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Position for Research Associate under Dr. Ashverya Laxmi May 06, 2015

Inviting applications for Short-Term Research Fellowships
Date - 21/04/2015
 


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up one position of Research Associate (RA) in the Institute with Dr. Ashverya Laxmi, Scientist, NIPGR, in the scheme of "Short-Term Research Fellowship" programme. The candidate will be working towards understanding Glucose-brassinosteroid signaling interaction in model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. 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 Ph. D.  degree in Life Sciences are eligible to apply. Experience of working with Arabidopsis molecular biology, physiology, genetics and cell biology is highly desirable.

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. 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 RA under NIPGR Short-term research fellowship programme". No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.



Note : ONLY hard copy of the application send by post or in person will be considered.

Dr. Ashverya Laxmi
Staff Scientist - IV
National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531,
New Delhi - 110067


Positions for Project Assistant, Research Associate, Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow under Dr. Manoj Prasad May 01, 2015

Inviting applications for Project Positions
Date - 16/04/2015
 


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions available under the guidance of Dr. Manoj Prasad, Staff Scientist V, NIPGR. The positions available are, (i) one Project Assistant and one Research Associate in the DBT funded research project entitled Mapping of mungbean yellow mosaic India virus (MYMIV) resistance loci in soybean, (ii) two Junior Research Fellows in the DBT funded research project entitled Introgression of Begomovirus resistance genes in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) using MAS and genomics approach, (iii) two Senior Research Fellow in the DBT funded project entitled Characterization of ubiquitin/26S proteasome pathway-related genes by VIGS in tomato during ToLCNDV infection, and (iv) one Research Associate in NIPGR ‘Short-Term Research Fellowships’ scheme. 

(A) Project Assistant (one post): Emoluments as sanctioned in the project.

Candidates having M.Sc./M.Tech degree in any subject of Life Sciences are eligible to apply. Candidate should have first class/division throughout academic career. Prior research experience in the area of plant molecular biology is desirable.

(B) Research Associate (two posts): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms, as sanctioned in the project & as per NIPGR Short-Term Research Fellowship norms
Candidates having Ph.D. degree (awarded) 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. At least 5 publications in peer-reviewed international journals with JCR impact factor are desirable. Candidate having research experience in the area of advanced molecular biology, genomics, transcriptomics and in silico data analysis will be given preference.

(C) Junior Research Fellow (two posts): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project
Candidates having M.Sc. (with NET qualification) / M.Tech (with or without NET) degree (with minimum 55% marks) in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Molecular Biology or any other related field are eligible to apply. Candidates having computer skills (Linux, Perl, Java, MySQL) with experience in NGS and/or advanced molecular biology techniques is desired.

(D) Senior Research Fellow (two post): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project
Candidates having M.Sc./M.Tech Degree (with minimum 60% marks) in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Molecular Biology or any other related field with at least two year research experience (supported 1 publication in peer-reviewed international journal with JCR impact factor) are eligible to apply. Candidates having experience in advanced techniques of molecular biology and/or computational genomics will be given preference.
The above positions are completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year, 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. The envelope should be super-scribed as "Application for the Post of __________________".



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. Manoj Prasad
Staff Scientist - V
National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531,
New Delhi - 110067