NIAB, an autonomous institute under the aegis of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, is aimed to harness novel and emerging biotechnologies and create knowledge in the cutting edge areas for improving animal health and productivity. The Institute’s research focus is on animal genetics and genomics, transgenesis, stem cell & its applications, reproductive biotechnology, infectious diseases, nanotechnology, bioinformatics and Nutrigenomics. The Institute aims at translational research leading to genetic enhancement of Indian Livestock species and basic research towards development of novel vaccines, diagnostics and improved therapeutic molecules for farm animals.
Post : Project Associate
Applications are invited from suitable candidates to fill the following position at the National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad.
One Position of Project Associate-I (Bioinformatics) against the DBT - funded project entitled “Validation of DBT-NIAB SNP chip for breed identification and preliminary genome-wide association studies of milk yield”. PI: Dr. Sandeep Kushwaha, Scientist-E.
Eligibility : Master`s degree in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology or Bachelor`s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized university or equivalent.
Desired Experience : Candidates with experience in next-generation sequence data analysis, Genotyping data handling or GWAS analysis will be given preference.
Duration : 7 months (extension is subject to availability of funds)
Age : 30 years (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government instructions).
Fellowship amount :
(i) Candidates with NET or GATE or undergone a selection process through national-level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions will be paid Rs. 31,000/-PM + 24% HRA as per the DST guidelines.
(ii) Candidates who do not fall under
(i) above will be paid Rs. 25,000/- PM + 24% HRA as per the DST guidelines.
Applications are to be filled ONLINE. The online link for the submission of the application is available from 14-04-2023 and the last date is 30-04-2023. Candidates must fill online application form at www.niab.res.in. Candidates are advised to fill the online application form in sufficient time before the last date to avoid last-minute technical issues. Suitable candidates will be screened, intimated through email and interviewed by the duly constituted selection committee online. Original documents in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, and experience certificates must be submitted at the time of joining.
No need to send a hard copy. Interim enquiries will not be entertained.
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