Govt Job for Ph.D, M.Pharm, M.Sc for India TB Research Project

An interview would be held via webex/VC/ on 30th & 31st March 2021 at 10.00 AM onwards.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has initiated its flagship program by establishing an “India TB Research Consortium” to advance technology and product development by harnessing interdisciplinary expertise and regional complementary strengths and focus on building and strengthening scientific capabilities and generating a better understanding to aid accelerating the development of new diagnostics, new & improved vaccines and immunotherapies, drugs for TB.

Following post is to be filled purely on contractual basis for working under various TB projects under Division of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases (ECD) (Unit-Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Tribal Health), ICMR Hqrs Office, New Delhi.

Project :India TB Research Consortium – Project Management Unit

Sr. Consultant (Scientific) (Medical/Non-Medical)
No. of Vacancies : One Post

Essential Qualification & Minimum Experience required : Professional with M.D. or Ph. D. (Medical Pharmacology/Medical Microbiology/Public health/Life Sciences) in relevant subject from recognized Institution and published papers with 20 years of experience in clinical research/clinical trial OR Retired Government employees with requisite educational qualification Ph.D in Life Sciences with 20 years of experience in clinical research / clinical trial drawing pay in pay band of Rs.15,600/- 39100+grade pay of Rs.6600/-at the time of retirement and having 20 years of relevant experience related to TB.

Desirable
•  Experience in managing R&D programme in biomedical area
•  Experience in clinical trials/ vaccine trial specially TB Vaccine trial
•  Experience in development and execution of multi-centric scientific programmes in biomedical area
Age : Up to 70 years

Job Duties
• To provide vision and direction to the R&D programmes relating to Tuberculosis control by identification of alternate technologies/products/ interventions in the area of therapeutics, diagnostics and vaccines for taking forward the ITRC mandate.

• Ensure that all processes contributing to the performance of a clinical trial are conducted properly as per the ITRC SOPs and consolidate the information pertaining to all the projects and activities undertaken for finishing the assigned tasks on time

• To review and initiate the clinical studies undertaken by ITRC for validation of identified vaccine candidates; therapeutic agents; diagnostics and implementation research

• Oversee file management of the projects and their administrative approvals in time

• To provide effective coordination and management of the implementing sites/institutions identified for clinical studies/validation by ITRC.

• To promote innovation through public private partnerships, capacity building for management of Intellectual Property and technology transfer; organize industry-academic interface.

• Travel to study sites may be required for site visit
• Any task assigned by the Head/Programme Officer

Consolidated Emoluments : Maximum upto Rs.1,50,000/- per month depending upon experience and knowledge
Tenure : Upto 31st March 2022. May continue for another year based on performance evaluation report
Place of Work : ICMR Hqrs.

Project Scientist Support-V (Clinical Operations)
No. of Vacancies : One Post

Essential Qualification & Minimum Experience required : Candidates should possess 1st Class Master Degree in Biotechnology/clinical Pharmacology or 1st Class M. Pharm or any equivalent post from a recognized university with 4 years’ experience in CRO industry/Pharma/Biotech/ Public Health/clinical research OR 2nd Class M. Sc. or 2nd Class M. Pharm or any equivalent post + PhD degree in relevant subjects from a recognized university with 4 years’ experience in experience in Pharma/Biotech/CRO industry/ Public Health/ clinical research

Desirable
i. At least 2 year post Doc experience in biomedical subject particularly in health research related areas. Working experience in scholarly publications
ii. Knowledge of computer applications or business intelligence tools/data management/data synthesis/Report writing, data mining, writing popular articles/working on databases.
iii. Thorough knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines and regulatory requirements for clinical trial conduct
Age : 40 years. (Relaxable to OBC and SC/ST Candidate as per Govt. of India)

