CSIR IICB 2022 Recruitment: Apply Online for PhD Scientist Vacancy

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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

CSIR IICB Recruitment 2022: The CSIR Indian Institute Of Chemical Biology has released a notification for the recruitment of Senior Scientists of PhD Biology and Biological Sciences. The notification got released on 15th January 2022 and the last date of application is 18th Feb 2022. The CSIR IICB is the institute, engaged in the research on diseases on biological problems of global interest and national importance. This institute also works towards employing sophisticated state-of-the-art technology in keeping with the unprecedented and rapid momentum that is gained by life science research in previous years.

Candidates interested to work in the post of senior scientist of PhD Biology and Biological science can check the article to acknowledge the CSIR IICB 2022 recruitment eligibility criteria, the vacancies and the work required to do on certain posts, the process to apply for the vacancies of CSIR IICB recruitment 2022 and much more.

The CSIR IICB is looking forward to the recruitment of the most eligible and deserving candidates to work on the post of senior scientists on the / Technology Innovation / Translation Research/ Applied Technology in the broad areas above. Check the important details mentioned below to acknowledge every important detail regarding the posts.

CSIR IICB Recruitment 2022: Important Highlights

The candidates willing to apply for the job vacancies released in the notification of the CSIR IICB Recruitment 2022 can check the important highlights regarding the job positions.

Designation No. of Posts &
Reservation status
Pay Level Total
Upper Age
Limit not
exceeding (as on
the last date of
online application)
Scientist 03 (01 UR, 01 SC,
01 ST)
Level 11 Rs. 1,16,398/- 32 years
Senior Scientist 06 (03 UR, 01 OBC,
02 EWS)
Level 12 Rs. 1,33,936/- 37 years

Total Emoluments means approximate total emoluments per month on a minimum scale including
Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, etc.

Name of the Post Vacancy Code Essential Educational Qualification & Experience

Desirable Experience 

Job Specification

 Senior Scientist  5602104 Should have PhD in any discipline with biological or medical sciences and two years of post-doctoral experience in the field of  Metabolic Disease Research.
  • The candidates are expected to study the physiological and molecular basis of metabolic diseases in rodent or human and cellular models.
  • Should have expertise on a  detailed understanding of tissue-specific alterations in the metabolic
    derangements involving but should not be limited to adipose, pancreas, heart, liver, and muscle.
  • Should have Post-doctoral experience in the field of a metabolic disease laboratory either in the industry or academia is desired.
  • Should also have research experience in the field of metabolic diseases with strong publications in peer-reviewed journals just like the postdoctoral fellow.
The candidates are expected to conduct independent research in the Metabolic disease biology field. The candidate also needs to collaborate with the molecular and cell biologists of the institute, the veterinarians, physician-scientists, and a working knowledge of these techniques will be considered on preference.
Senior Scientist 5602105 Should have PhD in Biology/ Physics / Chemistry with two years of postdoctoral experience in Computational Image Processing and  CryoElectron Microscopy.
  • The candidates are expected to process a strong understanding of the subject of  Cryo-EM experimentations and also best practice knowledge in the field of analysis of cryo-EM
    images and computational image processing.
  •  Should have experience in the field of electron crystallography approaches and cryotomography.
  • Should also process the expertise in the field of the latest cryo-EM image processing software such as cryospheric, RELION, etc.
  • The candidates are expected to collaborate with the structural biologists of the institute, x-ray crystallographers hence an understanding of NMR spectroscopy and x-ray crystallography is very much desired.
The candidate is expected to use CryoEM methods for  studying the structure
and the dynamics of the biological molecules, like nucleic acid, proteins,  and their other complexes. The successful candidates will generate extramural and internal funding for maintenance of the existing machine and also the procurement of new ones as required. The successful candidates will develop academic collaborations a network as required for utilization of the CryoEM facilities in the neighbouring and also the other facilities of the nation. 
Senior Scientist 5602106 Should have PhD in Chemistry/Physics / Biology with two years of postdoctoral experience in the molecular and cell biology field of RNA.  
  • Should have expertise in the field of the small RNA-mediated gene regulation field in the domain of the intercellular transfer of small RNA with the evidenced experience in the field of establishing cellular assay systems and biochemical. The research work of the high-quality should be evidenced by the high-impact publications in the journals of peer-reviewed.
The candidates are expected the conduction of independent research in the extracellular miRNA mediated gene regulation process in the context of Metabolic Disorders or Host-pathogen interaction or Cancer.

