THSTI Recruitment for Scientific, Technical and Administrative Positions

By | August 12, 2013

thstiTranslational Health Science and Technology Institute
(An Autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)
496, Udyog Vihar Phase III, Gurgaon – 122 016

Centre for Human Microbial Ecology


Recruitment Notice No. THS / RN /13 / 2013

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology (Government of India) has established the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institution, as a part of the interdisciplinary Biotech Science Cluster at Faridabad in the National Capital Region. The permanent campus and buildings of THSTI are coming up at Faridabad and will be completed within one year. The Institute is currently functioning from interim facilities in Gurgaon. The institution is designed with a mission to conduct innovative translational research. THSTI is organized into several niche centres based on their research focus viz Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Centre (VIDRC), Pediatric Biology Centre (PBC), Centre for Biodesign & Diagnostics (CBD), Clinical Development Services Agency (CDSA), Policy Centre for Biomedical Research (PCBR), Centre for Human Microbial Ecology (CHME) and Drug Discovery Research Centre (DDRC).

This recruitment notice is for the Centre for Human Microbial Ecology (CHME). The vision of this centre is to understand the dynamics of human microbiome and its influence on various clinical outcomes such as prematurity, malnourishment and response to vaccinations. Its aim is to harness the human microbiome for providing knowledge-based solutions for public health. The mission of CHME is to create a multi-disciplinary research centre designed to conduct basic, clinical and translational research on the role of the human microbiome in health and disease.

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the following positions:

  • Technical Officer-II – 1 Post
  • Technical Assistant (Lab) – 1 Post
  • Lab Technician – 2 Posts
  • Microbiome Innovation Award – 2
  • Executive Secretary – 1 Post

1. For the positions under serial no. 01, 02, 03 and 05, appointment will be made on contract initially for a period of 5 years with a probation period of one year that may be extended at the discretion of the competent Authority. For the position under serial no. 04, appointment will be made initially for a period of three years, which may be extended by two more years, subject to satisfactory progress which will be assessed on a yearly review.
2. For the positions under serial no. 01, 02 and 03, the pay & allowances are admissible as per the recommendations of the 6th Pay Commission of the Govt. of India. Other benefits include new pension scheme, medical reimbursement, LTC, bonus etc. as per the rules of the institute. The positions under serial no. 04 and 05 are on consolidated remuneration.
3. Positions will be initially based in the THSTI’s interim laboratories and will be shifted to its permanent campus in Faridabad in due course.
4. All educational, professional and technical qualification should be from a recognized Board/University.
5. The experience requirement specified shall be experience acquired after obtaining the minimum educational qualifications required for the post.
6. The age limit, qualification, experience and other requirements for the post is relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority, in case of candidates otherwise well qualified. In case candidates are not found suitable for the posts notified, they can be offered lower post / lower emoluments on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.
7. Persons working in Govt. or Public Sector undertaking should apply through proper channel or produce ‘No Objection Certificate’ at the time of Interview.
8. Incomplete applications will stand summarily rejected.
9. In case a large number of applications are received for each post, screening will be done to limit the number of candidates to those possessing higher/relevant qualification.
10. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
11. Reservation rules will apply wherever applicable. Outstation SC/ST candidates called for the interview will be paid to & fro second class railway fare, as per Govt. of India rules on production of the proof of the same.
12. Number of positions filled will be as per the need and availability of the suitable candidates.
13. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
14. Interested candidates may apply to the Head-Administration, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, 496, Udyog Vihar Phase-III, Gurgaon-122016, Haryana, India on a plain paper in the attached format, along with CV, enclosures and application fee in the form of demand draft for an amount of Rs. 100/- in the favour of “Translational Health Science and Technology Institute” payable at Gurgaon (SC/ST/Women/PH candidates are exempted from payment of application fees) on or before 2nd September 2013.

Download the original notification for complete details of Pay Scale, Qualification, Experience, Age, etc. HERE:

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