National Innovation Foundation – India Recruitment for Scientist F & Innovation Officer/Scientist C Posts 2018
National Innovation Foundation-India, an autonomous institution of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India is India’s national initiative to strengthen the grassroots technological innovations and outstanding traditional knowledge. NIF invites applications from highly motivated professionals (Indian nationals) who are initiative – driven and performance-oriented for the following posts.
- Name of Post: Scientist F
Pay Level: Level: 13 – A (i.e. Basic: Rs. 1,31,100/ – + allowances)
No. of Vacancies: One (On deputation for three years)Essential Educational Qualification:
Ph. D in Natural Science / Agriculture with 6 years’ experience including at least four years’ experience in value addition and incubation of technological innovations.
MSc. Natural Science / Agriculture with First class and minimum 10 years’ research experience including minimum 4 years’ experience in above-mentioned areas.
Demonstrated competence in coordination with public and private sector R&D institutions and innovators to add value in innovations; product development and incubation plans and help innovators, mobilize funds from different schemes etc., will be additional qualification.
- Name of Post: Innovation Officer/Scientist C
Pay Level: Level: 11 (i.e. Basic: Rs. 67700 / – + allowances)
No. of Vacancies: One
Information Technology and Database Management:
MSc. in Information / Computer Science or BE / B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering or Information Technology with first class and minimum four years’ experience in MIS, network management, data analytics, RDBMS administration etc.Desirable Qualifications:
The candidate should have a record of accomplishment of taking initiatives, contributing to institutional growth and be excellent at oral and written communication, drafting compelling narratives, managing external relations and initiating awareness building activities. Hands on experience in handling the schemes/programmes will be an additional qualificationAge: Not exceeding 35 years for the posts of Innovation Officer/Scientist ‘C’ and 50 Years for the post of Scientist ‘F’. The upper age limit is relaxable for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, the Ex-service men, Other Backward Classes, Physically Handicapped and other special categories of persons in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government from time to time. In this regards, the Director, NIF may relax the upper age limit in case of highly experienced candidates in specialized areas
- The number of posts to be filled may vary. The institute reserves the right to cancel the recruitment without assigning any reason.
- The prescribed essential qualifications are minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview.
- The selected candidates are liable to serve anywhere in India.
- The persons with disabilities are also allowed to apply though no vacancies are reserved for them. Such candidates will be considered for selection for appointment to the posts by general standards of merit.
- Candidates working in Government Departments / Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous organizations should apply through proper channel.
Candidates can send applications in the prescribed form (please download the same from our website www.nifindia.org) along with a detailed CV, passport size photograph, sample of work/reports, two reference letters, and a note explaining the suitability for the post applied, to The Director, National Innovation Foundation – India, Grambharti, Amrapur, Gandhinagar Mahudi Road, Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382650, India by speed / registered post.
Note: Applications without the suitability note will not be considered. The application format can be downloaded at http://nif.org.in/join_us . The last date of submission of application is 15/11/2018.
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