Applications are invited for the following research positions in the Research Project entitled, “Chemical Ecology of the North East Region (NER) of India: A Collaborative Programme Linking NER and Bangalore Researchers”, sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi. The work components of the project at NEHU are:
1. Extra floral nectar: chemical diversity and species-specificity, ecological functional diversity, elucidation of biochemical pathway, and response of ants to extrafloral nectar and honeydew (Dr.S.K.Barik , NEHU- Dr. Renee M. Borges, IISc).
2. Understanding chemical ecology of the Indian Pitcher plant Nepenthes khasiana Hook.f for its conservation (Dr.S.K.Barik, NEHU- Dr.Radhika Venkatesan, NCBS).
3. Molecular characterization of allelopathy among rice varieties of North Eastern India (Dr.S.K.Barik, NEHU- Dr. P.V. Sivaprasad, NCBS).
Applications with complete bio-data along with testimonials must reach the Program Manager (Chemical Ecology), NCBS-TIFR, GKVK PO, Bellary Road, Bangalore- 560065 for Junior Research Fellow positions latest by 28th November, 2015.
The JRF application can also be filled on-line at the job portal of National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore www.ncbs.res.in/jobportal. F
or Technician/ Project Assistant, the application may be sent to the undersigned. S.K. Barik Principal Investigator, Department of Botany, North-Eastern Hill University
Junior Research Fellow : 3 positions
Remuneration : Rs. 25,000 per month + HRA (as per DST/DBT notification) D
uration : 4 years + (the appointment is co-terminus with the project)
Essential qualifications : M.Sc. Botany/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/Environmental Science/Forestry/Plant Molecular Biology/ Ecology with NET/GATE (as per DST/DBT notification).
In case candidates with NET/ GATE qualification are not available, others may be appointed as per DST/DBT norms.