Sunday, 16 February 2014

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), set up by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India invited applications for recruitment to 10 posts in different disciplines. Interested candidates should send their applications till 15 February 2014.

Important Dates:
Last Date for receipt of applications: 15 February 2014.

Vacancy Details:
Total Vacancies: 10 posts
Type of Recruitment: Contract Basis:
Period of Recruitment: initially for 3 years, renew-able for 4 years and then every 5 years, based on performance.
1.    Head/ Team Lead - Investment Group - Level: 4/5: 1 post
Post Code: IG-01
Essential Qualifications: PhD in Life Sciences/ Pharma / Bio Technology
Experience required: 10 years relevant experience with at least 5 years in managing investment projects and leading multi-disciplinary teams in project appraisal, monitoring and management. 

2.    Project Officer Investment - Level 1: 2 posts
Post Code: IG-02
Essential Qualifications: B. Tech in Life Sciences/ Pharma/ Bio Technology.  
Experience required: 2-4 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years of work reports 

3.    Head / Team Lead - Strategic Partnership and Entrepreneur Development - Level 4/5: 1 post
Post Code: SPED-01
Essential Qualifications: PhD in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/ Pharma  
Experience required: At least 10 years experience in relevant field of which at least 5 years should be at senior management level  

4.    Entrepreneurship Development Manager/ Officer- Level 2 /1: 2 posts
Post Code: SPED-02
Essential Qualifications: B.Sc. / B. Tech. in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/ Pharma. 
Experience required: 3-6 years relevant experience with at least 2-3 years in entrepreneurship development and public private partnerships activities 

5.    Head / Team Lead - Specialized Services - Level 4: 1 post
Post Code: SS-01
Essential Qualifications: M.Sc. / M. Tech. in Applied Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Medical Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Plant Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Agriculture / Plant Sciences/ Animal Sciences /MBBS / Veterinary physician 
Experience required: 8-10 years of relevant work experience of which at least 5 years should be in leadership position in the field of Intellectual Property Rights / patenting / technology licensing and acquisitioning / copyrighting 

6.    Project Manager (Intellectual Property and Technology Management) - Level 2: 1 post
Post Code: SS-02
Essential Qualifications: M.Sc. / M. Tech. in Life Sciences/ Bio Technology/ Pharma/ Agri/ Plant Sciences. Experience required: 3-6 years of relevant work experience of which at least 3 years should be in patent analysis, intellectual property strategy development and implementation and / or technology licensing and acquisition in Bio Technology/ Pharma/ Agri/ Bio-informatics industry. 

7.    Company Secretary – Level 4/5: 1 post
Code: CA-01
Essential Qualifications: CS with LLB / LLM is desirable 
Experience required: 10 years of relevant work experience of which at least 6 years should be as a Company Secretary in a services / government/ public sector Organization. 

8.    Corporate Affairs Manager / Officer – Level 2/1: 1 post
Post Code: CA-02
Essential Qualifications: MBA with CA / ICWA or LLB 
Experience required: 3 - 6 years work experience with at least 3 years of work experience in Company Affairs and related to matter of a public / private enterprise. 

How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates should apply online through the weblink on or before 15 February 2014. Candidates should attach a copy of latest updated detailed CV  with the online application. 

Employees of Central / State Govts and or other CPSEs should send their applications through proper channel to ‘The Managing Director, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council, A-254, Defence Colony, New Delhi – 110024’ so as to reach the concerned authority on or before 15 February 2014.

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