and operate complex instrumentation / cells / membranes required for the experiments.
  • Tabulate results, analyze and extrapolate results data to develop theories for explaining observed phenomenon.
  • Troubleshoot and solve scientific problems.
  • Present results in cross-functional project teams and work across various projects / programs to achieve results


  • Document and record findings in research reports / papers for further dessimination / filing.

Process Adherence and Improvements

  • Adhere to all safety / information security / quality norms related to research procedures.
  • Participate in process improvement inititatives under direction of Head – Biology.

Knowledge Management

  • Participate in knowledge management initiatives by contributing to KM portal.
  • Contribute to competitor intelligence through secondary research , participation in internal / external forums, professional organizational networks.


  • Update timesheets / progress trackers and submit to supervisor as directed.

Financial Responsibilities


People Responsibilities

  • Lead professional development through continuous learning and development initiatives within and outside the organization.
  • Collaborate with team members and cross functional teams to ensure meeting research objectives.

Education Qualification

  • Masters in Biology (Molecular biology / biochemistry, microbiology) from a reputed University / Institute with excellent academic credentials.
  • Candidates who have been part of teams involved in research / technical paper submission will be preferred.

Work Experience

2-3 years of post-academic industrial research experience

Industry to be Hired from

Agro Chemical / Pharma / Research Universities or Institutes

Functional Competencies

  • Absolute proficiency in molecular biology techniques, and a demonstrated ability to rapidly bring new and diverse assays online.
  • Excellent clinical and laboratory skills including knowledge of lab procedures (experience in handling of microbials highly appreciated), equipment and protocols.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications & computer programs used for testing

Interaction Complexity and Team Work

InteractionFrequencyPurpose of Interaction
Internal :Team Leader , Group Leader, Head – Biology, HR , FinanceAs and when requiredPlanning work, discussing results of experiments, resolving doubts, seeking clarifications on policies, reimbursement claims
External :

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