Inviting applications for Project Positions | Date - 18/03/2016
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions of one Research Associate (RA) and one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the DBT Sub-Project 2B entitled “Understanding genetic and molecular basis of Ascochyta blight resistance in chickpea” under the supervision of Dr. Praveen Verma, Scientist, NIPGR.
Research Associate (one post): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project
Qualification: Candidates having Ph.D. degree (awarded) in any discipline of Life Sciences with good publication record are eligible to apply. Candidates having prior experience in the area of next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics analysis, molecular analysis of plant/fungus genes, and structural determination of proteins and analysis will be preferred.
Junior Research Fellow (one post): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project
Qualification: Candidates having M.Sc./M.Tech degree in any discipline of Life Sciences/Engineering (with minimum 55% marks) are eligible to apply. The Candidate having prior work experience in Computational biology with experience in analysis of next-generation sequencing data, protein-protein interaction and system biology will be given preference.
The positions are purely temporary and are co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be extended/curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. The eligible candidates may further be shortlisted based on the qualification/experience depending on the total number of applications received. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification(s) and experience of the candidate. Reservation of post shall be as per Govt. of India norms.
Eligible candidates may apply by sending their complete application in the enclosed format. The attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience (if any) are to be attached with the hard copy of application. The applications should reach at the address given below within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The envelope must be superscribed by “Application for the Post of RA/JRF in the CPCFG Project” of Dr. Praveen Verma.
Dr. Praveen Verma
Staff Scientist-V & Principal Investigator
National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531,
New Delhi - 110067