Organization Name :
BIRBAL SAHNI INSTITUTE OF PALAEOSCIENCES
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Name of the Post :
Job Description :
The Director will have the overall administrative control of the Institute and will provide
high-level leadership to the Institute in identification of research programmes and
projects of national and international relevance in various specialized
fields of research undertaken by the Institute. He/She will enthuse and motivate scientists
of the Institute; promote creativity and excellence and create an atmosphere conducive to
harmonious functioning of the Institute. He/She will interact and establish rapport with
national and international, academic and professional institutions and specialists dealing
with the research undertaken by the Institute in Palaeosciences and will ensure multidisciplinary and multi-institutional cooperation towards fulfillment of the objectives of
Number of the Posts :
Mode of Recruitment:
Direct Recruitment/Deputation including Short-Term Contract.
Rs.67,000/- (annual increment @ 3%) – Rs.79000/-
Age Limit :
Not exceeding 56 years. The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be
January 01, 2018.
Education / Qualification :
Essential qualifications: Doctorate in any area of Palaeosciences.
i) Post-doctoral research
ii) Original published work of high standard
iii) Evidence of high professional eminence by way of recognitions like fellowship
of academies, national/international awards in science, etc.
Atleast 20 years of experience in R&D in industrial and academic institutions and/or
Science and Technology Organizations or as faculty/scientist of recognized
national/international universities/research institutes/corporate R&D Labs etc. out of
which atleast 4 years should be in managerial/administrative capacity for science and
technology programmes, planning and development, budget and finance, coordination
and such organizational matters.
(b) Experience of handling international collaborative programmes or projects;
organizing conferences/training programmes and experience in both basic and applied
aspects of Palaeosciences.
About Organization :
The Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow is an Autonomous Institution
under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi. It is
dedicated to both fundamental and applied aspects of palaeoscience research. This world
renowned center of excellence has been pursuing researches on Archaean to recent
sequences. An integrated and multidisciplinary approach is practiced in BSIP to make
Palaeosciences more relevant in the 21st century. The Institute invites
applications/nominations for the post of Director. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic
leader with substantial experience and achievements in any area of Palaeosciences with a
clear vision for an established Institution dedicated to this field of research in the country.
The Director will be appointed after obtaining the approval of the Competent Authority
based on the recommendations made by a high-level Search-cum-Selection Committee.
The Search-cum-Selection Committee will consider applications received in response to
this advertisement as well as nominations received from eminent academic persons like
fellows of prestigious national science and engineering academies, directors of national
R&D laboratories and vice-chancellors of universities etc.
How to Apply :
Application typed on plain paper in the format given below should be sent by post
to the Registrar, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, 53, University Road, Lucknow
– 226 007 (India), so as to reach this address by February 16, 2018. Applicants may
also provide short Curriculum Vitae as per the format given. (The last date of receipt of
applications from candidates in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram,
Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State,
Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal
Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep will be March 06, 2018). In
case of nominations, the eminent persons nominating a candidate may forward the
candidate’s application along with recommendations by post so as to reach the above
address by March 06, 2018.
Persons employed in Government Departments, Autonomous Organizations and Public
Sector Undertakings, should arrange to send their applications through proper channel.
They may, however, send an advance copy so as to meet the time deadline mentioned
above. Duly attested photocopies of certificates in support of qualifications and experience
should be sent with the applications. Please do not send originals.
The envelope containing the application must be superscripted with “Application for the
post of Director, BSIP”.
***Important Dates :
Last Date to submit application Form :16/02/2018
Send Application :
Address the Registrar, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, 53, University Road, Lucknow– 226 007 (India)
Contact Address :
BIRBAL SAHNI INSTITUTE OF PALAEOSCIENCES
(AN AUTONOMOUS INSTITUTION UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA)
53, UNIVERSITY ROAD, LUCKNOW – 226 007 (INDIA)