Last date for submission of Online Applications 21.06.2013 (Friday 5.30 PM)
Last date for Receipt of hard copies of Applications submitted Online : 28.06.2013 (Friday 5.30 PM)

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ADVERTISEMENT No.1/2013

A unique opportunity for research careers in Science & Technology

Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar Chennai, is a premier institute under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), involved in multidisciplinary R&D programmes of both basic and applied nature across scientific disciplines for economic, environmental and societal benefits for the people of India.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, young Indian researchers having excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements along with requisite experience and a high degree of motivation and desire to take up research as a career in the fields of Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Leather Technology, to fill up the following posts of scientists as per the details given below.

The emoluments and age limit for various posts as per norms is summarized as below:-

Designation

No. of Posts

Pay Band

Grade Pay

*Total Emoluments

**Upper Age
Limit not exceeding
(as on last date for receipt of online submission )

Scientist

5

Pay Band- 3- Rs.15600- 39100

Grade Pay Rs.6600

Rs.60515/-per month

32 Years

Senior Scientist

2

Pay Band 3 - Rs.15600 -39100

Grade Pay
Rs. 7600

Rs.69490/- per month

37 Years

Medical officer

2

Pay Band- 3- Rs.15600- 39100

Grade Pay Rs.5400

Rs.60885/-per month (including NPA)

35 Years

*On minimum of scale including House Rent Allowance as applicable in Chennai City.
  **Please see age relaxation under Relaxation column.

S No

Post code

Pay Band

Names and No. of Postsreservation/
& Grade Pay(GP) / Age limit not exceeding

Essential Educational Qualifications &
Experience

Desirable
Experience

Job specification

1.

Scientist
S4201
(UR)

Pay Band- 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay Rs.6600
1 Post
32 Years

Ph D (Submitted) in Bio-Physics /
Bio-Informatics

Experience in Macromolecular crystallography with relevant publications in peer reviewed journals

To determine the crystal structure of collagen like peptides

2.

Scientist
S4202
(OBC)

Pay Band- 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay
Rs. 6600
1 Post
35 Years
(including relaxation of 3 years applicable for OBC)

Ph D (Submitted) in Bio-Chemistry

Experience of working with collagen and cell signaling pathways with publications in High Impact Journals.

To carry out independent research in the area of collagen and related areas and also involve themselves in broader areas of research of the institute.

3.

Scientist
S4203
(OBC-
PWD - OH)

Pay Band- 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay
Rs. 6600
1 Post
40 Years
(including relaxation of 5 years applicable for PWD+3 years for OBC)

Ph D (Submitted) in Chemistry

Experience in oil and fats, leather chemicals with publications in high impact journals.

To Initiate independent research leading to synthesis / preparation of leather chemicals such as fat liquors and re-tanning agents and involve themselves in broader areas of research of the institute.

4.

Scientist
S4204
(UR)

Pay Band- 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay Rs.6600
1 Post
32 years

Ph D
(Submitted) in Economics

Experience in Resource assessment, planning and development, industrial / trade policy.

To provide inputs to formulation of long term goals and strategies for the leather sector through appropriate tools and techniques.

5.

Scientist
S4205
(ST)

Pay Band- 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay
Rs. 6600
1 Post
37 Years
(including relaxation of 5 years applicable for ST)

B Tech
(Leather Technology / Biotechnology) with MBA (1st Class or 60% on an aggregate or equivalent GPA)

Experience in R&D Management, Database management, Costing; valuation, Evaluation and Marketing of intellectual properties

To develop appropriate business plan and models leading to commercialization of intellectual property generated in the institute.

6.

Senior Scientist
S4301
(UR)

Pay Band 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay
Rs. 7600
1 Post
37 Years

Ph D in Chemistry with 2 years post qualification R&D experience

Experience in polymers, surface functionalization, nano-chemistry bio-conjugate synthesis with publications in high impact journals.

To carry out independent research in the area of polymer chemistry and also involve themselves in broader areas of research of the institute

7.

Senior Scientist
S4302
(UR)

Pay Band 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay Rs.7600
1 Post
37 Years

Ph D in Chemistry / Physics with 2 years post qualification R&D experience

Experience in characterization techniques like bio-spectroscopy, chromatography techniques, surface Plasmon resonance, quartz crystal microbalance and publications in high impact journals.

To carry out independent research in the area of characterization of proteins, nucleotides, antibodies using multiple biophysical techniques and also involve themselves in broader areas of research of the institution.

8.

