We are looking for efficient freshers and experienced specialists of Farm Manager, Project Manager, Phytochemist, Biochemist, Tissue Culturist, Biotechnologist, Microbiologist, Pathologist, Fruit Processing Technologist, Home Scientist, Information Technologist, etc having excellent academic records, strong aptitude for R & D and long term interest at this centre to lead the R & D works at our research centre. The posts are only temporary, expected to be continued over years, on daily wage contract basis at Rs.300-400/day depending on the qualifications, experience, expertise and efficiency.
Job Description Farm/Project Manager should design, set up and manage a world class experimental farm at the centre, supervise the various operations associated with the conduct of field experiments at NAPF, Nadukkara and oversee the overall management of the R & D activities of the research centre and report the progress regularly to the station head. Your B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees must be in Agriculture or Horticulture.
Phytochemist/Biochemist should be well-versed with the various analytical procedures for the quality analyses of fruits such as moisture, pH, acidity, reducing, non-reducing & total sugar, TSS, protein, fibre, fat, minerals, vitamins, aminoacids, enzymes, etc and operation of various instruments/equipment used in a chemistry lab. Phytochemist should design, set up and manage a world class Phytochemistry lab at the centre, undertake the regular analytical works in various projects, regularly provide the analytical data and prepare regular reports of various R & D projects. Your B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees must be in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related chemistry field.
Tissue culturist/Biotechnologist should design, set up and manage a world class Tissue Culture lab at the centre, undertake TC production of Banana, Pineapple and Passion fruit and achieve the target production of 30-50 thousand TC plants/year; supervise the biotechnology research work, associate with the overall management of the R & D activities of the centre and report the progress regularly to the station head. The Tissue culturist should be well-versed with the maintenance of a contamination free TC lab; various tissue culture protocols like preparation of explant, inoculation, multiplication, rooting, hardening, etc and operation of various instruments/equipment used in a Biotech lab. Your B.Sc. and M.Sc. must be in Biotechnology.
Microbiologist/Pathologist should design, set up and manage a world class Microbiology lab at the centre, culture, identify and develop control measures for the contaminating organisms in the TC lab and maintain it contamination free; supervise the microbiology research work, associate with the overall management of the R & D activities of the centre and report the progress regularly to the station head. The Microbiologist should be well-versed with agricultural microbiology protocols like isolation, culture, identification & control of microorganisms, common pathogens of tropical fruit crops & their control and operation of various instruments/equipment used in a microbiology lab. Your B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees must be in Microbiology or Plant Pathology.
Processing/Food Technologist should design, set up and manage a world class Fruit Processing lab with FPO registration at the centre, develop novel recipes and fruit products, undertake regular Fruit Processing tasks in various projects, regularly provide the production status and prepare regular reports of various R & D projects. Your B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees must be in Fruit Processing, Food Science/Technology, Home Science or very related field.
Information Technologist should have excellent proficiency in Computer system maintenance, MS Office, desk top publishing (Page maker/In design), web designing (Front page/Dream weaver), photography & photoediting (Photoshop/Corel suite), Videography & video editing (Premier) etc; should design, set up and manage a world class Information Communication System at the centre, develop and manage station events, publications and website.
Essential: Appropriate Degrees, 75% Aggregate Academic Score, Scientific and Technological Knowhow, Proficiency in English, Malayalam and Computer
Desirable: Proficiency in English and Malayalam typing
Proficiency in the operation of various specialised laboratory equipment like Gel documentation, ELISA Reader & washer, PCR, UV vis spectrophotometer, UV- Transilluminator, Flame photometer, Centrifuge, Microscopes, Electrophoresis, Shakers, ovens, Precision Weighing balances, Deep freezer, BOD, Laminar Air Flow, still, etc.
Proficiency in Computer - system maintenance, MS Office, desk top publishing (Page maker/In design), web designing (Front page/Dream weaver), photography & photoediting (Photoshop/Corel suite), Videography & videoediting (Premier) etc
Driving licence (both two and four wheeler)
Those who have academic excellence, strong aptitude for Research and Development and long term interest over three years at this centre are always encouraged to join the PRS family. Qualification will not be a bar for capable candidates.
