Hyderabad, Telangana


Nominations / Applications are invited for the post of Director on deputation (including short term contract/​absorption), Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad, an autonomous institute under the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, from Indian citizens including those staying abroad and NonResident Indians (NRIs).

The Centre uniquely combines two kinds of activities, the first being those of services in the twin areas of DNA profiling for law-enforcement agencies and diagnostics tests and clinical counselling for genetic disorders, and the second that of cutting-edge basic research in various disciplines of modern biology, in such a way that each supports and in turn is enriched by the other.

The applicants should be below 58 years of age. 


The post carries in Level – 15 of the Pay Matrix of 7th CPC with usual allowances as per Govt. of India Rules.


Ph. D in any life science discipline / M.D. or equivalent


  • Minimum 15 years experience of research in the area of organismal, cellular, molecular, or systems biology, or biotechnology.
  • Excellent track record, hand in publications, patents, and awards.


  • Experience in successfully running large programme, centre, institution
  • Experience in guiding research activities in the area of specialization

To Apply

Complete applications (7 copies) strictly as per the format available on the DBT website: http://​dbtin​dia​.nic​.in with a passport-size photograph fixed at the space shown in the format along with testimonials including the list of publications indicating impact factors should be sent to Shri Subodh Kumar Ram, Under Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Room No. 509, Block‑3, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi – 110 003, superscribing the cover Application for the post of Director, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad” so as to reach within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in Employment News for local candidates. The closing date for candidates residing abroad and from Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands, States / Union Territories in the North-Eastern region, Ladakh Union Territories, J&K, Sikkim, Sub-division Chamba and Lahaul and Spiti districts of Himachal Pradesh will be 45 days. The soft copy of the application may also be sent by Email: subodh.​ram.​dbt@​nic.​in and aipsu.​dbt@​nic.​in.

Nominations by distinguished experts may also be considered, depending on merit and the area of expertise. Eminent experts and distinguished scientists may also kindly nominate potential candidates for the position either by post or by email.

For more details click here

Posted on .

JavaScript is required to reveal this email address.

Post a Job →