Recruitment of Assistant Professor (Biotechnology) at NIPER Guwahati – Apply Now

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Welcome to an exciting opportunity at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) Guwahati! We are currently in search of a dynamic and highly qualified individual to join us as an Assistant Professor of Biotechnology on a contractual basis. This unique role offers a chance to contribute to the academic excellence of NIPER Guwahati, a renowned institution dedicated to advancing pharmaceutical education and research.

Assistant Professor

As we strive for excellence in the field of biotechnology, we are seeking a candidate as Assistant Professor with a strong academic background, research acumen, and a passion for teaching. This position not only provides an avenue to shape the future of aspiring biotechnologists but also to engage in cutting-edge research within a vibrant academic community.

Name of Post

Assistant professor

No. of Post






Ph.D., in Biotechnology/Bioscience & Bioengineering/Life Sciences/Biomedical Sciences/ Chemical Engineering with First class or equivalent grade at the preceding degree (M.Pharm/ MS/M.Tech/ M.Sc.) in Biotechnology/ Bioscience & Bioengineering/ Life Sciences/Biomedical Sciences/ BioChemical Engineering with a very good academic record throughout and at least 0-3 years of Teaching/Research/Industrial experience with published works of high quality.


Candidate should have expertise in characterization of biologicals/ biosimilars, vaccines, bioprocess engineering, gene therapy, cell based-therapy. Candidate should have demonstrated adequate experience of Industrial research in biopharma and academic research in terms of guidance of Masters’ students, teaching experiences, execution and/or recipient of sponsored/EMR projects and with publications in SCI journals.

Job Description

The candidate should teach students of biopharma department, guide them for Masters and Ph.D. projects in Biopharma/Biotechnology area. The person will need to conduct independent research and bring funding from Industry and government organizations. He should actively be involved in setting up the analytical lab for characterization of biotherapeutics, conduct practical classes in this area and explore Industry collaboration using the facility.


a) Only candidates who have relevant experience in Biopharmaceutical need to apply.

b) Prior experience in industry would be preferred.


General Instruction and Terms & Conditions
Eligibility, Age, Qualification & Experience
a) All qualifications acquired must be recognized in law.
b) Qualifications and experience of candidates must be relevant to the position applied for.
c) Age and experience requirements shall be reckoned as on the closing date of the advertisement; Experience gained after completion of post-graduation and after Ph.D. will be considered subject to provision of experience certificate. Any Experience gained in conjunction with PhD during the period of pursuing PhD (from the date of registration to the award of degree) will NOT be considered.
d) Mere fulfillment of qualifications and experience does not entitle a candidate to beshort-listed. The Institute reserves the right to restrict the candidates to be called for the selection process to a reasonable number based on relevant criteria, higher than the minimum prescribed.
e) The Institute reserves the right to act and take decisions as deemed fit, in all matters relating to
(i) eligibility; (ii) acceptance or rejection of the application; (iii) incomplete or incorrect information (if any) furnished by the applicant; (iv)short listing and selection; (v) offer of appointment on regular or contract basis. No request or correspondence of any kind in this regard would be entertained.
f) Also the Institute reserves the right to terminate the engagement with the selected candidate without citing any reasons whatsoever and no claim in this regard would lie against the Institute.
g) No vigilance or disciplinary case should have been contemplated, initiated, pending, or taken against the candidate as on the date of submitting the applications. Such candidates would be ineligible and hence should not apply. If such a development arises after the candidate submits the application, the Institute must be promptly notified.
h) The candidates should not have faced any action by any law enforcement agency and should not have been convicted by any Court of Law, either in India or abroad.

Vacancies and Positions:
a) The Institute reserves the right not to fill any, some or all the advertised positions; or cancel the advertisement in whole or in part, without assigning any reason and without incurring any liability. The Institute also reserves the right to extend the closing date for receipt of applications; restrict, enlarge, modify, or alter the requirements or recruitment process in whole or part, if such need arises, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereof.
b) Part-time/Full-time engagement: Full-time engagement The engagement may be initially for up to one year. At the end of the initial engagement or subsequent extension, the Institute will make an assessment and take the decision about extension. This institute will devise its own assessment procedure for extension based on the contribution of the selected candidate and requirements of the Institute.

