Job for Research Associate, Senior Research Fellow at NIASM

 

ICAR - NIASM, an unique institute of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), was established in 2009 at Malegaon Khurd, Baramati. The institute aims at exploring the avenues for management of abiotic stresses affecting the very sustainability of national food production systems. It specifically addresses the aberration induced stresses due to atmospheric, water and edaphic factors, which are estimated to cause 50 per cent losses in crop productivity. Since these stresses are predicted to amplify due to climate change and land degradation, the primary task for the institute is to evolve alleviation techniques through advances in frontier science research. The institute is being structured to enhance capacity of scientists and policy makers mainly by imparting  knowledge and by providing the state-of-art  facilities for multidisciplinary and multi-commodity research.

Under NICRA project entitled “Phenotyping of pulses for enhanced tolerance to drought, heat and salinity”

Research Associate

Essential Qualification : Ph.D. in Plant Physiology/ Genetics and Plant breeding/ Bioscience with specialisation in plant abiotic stress physiology. Only those with experience in research on drought/heat tolerance in plants as supported by published research papers and those with experience in plant phenotyping in controlled environment /experimental field should apply for this position.

Desirable Qualification : Published research papers relevant to abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants. Knowledge of experimental techniques for plant abiotic stress physiology and statistical analysis and documentation of experimental data. Knowledge of computer operated greenhouse and its maintenance. Experience and willingness to work in field.

Emoluments (per month) : Rs. 40,000/ per month + 10% HRA

Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

Essential Qualification :
Post graduate in Agriculture/ PG in Engineering with specialisation in image analysis
OR
Two years Master’s degree in Agriculture [M.Sc. (Ag.) Plant Physiology / Biochemistry / Genetics and Plant Breeding with four or five year’s Bachelor’s degree.
OR
Three years Master’s degree in Agriculture (M.Sc. (Ag.) Plant Physiology / Biochemistry / Genetics and Plant Breeding with three years Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks or equivalent OGPA.
OR
Two years Master’s degree in Basic Sciences (Biochemistry / Botany/Genetics / Life Sciences) with 3 years Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks or equivalent OGPA. Candidate must have NET qualifications (CSIR-NET / DBT – BET/ GATE / ICAR- Ph.D Tests / ICMR-JRF / DOP-GPAT). *Those who do not have experience in image analysis should not apply

Desirable Qualification : Experience in image processing and knowledge of SCADA system, controlled environment system.

Emoluments (per month) : Rs. 25,000/per month + 10% HRA for 1st & 2nd year while Rs. 28,000/per month + 10% HRA for 3rd year

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