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Assistant Professor-II in Natural Product @ IASST | Apply Online

An Autonomous Institute under Department of Science and Technology 
Govt. of India
Paschim Boragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati-781035

Applications are invited for recruitment in the following positions at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) Garchuk, Guwahati (Assaam). Eligible and interested candidates may submit applications online in prescribed format for considerations on or before 30th September, 2017.

Name of the post: Assistant Professor-II (Scientist E/Equivalent) in Natural Product(One position, Regular)

Pay: PBRs. 37,400- Rs. 67,000/-GP Rs. 8,700/- pm

Qualification and Experience:

Essential: Ph.D in Phytochemistry/Organic chemistry, Natural product chemistry/Medicinal Natural Product Chemistry/Medicinal chemistry or equivalent with consistently good academic record and specialization in natural product chemistry having at least 8 years research experience as PDF or in scientific positions either in Govt. or private organization, high quality publication strictly on research area mentioned above

Desirable:Knowledge on structure elucidation of bioactive molecules of medicinal plant and animal origin, drug design and development, experience of working with state of art equipments on natural product chemistry/Phytochemistry and should be capable of taking leadership and guiding and supervising a team of research workers within the traditional knowledge based drug discovery programme. It is desirable that the candidate will (1) possess very good academic record including 1st Class in M.Sc. with proven record of publication in high impact factor journal (2) be able to establish linkage with scientists/researchers of the other programmes (please see IASST’s website) to incorporate interdisciplinary components as the new knowledge keeps evolving. (3) be able to interact effectively with clinicians and also with pharma company/enterprise for pre-clinical and clinical trials of effective formulations/drugs/characterized bioactive principles

Age: Age limit 50 years on the last date of submission of application in IASST. Age bar relaxable as per Government Rules.

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Eligible candidates may visit IASST website (www.iasst.gov.in) and submit their applications online (Link: www.iasst.res.in) and also submit curriculum vitae (CV) through institute’s email (ID: [email protected]) on or before 30th September, 2017.

The candidates may note that the Selection Process and Procedure of Interview for various positions of Scientists/Faculty in IASST as given below:

Only the short listed candidates will be called for interview. TA/DA will be provided within
India to the shortlisted candidate for appearing in the interview by shortest railway route by II tier AC.

The contact details of the institute are as follows:

Address: The Registrar,
Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST),
Paschim Boragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati – 781035, Assam.
Email ID: [email protected]

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Selection Process and Procedure of Interview for various positions of Scientists in IASST

Stage I: Submission of Application and Note by the candidate.

1. Application may be submitted online in specified format of the institute.
2. CV of the candidate may also be submitted by email to Institute mail ID:
[email protected]
3. If employed, the candidate has to upload/submit proper and valid ‘No Objection
Certificate’ from the employer before the date of interview.
4. Scan copies of all self-attested testimonials pertaining to degree/diploma, age, reservation category authentication certificates, proof of research and academic experience and other documents may be uploaded/submitted along with the application on or before the last date of submission.
5. The application besides other documents mentioned above must accompany the

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(a)A summary note (maximum 1000 words) on the research work published by the
candidate in the relevant fields after completion of Ph.D. The candidate should
highlight the major works done, output and achievements from these works for the
said period in terms of completed projects, paper published, IPR/Patents obtained,
technology generated/commercialized, contribution made towards physical and
infrastructure development, programme/project framing and fund mobilization,
participation in research and teaching activities and linkages etc.

(b) A research programme and work plan on the area (in not more than two pages) the
candidate will like to pursue being in the position. The candidate is advised to go
through the website of IASST for information on the research programmes of the
Institute. The information may include new, innovative and original research
project/ideas/thrust areas of work he/she proposes to introduce/conduct, facilities
proposed to be developed, linkages and collaboration proposed with other research
units and departments as well as the expected outcome from these approaches. The
plan should be innovative and comprise of new ideas and feasible within the
available resources and strength of the institute with realistic targets achievable
within a period of five years or so. While formulating the plan, the past and present
achievements, development and outcome of the institute may be reviewed and
critical gap identified. The institute’s website annual reports
etc. may be consulted for developing the plan. The candidate is free to visit the
institute (IASST) for a day or two for the purpose on his own expense with prior
information and permission of the Director, if so desired.

(c)In case online access is not available due to some unforeseen reason, the candidates
may submit hard copy of their application and other documents to the Registrar at
the address given above.

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Stage II: Interview

1. Short listed candidates will be called for interview in due course of time to be held in
the institute.
2. TA/DA will be provided to the short listed candidates within India by shortest railway
route in two tier-AC for attending the interview. Arrangement for guest house/hostel
accommodation for a day or so can be made subject to availability of rooms during that
period on payment of rent as per norms of the institute. The other terms and conditions
will be applicable as per Institute rules.
3. During the interview the candidate has to deliver a presentation of not more than 10-15
minutes on future plans described in the note submitted by the candidate with his/her
application, if the selection committee so desire. Arrangements for PPT presentation
will be available.

Stage III: Joining report

1. The selected candidate will be informed giving a specified period of time for his/her
joining the post in the institute. He/she has to inform his/her acceptance or otherwise
immediately for taking necessary action from the institute.
2. The candidate has to submit Medical certificate, vigilance clearance certificate
indicating the details of imposition of major/minor penalties, if any, during the past
service life or at least for last ten years whatever the case may be before joining, if

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