Scientific Positions in CSIR – Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh

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Scientific Positions in CSIR – Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh

Designation/Position- Scientific Positions in CSIR

CSIR – Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, India invites application for Scientific Positions in CSIR from eligible and interested candidates

About-  The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is an Autonomous Organization under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. CSIR covers the entire spectrum of Scientific and Industrial Research of National and International importance. CSIR is one of the world’s largest publicly funded industrial R&D organizations with about 4600 active scientists. Scientific Positions in CSIR – Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh

The CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) is a constituent R&D establishment of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) devoted to research in the frontline areas of Biology and Biotechnology of Microorganism with the state of art facility. CSIR-IMTECH is its youngest institute with state-of-the art research facilities in microbial biology and biotechnology. CSIR-IMTECH thrives on multidisciplinary research with core strengths in the areas of Biochemical Engineering, Protein Sciences, Bioinformatics and Infection & Immunity research. CSIR-IMTECH has track record of discovering novel bio-therapeutics. The institute is also having a world class Microbial Type Culture Centre and Gene Bank (MTCC) – an International Depositary Authority (IDA). The Institute provides a truly world class R&D ambience in an area of over 10,000 sq.ft with a dedicated team of more than 50 highly motivated scientists with a majority of them having several years of training in world renowned laboratories. The scientific staff is supported with more than 270 well trained Technical staff and Research Scholars.

Research/Job Area-  Bioinformatics /Computational Biology/Biochemistry/ Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Biophysics /Microbiology/ Biotechnology/Life Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ Science

Location-  CSIR – Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, India


Age and experience will be reckoned as on the last date fixed for receipt of application form (i.e. 08/04/2019).

In Essential Educational Qualifications and Experience, the period of R&D experience in a discipline or area of work shall be counted from the date of acquiring the minimum prescribed educational qualification for the post. Experience should be evidenced by patent(s)/ publication(s) in International peer reviewed journals.

Candidates of Indian Origin settled abroad of proven merit, as evidenced by their research work/publications, if found suitable for the post applied, may be considered by the Screening/Selection Committee, in absentia, on specific request of the candidate.


i. Relaxation in age limit up to 5 years shall be allowed to the candidates working in CSIR/Labs./Instts. OR Government/Autonomous Bodies/Public Sector Units in accordance with the instructions and orders issued by the CSIR/GOI from time to time in this regard.

ii. Upper age limit relaxable by 5 years in the case of SC/ST candidates for the posts reserved for them as per CSIR/GOI orders issued from time to time. Relaxation of upper age limit for Ex-servicemen is admissible, as per rules. Relaxation in the upper age limit of 5 years is also applicable for persons who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of J&K during the period of 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 subject to production of a certificate from the District Magistrate in the Kashmir Division within whose jurisdiction he had ordinarily resided; OR from any other authority designated in this behalf by the Government of J&K.

iii. Special age relaxation: Up to the age of 40 years in the case of Widows, Divorced Women and Women Judicially separated from their husbands, who have not re-married, as per rules.

iv. Relaxation in age, desirable qualification, may be allowed by the Competent Authority where sufficient numbers of candidates are not likely to be available for filling up of the posts, as per rules.

Job/Position Description- Applications for various Scientific positions are invited from enthusiastic, young Indian researchers having excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements along with requisite experience and a high degree of motivation and desire to take up research as a career in the institute. CSIR-IMTECH is looking for bright and talented persons for filling up the following positions for ongoing as well as future activities of the Institute:-

How to Apply- 

Candidates are required to submit online brief CV (2-3 pages of A-4 size paper) along with a write-up on their vision and ideas, as relevant to the level/post they are applying for.

Candidates are required to upload testimonials online from 3 researchers who are familiar with their research work and capabilities.

Candidates are required to upload documentary proof in support of desirable experience as claimed by them.

1. Eligible candidates are required to apply online only. For details and online application visit website link

2. If the candidate does not have a valid email ID, they must create a new valid email ID before applying online.

3. Candidates desirous of applying for more than one (post) should submit SEPARATE APPLICATIONS FOR EACH (POST) along with requisite application fee of Rs.100/- for each application. Applications not accompanied with the prescribed fee or incomplete applications will be summarily rejected.

4. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/EWS/Women/Regular Employees of CSIR/Identified Casual Workers in CSIR categories are exempted from payment of application fee.

5. Candidates must ensure that application fee (if applicable) has been deposited online as per requirement. If it is found at any stage that applications were not supported with application fee (if applicable), the same shall be rejected. No enquiry/correspondence will be entertained.

6. Candidates must upload their latest colored Photograph and append signatures. Photograph/Signatures must be clear, otherwise application is liable for rejection.

Check list of documents to be uploaded at the time of online application submission:-

a) Application and data sheet

b) Coloured photograph signed across in full

c) Self Attested photocopies of Date of Birth certificate, educational qualification certificates, experience certificates, if any.

d) Self attested copy of Certificate in the prescribed Government of India format signed by the specified authority for the relevant reserved category, as applicable

e) List of publications, copies of reprints, if any

Date of Interview/Written Test, as the case may be, will be displayed on the IMTECH website

Last Date for Apply–  08 April 2019 (1700 hours).

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