Thursday, 7 November 2013

Multiple Openings at CSIR - CFTRI

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI), Mysore, a premier institute under the aegis of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) an autonomous body under Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, involved in multidisciplinary R&D programmes in the field of Food Science and Food Technology. Over the years, the Institute has been continuously thriving to achieve the high quality research through project execution, strategic innovations & training.
CSIR-CFTRI invites applications from enthusiastic, Indian researchers having excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements with high degree of motivation and desire to take up research as a career in the field of Food Science and Food Technology, to fill up the following posts of scientists as per the details given below.
  • Principal Scientist
Job Description:
To carry out R & D work and to develop into leader in the area of chemistry and technology/ analytical and technological aspects of vegetable oils/fats/ lipids/ foods/ process development activities.
Job ID: 4401
Desired Skills:
  1. Ph.D. in Food Science/ Food Technology
  2. Three years of post - Ph.D/ post-Doctoral experience in the area of lipids/ oils and fats/ food processing
  3. Post-doctoral experience in chemistry and technology of vegetable oils/ lipids with quality publications in the field and having independent working capabilities and leadership qualities.
  • Principal Scientist
Job ID: 4402
Job Description:
Development of innovative methodologies in sensory science, consumer science, sensory quality of food products, value addition, and nutritional quality of food products.
Desired Skills:
  1. Ph.D. in Food Science/ Food Technology
  2. Three years of post-Ph.D./ post-Doctoral experience in the area of Sensory Science/Food Science/ Technology
  3. Post-doctoral Research experience in sensory/food science/ technology.
  4. Experience in handling various R & D projects. Application of sensory techniques and analysis (multi-variate analysis). Instrumental analysis for food texture – structure, GC analysis, food rheology, sensory instrumental correlations and knowledge of computer applications.
  • Principal Scientist
Job ID: 4403
Job Description:
To carryout R&D in the area of carbohydrates / lipids in foods and in relation to health and disease and experience in the use of animal and cell culture models and develop strong independent research programme and impart training in above areas and be able to attract research grants and initiate challenging research programmes in the above areas.
Desired Skills:
  1. M.Sc and Ph.D in Biochemistry
  2. Three years of post-Doctoral R&D experience in related areas.
  3. Post-doctoral experience of about 4-6 years in reputed laboratory and experience in the area of carbohydrates/lipids and in relation to food and conversant with specialized techniques including Biacore and IASys.
  4. The candidate should be able to target his / her research activities in areas where Chemistry and Biochemistry intersect.
  • Principal Scientist/ Senior Principal Scientist
Job ID: 4405
Job Description:
Leading and conducting a highly productive and high impact structural biology program of proteins in health and disease covering a suite of techniques in macromolecular crystallography and bioinformatics.
Desired Skills:
  1. Ph.D. in Biophysics/ Biochemistry/ related area in Life Sciences from a recognized University with Three/Six years of post-Doctoral/ post- Ph.D., research experience in the related area.
  2. Expertise in structural biology/ biochemistry/ crystallography/ bioinformatics and interface of areas related to food science and technology is desired.
  3. Candidate should have significant contributions to research evidenced by publications, collaborations, and extra mural funds generation with experience in teaching and training PhD students.
  4. Job Location: Mysore
    How to Apply:
    • Interested candidates can apply online between 9th November, 2013 - 9th Decmber, 2013.
    • The computer generated application (Print-out) should duly be accompanied by attested copies of the certificates, mark sheets, testimonials in support of age, education qualifications, experience, re-prints of publications and caste certificate, if applicable along with one recent passport size self-signed photograph affixed together with Demand Draft (if applicable) should be sent in an envelope superscribed "APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST/SR. PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST (Post Code ________)"
    • Address: Controller of Administration, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore-570020 so as to reach on or before 16-12-2013.
    • Candidates applying for more than one post must submit separate application form for each post indicating the Code No. of the post. The hard copy(s) of each application must be accompanied by separate Demand Draft(s).
    Deadline: 16/12/2013