JOB POST: Director at Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune: Apply by Jul 31: Expired

MACS-Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) Pune invites job application for the post of Director for the year 2020. MACS-Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) an autonomous Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India is committed to the promotion of science and technology with emphasis on high standards of research and development activities for the benefit of human-kind and the nation.

Eligibility

Essential: (i) Doctorate Degree of a recognized University in Life Sciences (Research in the domain areas of the Institute Biodiversity & Paleobiology, Bioenergy, Bioprospecting, Developmental Biology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Nanobioscience) (ii) Post-doctoral research, (iii) Original published work of high standard and/ or National and International Patents.

Desirable: Evidence of high professional eminence by way of recognitions like fellowship of academies, national/ international awards in science etc.

Experience: Essential (a) At least 20 years of experience in R&D in industrial and academic institutions and/ or Science and Technology Organizations or as faculty/ scientist of recognized national/ international universities/ research institutes/ corporate R&D Labs etc., out of which at least 4 years should be in managerial/ administrative capacity for science & technology programs, planning and development, budget & finance, coordination and such organizational matters. (b) R&D experience in the domain area/s of research/ activities undertaken by the Institute (Biodiversity & Paleobiology, Bioenergy, Bioprospecting, Developmental Biology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Nanobioscience).

Age limit: Not exceeding 56 years. (The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be 1st July 2020).

How to apply?

Applications typed on plain paper in the format given below should be sent by post to ‘The Chairman, Institute Council, C/o MACS – Agharkar Research Institute, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Road, Pune 411 004 (Maharashtra, India)’ within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in ‘Employment News’.

The last date of receipt of applications from candidates in Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of J & K State, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep will be within 45 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in ‘Employment News’.

Job description

The Director, Agharkar Research Institute will have the overall administrative control of the Institute and will provide high-level leadership to the Institute in the identification of research programs and projects of national and international relevance in various specialized fields of research undertaken by the Institute.

S/He will enthuse and motivate scientists of the Institute; promote creativity and excellence and create an atmosphere conducive to the harmonious functioning of the Institute. S/He will interact and establish rapport with national and international academic and professional institutions and specialists dealing with the domain area of research undertaken by the Institute and will ensure multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional cooperation towards fulfillment of the objectives of the Institute.

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