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Position for Senior Research Fellow (SRF) under Dr. Swarup K. Parida April 02, 2015

Inviting applications for Short-Term Research Fellowships
Date - 18/03/2015

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up one position of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in the Institute with Dr. Swarup K. Parida, Scientist, NIPGR, in the scheme of "Short-Term Research Fellowship" programme. The area of research shall be "Molecular genetics and genomics for quantitative dissection of complex seed and pod yield component traits in chickpea". 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. 

Senior Research Fellow : Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project

Qualification: Candidates having M. Sc. Degree or equivalent (with minimum 60% marks) in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Molecular Biology or any other related field with at least two year research experience (supported with publications) are eligible to apply. The candidate having experience in molecular genetics/breeding and/or computational genomics, will be given preference.

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

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

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