BSIP Recruitment for scientific posts 2020 : Scientist ‘B’ Vacancies

Online Applications are invited in prescribed proforma for the following scientific posts:

Name of the Post- Scientist ‘B’: (12 posts: 04 for SC, 01 for ST, 01 for OBC, 05 for Unreserved
and 01 for EWS)
Scale of Pay: Level-10, Rs. 56,100-1,77,500 (Pre revised PB-3, Rs.15600-39100 + GP Rs. 5400/-)
Minimum Qualifications and Experience: M.Sc. or recognized equivalent qualification with a first
division in Biosciences /Geology/ Physics/Chemistry or an allied discipline in Earth Science. 03 years
research experience in relevant discipline.
Ph.D. in relevant discipline.
Desirable Qualifications/Specializations:
Area-1. Palaeoclimate and climate modelling.
 Numerical, statistical and dynamic palaeoclimate proxy data modelling.
 Simulation of past glaciers, stream flow, floods, avalanche and other natural hazards behaviour based
on climate proxy data set.
 Well versed in ‘R’ and other similar statistical programming languages.
Area-2. Organic Geochemistry and Biomarker studies.
 Hands on experience on Gas-chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) involving identification
and quantification of organic compounds.
 First hand working experience on GC-IRMS for compound specific stable isotope measurements.
 Laboratory experience on lipid extraction from soil/sediments and plant materials.
Area-3. Ancient DNA and Metagenomics.
 Applicant should have substantial research experience in Palaeogenetics/Ancient DNA database
management and analysis. Hands on experience in managing and analysing Next Generation
Sequencing data of Ancient DNA. Experience in dealing with big datasets ability to work in a Linux
command line environment, programming languages (Perl, Python etc.) and data analysis pipeline
designing related to Ancient DNA.
Area-4. Sedimentology
 Experience of conducting extensive field work.
 Well versed with sedimentary structure facies analyses in geological deep time.
 Well versed with sequence stratigraphy.
 Laboratory experience on sediment petrology and grain size analysis, both by manual method and by
sophisticated instrumentation (Laser particle size analyser).
Area-5. Radiocarbon Chronology
 Experience of dealing with stable isotopes.
 Well versed with mass spectrometry.
 Laboratory experience of conventional and AMS radiocarbon chronology.
Area-6. Evolutionary Biology/Plant Phylogeny
 Experience in Plant phylogenetic studies.
 Well versed with methods in phylogeny.
 Hands on experience on plant molecular phylogeny.
Area-7. Mesozoic Palaeobiology
 Experience of dealing with Mesozoic microfossil/megafossils.
 Well versed with Mesozoic Evolutionary Studies.
 Laboratory experience of microfossil/megafossil preparation methods, identification of specimens of
Mesozoic Period.
Area-8. Applications of Micropaleontology in Hydrocarbon Exploration (04 posts)
 Experience of dealing with Palynology/Dinoflagellate cysts/ Foraminifera/ Nannofossil.
 Well versed with biostratigraphy.
 Laboratory experience of preparing material for micropaleontological studies including macerating
samples, slide preparation, identification and counting and establishing Biostratigraphy.
Area-9. Palynology
 Experience of dealing with pollen and spores.
 Understanding of palynology of angiosperm families of tropical rain forest.
 Ecological modelling of tropical forest based on palynological information.
 Laboratory experience of macerating samples, slide preparation, identification and counting and
inferring palaeoclimate.

Job Summary

Scientist 'B' Vacancies

The selected candidates for various posts shall be liable for transfer among various Projects/Sections/Units of the Institute at the discretion of the Director. Usual allowances as per rules of the Institute which are on the Government of India pattern are admissible for the post. The Institute reserve the right to alter/insert any corrections/additions in the advertisement/website in the event of any typographical error before the last date prescribed for the receipt of applications. The Competent Authority of Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences (BSIP), Lucknow has reserves the right to reject any or all the applications without assigning any reason there of. In case of any disputes, any suites or legal proceedings against the Institute, the territorial jurisdiction shall be restricted to the Courts in Lucknow at District Court Lucknow and Lucknow Bench of Hon’ble High Court, Allahabad.

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