NATIONAL BOTANICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE Recruits Personnel for Various Projects | 18 Posts ~ helpBIOTECH

05 May 2019

NATIONAL BOTANICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE Recruits Personnel for Various Projects | 18 Posts

CSIR‐NATIONAL BOTANICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE     
Lucknow‐226001 

No. 03/Project/2019 

Eligible & interested candidates are invited for interview for the purely temporary positions in the following areas under the sponsored projects tenable at CSIR‐NBRI:‐  

Area I: Molecular Biology & Biotechnology: (HCP Projects) 

1. Protein Biology Project Scientist 

Ph.D.in area of protein sciences, bio‐prospection for proteins, recombinant protein production and functional characterization, with excellent academic record. 

40 years 

1. Proven ability in bio‐prospection of insecticidal proteins. 
2. Experience in recombinant expression of functional proteins in heterologous systems (E. coli, yeast, cell lines, hairy root culture etc.). 
3. Experience in qualitative and quantitative ELISA.   
4. Rapid detection of target proteins in plants.   
5. Ability of compiling results, preparing reports and publishing research articles in scientific journals. 
6. Ability to work as part of a multi‐ disciplinary research team to achieve project goals. 




1. To conduct R&D related to purification of insecticidal proteins and insect bioassay against cotton insect pests.   
2. Recombinant expression of high amount of protein in different heterologous systems and purification of proteins for mono and poly‐ clonal antibody development.   
3. Coordination of bio‐safety studies of different recombinant/pl ant proteins.   
4. Functional characterization of proteins through targeted mutation and improvement in the biological activity of the protein. 

Range 2 –   Rs. 67300/‐  p.m. + HRA Range 3‐   Rs. 105200/‐  p.m. + HRA  

2. Protein Biology Research Associate 

Ph.D. in Plant Sciences/Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/Bi ological science/Biochemistry/Zoology 

35 years 

1. Experience with recombinant protein production and purification. 
2. Understanding of different protein chromatograph y methodology. 
3. Qualitative and quantitative ELISA. 
4. Rapid/point‐of ‐ care detection of recombinant proteins in plants. 

To work with project scientist and accomplishing project objectives independently in a time bound manner.    

Rs. 40000/‐  p.m. + HRA 

3. Protein Biology Project Assistant‐III 

M.Sc. with 55% marks in Plant Sciences/ Life Sciences/Biotech nology/Biochemistry/Microbiology with two years relevant experience 

35 years   

Experience of prospecting functional proteins, protein biology, enzymology and routine molecular biology. PA‐III candidate should have published at least one research paper in SCI journal. 
To assist the project scientist in carrying out research work, defined in the project, in a time bound manner.    

Rs. 28000/‐  p.m. + HRA 

Project Assistant level II   

M.Sc. with 55% marks in Biotechnology/Life Science/Biochemistry/Botany/ Plant science/ Biological Science/Microbio logy 30 years     

Rs. 25000/‐  P.M. + HRA   

4. Crop Entomology Project Scientist   

Ph.D. in area of Entomology/Zoology/Pest management with outstanding academic record.

40 years   

1. Understanding of cotton pests and their impact on crop health and productivity.  
2. Ability in culturing major cotton pests.  
3. Ability to conduct in vitro and in planta insect bioassay with major cotton pests.
4. Ability to study the impact of insecticidal proteins/GM cotton on non‐ target insects. 
5. Understanding of deregulation of GM cotton. 
6. Ability to publish research papers in scientific journals. 
7. Ability to work effectively as part of a multi‐ disciplinary research team to achieve mission goals. 

1. Collection and maintenance of major cotton pests.   
2. Insect bioassay with purified proteins and transgenic plants. 
3. Participation in BRL trials to study insect pest occurrence on GM cotton hybrids and assessment of impact on non‐ target insects. 
4. Performance assessment of GM cotton events for insecticidal property and insect tolerance. 
5. Compilation of the results, preparation of reports and publishing data inSCI journals.   

