Chemistry & Pharma Research Positions Vacant @ CSIR-URDIP


URDIP, Pune-411008, Maharashtra, India.

CSIR-URDIP works in the area of Scientific Informatics (ChemBioinformatics / Patent Informatics / Phytoinformatics / Toxinformatics) and related software development projects. We believe in delivering outstanding knowledge-based services and solutions with high quality and unmatched standards.

Applications are invited from Qualified Candidates who meet the following educational and experience requirement for consideration for the position of Research Associate at CSIR-URDIP on existing and new projects at CSIR-URDIP.

Job Title  Research Associate – II / III (Chemical or Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Post Code : RA01

No. of Posts 6

Age Limit:  The upper age limit for applying shall be 35 years. The upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years in the case of applicants belonging to scheduled castes / scheduled tribes / OBC, physically handicapped and women applicants.


  • For Research Associate – II – Rs. 38,000.00 p.m. + 20% HRA.
  • For Research Associate – III – Rs.40,000.00 p.m.+ 20% HRA.
  • The placement as Research Associate II or III will depend upon qualifications, experience as well as
    performance in the interview and as recommended by the selection committee. The decision of
    Head, URDIP will be final in this regard.


  • Essential: Ph.D in Organic Chemistry /Pharmaceutical Sciences with 2 to 4 years of relevant informatics or research experience.
  • Desirable: Experience in development and use of computational tools and techniques in the area of chembioinformatics.
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Job Requirement : Preference will be given to those who are having knowledge of scientific and technical data analytics including patent analytics, cheminformatics, good presentation skills and candidates with a potential to lead a team and work towards achieving the proposed goals.

The appointment shall be purely on temporary basis as stipulated by the existing rules of the CSIR. The engagement will be made initially for a period of six months, which may be extended or curtailed depending on the satisfactory performance and conduct of the candidates. The engagement will be purely on temporary and contract basis and shall not be a CSIR/URDIP appointment, temporary or otherwise and shall not entitle him/her to any right/claim, implicit or explicit, for his/her consideration against any CSIR/URDIP post/fellowship.

Desirable qualifications and Skills:

• Aptitude for analysis of research publications and patent documents, data mining and analytical skills
• Excellent Oral and Written Communication in English language
• Proficiency in use of commonly used software for word processing, database searching, spreadsheet, presentations

How to Apply:  

Candidates fulfilling the above essential qualifications and experience are encouraged to submit the filled-in Application Form (Visit “Career” Section of our website “” to apply online) intended for the purpose on or before March 7, 2018.

Mere possession of educational qualifications and experience does not confer any automatic right to candidates to be called for the interview. The screening committee may apply higher limit or criteria for short listing of candidates.

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The decision of Head, URDIP shall be final in this regard.

The shortlisted eligible candidates will be called by E-mail for interview to the following venue:

CSIR Unit for Research and Development of Information Products “Tapovan” S.No. 113 & 114, NCL Estate, Pashan Road, Pune-411008, Maharasthra, India Phone : +91-20-69000851/69000852

The candidates should bring the following documents at the time of interview

a) Printout of the online submitted form, generated after submission of the details duly signed,
b) Original qualification and experience certificates along with one set of photocopies.
c) No TA/DA is admissible for attending the interview.

Closing date of submission of the online application form – March 7, 2018.

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