Selection of candidate is a three stage process. Confident and interested candidates having consistently good academic record with more than 75% aggregate score throughout may email to email@example.com  their full biodata/resume in the prescribed  application format complete in all respects. Local candidates residing within 20 km from PRS, Vazhakulam with an aggregate score of more than 65% can also apply. Those having less than 65% aggregate score throughout their academic life and interest to work for less than two years need not submit resume and try for placement at the centre. Our team will evaluate your application, answers, views and vision. Every application will be evaluated critically, by a committee consisting of the respective head
of field, lab, office and station, giving 40% weightage for your academic score and 60% weightage for your general capabilities by awarding marks for each answer in the application form. You will be informed of the results with details as to whether essential qualifications met, your test score, status remarks, qualified for further test or not, and our advice memo. Candidates securing more than 60% will be invited for a written test, discussion and interview to assess the candidate's scientific, technical and managerial capabilities. On receiving the Advice memo/Email invitation, you may personally contact over phone and fix up the date and time of your test and interview at your earliest
convenience. You are requested to bring your updated CV/biodata in the prescribed application format  in compliance with the job notification when you come for the test and interview. The written test consists of two papers; one subject paper and another general proficiency paper, each carrying 50 marks. Subject paper questions will be of graduate and post graduate level. Common sense questions will be in general proficiency paper. Candidates securing more than 70% combined score in written test and found promising in discussion and interview will be given a chance to prove their expertise, skills and efficiency in our research centre. Desiring and determined candidates can avail up to three attempts, provided they improve the test score at least by 10% every time. Those who prove their mettle and win the competition will be selected. Those who are willing to learn and striving for betterment, that is, striving to do things better and make things better will have plenty of opportunities at the centre. They will climb up the ladder quickly.
Look carefully before you leap. Please read carefully the job notification, understand clearly the selection process, carefully fill up the details, honestly answer all questions and prepare diligently for the competition success. Please visit http://prsvkm.kau.in/basic-page/careers or
http://prsvkm.tripod.com/Html/Jobs.htm or http://www.kau.edu/prsvkm/Html/Jobs.htm for more
information on the job and our websites http://prsvkm.kau.in or http://prsvkm.tripod.com and www.kau.edu/prsvkm to know more about Pineapple Research Station and its R & D goals and activities.
Candidate evaluation, selection and wait listing will be a continuing process at the centre. Desiring determined local candidates can avail any number of attempts, provided they improve the test score at least by 10% every time. Those selected will be fitted in available vacancies. In case of no vacancy, they will be wait-listed. Whenever, a future vacancy arises, they will be considered for the post. You are welcome to this research centre of Kerala Agricultural University any time. But please visit our websites http://prsvkm.kau.in or http://www.kau.edu/prsvkm and http://prsvkm.tripod.com to know more about Pineapple Research Station and intimate over phone before you come.
Whenever, you pass-by Vazhakulam/Muvattupuzha/Thodupuzha please drop in to our station for a friendly discussion. Your constructive comments, suggestions and criticisms are gratefully appreciated and acknowledged as they help us advance in the right direction.
Duties and Responsibilities
Selected candidates have to surrender their original academic certificates, sign an undertaking  as per the requirements, terms and conditions stipulated by the Kerala Agricultural University and follow the PRS culture and discipline. They will be under constant watch and vigil by the PRS team. Utmost prudence and diligence need to be exercised in incurring expenditure, just as we do in personal spending. Everybody should work efficiently, save resources and suggest ways and means of increasing income and reducing expenditure. A professional participatory management system isfollowed to plan and set SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) goals,
prioritize, execute, monitor, review, refine, achieve tasks and evaluate performance for the overall development of the station. All will exercise extreme caution and care in handling valuable equipment/items and be most accountable in every activity, especially in financial transactions; keep all files, registers and accounts of the station correct and up-to-date in consultation with the Senior Grade Assistant and the Station Head. Human resource and infrastructure development is an integral part of any professional management system. Everyone should be provided with ample opportunity to acquire excellent personal traits and skills for capacity building. All have to contribute their might in their own capacities for the best development of the station and suggest and practise ways and means of infrastructure development, increasing income, reducing expenditure and improving the status and dignity of the station. Every one should maintain the PRS culture , mutually motivate, receive any one with a smiling face, treat respectfully and allow going satisfied and cheerfully. Always maintain the station clean and tidy, provide excellent quality technologies, products and services to anybody.