Medical Officer
MO3401(UR)

Pay Band 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay Rs.5400
1 Post

35 Years
MBBS with 55% marks

Diploma in Child Health/Gynecology/
Diabetology.
Doctors with DGO/MD (O&G) will be given preference

To provide medical and health care facilities to staff & pensioners of CSIR and their families; to coordinate with Head, Dispensary and other Medical Officer(s) in the functioning of CLRI Dispensary
9.

Medical Officer
MO3402 (OBC)

Pay Band 3
Rs.15600-39100

Grade Pay Rs.5400
1 Post
38 Years

(including relaxation of 3 years applicable for OBC)
MBBS with 55% marks

UR: Unreserved; ST: Scheduled Tribe; OBC: Other Backward Class; PWD: Persons with Disabilities; OH- Orthopedically Handicapped. Apart from qualifications indicated above, any other recognized qualification, which is equivalent to the prescribed qualification, shall be treated at par with that qualification.

General information and conditions:-
1. Benefits under Council service:
a. These posts carry usual allowances i.e. Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance (TA) etc. as admissible to the Central Government employees and as made applicable to CSIR. Council employees are also eligible for accommodation of their entitled type as per CSIR allotment rules depending on availability in which case HRA will not be admissible
b. Scientists in Pay Band-3 and Pay Band-4 are eligible for 2 additional increments (without DA) and Professional update allowance of Rs.10,000/- and Rs. 20,000/- per annum respectively.
c. In addition to the emoluments indicated against each category of posts, benefits such as applicability of New Pension Scheme 2004, reimbursements of Medical Expenses, Leave Travel Concession, Conveyance Advance and House Building Advance are available as per CSIR rules.
d. Scientists in CSIR are also permitted to undertake consultancy and sponsored R&D project activity. These activities give them scope to earn consultancy fee and honorarium as per CSIR guidelines governing these activities. Opportunities also arise for foreign deputations for training/presentation of papers/specific assignments etc.
e. CSIR provides excellent opportunities to deserving candidates for career advancement under Assessment Promotion scheme for Scientists
f. Deserving candidates may be considered for advance increment as per CSIR Rules
2. Other conditions:
a. The applicant must be a citizen of India
b. All applicants must fulfill the essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement as on the last date of receipt of the applications. They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications laid down for various posts as on the last date of receipt of the applications. No enquiry asking for advice as to eligibility will be entertained
c. The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. The duly constituted Screening Committee will adopt its own criteria for short-listing the candidates. The candidate should therefore, mention in the application all the qualifications and experiences in the relevant area over and above the minimum prescribed qualification, supported with documents. Completion of Ph.D. degree will be reckoned from the date of issue of provisional certificate/notification
d. The application should be accompanied by self-attested copies of the relevant educational qualification, experience. The prescribed qualifications should have been obtained through recognized Universities / Institutions etc. Incomplete applications/applications received or not accompanied with the required certificates / documents are liable to be rejected
e. In respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the Application is liable to be rejected.
f. The period of experience rendered by a candidate on part time basis, daily wages, visiting/ guest faculty will not be counted while calculating the valid experience for short listing the candidates for interview
g. If any document/ certificate furnished is in a language other than Hindi or English, a transcript of the same duly attested by a Gazetted officer or notary is to be submitted
h. The date for determining the upper age limit, qualifications and /or experience shall be the closing date prescribed for receipt of applications
i. The period of experience in a discipline/area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum prescribed educational qualifications prescribed for that Grade
j. Persons with disabilities (PWD) fulfilling the eligibility conditions prescribed under GOI instructions are encouraged to apply
k. In case a candidate is staying abroad, his/her candidature may be considered in absentia by the Selection Committee on his/her written request.
l. The Selection Committee may choose to place the candidate in any of the Grade Pay within the Pay Band depending upon the performance of the candidate and subject to meeting the minimum eligibility criterion specified
m. Only outstation candidates called and found eligible for interview will be paid to and fro single second class rail fare from the actual place of undertaking the journey or from the normal place of their residence whichever is nearer to Railway Station on production of Rail Tickets/Rail Ticket Numbers or any other proof of journey.
n. Any discrepancy found between the information given in application and as evident in original documents will make the candidate ineligible for appearing in interview. Such candidate will not be paid any fare
o. The decision of the CSIR-CLRI in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, mode of selection, and conduct of examination/interview will be final and binding on the candidates
p. Canvassing in any form and/or bringing any influence political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification for the post.
q. NO INTERIM ENQUIRY OR CORRESPONDANCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED
3. Relaxations:
a. The upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years for SC/ST and 03 years for OBC as per Government orders in force only in those cases where the post are reserved for respective categories, on production of relevant certificate in the prescribed format signed by the specified authority at the time of interview
b. Upper age limit is also relaxable upto five years for the regular employees working in CSIR Laboratories / Institutes, Government Departments, autonomous bodies and Public Sector Undertakings.
c.