a) If a candidate is found in eligible at any stage of recruitment process, he/she will be disqualified, his/her candidature will be canceled and if selected, the offer appointment may be canceled, withdrawn; or service terminated forthwith without any compensation and with no liability for the Institute, whatsoever. Suppressing any information (in whole or part) or submitting false or misleading information (in whole or part) may lead to similar penal action at any stage of recruitment.
b) Issuance of letter (if any) for attending the selection process will not confer any right of appointment.
c) In case of any inadvertent error in the process of selection which may be detected at any stage even after the issue of offer of appointment, the Institute reserves the right to withdraw, cancel, or modify any communication, offer or appointment made to the candidate, without incurring any liability whatsoever.
d) Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

Other Terms & Conditions:
a) Pay : Consolidated amount of Rs. 70,000/- – Rs. 80,000/- per month to be fixed depending upon the Experience and credentials of the Selected Candidate as recommended by the duly constituted Selection Committee. Beyond the Consolidated Pay, no specific allowances/emoluments would be paid by the Institute.
b) The Institute strives to have a workforce with gender balance and hence, female candidates are especially encouraged to be nominated.
c) All recruitment shall be done on the recommendations of duly constituted Screening Committee and the Selection Committee. The Director, NIPER Guwahati would be the Competent Authority to finalize the appointment and pay of the applicant to be appointed as Assistant Professo (Biopharmaceuticals) at the Institute, and will not be bound by the recommendations of the Selection Committee.
d) In all matters of recruitment such as screening, shortlisting, selection, fixation of salary etc., the interpretation and decision of the Competent (Appointing) Authority of the Institute shall be final and binding.
e) Applicants called for Interview shall not be entitled for payment of any TA/DA.
f) Disputes (if any) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of competent courts of Guwahati.

How to Apply
a) Interested candidates are invited to apply using the prescribed format only (Annexure – I), available on the website ( from 11:00 AM on 10.11.2023 to 5:00 PM on 01.12.2023. Candidates may download the soft-copy of the concerned format from the website, fill-in the concerned details, take print-out of the same, sign the declaration at the end and send the same along with enclosures (as mentioned below) both by mail and post to the Institute. The scanned copy of the Application and Enclosures are to be sent to, with subject-line as APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (BIOPHARMACEUTICALS) The hardcopy of the Application and Annexures are to be sent not later than 11.12.2023 to –
The Registrar i/c, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER) Guwahati, Vill:SilaKatamur (Halagurisuk), P.O.: Changsari, Dist:Kamrup,Assam-India, 781101
The envelope containing the application form should be labelled as: APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (BIOPHARMACEUTICALS)
b) Applications MUST be accompanied by:
i. A Detailed CV of the Applicant
ii. Statement of Purpose (maximum of 1000 Words)
iii. Your proposed contribution to the Institute (maximum of 1000 words)
iv. Your notable achievements in education and employment
v. Awards, Rewards, Recognitions won and/or professional affiliations
vi. Latest Passport-size Photograph of the Applicant Applications without the above enclosures may not be considered.
c) Candidates employed in Government or Government Organizations (e.g., CFTIs, Autonomous Institutions, Universities etc.) must apply through proper channel; or produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) at the time of interview; If selected, they must produce a Relieving Letter at the time of reporting for duty. Such candidates may send advance applications, but, if found eligible and shortlisted, they would be allowed take part in the selection process only if the application is received through proper channel and/or a No Objection Certificate is produced on or before the interview date
d) Candidates are advised to visit the website of NIPER Guwahati ( regularly for updates. Amendments, corrigendum, addendum (if any), will be placed on the Institute website only
e) Applications must be complete in all respects. Additional sheets as needed may be used and referenced suitably. All information furnished MUST be supported by documentary evidence. Incomplete, incorrect, and sketchy applications are liable to be rejected.
f) The institute will NOT be responsible for non-receipt of application (s) with in stipulated period due to any postal delay/ loss of application/ document sent in transit. Applications received after the last date and time will NOT be considered.
g) The Institute will communicate only with short-listed and selected candidates. It is explicitly made clear that no correspondence, whatsoever, shall be entertained from applicants not shortlisted for interview or not selected for appointment.

Important Dates

Date & time of commencement of Applications

10/11/2023 from 11:00 AM

Last date & time of Applications (to be sent by MAIL)

01/12/2023 up to 5:00 PM

Last date for receipt of hard copy of the application along with all enclosures

11/12/2023 up to 12 Noon



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