Range 2 –   Rs. 67300/‐  p.m. + HRA Range 3 ‐   Rs105200/‐  p.m. + HRA 

5. Plant Molecular Biology Research Associate 

Ph.D. in Botany/Plant Sciences/ Life Sciences/Biotechnology 

35 years   

1. Experience in plant tissue culture and transformation (preferably cotton).   
2. Molecular analysis (Southern, RT PCR, ELISA, Western) of the transgenic plants 
3. Understanding of crop pests and their association with plant health and productivity. most promising event(s). 

1. To conduct the molecular analysis of transgenic cotton lines and selection of the Rs. 40000/‐  p.m. + HRA Biological Science/Biochemistry 
2. Insect bioassay and selection of events. 
3. Guiding students/PA in cotton transformation 

6. Plant Molecular Biology Project Assistant‐III 

For PA‐III: M.Sc. with 55% in Plant Sciences/ Life Sciences/Biotech nology/Biochemi stry/Microbiolog y with two years relevant experience 

35 years  

1. Work experience in the area of plant molecular biology (applicable to PAIII only).   
2. Candidate should have published at least one research paper in SCI journal (applicable to PAIII only). To assist the project scientist in carrying out research work of mission project and accomplish the assigned work in a time bound manner.   

Rs. 28000/‐  p.m. + HRA 

Project Assistant‐II 

For PA II: M.Sc. (55%) in Biotechnology/ Life Science/Bioche mistry/ Botany/Plant science/ Biological Science/ Microbiology   

30 years       

Rs. 25000/‐  p.m. + HRA 

 The candidates selected will be engaged for the above positions in the project entitled, ”Development of next generation transgenic cotton ”and  other projects if needed 

Area II: Agricultural Sciences: 

1‐  SRF 

1st class M.Sc. in Agronomy/ Soil Science/ Horticulture/Plant Physiology/Botany 

30 years Rs.25000/‐ p.m. + HRA 

2‐  Project Assistant Level II 

M.Sc. (55%)  in Botany/ M.Sc. Ag. in Agronomy/Horticulture/Soil Science 

Working experience in the area of plant science, agronomy, horticulture and soil science. 

30 years Rs.25000/‐ p.m. 

 The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of SRF in the project entitled, ”Revalidation of good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) to develop agro-technology for the cultivation of medicinal plants”and   other projects if needed 
 The candidatesselected will be engaged for the position of PA II in the project entitled, ”CSIR AROMA Mission”and other projects if needed 

Area III: Biodiversity &Bioprospection : 

2‐  Project Assistant Level II 

M.Sc.(55%) in Botany/ Microbiology/ Environmental   Sciences/Plant Science. 

Working experience with lichens. 

30 years 

Rs.25000/‐ p.m. 

3‐  JRF/PAII 

For JRF: M.Sc. in Botany/Plant Science/Biotechnology/Envi ronmental Science/ Ecology/Plant Physiology with CSIR/ UGC‐NET/ ICAR/ DBT /JRF/ GATE . 

For PA II: M.Sc.(55%) in one of the above subject. 

Knowledge of plant ecology, plant diversity assessment and lichen diversity assessment and working knowledge of MS Excel 30 years 
For JRF: Rs.25000/‐ p.m. + HRA

Rs.31000/‐ p.m. + HRA For PAII” Rs.25000/‐ p.m. fixed 

 The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of RA in the project entitled, ”Characterization and value addition of plant based resins, gums and waxes” and  other projects if needed. 
 The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of PA Level II in the project entitled, “Revisionary   studies on lichen genera Buelliasensulato and Rinodina (Calciales) from India”  or other projects if needed. 
 The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of JRF/PA Level II in the project entitled, “Characterizing Patterns and process of Alpine ecosystem in Indian Himalaya with special emphasis to Cryptogams” and “Ground and remote sensing‐based measurement of leaf area index and estimating net primary productivity in tropical deciduous and semi‐evergreen forests of India” or other projects if needed. 

Area IV: Molecular Biology & Biotechnology: (MLP/GAP Projects) 

1‐  Research Associate 

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Life Science/Botany /Biochemistry.   Working experience in Small    RNA, evolutionary biology, NGS data analysis.   OR 

Experience in techniques related to plant molecular biology/plant transformation/analysis of transgenic plants with at least two publications in high impact factor SCI Journals. OR   
Experience in molecular biology techniques, RNA‐ seq and data analysis. working knowledge of ChIP‐seq. 