PRS Working candidates should form an excellent team, stay always challenged, stimulated, excited, motivated, driven and task conscious; solve problems, generate new ideas and turn them into practical actions and regularly bring out new technologies, products and services for the benefit of the farming community. They should constantly strive for improving productivity, efficiency and accountability by doing things better and making things better always. They should scientifically generate, systematically organize, store, share and access data ensuring accurate information retrieval at any time by anybody. They should fulfil the entrusted tasks with proper documentation in basic records, field/lab books and computer files and submit them to the Station Head during the last week of every month for enabling the payment of salary in time. They have to prepare and submit to the Station Head a soft copy of comprehensive report of the research and development work done, giving specific highlights at the end of each financial year (April to March) and before they leave the institution. The individual reports will be organized to form the annual research and development report of the station for the financial year in line with the previous years’ R & D Reports. Submission of the soft copy of comprehensive report of the research and development work done and all documents as basic records, field/lab books and computer files is mandatory for returning the surrendered original academic certificates and issuing experience certificate to any candidate. The working candidates should be well acquainted with the annual reports of the station for best research productivity, continuity and creativity.
More Info: http://prsvkm.kau.in/basic-page/careers
KERALAUNIVERSITY OF FISHERIES & OCEAN STUDIES
PANANGAD P.O., KOCHI 682 506, KERALA
Applications are invited from the candidates including retired hands for the selection of Academic Consultant on Contract for a period of one year.
Name of Post : Academic Consultant (Marine Microbiology and Marine Drugs)
No. of vacancies - 1
Qualification : PG in Microbiology/Marine Microbiology or Marine Biology with Ph.D in Marine Microbiology/Marine Biotechnology
Experience : 15 years experience in Aquatic Microbiology especially in biometrically important microbes
Desirable qualification for the above five posts
1. Proven track record of curriculum development in the relevant faculty.
2. Monitoring and implementation of Research projects and Research
3. Age – Maximum 68 years
4. Remuneration – Rs.50,000/month, likely to be hiked.
1. Curriculum development and teaching.
2. Co-ordinate various activities of the course.
3. Preparation of Research projects.
4. Guidance to students.
Interested candidates are requested to apply with bio-data and copies of certificates to prove age, qualification, experience etc. to the Registrar, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Panangad P.O., Pin – 682 506 on or before 02.12.2014 at 5.00 p.m.
ICAR-NATIONAL DAIRY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Deemed University)
BENGALORE –560 030.
The walk-in-interview for the position of Senior Research Fellow under NICRA project will be conducted at this Institute on 02-12-2014 at 11.00 A.M. The date/time and venue and other details shown against the position on contractual basis. The eligible candidates are invited to appear before the selection Committee for Walk-in-Interview for the position of SRF at NDRI, Bangalore, as per schedule indicated as follows:
“National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture” (NICRA)
Till 31st March 2015(Project may continue beyond 31st March 2015)
Committee Room, NDRI, Bangalore on 02-12-2014 at 11.00 A.M onwards
Essential: Masters Degree in the following subjects with 1st Division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average (LPM/Animal Physiology/Animal Nutrition/Animal Genetics & Breeding/Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Life Science/ Environment Science and related disciplines).
Desirable: Knowledge of computer, M.S.Office, proficiency in internet usage, Statistical analysis Soft wares like SAS, etc.
Sphere of work: Survey on performance and management practices, morphological measurements, recording of physiological parameters, etc., including collection of blood samples from breeding tract of Deoni breed (Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka) as well as other organized Deoni farms, research works related to production and reproduction functions, nutritional interventions, shelter management and stress alleviation, estimation of hematological, biochemical, hormonal parameters etc., analysis of data and any other research work assigned by the principal investigator.
Age Limit: 35 year for Men and 40year for Women in case of SRF on the date of Interview.
(Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC and PHC as per GOI/ICAR rules)
The above position is purely temporary and will be filled in on contractual basis. The selected candidate shall have no right/claim for regular appointment at this Institute, as the fellowship is co-terminus with the Project/Scheme. Interested candidates may attend Walkin-Interview on the date as indicated against the project/scheme along with original
certificates and typed bio-data with one set of attested copies of each their certificates with passport size photograph. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
All eligible candidates are requested to be present at least one hour before scheduled time on the date of interview for necessary formalities. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidates.