Process To Apply For The CSIR IICB Recruitment 2022

The candidates can check the details given below and follow the mentioned steps to apply for the job vacancies released by the CSIR IICB Recruitment 2022.

  • Visit the website:
  • The candidates willing to apply for more than one post vacancy need to submit the different applications according to the vacancy code and its eligibility criteria.
  • The candidates can check the instruction for filling the online applications on
  • The Candidates need to pay 100 INR online via the link given just under the
    payment option. The candidates have no other sources for the payment of the registration fee. 
  • The candidates belonging to the Women /SC / ST /PwBD / abroad candidates/ CSIR Employees are not required to pay any application fee.
  • The candidates also need to upload a scanned copy of their recent passport size coloured photograph (20-50 kb) and their scanned signature in black ink (10-20 kb) in the format of ‘jpg’ in online applications.
  • The Candidates should have a copy of the application form with the payment details, if any, for their record. The Print-out copy of the Application and the payment details will be unavailable after 18 February 2022.
  • The application that has been once made will not be allowed to get withdrawn and the fees that have been once paid will also be not refunded on any account. It can be also be held in reserve for any other process of recruitment or selection.
  • The candidates can only fill out a single application for each vacancy code. Only the latest completed application will be considered if a candidate submits multiple online applications for just one vacancy code with different email ids or application numbers.
  • The application with incomplete details (i.e. without uploading a signature, photograph, non-payment of fee, and without uploading the attachment, etc will not be accepted and the candidate will not be able to register themselves successfully.

Important Documents For Applying For the CSIR IICB 2022 Recruitment

Candidates can check the list of the important documents mentioned below for applying in the CSIR IICB Recruitment 2022.

  1. The SSC / 10th certificate (should reflect Date of Birth)
  2.  The SSC / 10th Mark Sheet
  3. The Intermediate / 10+2 certificate and its Mark Sheet
  4. The Graduation Certificate along with the Mark Sheet
  5. The Post Graduation Certificate along with the Mark Sheet
  6. The PhD (Awarded/submitted) Certificate
  7. The Certificates related to any higher qualification (if any)
  8. The Certificate that is related to Physically Handicap (in case) in the prescribed format.
  9. The Caste certificate(s), if required
  10. The conversion certificates of CGPA to % of the Board / Institution / University, (if any)

CSIR IICB Recruitment 2022: Mode Of Selection

The Mere fulfilment of the educational qualifications and experience does not entitle a candidate to be shortlisted for the interview. The duly constituted screening committee will create their own criteria for the shortlisting of the candidates those need to be called for the interview. The candidate should mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant areas over and above the minimum prescribed qualification along with the supporting documents in their applications. The Completion of PhD degree will be deemed from the date of issue of the provisional certificate

  1.  In case the number of the applications are large, the CSIR-IICB may also adopt criteria of shortlisting for the restriction of  the number of candidates those were to be called for interview by adopting any one method mentioned below:
    (i) On the basis of prioritizing the candidates with higher educational qualifications than the minimum as mentioned in the advertisement.
    (ii) On the basis of prioritizing the higher experience in the relevant fields than the minimum experienced ones.
    (iii) On the basis of a written test.
    (iv) Any other methods that fit by Screening Committee.
  2.  If a candidate is staying abroad, their candidature may be considered in absentia through the Selection Committee on their written request.

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