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National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) is an autonomous Institute under Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. NABI aims at catalysing the transformation of Agri-food sector in India by being a nodal organization for knowledge generation and translational science leading to value-added products based on Agri-Food biotech innovations for improved household nutritional security. Since its inception in 2010, NABI is involved in research activities for the Bio fortification, development of designer crops for improved nutrition, providing sustainable and novel solutions towards quality food and nutrition, and development of evidence based functional foods to counter malnutrition. Food and nutritional Biotechnology division at NABI requires following research personnel purely on temporary basis.

Research Associate-1 for Food Technology and Product Development Research (01 Position)
Job profile:
1. RA will be responsible for development of evidence based novel food products using laboratory scale NABI research outcomes in the areas of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Biotechnology.
2. RA will be responsible for development of fully functional kitchen set up at NABI.
3. RA will be responsible for conducting well designed sensory trials and proximate analysis of the food products developed at NABI.

Essential qualifications: PhD/MD/MS/MDS or equivalent degree in Life Sciences or having  3 years of research, teaching and design and development experience after MVSc/ M.Pharm/ME/M.Tech with at least one research paper in Science Citation Index (SCI) journal. (Eligibility criteria as DST OM No.SR/S9/Z-09/2012 dated 21.10.2014).

Desirable qualifications:
1. Prior research experience in the field of food technology and product development supported by peer reviewed publications and technology developed.
2. Research training in the area of food technology and product development Industrial set up.

Project Investigator:- Dr. Mahendra Bishnoi, Scientist D email:- mbishnoi@nabi.res.in contact no. 0172-5221261

Research Associate-1 for Food Trial Research (01 Position)
Job profile:
1. RA will be responsible to develop linkages between Food and Nutritional Biotechnology division of NABI and clinical/human nutrition institutes in Tricity region.
2. RA will be responsible to develop guidelines for conducting food trials and their successful execution in collaboration with clinical and human nutrition institute in Tricity region.
3. RA will be responsible for submitting and follow up of the applications for food trials to the respective Institutes.
4. RA will assess the possibility and will take steps towards developing food trial facility at NABI.

Essential qualifications:
PhD/MD/MS/MDS or equivalent degree in Life Sciences or having 3 years of research, teaching and design and development experience after MVSc/ M.Pharm/ME/M.Tech with at least one research paper in Science Citation Index (SCI) journal. (Eligibility criteria as DST OM No.SR/S9/Z-09/2012 dated 21.10.2014)

Desirable qualifications:
1. Prior research experience of working with human samples for different measurements supported by peer reviewed publications.
2. Training in the area of clinical trial/food trial application submission

Emoluments: The RA-I will be hired as per the emoluments’ guidelines and service conditions notified by DST (DST OM No.SR/S9/Z-09/2012 dated 21.10.2014) (Rs. 36,000 per month plus HRA).

Age Limit: The age limit of applicants for RA will be 40 years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/women as per government of India instructions).

Project Investigator:- Dr. Mahendra Bishnoi, Scientist D email:- mbishnoi@nabi.res.in contact no. 0172-5221261

Research Associate-III for Gene Discovery for improvement of processing and nutrition quality in wheat (01 Position)
Job profile:
1. RA will be responsible for the identification and characterization of starch metabolic pathway related genes and their association with starch quality in wheat.
2. RA will be responsible for other research activities related to starch

Essential qualifications:
PhD in Biotechnology/Agricultural Biotechnology/Biochemistry/any branch of Life Sciences or M.Tech in above related area with at least 3 years of research experience with at least one research paper in science citation indexed (SCI) journal; Candidates who have already submitted their PhD thesis in above subjects can also apply (along with proof of submission). (Eligibility criteria as DST OM No.SR/S9/Z-09/2012 dated 21.10.2014)

Desirable qualifications:
1. Research experience in Agricultural Biotechnology mainly in molecular markers development, construction of linkage maps, QTL mapping, and association mapping.
2. Candidate should have at least one research publication as first author in the above areas.

Emoluments:
The RA-III will be hired as per the emoluments’ guidelines and service conditions notified by DST (DST OM No.SR/S9/Z-09/2012 dated 21.10.2014) (Rs. 40,000 per month plus HRA).

Age Limit: The age limit of applicants for RA will be 40 years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/women as per government of India instructions).

Project Investigator:- Project Investigator:- Dr. Joy K Roy, Scientist E email:- joykroy@nabi.res.in contact no. 0172-5221206

Duration for above three RA positions The research associate-ship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a period of two years.

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