Advt. No. AESD & CIF: 9/2020

Total No. of Posts- 2

Applications are invited from talented and motivated candidates for Project Associate I (2 posts) to work in a CSIR-sponsored project in the area of ‘Anti-virulent compounds from microalgae’ (Project No. MLP0062) with project duration of 3 years. The number of positions is tentative and may vary at the time of interview. The details of posts are as following:


Project Associate I: 2 Posts


M Sc. in Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology (OR) Physiology/ M. V. Sc.

Job requirement/ Desirable

  • The selected candidates will have to work on screening of antivirulent compounds, mode of action studies, in-vivo assay etc.
  • Candidates having research expertise in microbiology, molecular biology methods, animal handling / or having GATE/NET qualification will be given preference.


  • 31,000/- + HRA to scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests – CSIR UGC NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level  examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions
  • 25,000/- + HRA for others who don’t fall under (i) above

Age limit*

35 years, Age relaxation is applicable as per CSIR rules.

*Relaxation in age / qualification as per CSIR norms.

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements shall send the scanned copy of the duly signed application form (in the prescribed format) against this advertisement in the institute’s website ( OR along with the soft copy of supporting documents (educational qualifications, date of birth proof, etc.) by e-mail to: ( on or before 5.00 PM, 26th  October 2020.

Applications received by e-mail will be scrutinized based on job requirement, candidate’s academic and research background and any such shortlisted candidates as eligible as per the criteria will be asked to attend the interview on 2nd November 2020 (from 10.30 AM onwards) using online mode i.e. skype due to COVID-19. The details of the interview will be sent to such candidates by e-mail only. Final year M. Sc. students who are awaiting for their exams/results are not eligible to apply.

The original documents will be verified for selected candidates at the time of joining and any deviation will lead to the disqualification of the candidature. These posts are purely temporary and therefore, not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for any candidate for claiming extension or absorption in CSMCRI/CSIR.