As per GOI provisions, age relaxation for Widows, Divorced Women and Women Judicially separated from Husbands, the upper age limit is relaxable up to the age of 35 years (upto 40 years for members of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and upto 38 years for members belonging to the Other Backward Classes in respect of the posts reserved for them) for Widows, divorced Women and Women Judicially separated from their Husbands who are not remarried. The persons claiming age relaxation under this sub-para would be required to produce following documentary evidence:

  1. In case of Widow, Death Certificate of her husband together with the Affidavit that she has not remarried since.

  2. In case of divorced Women and Women judicially separated from their husbands, a certified copy of the judgment/decree of the appropriate Court to prove the fact of divorce or the judicial separation, as the case may be, with an Affidavit in respect of divorced Women and they have not remarried since.
d. Age relaxation to Physically Handicapped (PH)/Persons with Disabilities (PWD): Age relaxation of 5 years is allowed (total 10 years for SCs/STs and 8 years for OBCs in respect of the posts reserved for them) to orthopedically handicapped persons for appointment to Group 'A' posts/services. The persons claiming age relaxation under this sub-para would be required to produce a certificate in prescribed proforma in support of their claims clearly indicating that the degree of physical disability is 40% or more. In any case, the appointment of these candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in accordance with the standards of medical fitness as prescribed by the Government for each individual Group 'A' posts to be filled by Direct Recruitment by Selection.
e. Relaxation in age, over and above the stipulated limit, educational qualification and/or experience may be considered in case of exceptionally meritorious candidate(s) or if sufficient number of candidates possessing the requisite qualification and/or experience is not available to fill up the posts.
f. Relaxation of five years will also be permissible to those who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir division of the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 subject to production of relevant certificate from concerned authority
4. How to apply:
a. Eligible candidates are required to apply ONLINE through our website http://www.clri.nic.in
b. If the candidate does not have a valid email id, he/she should create a new valid email id before applying online.
c.

Online Application will be available on our website http://www.clri.nic.in till 21.06.2013 (Friday) upto 5.30 pm

d. Candidates are required to arrange for a crossed Demand Draft for Rs.100/- drawn on any nationalized bank and valid for at least 3 months in favor of "Director, CLRI" payable at Chennai. The last date for submitting online application and making of Demand Draft is 21.06.2013 (Friday).This date will be the same for the candidates belonging to far-flung areas. The following details must be filled up on back side of Demand Draft (i) Candidate's Name, (ii) Candidate's Category, (iii) Post Code applied for. The candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Women/CSIR Employees/Abroad Candidates category are exempted from submission of application fee.
e. In case of universities/institute awarding CGPA/SGPA/OGPA grades etc., candidates are requested to convert the same into percentage based on the formula as per their university/institute
f. Detailed online application procedure will be displayed in CSIR-CLRI website http://www.clri.nic.in
g. This computer generated application (Print-out) duly 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 super-scribed "Application for the post of __________________" by post to the address:- Sr Controller of Administration, CSIR- Central Leather Research Institute, Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai-600 020 Tamil Nadu, India. Candidates applying for more than one post must submit separate application form for each post indicating the Code Number of the post. The hard copy(s) of each application must be accompanied by separate Demand Draft(s).
h. Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will not be refunded on any count nor can it be held in reserve for any other recruitment or selection process.
i. Applications from employees of Government Departments will be considered only if forwarded through proper channel, certified by the employer that the applicant, if selected will be relieved within one month of the receipt of the appointment orders. Also, vigilance clearance should also be recorded. However, advance copy of the application may be submitted before the closing date. Applications routed through proper channel should reach CLRI at the earliest.
j. Candidates should specifically note that the applications received after the closing date for any reason whatsoever (such as envelopes wrongly addressed, delivered elsewhere, postal delay etc.) will not be entertained by CLRI.
k. Incomplete applications (i.e. without photograph, unsigned and application fee, applicable testimonials etc.) will not be entertained and will be summarily rejected.
5. Following documents must be attached along with application form sent by post:
a. Demand Draft of Rs.100/- as application fee, where applicable.
b. Colour photograph pasted on the form and signed across in full.
c. Self Attested photocopy of Date of Birth Certificate.
d. Self Attested photocopies of educational qualification(s) certificate(s).
e. Self Attested photocopy of caste certificate, if applicable
f. Self Attested photocopies of experience certificate(s), if any.

SR CONTROLLER OF ADMINISTRATION