Job for Senior Scientific Officer at UPSC


Union Public Service Commission invites Applications for the following Posts:

Post: Senior Scientific Officer (Toxicology)

Essential Qualificaiton (s):
M.Sc. degree in Physiology or Pharmacology of a recognised University or equivalent.
Note – There is no equivalent qualification to the degree prescribed above.
Eight years’ experience in research and testing in the field of Toxicology.
Note – The qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of UPSC in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

Desirable Qualificaiton (s):
Doctorate Degree in the subject concerned i.e. Physiology or Pharmacology.

Age: Not exceeding 40 years as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/ UT Govt. servants upto five years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Govt. of India from time to time. For age concession applicable to some other categories of applicants, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional information’ to candidates for Recruitment by Selection.

Pay Scale: PB-3 (Rs.15600-39100 plus Rs.6600 (Grade Pay) (Total emoluments excluding TA and HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs.47286/- p.m. approximately.)

(i) Evaluation of drugs received as statutory samples or as survey sample for their toxicity by toxicological studies.
(ii) To

supervise and take part in the research work pertaining to toxicological studies and
(iii) To impart training on toxicological method of evaluation of drugs.

Probation:  Two years

Other Details: The post is in General Central Service, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial. The post is permanent but appointment shall be on temporary basis until confirmation in due course.

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Last Date: 12-05-2016

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