MACS-ARI Pune MSc & PhD Microbiology/ Biotech/ Biochem Research Job, Apply Online


MACS-ARI Pune MSc & PhD Microbiology/ Biotech/ Biochem Research Job, Apply Online

MACS – Agharkar Research Institute
(An Autonomous Institute under
Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)



Position No: Research Associate -I

Title of the Project: “Microbial culture collection activity”

Period of the Project: 1 year (Extendable)

Post Code: ARI/MIC-10/RA-I

Group/ Division: Bioenergy Group

Age limit (as on date of interview) :

  • Up to 35 years.
  • Age relaxation of upto 5 years (Upto 40 years for SC/ST/ Differently abled/ women candidates.
  • 3 years (Upto 38 years) for OBC (Non-creamy layer)

How to Apply:

  1. Candidates fulfilling above conditions may apply through online link and attach scan copy of original certificates of educational qualification, recent passport size photograph, caste certificate issued by competent authority (for reserved category), receipt of online payment of fees (DO NOT ATTACH OTHER CERTIFICATES/DOCUMENTS) on or before 31 July 2023.
  2. Non-refundable application fee of Rs.100/- (except SC/ST/women and PH candidates) to be paid online through or link available on Institute Website (Pay application fees on SBI Collect under Announcements). Candidates should attach the receipt of online payment of fees and indicate the online receipt number in the application form. The Institute is not responsible for any incomplete/pending/failed transactions of online application fee payments, and they may contact the concerned bank in this regard.
  3.  The prescribed essential qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same will not entitle the candidate to be called for interview. The Institute reserves the right to select a suitable candidate.
  4.  Candidates attending the interview should report on time as per the date and time schedule mentioned above.
  5.  In the case of deserving and exceptionally qualified candidates, desirable qualifications are relaxed at the discretion of the Competent Authority.
  • Last date of submission of online application: 31 July 2023
  • Display of the short list of candidates for interview: Will be displayed on the Institute website.
  • Day, Date & time of interview: Will be communicated by email to shortlisted candidates.


Essential:  M.Sc. (Microbiology) and Ph.D. (Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry) with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal.


  1. Experience in culturing microbes, (especially ANAEROBES) their polyphasic identification and taxonomy.
  2. Experience in molecular biology techniques, including NGS and data analysis.
  3. Expertise in protein expression, protein purification and enzyme kinetics.
  4. Publications in journals of national and international repute.

Monthly stipend: Rs.47000/- + HRA


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