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ICMR - National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH) invites applications for the post of Project Research Scientist – II (Non-medical) for an ICMR intramural project titled "Development of Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOP) module for immunotoxicity of per-/ poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

Position Name :

Project Research Scientist – II (Non-medical)

Organization :

ICMR - National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH)


M.Pharm, Msc, Ph.D


1 to 2 Years


67000 per month


Ahmedabad, Gujarat

  • Immunological work related to cell culture and animal experimentation
  • Conducting necropsies of experimental animals, tissue preservation, handling, and processing for downstream applications
  • Performing basic molecular biology techniques such as nucleic acid isolation, PCR, RT-PCR, Western blotting, and Immunohistochemistry
  • Handling automated biochemical analysis platforms and ELISAs
  • Conducting primary and secondary cell culture, isolation of immune cell subsets, and immunological assays
  • Data aggregation and statistical analysis using platforms like SPSS, Prism, Origin, etc.

Essential Qualifications

  1. Education:
    • First class Post Graduate degree including integrated PG degree in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Zoology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Biotechnology & related Life science disciplines, with three years of experience, OR
    • Ph.D. in the above-mentioned subjects
    • Second class PG degree including integrated PG degree with Ph.D. and three years of experience
    • First class engineering graduate degree of four years in Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical Sciences with three years of experience
  2. Experience:
    • Prior experience in mouse and rat handling
    • Experience in primary and secondary cell culture techniques
    • Handling sophisticated molecular biology instruments such as Flow cytometry, ELISPOT readers, etc.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience in various immunological assays and molecular biology techniques
  • Data aggregation from scholarly databases and statistical analysis
  • National level qualification exams
  • Prior experience in cell culture techniques

Terms & Conditions

  • Appointment is initially for six months to one year, extendable based on performance
  • Selected candidates must produce original documents for verification at the time of joining
  • No entitlement to allowances such as DA, TA, LTC, Bonus, etc.
  • Engagement can be terminated with one month’s notice by either side
  • Age relaxation as per GoI and ICMR norms
  • No claim on a regular post in ICMR-NIOH or any Govt. Department

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send the filled and signed application form along with supporting documents (age proof, academic qualifications, research experience, and detailed CV) via email to brnioh@outlook.com by 16th June 2024, 11:59 PM.

Selection Procedure

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview conducted physically or through video conferencing. The interview will be held at ICMR-NIOH, Ahmedabad. Further instructions will be shared via registered email.

Application Link

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