Adv. No. URDIP/ 15/2015

Opportunity for young Bioinformatics Professionals to make a career in the area of Intellectual Property

CSIR has set up a Unit for Research and Development of Information Products (CSIRURDIP) at Pune to work in the area of scientific informatics. One of the major focus areas of research work at CSIR-URDIP is PATENT INFORMATICS. With the increasing applications of Bioinformatics in the areas of life sciences industry such as Agriculture and Health Care (Diagnostics and Drugs), the output of research in these area is being protected by different forms of Intellectual Property rights. Realizing the importance of IP in the Bioinformatics field, Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has sanctioned a project on “Development, Facilitation and Harvesting of Bioinformatics related Intellectual Property” at CSIR-URDIP.

The project will involve application of Patent Informatics tools and techniques to Bioinformatics (including creation of patent landscapes, preparation of techno-legal reports of patentability, freedom to operate studies) to help protect IPRs and develop and conduct training programmes on IPRs related to Bioinformatics.

CSIR-URDIP invites applications from young Bioinformatics professionals to work on this emerging area which offers challenging opportunities and attractive career possibilities in future.

Position I: Research Associate

No of Positions: One

Consolidated amount Payable: = Rs 26,400.00

Qualification: PhD in Bioinformatics. In exceptional cases, candidature of M. Tech. candidates with First class in Bioinformatics with three years of relevant work experience will also be considered.

Job requirement: The prospective candidate will be expected to identify patents/scientific literature in field of Bioinformatics, evaluate them Vis a Vis other patents in fields and come up landscape / FTO / Patentability reports.

Age Limit: 35 years.

The candidates meeting the above criteria may appear for walk in interview at their cost on Monday 13th July 2015 at 02:00 p.m. with the CV and supporting documents (original plus copies) at the following address: CSIR Unit or Research and Development of Information Products (URDIP), "Tapovan" S.No. 113 & 114, Near NCL Colony Baner Side Gate, NCL Estate, Pashan Road, Pune-411008, Maharashtra, India

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