13 January 2016
MADURAI KAMARAJ UNIVERSITY
Department of Plant Biotechnology
School of Biotechnology
Madurai – 625 021, Tamil Nadu.
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Applications are invited for three JRF/SRF positions in the “DBT Programme Support on the development of sheath blight disease resistant transgenic rice: Resistance tests in PR-protein-expressing transgenic rice and discovery of new RNA silencing strategies”. The research carried out as JRF/SRF will lead to Ph.D.
Position: Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) – 3
Fellowships Period: Five years (DBT Project period)
Fellowship: Rs. 25,000/- plus HRA (The fellowships will be upgraded to SRF as per the DBT norms after two years) DBT Norms will be followed to fix the value of the Fellowship
Eligibility: M.Sc./M.Tech First Class in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Life Sciences, Plant Sciences, Genomic Sciences, Biochemistry, Agriculture. CSIR/UGC/DBT or Equivalent National Eligibility Test qualification is required. Experience in recombinant DNA methods, Culture of microbes, Plant tissue culture is essential.
Desired qualifications: Research exposure in Gene cloning, Bioinformatics, Plant Genetic Engineering and Gene Silencing
Applications in FIVE copies (hard copies only), including Bio-data describing all qualifications, should be sent to the address below.
Last date for the receipt of applications: January 18, 2016 (5.00 pm)
Contact E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. K. Veluthambi Co-ordinator of DBT-Programme Support School of Biotechnology Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai – 625 021