ICMR invites online applications for Pharma Scientist

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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination, and promotion of biomedical research. It functions under the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.

ICMR is responsible for overseeing and conducting research in various areas of biomedical and health research. This includes studies related to diseases, public health issues, epidemiology, nutrition, and various other aspects of medical and health sciences.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has issued a job posting for the position of Scientist-F (Non-Medical) and is inviting online applications from Indian citizens. The key details of the job posting are as follows:

Vacancies: There are two vacancies for the position of Scientist-F.

Pay Scale: The selected candidates will be placed in Level 13A of the Pay Matrix (Rs. 1,31,100-2,16,600) as per the 7th CPC Scale. They will also be eligible for usual allowances admissible to ICMR employees.

Appointment Basis: The appointment will be made on a regular basis under Direct Recruitment, and the selected candidates will be liable for all India transfer.

Essential Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Masters’s degree with a PhD in one of the following disciplines:

  1. Biochemistry
  2. Chemistry
  3. Anthropology
  4. Sociology
  5. Social work
  6. Food & Nutrition
  7. Economics with specialization in Health Economics
  8. Psychology
  9. Biology/Bio Science
  10. Entomology/Medical Entomology
  11. Genetics/Medical Genetics
  12. Immunology
  13. Microbiology
  14. Molecular Biology
  15. Pharmacology

Additionally, candidates with a PhD in Mathematics, Physics/Biophysics, Computer Science, Data Science, or Computer Engineering are also eligible.

Essential Experience: Candidates should have a minimum of 12 years of experience in Research and Development (R&D), which includes at least 3 years of managerial experience. The experience should also include work in Disease Modelling and forecasting in Government/Public sector/Private Institutions.

Note on Experience:

  • A PhD will be considered as 4 years of experience, regardless of the duration taken to complete the degree.
  • MD/MS or equivalent will be considered as 3 years of experience.
  • MVSc will be considered as 2 years of experience.
  • MPH/M.Tech/ME will not be considered as any experience.

Age Limit: The upper age limit for applicants is 52 years. There might be age relaxation as per Government of India (GOI) instructions.

Application Fee: Candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1500/-. However, SC/ST/Women/PwBD/EWS candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should apply online on the official website of ICMR, which is https://recruit.icmr.org.in. They need to submit self-attested copies of required documents, including proof of date of birth, educational qualifications, and experience.

The last date for submitting online applications is 18th August 2023, until 5:30 PM.

As this information is based on a hypothetical job posting in the future, it’s essential to verify the details and any updates directly from the official ICMR website or the official notification when it is released.

To apply for this job please visit recruit.icmr.org.in..