ICRISAT Chickpea Genomics JRF Vacancy | in Crop Genomics/Molecular Breeding

ICRISAT is seeking applications from candidates from the Indian Nationals for the post of Junior Research Fellow – Chickpea Genomics, with expertise in crop genomics and molecular breeding to work on ICRISAT mandate crops. The incumbents will be based at ICRISAT Headquarters at Patancheru, Telangana State, India.
  • Genetic / genomic analyses of throughput genotyping / sequencing and phenotypic data for trait discovery and molecular breeding
  • Develop SSR/SNP assays for high throughput screening of breeding material
  • Processing, analyzing, and archiving large-scale genomic data sets, assessing data quality, conducting analyses, interpreting findings, and communicating findings to others including preparation of reports, presentations, posters and journal articles
  • Assist in training breeders of the national agricultural research system
  • Any other work assigned by the supervisor
  • Familiar with standard computational genomic analysis tools and emerging software platforms relevant to trait discovery and molecular breeding
  • Good team player in cross-functional environments with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology/ Genetics/ Plant Breeding preferably with hand on experience in next generation sequencing technologies and molecular breeding 
This is a consolidated position for two years, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent, funding availability, and the Institute’s continuing need for the position. An attractive compensation is offered for the right candidate.
How to apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 12 December 2017 with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please CLICK HERE to submit your application.
ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer.

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