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Position for Senior Research Fellow(SRF) under Dr. Amarjeet Singh September 06, 2017

Inviting applications for Project Position
Date - 23/08/2017
 


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up one position of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in the Institute with Dr. Amarjeet Singh, Scientist, NIPGR, in the scheme of “Short-Term Research Fellowship” programme. The position is completely on temporary basis with maximum duration of three years. The initial appointment will be for a period of one year, which can be curtailed or extended based on the performance of the candidate and discretion of the Competent Authority.

Qualification: Candidates having a M. Sc. / M. Tech degree in any discipline in Life Sciences/Biotechnology with at least 60% (or equivalent) marks in master’s degree and at least two years research experience post M. Sc. can apply. Prior work experience in plant molecular biology, plant tissue culture, plant abiotic stress related research, sufficient knowledge of gene cloning, protein expression and handling crop plants is desirable. The candidature must be supported with published research papers in standard refereed journals. 

The Fellowship amount for the position will be given at par with the similar fellowships by DBT/DST.NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate. Reservation of post shall be as per Govt. of India norms.


Eligible candidates may apply by sending hard copy of complete application in the given format with a cover letter showing interest and specifying the position. The attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, proof of research experience/publications are to be attached. The application should reach at the address given below within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The envelope must be superscribed by “Application for the post of SRF under NIPGR STRF programme”. No. TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Note : ONLY hard copy of the applications in the given format will be entertained. Application not received in the attached format will be summarily rejected.

Dr. Amarjeet Singh
Staff Scientist,
National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR),
Aruna Asraf Ali Mrag,
P.O. Box No. 10531,
New Delhi - 110067



Position for Junior Research Fellow(JRF) under Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar August 31, 2017

Inviting applications for Project Position
Date - 16/08/2017
 


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position of one Junior Research Fellow in the SERB project entitled “Molecular and biochemical dissection of SWP1 function, and its implication in plant development”, under the supervision of Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar, Scientist, NIPGR.

(A) Junior Research Fellow (one post): Emoluments as per SERB norms & as sanctioned in the project.

Candidates having M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in Life Sciences/Biotechnology with at least 60% marks or equivalent are eligible to apply. One year of post M.Sc./M.Tech. research experience in the area of plant molecular biology, histology, miRNA biology & tissue culture is desirable.

The above position is completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year or till the tenability of the project whichever is earlier, which can be curtailed/extended on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above posts depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidates. Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending hard copy of the duly filled application in the given format with a cover letter. The attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, and proof of research experience/publications should be attached. The applications should reach the address given below within 15 days from the date of the advertisement by registered/speedpost only. The envelope should be super-scribed as “Application for the Post of “Junior Research Fellow”, under the supervision of Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar, Scientist, NIPGR.

Note : ONLY hard copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar
Staff Scientist,
National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR),
Aruna Asraf Ali Mrag,
P.O. Box No. 10531,
New Delhi - 110067
Ph. 011-26735220
Email: aksarkar@nipgr.ac.in



Positions for Research Associate(RA) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) under Dr. Jitendra Kumar Thakur August 17, 2017

Inviting applications for Project Positions
Date - 02/08/2017
 


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions in the following project under the supervision of Dr. Jitendra Kumar Thakur, Scientist, NIPGR as detailed bellow:

(A) DBT project entitled “Functional Analysis of a Mediator Subunit Gene, Med17, in Rice and Arabidopsis”. (01 Research Associate, Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project)

Qualification: Candidates having Ph.D. degree (awarded) or equivalent from recognized University in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Molecular Biology or any other related field are eligible to apply. The candidate should have a good academic record and research experience as evidenced from published papers in standard referred journals. Candidates having research experience in the area of advanced biochemistry especially in chromatography and purification of large protein complex will be preferred.

(B) DBT (Part-A) sub-project-1 entitled “DNA methylation and histone (H3K9Ac and H3K27me3) markings during seed development in two rice varieties with contrasting seed size/weight” of Seed Biology. (01 Research Associate, Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project)

Qualification: Candidates having Ph.D. degree (awarded) or equivalent from recognized University in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Molecular Biology or any other related field are eligible to apply. The candidate should have a good academic record and research experience as evidenced from published papers in standard referred journals. 

(C) DST-SERB project entitled “Understanding the Functional Significance of Med15, Important Mediator Subunit in plants”. (01 Senior Research Fellow, Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project)

Qualification: Candidates having M.Sc. degree or equivalent (with minimum 55% marks) in Bioinformatics/Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology or any other related field with two years post M.Sc. research experience are eligible to apply. Experience in raising transgenic plants and protein biochemistry is desirable.

The positions are purely temporary and are co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be extended/curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate. NIPGR reserve the right to relax any of the qualification(s) in case the candidate is found suitable/well qualified by the Selection Committee. Reservation of post shall be as per Govt. of India norms.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending their complete application in the given format. The attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience (if any) are to be attached with the hard copy of application. The applications should reach at the address given below within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The envelope must be superscribed by “Application for the Post of RA/SRF in “DBT/DST” of Dr. Jitendra Kumar Thakur, Scientist, NIPGR.

Note : ONLY hard copy of the application in the given format will be accepted.

Dr. Jitendra Kumar Thakur
Staff Scientist,
National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR),
Aruna Asraf Ali Mrag,
New Delhi - 110067



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