Note: (1) Those candidates who are already working in any project/scheme/organization should bring “No Objection Certificate” from his present employer.
(2) On the date of Walk–In-Interview required Degree Certificate should be in hand.
(3) The experience will be counted after acquiring the basic minimum qualifications.
Application format: Name, Fathers Name, Date of Birth, Full Present and Permanent address with Telephone Numbers and email address, Category: General/SC/ST/OBC,Qualification details with percentage marks from matriculation/high
school onwards (starting from the highest qualification first), previous Experience, if any, self declaration regarding truthfulness in the application, signature with date and place.
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CENTRE FOR ADVANCED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
(A Deemed University)
Jakkur P.O., Bangalore - 560 064
Information sheet - SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS – 2015
In association with the Department of Science and Technology and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi.
For motivated and talented Indian students in Science and Engineering.
Areas of Research:
Life Sciences: Infectious and non-infectious diseases, bioinformatics, developmental biology, biochemistry, molecularbiology, immunology, genetics, life-history evolution, circadian biology, animal behaviour, behavioural ecology, evolutionary genetics, experimental evolution, population dynamics, phylogeography, neurophysiology, behavioural neurobiology and behavioural genetics.
Materials Sciences: Nano sciences, energy and green materials.
Chemical Sciences: Solid state chemistry, theoretical and computational chemistry, organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, organic and asymmetric synthesis, medicinal and bio-organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, supermolecular chemistry and chemistry of nanomaterials.
Physical Sciences: Condensed matter theory and experiment, statistical physics, semiconductor materials physics, biophysics, nano physics, organic electronics, computational materials science, soft matter, semiconductor interfaces, heterostructures, physical metallurgy and transmission electron microscopy.
Engineering Sciences: Computational fluid dynamics using mesoscopic simulation techniques, Dynamics and rheology of complex microstructured fluids including suspensions, emulsions and polymer solutions, Flow of granular media, Active matter, Hydrodynamic stability of Newtonian and viscoelastic fluids, High Reynolds number flows and turbulence, Non-linear dynamics and chaos, vortex dynamics.
Atmospheric Sciences: Atmospheric boundary layer, near-surface environment, radiation, solar-terrestrial relations, monsoon dynamics, modelling.
Minimum academic requirements for applying:
• Students who have secured not less than 80% in Maths and Science subjects in their 10th and 12th standard or equivalent examinations, and not less than first class in graduation and post graduation (if applicable).
• Students presently studying in I and II year of B.Sc., II, III & IV year of B.S., I, II & III year of B.E. /B.Tech., I year of M.Sc., and I-IV year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Life Sciences and Mathematics.
• Students presently studying in I & II year of B.Sc., II, III & IV year B.S., II, III & IV year of B.E/B.Tech., I year of M.Sc. and II-IV year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Atmospheric Sciences.
• Students presently studying in I year of M.Sc. can apply for Materials Sciences and Chemical Sciences.
The students selected under this programme are placed with scientists at the Centre or elsewhere in India, for 2 continuous months with a stipend of Rs. 6000 /- p.m and travel support as per Centre’s norms. About 15 students from the Summer Research Fellowship Programme will be chosen as Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellows based on the completed project reports and committee recommendations.
Detailed information and application form can be downloaded from http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe/srfp.php . The filled in application form with attested documents should reach the address mentioned below:
Mailing address: The Academic Coordinator
Fellowships and Extension Programmes
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Jakkur P.O., Bangalore – 560 064.
Important dates: Last date for downloading application form from website : 12th December 2014
Last date for receipt of completed application form : 19th December 2014
Note: 1. Please ensure that your completed application includes:
(a) Two confidential reports sealed by the referee and with the referees’ signatures across the seals.
(b) Attested Xerox copies of relevant mark sheets etc.
2. Students who have already completed this programme earlier need not apply.
3. Your “Area of Research” on the left hand top corner of the mailing envelope.
4. Mere applying to this programme does not warrant selection.
Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)
Puducherry – 605 006
Department of Pediatrics
Applications are invited for the following position under DBT approved research project
Junior Research Fellow (JRF) – One
Tenure: Period of 1 year (likely to be extended beyond 1 year based on performance).
The post is purely temporary in nature, co-terminus with the project.
