University Kerala Plant Breeding/Genetics Project Vacancy


Applications on plain paper are invited from Indian nationals for the post of Project Fellow, purely on temporary basis, in a Research Project funded as part of KSCSTE- Emeritus Scientist Scheme, which is being operated in the Dept. of Botany, University of Kerala at Kariavattom. 

Title of the Project: Establishment of a Field Gene Bank of primary gene pool of Piper nigrum ( Black Pepper) occurring in Kerala and screening of selected genotypes against Phytophthora foot-rot. 

Duration of the Project : Up to 3rd Jan. 2022 ( approx. 3 years) 

Qualification : First Class M.Sc. in Botany/ Genetics and Plant breeding / Microbiology/ Plant Pathology 

Desirable : JRF-NET Qualification 

Upper age limit : 35 years as on 20-2-2019 (SC/ ST candidates will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit, for three years) 

Remuneration : Rs. 22,000/ per month Eligible candidates may apply with bio-data, supported by copies of certificates and testimonials to Dr. P. J. Mathew, KSCSTE- Emeritus Scientist, Dept. of Botany, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695 581 on or before 20th February 2019. 

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