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JOB POST: Project Staff at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Kerala [4 Vacancies]: Apply by Feb 28

By: Jasmeet | 16 Feb 2020 3:00 PM

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for 1 position of Project Manager, 1 position of Data Analyst, 1 position of Lab Technician B and 1 position of Field Data Collector in a DBT funded research project entitled “GenomeIndia: Cataloguing the Genetic Variation in Indians” at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.

Post Details
1. Project Manager
Job Description
  • Facilitates the creation of comprehensive scientific project plans which include project scope, goals, resource requirements, roles/responsibilities, risk analysis, implementation strategies, and communication plans.
  • Assists with initiating new workflows to accommodate new scientific directions and needs.
  • Proactively anticipates and identifies blocking issues and proposes and implements.
  1. A Masters Degree in Biotechnology or Life Sciences with a minimum of 3 years of work experience as a Principal Investigator or Scientific Project Manager.
  2. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral including proficiency in writing (e.g. generation of clear and concise business documents, written reports and meeting summaries).
  3. Ph.D. in Life Sciences with a research track record and understanding of the role and applications of genomics in disease biology.

70,000/- per month (consolidated).

2.Data Analyst
  1. The candidate must have B.Tech/ MSc in Life Sciences/Computational Biology/ Allied Science with demonstrable programming skills in Perl/Python and R. Knowledge of Linux based operating system and shell scripting is a must.
  2. Candidates who don’t have experience in Perl/Python/R programming are not encouraged to apply.

31,000/- per month (consolidated).

3. Lab Technician

The candidate must have a Diploma in Biochemistry with 3 years documented experience or BSc degree in Life Science with 60% marks or equivalent.


18,000/- per month (consolidated).

4. Field Data Collector

The candidate must have a BSc degree with 60% marks.


18,000/- per month (consolidated).

How to Apply?
  1. To download the application form, click here.
  2. Envelopes must be superscripted with abbreviated title of the project, advertisement number and job title. Selection to the position will not entitle the candidate to any future positions at RGCB (permanent or otherwise).
  3. As with all project positions at RGCB, the position will be co-terminus with the end of the project.
  4. No TA/DA/Other emoluments will be given for appearing in the interview.
  5. Candidates are requested to send the filled-in application form to Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Thycaud Post, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 014, Kerala, India.
  6. The last date to apply is February 28, 2020.

Phone Number: +91-471-2529400

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