Project Title: Study on genome wide analysis of sub-microscopic genetic aberrations in children with idiopathic intellectual disability/multiple congenital anomalies
Duration of project: 3 years
ESSENTIAL: Educational Qualification: M. Sc. (Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/ Genetics) and NET or DST-BET (Category II merit list) qualified OR B. Tech (Biotechnology) and GATE qualified.
Experience: One year research experience in Molecular biology/ Genetics
DESIRABLE: Candidates with experience in PCR, DNA sequencing will be given preference.
Age Limit: The upper age limit is 28 years as on the last date of receipt of applications.
Salary: Consolidated salary of Rs. 16,000/- + 20% HRA as per DST guidelines.
Note: The JRF is expected to travel to and coordinate work between the collaborating departments at JIPMER (Pondicherry) and SGPGIMS (Lucknow).
Interested candidates should send a *hard copy (Essential) of application by post, with their CV on plain paper, a recent passport size photograph and copies of proof of educational qualifications and experience.
Last date for receiving applications: Saturday, December 6, 2014, 1pm. A soft copy of the above documents must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Thursday, December 4, 2014.
The envelope should be super scribed “Application for JRF/DBT/RG/Peds/JIPMER”. The date of interview will be intimated to the selected candidates by e-mail. No separate letters will be sent. Selected candidate will have to join immediately.
No TA/ DA will be given for attending the interview.
Dr. Reena Gulati,
Principal Investigator, DBT/GWAS Research Project.
Department of Pediatrics, JIPMER, Puducherry 605 006
Project Title : UPCAR sponsored project on “Therapeutic Potential of Caprine Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Conditioned Media”
Senior Research Fellow (SRF), One (01)
Essential qualification : Masters degree in the discipline of Animal Physiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, and other related discipline
Desirable work Experience: Working experience of molecular biology techniques, cell culture, and maintenance of laboratory animals
Emoluments: : Rs. 16000/- for non-veterinary professionals and Rs. 18000/- for veterinary professionals plus HRA admissible as per rules
Age limit : Maximum 35 years for male candidates and 40 years for female candidates as on date of interview. Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC as per rules.
Duration of project : 2 years
Date, Time & Venue : 15th December, 2014 at 11.00 AM Division of Physiology and Climatology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 243 122 (UP)
Name of PI / Contact person : Dr. Vikash Chandra, Scientist (SS), Division of Physiology and Climatology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 243 122 (UP)
Terms and conditions : Eligible candidates may send an advanced application along with CV including email and contact number, colored passport size photo and copy of other relevant documents (certificates, publications etc), to Dr. Vikash Chandra, Scientist & Principal Investigator, UPCAR Project, Division of Physiology and Climatology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 243 122 (UP), Email Id: email@example.com and attend the walk-in-interview along with all original documents.
No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview. The engagement is purely on temporary/contractual basis, co-terminus with the project or earlier, depending upon the performance of the candidate. The services of person so engaged will automatically stand terminated with termination of the project and the Institute will hold no responsibility for payment of emoluments / regular employment after termination of the time bound project.
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PULSES RESEARCH
KALYANPUR, KANPUR – 208 024
2 Senior Research Fellow – 2 Posts
Assessment of Symbiotic Nitrogen fixing potential & phosphorus use efficiency in chickpea lines/genotypes
Up to June 2015
Rs.16000+ HRA Per month
Essential: Masters Degree in Microbiology or Agriculture Microbiology from a recognized and reputed university
35 Years for Male 40 Years for Female
06.12.14 at 10.30 AM
3 Research associate
Utilizing chickpea genome sequence for crop improvement
Initially up to March, 15
Rs. 23000/- + HRA PM to M.Sc. /M.Sc.(Ag. ) and Rs. 24000/-+ HRA PM to Ph.D Degree Holders.
Essential: Ph.D degree in Biotechnology/Genetics & plant breeding with specialization in molecular biology and biotechnology or M.Sc/M.Sc.(Ag) in Biotechnology/Genetics & plant breeding with 2 years experience in molecular biology and biotechnology.
(Candidate should have 1st division in B.Sc and M.Sc.
Desirable: Research experience in genomics and molecular breeding of crops, basic and practical knowledge of computer, data handling and analysis.
35 years for male and 40 years for female candidates
11.12.14 at 10:30 AM
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