NATIONAL AGRI-FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (NABI)
(Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)
C-127, Industrial Area, Phase VIII,
S.A.S. Nagar, Mohali-160 071.(Pb)
For the position of Project Assistant Level-II Advt. No. NABI/8(29)/2013-GAP-11/1 National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali is an autonomous R&D Institute under Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. The institute carries out cutting edge research at the interface of Food, Nutrition and Agricultural Biotechnology. Applications are invited for the position of Project Assistant Level-II under the DBT sponsored research project in the Agricultural Biotechnology research programme at NABI.
Project Title: “Identification of celiac disease epitopes in Indian wheat cultivars and their modulation by RNAi and breeding approaches”
Principle Investigator: Dr. Monika Garg
Sponsoring agency: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India.
No. of Position: 01
Duration: The appointment will be for 01 year or till the termination of the project whichever is earlier, and subject to annual review for further extension that will be granted based on the performance.
Objective: Comprehensive mapping of CD epitopes (peptide variants) in wheat. Gene targeting and evaluation by stable RNAi genetic transformation. Accelerated breeding to transfer non immunogenic protein from wild wheats
Essential qualifications: Project Assistant Level-II: 1 st class M.Sc / B.E. / B.Tech / MBA etc.
Desirable qualifications: 1. Prior research or training experience in the field of Agricultural biotechnology or bioinformatics.
Age: 28 years (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC as per Government instructions)
Emoluments: Rs. 8,000/- per month fixed as per guidelines notified by DST OM No.C- 30011/1/2007-IFD dated 21.07.2008.
Application and Selection Process: All interested candidates may appear for walk-in-interview at NABI Interim Facility located at C-127, Industrial Area, Phase VIII, Ajitgarh (Mohali), Punjab on 25 August, 2015 at 10:00 AM along-with duly filled application form available on the website www.nabi.res.in. Further, interested candidates should also send the softcopy of the application form to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 24 August, 2015. The duly filled application form must be submitted at the time of registration at NABI-reception desk from 0900 Hrs to 1000 Hrs on 25 August, 2015.
The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying, as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed. All the candidates are requested to appear for the interview with full CV, thesis/project report, publications and original degree certificates and transcripts. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.