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Position for Research Associate (RA) under Dr. Alok Krishna Sinha October 06, 2017

Inviting applications for Project Position
Date - 25/09/2017

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position of one Research Associate (RA) in the DBT project entitled “Generation of transgenic rice in scented varieties of North Eastern Region for yield enhancement”, under the supervision of Dr. Alok Krishna Sinha, Scientist, NIPGR.

Research Associate (RA-I) (one post): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project.

Qualification: - Candidates having Ph. D. degree (Awarded) in any discipline of Life Sciences with throughout good academic records securing first division are eligible to apply. The Candidate having prior research experience in the rice system  (tissue culture and transgenic) with strong molecular biology and biochemistry background may apply. Candidates having additional experience with plant signaling and protein-protein interaction studies will be preferred.

The above position is 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 (if any) should be attached. The applications should reach the address given below on or before October 06th 2017 from the date of the advertisement. The envelope should be super-scribed as “Application for the Post of “Research Associate”.

Note : No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

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