CSIR - NBRI invites Project Scientist, Research Associate, JRF

The CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) - is amongst one of the constituent research institutes of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. Originally set up as the National Botanic Gardens (NBG) by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), it was taken over by the CSIR in 1953. Though, initially engaged in research in the classical botanical disciplines, the NBG went on laying an increasing emphasis, in keeping with the national needs and priorities in the field of plant sciences, on its applied and developmental research activities. A time came when it was felt that the name NBG no longer projected the correct nature and extent of its aims and objectives, functions and R & D activities. Consequently, the NBG was renamed as the NBRI, i.e., The National Botanical Research Institute in 1978. This name has since correctly reflected the distinctive character and the R & D activities of this applied botanical institution only of its type in the country.

Eligible & interested candidates are invited for interview for the purely temporary positions in the following areas under the sponsored projects tenable at CSIR-NBRI:-

Area I: Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Project Scientist
Essential Qualifications : Ph.D. in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Life Science / Biological Science with uniformly outstanding academic record and clear potential for high quality R&D work.
Desirable : Experience in techniques related to plant molecular biology/ Plant transformation/analysis of transgenic plants with at least two publications in high impact factor SCI journals
Age : 40 years
Stipend : Rs.40000/- p.m. + HRA

Research Associate
Essential Qualifications : Ph.D. in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Life Science / Biological Science /Bioinformatics/ Genetics/ Microbiology
Desirable : Experience in techniques related to plant molecular biology/ Plant transformation/analysis of transgenic plants with at least two publications in high impact factor SCI journals or Experience in molecular markers, genetic mapping, QTL analysis , molecular biology techniques and other computational data analysis.
Age : 35 years
Stipend : Rs.36000/-p.m.+ HRA

 

JRF (Project)/ PA Level II
Essential Qualifications : For JRF : M.Sc. in Biotechnology /Life Science/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Plant Molecular Biology with CSIR/UGC/ICMR/ ICAR/DBT NET-JRF/LS/GATE qualifications. For PA II: M.Sc. (55%) in one of the above subjects.
Desirable :Experience with tissue culture in tomato/ tobacco. Experience of working with techniques related to Molecular Biology.
Age : 30 years
Stipend : Rs. 25000/- + 10% HRA or Rs.25000/-

1) The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of RA/Project Scientist in the project entitled, “Secondary plant product pathway engineering for enhanced nutritional quality of yield” & “Development of consensus genetic linkage map for Gossypium L. spp. with SNP markers and QTL analysis for fiber traits” or other projects if needed.
2) The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of JRF in the project entitled, ”Tomato ripening Network: Targeted manipulation of SIERF6 and SIERF8 in tomato: their role in regulating fruit ripening and productivity” or other projects if needed.
3) The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of PAII in the project entitled, ”Identification of targets of the cotton GhNAC2 involved in root growth and abiotic stress tolerance” or other projects if needed.

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