DEPARTMENT OF PULMONARY MEDICINE
POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH
Applications are invited for (a) one post of Senior Project Associate, and (b) one post of Laboratory
Technician in Department of Biotechnology (DBT) funded project entitled “The Regional Prospective
Observational Research for Tuberculosis (RePORT) India Phase II”. Both posts are purely on a contract
basis initially for up to one year, and may be further extended till project completion. Those selected
will have no claim to regular appointment either at PGIMER, or under any other research activity.
Senior Project Associate (one post)
1. MBBS, BDS, MSc in life sciences or medical laboratory technology, or equivalent
from a recognized Indian university; plus at least four years research experience in a
medical laboratory or any clinical field; or
2. MD in Microbiology, Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, or equivalent; or
3. PhD in any clinical or microbiological discipline.
Desirable: At least one original research publication as lead author in an indexed peer-reviewed
scientific journal, or experience of handling research projects in a supervisory role.
Age limit: Below 40 years.
Emoluments: As per project guidelines (currently Rs. 42,000 + 16% HRA per month).
Nature of duty: Overall scheduling and management of study-defined activities as per the research
protocol; coordinating and implementing all laboratory activities; coordinating and
monitoring patient recruitment, patient consent, and collection/transport/storage
of clinical samples; completing case record forms as per project SOPs; coordinating
project biobank activities; quality assurance; maintaining inventory of equipment
and consumables; training and supervision of other project staff; periodic appraisal
and analysis of project data; writing of scientific reports and research papers; and
liaison with various central data management and site coordination committees.
Interested candidates may submit their two-page bio-data, along with self-attested testimonials and
any other supporting document, to the office of the undersigned by 4:00 PM on June 4, 2021, clearly
mentioning the post applied for. This bio-data must provide complete information on the applicant’s
eligibility and relevant experience for post applied for, and include his/her e-mail address and mobile
number. After scrutiny of applications, only the shortlisted candidates will be personally interviewed.
Age relaxation will be given to SC, ST, and OBC applicants as per government norms.
The interview will be held at 3:00 PM on June 8, 2021 at Medicine Committee Room, Level 4, Block F,
Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Chandigarh. No TA/DA will be admissible for attending this interview. In case
number of shortlisted applicants is large, only those having any desirable qualification will be called
for interview. The interview is on-site only, and applicants reporting late will not be assessed further.