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Project Assistant – CSIR

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is looking for an interested candidate for the position of Project Assistant for its institute National Institute of Oceanography in Goa.

Position Requirements:

  • M.Sc Microbiology / Marine Microbiology /Biotechnology/ Marine Science / Marine Biology
  • Knowledge of basic microbiological and molecular biology techniques. Computer knowledge with basic MS Office operations
  • The selected candidates need to assist scientists in the laboratory experiments, collection & analyses of samples and also in data processing. The candidates will be required to go on fieldwork for collection of samples.
Employer Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
Posted 04-11-2015
Location Goa
Discipline NA
Salary 1600 rs / pm
Official Notice

Date and time of interview: 27/11/2015 10:00 AM

The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) with its headquarters at Dona Paula, Goa, and regional centres at Kochi, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam, is one of the 37 constituent laboratories of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.

CSIR-NIO was established on 1 January 1966 following the International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE) in the 1960s. The institute has since grown into a multi-disciplinary oceanographic research institute of international repute. The principal focus of research has been on observing and understanding special oceanographic characteristics of the Indian Ocean. The results have been reported in more than 5000 research articles so far.

The institute has a sanctioned strength of 200 scientists and 100 technical support staff. The major research areas include the four traditional branches of oceanography – biological, chemical, geological/geophysical, and physical – as well as ocean engineering, marine instrumentation and marine archaeology.

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