CORRIGENDUM

The essential educational qualification and remuneration in respect of _7 posts of Project Associate-I and 3 posts of Project Assistant Level –I advertised vide Advertisement Number CSIR-CSMCRI/APB/ 08/2020 may be corrected and read as under:

For the position of Project Associate I:

Monthly Emoluments (in Indian rupees):

  1.  31,000/- per month (consolidated) to scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests – CSIR UGC NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions
  2. 25,000/- per month (consolidated) for others who don’t fall under (i) above

Other details notified vide above-referred Advertisement remain unchanged.

For the position of Project Assistant Level I (now termed as Project Assistant):

Designation of Project Assistant Level I has changed to Project Assistant.

Essential Qualification: B.Sc. in Agriculture/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/Botany/ Biology/any plant sciences from a recognized institute/ university.

Age limit: 50 years.

Other details notified vide above-referred Advertisement remain unchanged.

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Advt. No. CSIR-CSMCRI/APB/ 08/2020

Total No. of Posts- 10

Applications are invited from talented and motivated candidates for Project Associate-I (7 posts) and Project Assistant Level –I (3 posts) to work in the CSIR-sponsored projects in the area of ‘Micro and Macro-algae derived value-added products’  entitled "New generation hybrid formulations employing one or more constituents among biostimulants, biofertilizer and nano-fertilizers :  Applications and mechanism”  and “Process development for the production of phytol and lutein from microalgae through valorization of agro-wastes”. The number of positions is tentative and may vary at the time of interview. The details of posts are as following:

Project Associate- I: (7 Posts)

Qualification*

:

M.Sc in Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Marine Biology/ Environmental science and having preferably at least 6 months of relevant research experience.

                            (OR)

B. Tech in Biotechnology/ Biochemical Engineering and having preferably at least 6 months of relevant research experience.

Job requirement

:

The selected candidates will have to work on cultivation of micro/macro-algae and extraction of high-value products from the algal biomass. Work also involves biochemical characterization of active ingredients, nanofertilizers, formulation development and biofertilizer aspects. Candidates may have to extensively work in field as well as per requirement. Preference will be given to the candidates having research expertise in upstream and downstream processing of micro and macro-algal biomass for nutraceutical/ bio-fertilizer application, and soil microbiology/ plant nutrition.

Emoluments

Age limit*

:

31,000/-per month (Consolidated)

35 years

Project Assistant Level I: (3 Posts)

Qualification*

:

B.Sc / B.R.S. in Agriculture/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/Botany/ Biology/any plant sciences with at least 55% aggregate marks.

Job requirement

:

The selected candidates will have to work on different analytical procedures pertaining to downstream processing of macro-algal biomass. As part of the project work, extensive fieldwork may be required.

Emoluments

Age limit*

:

20,000/-per month (Consolidated)

28 years

*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 available with the advertisement uploaded in  the institute’s website www.csmcri.res.in/jobs/temp) along with the soft copy of supporting documents (educational qualifications, date of birth proof, etc) by e-mail to dineshkumar@csmcri.res.in on or before 28th August 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 4th September 2020 (from 10.30 AM onwards) using online mode i.e. skype/MS teams due to COVID-19. The details of the interview will be sent to such candidates by e-mail only.

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 co-terminus with the project period and therefore, not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for any candidate for claiming extension or absorption in CSMCRI/CSIR. They will be given appointment initially for one year which will be extendable depending on satisfactory progress. Final year M.Sc/ B.Tech/B.Sc students who are awaiting for their exams/results are not eligible to apply.