Job Duties
i. To manage all clinical aspects of study including assessing operational feasibility and recommending study execution plan; developing and managing comprehensive study timelines and metrics

ii. To participate in Selection and management/Oversight of CRO/vendors, develops vendor specifications; review vendor reports, budgets and metrics

iii. To provide study specific training and leadership to Clinical Research Staff, including CRO, CRAs, Sites and other contract personnel

iv. To plan, Execute and Lead study specific meetings
v. To participate in Site monitoring visits and oversee clinical monitoring activities ensuring compliance with Good Clinical Practices

vi. To prepare and/or review study related Standard Operating procedures and Documents

vii. To develop and manage study budget and maintain it within financial goals
viii. To manage study files and process or administrative approvals

ix. Any other work assigned by the team leader pertaining to ITRC
x. The job may require travel to the trial sites and attending outstation meetings

Consolidated Emoluments : Rs. 57660/- per month
Tenure : Upto 31st March 2022. May continue for another year based on performance evaluation report.

Project Scientist Support-V (Clinical Coordinator/QC)
No. of Vacancies : One Post

 

Essential Qualification & Minimum Experience required : Candidates should possess 1st Class Master Degree in Biochemistry/Chemistry/Pharmacology/Biotechnology or 1st Class M. Pharm or any equivalent post from a recognized university with 4 years’ experience in CRO industry/Pharma/Biotech/ Public Health/clinical research related to clinical research /trials OR 2nd Class M. Sc. In Biochemistry / Chemistry / Pharmacology / Biotechnologyor 2nd Class M. Pharm or any equivalent post + PhD degree in relevant subjects from a recognized university with 4 years’ experience in experience in Pharma/Biotech/CRO industry/ Public Health related to clinical research / trials

Desirable
a. At least 2 year post Doc experience in biomedical subject particularly in health research related areas. Working experience in Quality Control/Assurance
b. Knowledge of computer applications or business intelligence tools/data management/data synthesis/Report writing, data mining, writing popular articles/working ondatabases.
c. Thorough knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines and regulatory requirements for clinical trialconduct
Age : 40 years. (Relaxable to OBC and SC/ST Candidate as per Govt. of India)

Job Duties
i. To manage all clinical aspects of study including assessing operational feasibility and recommending study execution plan; developing and managing comprehensive study timelines andmetrics

ii. Job requires frequent All India travel to sites for monitoring, quality assurance and quality management for at least 15 days a month.

iii. To prepare QA/QC Plan for the sites for all studies and participate in Selection and management/Oversight of sites, CRO/vendors, develops vendor specifications; review vendor reports, budgets andmetrics

iv. To provide study specific training and leadership to Clinical Research Staff, including CRO, CRAs, Sites and other contractpersonnel

v. To plan, Execute and Lead study specificmeetings
vi. To participate in Site monitoring visits and oversee clinical monitoring activities ensuring compliance with Good ClinicalPractices

vii. To prepare and/or review study related Standard Operating procedures and Documents

viii. To develop and manage study budget and maintain it within financialgoals
ix. To manage study files and process or administrativeapprovals

x. Any other work assigned by the team leader pertaining to ITRC
xi. The job may require travel to the trial sites and attending outstationmeetings

Consolidated Emoluments : Rs. 57660/- per month
Tenure : Upto 31st March 2022. May continue for another year based on performance evaluation report.

For Project Management Unit of RATION Studies
Consultant Scientific (Project Coordinator)
No. of Vacancies : One Post

Essential Qualification & Minimum Experience required : Professional with M.D. or Ph. D. (Medical Pharmacology/Medical Microbiology/Public health/Life Sciences) in relevant subject from recognized Institution and published papers with 20 years of experience in clinical research/clinical trial OR Retired Government employees with requisite educational qualification Ph.D in Life Sciences with 20 years of experience in clinical research/clinical trial drawing pay in pay band of Rs.15,600/-39100+grade pay ofRs.6600/-at the time of retirement and having 20 years of relevant experience in clinical Research

Desirable
i. Experience in conducting nutritional studies /clinical research/ National Task Force project in Clinical nutrition.
ii. Experience in managing and maintaining data base of research projects.
iii. Able to prepare & review SOPs and logs relevant requirement for trial sites.
iv. Thorough knowledge of Schedule Y, GCP, GCLP, ICH guidelines and regulatory requirements for conduct of clinical trial.
Age : Upper age limit for up to 70 years

Job Duties
i. Ensure that the all process of a clinical studies / filed based multi-centric studies are conducted properly.

ii. Troubleshoot of clinical trial or multi-centric studies
iii. Prepare and assist in preparing Annual Reports and quality tranding reports
iv. Keep upto date all quality and compliances issues

v. Any other job assigned by the PI or Programme officer
vi. Job requires frequent All India travel to sites for monitoring, quality assurance and quality management for at least 15 days a month.