35 years 

Rs.36000/‐+ HRA 

2‐  Project Assistant Level II 

M.Sc. (55%) in Botany/ Genetics/ Genetics and Plant Breeding   

Knowledge of MAS, Analytical instruments and quantitative genetics. 

30 years Rs. 

25000/‐  p.m. 

3‐  Project Assistant   Level I 

B.Sc. (55%) in Botany/ Genetics/ Genetics and Plant Breeding as one paper in final year 

Knowledge of Field work 

28 years 

Rs.15000/‐  

2‐  JRF (Project)/Project Assistant Level II 

For JRF: M.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Life Science/Botany/ Bioinformatics / Plant Science   with CSIR/ UGC‐NET/ ICAR/ DBT /JRF/ GATE . OR   

B.Tech(55%)  in Biotechnology / Bioinformatics  

For PA II: M.Sc./B.Tech (55%) in one of the above subjects. 

Working experience in molecular Biology, NGS data analysis. OR 
Experience in molecular biology / biochemistry / bioinformatics techniques. 

30 years 

Rs.25000/‐ p.m. + HRA 

Rs.25000/‐ p.m. 

3‐  Project Assistant Level III 

M.Sc. (55%) in Molecular Biology/Biotechnology/ Botany/ Biochemistry/Life Science/Biological Science/ Bioinformatics/Plant Science with two years post 

M.Sc. research experience or M.Tech in Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology 

Experience in molecular biology/biochemistry techniques. or Experience of working with techniques related to bioinformatics 

35 years 

Rs. 28000/‐  p.m. 

 The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of RA in the project entitled, ”Evolutionary significance of a miRNA and its role in shaping leaf morphology and biomass enhancement of Arabidopsis for thaliana of West Himalaya” or ”Small RNAs and Associated factors enhanced post‐harvest Life(SRNA‐life)” or “Genome editing for enhanced yield and quality traits (GE‐plant)”or”Sub‐genome dominance in endoreduplication and its implication in heterotic benefits of F1‐hybrids for biomass andtheir adaptation”and other projects if needed. 
 The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of JRF in the project entitled, ”Small RNAs and Associated factors for enhanced post‐harvest Life(SRNA‐life)” or “Genome editing for enhanced yield and quality traits (GE‐ plant)” or “Biotechnological Interventions through RMAi approach for Management of Banana Bunchy Top virus (BBTV) in Northeast Region of India” or ” Pathway elucidation and identification of genes involved in guggulsterones biosynthesisin Commiphora sps.”or ”CRISPR‐mediated genome editing of plant miRNAsfor functional validation and biogenesis”and  other projects if needed 
 The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of PA level II in the project entitled, ”Understanding the epigenetics  of fitness advantage of high altitude Arabidopsis thaliana populations under  new environments” or ”Sub‐genome dominance in endoreduplication and its implication in heterotic benefits to F1‐hybrids for biomass and their adaptation in Arabidopsis and cotton” or ”Small RNAs and Associated factors for enhanced post‐harvest Life(SRNA‐life)” or “Genome editing for enhanced yield and quality traits (GE‐plant)” or ” Pathway elucidation and identification of genes involved in guggulsterones biosynthesis in Commiphora sps.”and other projects if needed  The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of PA level III in the project entitled, ” Pathway elucidation and identification of genes involved in guggulsterones biosynthesis in Commiphorasps” or ”Small RNAs and Associated factors for enhanced post‐harvest Life(SRNA‐life)” or “Genome editing for enhanced yield and quality traits (GE‐plant)” and  other projects if needed 
 The candidates selected will be engaged for the position of PA level II/PA I in the project entitled, ”Breeding and genetic improvement of Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) for industrial and medicinal purposes”and other projects if needed Age: Age of the candidate will be reckoned as on date of walk in interview. However,  Age is relaxable  for all the positions as per Government of India/CSIR instructions.   

Date & Venue of Interview For Area I Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (HCP Projects):on 08‐05‐2019   
For Area II Agricultural Sciences: on 09‐05‐2019 For Area III Biodiversity & Bioprospection on 10‐05‐2019   For Area IV Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (MLP/GAP Projects): on 13‐05‐2019   Time :  11.00 A.M.  at Conference Room, T.N. Khushoo Block, NBRI, Lucknow 

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