BIRAC

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council

(A Govt. of India Enterprise)

Set up by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

 

Vacancy: DBT – BMGF – BIRAC, Program Management Unit at BIRAC, New Delhi, India.

 

Applications are invited from qualified and experienced professionals for the following positions in the DBT – BMGF – BIRAC, Program Management Unit at BIRAC, New Delhi, India:

Position Code

Positions

Position Code

Positions

PM-01

 

Program Manager  (Vacancy-1)

 

PO  – 01

Program Officer: Grand Challenges (Vacancy – 1)

 

 

THE DBT – BMGF – BIRAC Partnership: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) signed an umbrella Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on mission-directed research and build Grand Challenges India to support health research and innovation. The MoU aims to support initiatives that could dramatically change the health and development landscape in India and other countries facing similar challenges. Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) a Public Sector Undertaking of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, and Government of India has been entrusted the responsibility of implementing this activity. BIRAC plays a key role in assisting the Global network of Partners to foster collaborative research to improve Global health and dealing with long term development issues.

 

The Program Management Unit (PMU), is the implementing body to manage the Grand Challenges India program. The partners have laid down the governance and implementation principles that will direct these strategic partnerships. BIRAC works closely with strategic partners to identify and support the scientific and technological opportunities through PMU. The PMU while being responsible for project management is also responsible for developing new areas of joint priority and oversight of various joint projects funded under Grand Challenges India.

 

 

The positions are purely temporary and on contract basis initially for a period of two years.

Interested candidates should apply at vacancy.birac@nic.in in the prescribed format.

For details of job descriptions and qualifications please Click here 

 

(i)   Application Proforma (enclosed BIRAC-Doc-I)

 

(ii)  Doc-II

 

Last date for application is January 29, 2016.