NIPGR Proteomics/Cell Signalling RA/JRF Openings

Walk-in-Interview on February 15, 2019 (Friday) at 11:00 a.m. for the post of one RA and JRF

Candidates are invited to appear before selection committee in the walk-in-interview for filling up the purely temporary positions of one Research Associate (RA-III) and one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the DBT project entitled “Nitric oxide signaling in response to Botrytis cinerea infection tomato fruits”, under the supervision of Dr. Subhra Chakraborty, Scientist, NIPGR and Dr. Jagadis Gupta Kapuganti, Scientist, NIPGR.

Junior Research Fellow (one Post): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms and as sanctioned in the project.

Essential Qualification: Candidate having M.Sc. (with minimum of 60% marks) in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Plant Science/Life Sciences/Bioinformatics are eligible for interview. Candidate having research experience in Molecular Biology, Protein Chemistry and Proteomics study with research papers in the journals of International repute in relevant field will be given preference.

Research Associate (RA-III) (one post): Emoluments as per sanction and DST/DBT norms

Eligibility: Candidates having doctorate (Ph.D.) degree in the discipline of Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Biology or equivalent with strong publication record are eligible for interview. The candidates must have knowledge in tissue culture, cloning, transformation, transcript analysis with publications to support the same. An experience on working with solanaceous crop plants is desirable.

The fellowship amount for the above positions is at par with the similar fellowships by DST/DBT or as sanctioned in the project. The above positions are completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project/scheme. The initial appointment will be for one year or till the tenability of the project/scheme whichever is earlier, which can be curtailed/extended on the basis of assessment of the candidate's performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate. Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms. The appointment may be terminated any time by giving on month notice by either side. The applicants will have no claim implicit or explicit for consideration against any regular position of NIPGR.

Eligible candidates may appear for walk-in-interview at National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067 on February 15, 2019 (Friday) at 11:00 a.m. along with the duly filled in application form in the prescribed format. The duly filled application form must be submitted at the time of registration at NIPGR from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on February 15, 2019. Any candidate reporting after 11:00 a.m. will not be entertained for walk-in-interview. The candidate must ascertain their eligibility before applying, as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed. All the candidates are requested to appear for the interview with complete bio-data and original degree/experience certificates. Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate(s).

Note: Application format can be downloaded from the website of the Institute ( No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. 

Dr. Subhra Chakraborty and Dr. Jagadis Gupta Kapuganti
Staff Scientist,
National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)
Aruna Asraf Ali Mrag,
P.O. Box No. 10531,
New Delhi - 110067

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