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Consultants (Scientific) at NII, New Delhi [2 Vacancies]: Apply by May 21: Expired


The National Institute of Immunology an autonomous research institute of the Department of Biotechnology has the mandate of carrying out high-quality basic and applied research. The Institute invites applications for engagement as Consultants purely on a contract basis.

National Institute of Immunology (NII), an autonomous institute under the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, has the mandate of carrying out high-quality basic and applied research. The Institute is committed to advancing research addressing the basic mechanisms involved in the body’s defenses, host-pathogen interactions, and related areas.

Job Role

In order to fortify the capabilities in these areas, the Institute desires to engage two Consultants who would work towards the development of these activities:

  1. Consultant for development of programs on New Generation vaccines so as to foster the emergence of high-value futuristic innovative outcomes, to provide technical advice, guidance, and support to professional staff on different aspects of immunology.
  2. Consultant for development and mentoring of the research outreach programs of NII including the Science Setu program. The duties will include developing and coordinating dialogue between all stakeholders and facilitating the evolution of the structure and governance of institutional collaborations.

Ph.D. degree in Life Sciences and minimum post qualification experience of 25 years in the required field. Applicants should have superannuated from the post of Scientist in Level-14 or above.


Initially for a period of one year, extendable by one year subject to review of the performance of the Contract appointee, provided it shall not be extended beyond 5 years after Superannuation.


Pay drew at the time of retirement minus basic pension as per Govt. of India instructions. No other allowances of whatsoever nature will be admissible except Transport Allowance. No increment and DA shall be allowed during the term of the contract.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates may apply along with attested copies of certificates of academic, professional/ technical qualifications, present position and past experience, Caste/PH certificate, if applicable, a recent photograph, and a Demand draft of Rs 100/- (SC/ ST/ PH and Women candidates are exempted from payment of fees) drawn on any bank payable at Delhi/ New Delhi in favor of the Director, National Institute of Immunology.

Eligible candidates are required to submit the complete application in the prescribed format along with required documents to the Senior Manager, NII at the above address by 21.05.2021 (1700 Hours).

Format of application: (1) Sl. No. of the post for which application is being made (2) Full Name of the candidate (in Block Letters) (3) Parent’s/ Husband’s Name (4) Gender (5) Date of Birth & Age (6) Caste (SC/ST/OBC); (7) Whether PH, (Yes/No) (8) Permanent & Correspondence Address (9) E-mail, Fax, and Telephone No. (10) Details of Academic & Professional Qualifications (11) Details of past experience & present employment (12) Present pay/ emoluments (13) Names and complete addresses along with E-mail, Fax, and Phone No. of three independent responsible persons (not relatives/ friends) as referees who can comment on the candidate’s suitability and temperament (14) Signature with a date.


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NII, New Delhi Consultants (Scientific) Recruitment Notification

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