Consolidated Emoluments : Maximum Up to Rs. 1,00,000/- per month depending upon work experience and knowledge
Tenure : Upto 31st March 2022. May continue for another year based on performance evaluation report.

Terms and Conditions:
1. Departmental candidates or candidates working/have worked on projects of ICMR Institutes/Centre’s shall be given age relaxation to a minimum of five (5) years or a completed months/year based on earlier project service, whichever is less, they meet the essential qualification and experience prescribed for the post, with a view to provide them opportunity to compare with other candidates.

2. Age relaxation against post earmarked for reserved candidates will be as per Govt. of India Norms. No relaxation will be allowed in unreserved posts.

3. Qualification and experience should be in relevant discipline/field and from a reputed institution/organization recognized by relevant authority. Experience shall count from the date of completion of minimum educational qualification.

4. Submission of incorrect or false information daring the process of personal discussion and/or video conferencing shall disqualify the candidature at any stage.

5. Mere fulfilling the essential qualification / experience does not guarantee selection.

6. Candidates employed in Govt. Service / Semi Govt. Autonomous Bodies of State / Central Govt. should submit a ‘’No Objection Certificate’’ from their employer.
7. Above post is contractual for the duration offered may or may not be renewed subject to satisfactory performance and requirement.

8. Age will be reckoned from last date of receipt of application.
9. This post is purely temporary and co-terminable with the project. Employees will be on consolidated pay basis.
10. The appointment will be made on the basis of results of personal discussions and / or video conferencing mode.

11. Selected candidate will not have any right to claim for regular appointment in the council on the basis of contract appointment.

12. Candidates willing to apply for the post with hard copy may download application from the ICMR website (main.icmr.nic.in). Duly filled application with Recent Photograph along with self-attested copies of all relevant certificates and experience should be sent to Room No 311, Division of ECD, Indian Council of Medical Research , V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029 before the end of last date as per advertisement.

13. Late received applications will not be considered. Only short-listed will be informed via Phone/email and called for interview/video-conferencing, no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

14. Incomplete application, without photograph or without copies of relevant certificates and application not in prescribed format including Xcel sheet will not be entertained. The Director ICMR reserves the right to increase/decrease the no. of posts or reject the applications or cancel the applications or cancel the notification without assigning any reason thereof.

15. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in interview /video conferencing.
16. Any canvassing by or on behalf of the candidates or to bring political or outside influence with regard to selection/recruitment shall be disqualification.

17. Shortlisted candidates will be called for personal discussion and / or video conferencing after verification of essential qualification and experience.
18. The selection Committee reserves the right to reduce the experience in case of deserving candidates.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: The conditions of employment will be the same as that of the project staff on contract basis. The candidates have no right to claim for any regular employment at this institute.

Interested candidates for the position mentioned below are requested to send the application in the prescribed format only along with updated Bio-Data and one passport size photograph up to 05:30 PM of 25th March 2021by email at tbconsortium.hq@icmr.gov.in Candidates applying for more than one post should apply separately. Candidates are also requested to fill the details in the attached Excel sheet also. Late received applications will not be entertained.

The list of eligible shortlisted candidates will be displayed on ICMR website and shortlisted candidates would be informed telephonically or via email (provided in CV) for the interview.A link to join for interview through Video Conference will be shared with shortlisted candidates through email.

An interview would be held via webex/VC/ on 30th & 31st March 2021 at 10.00 AM onwards. The Candidate will be asked to join the web link Web-Link for the interview about 30 minutes before the start of interview.

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