NBPGR Bioinformatics/Molecular Biology RA Openings

ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources 
New Delhi – 110012

Applications are invited to attend Interview (in-person/ online through video conferencing) for the following posts under DBT funded network project Mainstreaming rice landraces diversity in varietal development through genome- wide association studies: A model for large-scale utilization of gene bank collections of rice” for a period of five years (up to Feb. 2025) at ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), New Delhi. The positions are of temporary nature and co-terminus with the project. Owing to the prevailing COVID-19 crisis, candidates may choose for interview either inperson or through online process. The eligible candidates (appearing in-person as well as online mode) are requested to send their application in the enclosed proforma along with scanned copy of the original documents through email to rakesh.singh2@icar.gov.in and copy to singhnbpgr@yahoo.com latest by June 15, 2020. After screening the applications, the eligible candidates will be informed for further details regarding interview by email or over phone. Original documents of the candidates appearing interview in-person will be verified on the interview date and for the candidates appearing online interview will be verified at a later stage. Name of the Project: Mainstreaming rice landraces diversity in varietal development through genome- wide association studies: A model for large-scale utilization of gene bank collections of rice. Name of PI: Dr. Rakesh Singh, Principal Scientist, Division of Genomic Resources, NBPGR. 

Research Associate III (01) Bioinformatics 

Rs. 54,000 + 24% HRA 

Essential qualification: Doctoral Degree in Biotechnology/ Plant breeding/ Molecular Biology/ Life Sciences / Bioinformatics or related subjects. 

Desirable Qualification: At least two years of research experience in working with various bioinformatics pipelines in Linux environment, statistical analysis and analysis of high 2 throughput SNP genotyping data, re-sequencing and transcriptomic data. 

Upper age limit: 35 years 

Project Associate-I (Five for NBPGR & one for DBT) 

Rs. 31000/- + 24% HRA 

Essential qualification: Master's Degree in Agriculture/Botany/Molecular Biology/ Life Sciences or related subjects with specialization in Bio-informatics/Biotechnology from a recognized University or equivalent. 

Desirable Qualification: Experience in Molecular Biology/ Plant Pathology or bioinformatics analysis. 

Upper age limit: 35 years 


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