No. NIRT/PROJ/RECTT/2019-20 Dt: 20.06.2019


The following posts are to be filled purely on temporary basis from willing eligible candidates for the study titled Establishment of Regional Resource Centre/Hub for conducting Health Technology Assessment ,Viral Load testing laboratory in the NACO project and TB Biorepository Project funded by DBT. implemented by this institute as detailed thereon.

Name of the post Junior Consultant
Name of the Project Establishment of Regional Resource centre/Hub for conducting Health Technology Assessment.
Place of posting Chennai
Number of posts 1 (One)
Essential qualification 1st class Masters in Economics/ Econometrics with 2 years research experience or 2nd class Masters in above subjects with 4 years research experience.
Desirable Candidates having PhD in Economics/ Econometrics, Experience in systematic review and meta analysis Or Experience in cost-effectiveness analysis and Markov modelling.
Age limit Not exceeding 40 years.
Emoluments Consolidated salary Rs.40,000/-p.m
Nature of Duties To conduct systematic review and meta analysis. Will assist Health Technology Assessment through data collection, data analysis in excel, Decision tree, Markov modelling and report writing.
Duration Initially for a period of one year
Venue Date of Walk-in-Interview Reporting time ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, No.1, Mayor Sathyamoorthy Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600 031 02/07/2019(Tuesday) 9.00 AM TO 10.00 AM (interview from 11.00 AM onwards)
Name of the post Project Technician III (Laboratory Technician)
Name of the Project NACO ART EID and VIRAL Load Project
Place of posting Chennai
Number of posts 1 (One) UR-1
Essential qualification BSC Biotechnology or Graduate in Medical Laboratory/Diploma in Medical Laboratory with two years experience in molecular diagnostic lab.
Age limit Not exceeding 30 years.
Emoluments Consolidated salary Rs.17,000/-p.m.
Nature of Duties Assist the Technical Officer in performing HIV-1 viral load testing. Assist in documentation as per operational guidelines. Ensure work output of 8 hours per day for actual test performance and documentation. Ensure maintenance of all samples in sample repository for later evaluation. Ensure confidentiality of specimen at all levels. Share accountability with Technical Officer for every report generated by the lab. Attend all trainings organized by NACO. Meet NACOs standards of quality assessment/assurance. Participate in National/International EQAS as identified by NACO. Assist Technical Officer in submission of certified statement of expenditure at periodicity defined by SACS.
Duration One year
Venue ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, No.1, Mayor Sathyamoorthy Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600 031.
Date of Walk-in-Interview/Written Test 03.07.2019(Wednesday)
Reporting time 9.00 AM TO 10.00 AM (Interview from 11.00 AM onwards)
Name of the post Scientist B (Non Medical)
Name of the Project DBT funded Biorepository Project
Place of posting Chennai
Number of posts 1 (one) -UR
Essential qualification First class Masters degree in Life Sciences from a recognized University with 2 years experience in related field or Second class Masters Degree with Ph.D in relevant subject from a recognized University
Age limit Not exceeding 35 years.
Emoluments Consolidated salary Rs.45,990/-+HRA Rs.6300p.m
Nature of Duties 1.Create actionable strategies that ensure the smooth and timely execution of Tuberculosis Biorepository Project related activities. 2.Oversee day to day operations of biorepository including receiving and coordinating of retrievals for materials coming into and leaving the facility. 3. Be available to attend emergencies during after office hours and on weekends. 4. Work with and handling of potentially biohazardous materials including blood, body fluids and bacterial isolates. 5. Data entry of information related to the biological materials, into a proprietary computerized database. 6. Overall fiscal management of areas of responsibility. 7. Ensure that all quoting/billing documents are harmonized and accurate. 8. Ensure maintenance of all facility equipment is done in a timely manner and in accordance with biostorage SOPs.
Duration One year
Venue National Institute For Research in Tuberculosis No.1, Mayor Sathyamoorthy Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600 031
Date of Walk-inInterview/Written Test 03.07.2019(Wednesday)
Reporting time 9.00 AM TO 10.00 AM (Interview from 11.00 AM onwards)
  1. Age relaxation is admissible in respect of SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government of India Rules in respect of the posts reserved for those categories. Age concession to the extent of service rendered in other research projects will also be admissible for experienced persons.

  2. Incomplete application or application without supportive evidence asked for, shall be summarily rejected.

  3. Experience certificate should clearly state the nature of work during the period of employment.

  4. No-Objection certificate from the current employer/PI if already working in any projects or other agencies.

  5. All posts are contractual for the duration offered on a short-term engagement on a consolidated salary as detailed against each posts. The appointment is likely to be continued after every specific period of time subject to satisfactory performance of respective P.I of the project and subject to approval of Director to a maximum upto the end of the project.

  6. Since the appointment of all the posts are under project funded by different agencies, the incumbents selected will have no claim for regular appointments under NIRT/ICMR or continuation of his/her services in the same project of any other project.

  7. TA/DA will not be paid for attending the written test/interview.

  8. The institute reserves the right to fill up or not to fill the advertised posts even after conducting walk-ininterview/test.

  9. The Director/Selection Committee has the right to accept/reject any application without assigning any reason thereof and no recommendation in this matter will be entertained.

Interested candidates fulfilling the required qualification may download the prescribed application form from the website and walk-in on the date and time mentioned above, i.e at National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, 1 Mayor Sathyamoorthy Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600 031 to attend the walk-in-written test/interview at the venue mentioned above. The filled-in application along with self-attested copies of all credentials in support of educational qualifications, age, caste/community and affixing a colour passport size photograph on the application form should be carried with while reporting for walk-in. Original Certificates of all these credentials should also be carried with for verification.

A fee of Rs.100/-drawn in favour of Director, NIRT, Chennai by way of demand draft from any Nationalized bank payable at Chennai should be enclosed with the application. However, SC/ST, physically disabled and women candidates are exempted from payment of fees subject to production of valid certificate.


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Notification Issued 20-Jun-2019
Interviews 02-Jul-2019 03-Jul-2019

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