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Job for Ph.D in Life Sciences at NIPGR, Salary Rs. 49000 plus HRA


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Job for Ph.D in Life Sciences at NIPGR

The facility is affiliated with National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi (NIPGR) and serve to facilitate genotyping services with private service providers and then advanced these, in a focused way, to meet the goal of food and nutritional security through genomics led breeding. The fundamental principle is relatively simple create and charter an entity with express purpose of serving crop or plant varietal genotyping and characterization in India. It will also help to overcome legal hurdles in Material Transfer, IPR protection, etc.

Post : Research Associate-II (one post)

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position (one post) of Research Associate-II in the DST- Swarnajayanti project entitled “Unlinking phosphate deficiency responses from their adverse effects on growth in rice”, of Dr. Jitender Giri, Scientist, NIPGR.

Emoluments : Rs. 49000/- plus HRA as per norms & as sanctioned in the project.

Qualification : Candidate having doctorate (Ph.D) degree in Life Sciences (including Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Plant Physiology) or equivalent with a good publications record and fulfilling the norm/guidelines of DST issued vide DST Office Memorandum number SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated January 30, 2019 are eligible to apply. Candidate having prior research experience in Raising rice transgenics, Membrane proteins, High throughput protein-protein, and Gene-editing (Rice) is highly desirable.

The above position is completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The fellowship amount for the above position is as sanctioned in the project. The appointment will be till the tenability of the project i.e. up to 11/02/2025 and the same can be 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 posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms. The appointment may be terminated any time by giving one month notice by either side. The applicants will have no claim implicit or explicit for consideration against any regular position of NIPGR.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending soft copy through e-mail in the given format with a cover letter showing interest The soft copy of the self- attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, (10th standard onwards) and proof of research experience/publications should be attached with the application. 

A single pdf file, consisting of application from cover letter, and all documents, must be sent to within 15 days from the date of advertisement. 

Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate(s). A web-link with date and time of online interview will be e-mailed to the shortlisted candidates only. The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying, as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed.

Note : ONLY soft copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. No TA/DA will be paid for attending online interview. For any clarification candidates may contact Scientist in charge through e-mail only.

Dr. Jitender Giri
Staff Scientist
National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110 067

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