Scientific Officer Position
University of Hyderabad is setting up a Bio-incubator Nurturing Entrepreneurship for Scaling Technologies (UoH-BioNEST), with the support of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (MAC), a Government of India Enterprise under DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology. The incubation facility is being located synergistically in School of Life Sciences. It will have excellent laboratory facilities and essential equipment facilities for use by the start-ups.
Besides, the advanced facilities of School of Life Sciences will be available on payment basis to the start-ups. This facility will focus on new and emerging technologies requiring multidisciplinary inputs in the areas of Biosciences and Biotechnology and shall nurture early-stage start-ups and facilitate the translation of knowledge-base into commercialable products and processes.
Applications are invited for the following temporary positions: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) [One Position]; Scientific Officer (SO) (Two positions); Technical Officer (TO) (One position)
Name of the Position: Scientific Officer (SO)
No. of. Positions: 02
Application Deadline – 5th February 2018
Nature of Job: Key responsibilities of SO would be to work in tandem with the Chief Executive Officer in
- Managing and maintaining the incubation center
- Enhancing the visibility of the Incubation center
- Facilitating scientific liaison between incubates and faculty of UoH
- hand holding the incubates in troubleshooting and providing necessary connections, wherever needed
- Helping the budding entrepreneurs in developing proposals for raising funds
- Business development activities and
- Handling of scientific equipment and interpretation of results.
Essential Expertise : Good Knowledge in biological sciences; Good writing and communicative skills, preferably in English; Good understanding of general laboratory practices and working knowledge of instruments; Computer literacy and numeracy.
Qualifications and Experience: The candidate should have a postgraduate qualification in Bio-sciences/physical sciences or B. Tech/M. Tech in engineering in any branch or MBA from a recognized University/institution. Preference will be given to those who have previous experience in an incubation center or industry or involved in managing a start-up.
Salary and Tenure: The salary will be Rs. 60,000 (consolidated) per month. The initial period of appointment will be for Two Years on contractual basis extendable for further period on mutual consent.
Age: The candidate must not exceed 40 years as on 1-1-2018. Age may be relaxed for experienced and well-qualified candidates.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates fulfilling the essential – qualifications may send their applications in prescribed proforma via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by mentioning the position applied for (CEO or SO or TO) in the Subject Line: “Application for the post of CEO or SO or TO at UoH-BioNEST”
The last date for submission of applications is 5th February 2018. Eligible candidates will be called for an interview and they should carry all original certificates of the qualifying exam. No TA/ DA will be paid for attending the interview or at the time of joining the post.