CDFD PhD Pharmacy Job Opening 2023 - Applications Invited

CDFD PhD Pharmacy Job Opening 2023 – Applications Invited

CDFD, an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, invites applications from Indian nationals for the following purely temporary vacancies in research projects funded by National / International agencies at CDFD like DST/DBT/ICMR/CSIR etc. The description of the positions and minimum qualifications for various vacancies are as follows:

Job Title: Senior Project Associate

Age Limit: 40 years

Emoluments :` 42,000/-+ 24% HRA

Essential Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree in Pharma / MD / MS from a recognized University or equivalent

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in cell culture/molecular biology techniques/next generation
sequencing/microarray analysis

Nature of Duty:

  • Conduct molecular biology experiments for next generation sequencing like
    DNA/RNA extraction, PCR etc
  • Analysis of next generation sequencing data
  • Sanger sequencing
  • Report writing and manuscript preparation


1. The vacancies against the positions shall be filled based on the vacancies available at
the time of selection. If more vacancies with identical job requirements become
available within one year after the selection, these can also be filled from among the
candidates who are empanelled for the above positions.

2. Candidates are encouraged to apply for multiple positions. Depending on the
qualifications, experience

and recommendations of the Selection Committee, the
candidates may be selected for more than one position.

3. Depending on the qualifications, experience and recommendations of the Selection
Committee, the selected candidates may be placed in a scale and designation lower
than the grade advertised/applied against.

4. Candidates selected against the positions will be expected to carry out research in the
areas of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Computational and Structural Biology, Genetics,
Immunology, Microbiology or Molecular Biology.

5. Emoluments of the candidates selected against the positions may vary depending upon
the qualifications, experience, recommendations of the Selection Committee or
emoluments sanctioned by the funding agency in the project.

6. Selection against the positions will not make the candidates with Master’s Degree,
eligible to register for the Ph.D. degree.

7. All these positions are purely temporary and are initially for a period of six months or
one year. These positions could be extended/terminated depending on the continuation
of the project(s).

8. Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped/Ex-service person/ EWS
applicants will be as per Govt. of India rules.

9. Relaxation of age for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped/Ex-service person/ Women
applicants will be as per Govt. of India rules.

10.Mere fulfilling the minimum qualifications will not entitle the candidate for being called
for interview. The applications will be screened by a committee based on research
experience and requirement of each project. Only those candidates that are found
suitable will be shortlisted to be interviewed through Video Conference. The decision of
the Director, CDFD will be final in this respect and no correspondence will be
entertained in this regard.

11.Any of the selected individuals may from time to time be assigned to perform any other
duties commensurate with their qualifications, by the Director, CDFD.
Interested candidates, who fulfill the above conditions, should apply in the prescribed
application form ONLINE, wherein the candidate is also required to submit a Statement of
Purpose (maximum 200 words), emphasizing how his/her experience/expertise will
contribute to research programs of CDFD. The link for the application form is available at
(link to be provided). Please upload soft copies of certificates in support of date of birth,
educational qualifications, reservation category (if applicable). Please contact
<[email protected]> for any queries.

Incomplete applications, applications without Statement of Purpose, and applications
without copies of certificates in support of date of birth / educational qualifications /
experience / reservation category (if applicable) or the applications received after the last
date are liable to be rejected.

The last date for submitting online applications is 15.05.2023.

Click Here To Apply Online

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