NBPGR Plant Breeding/Molecular Biology JRF/PA 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 “Exploiting Genetic Diversity for Improvement of Safflower through Genomics Assisted Discovery of QTLs/Genes Associated with Agronomic Traits” 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 coterminus 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 s.rajkumar@icar.gov.in with a copy to rajnbpgr@gmail.com latest by June 16, 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: Exploiting Genetic Diversity for Improvement of Safflower through Genomics Assisted Discovery of QTLs/Genes Associated with Agronomic Traits 

Name of PI: Dr. S. Rajkumar, Senior Scientist, Division of Genomic Resources, NBPGR. 

Junior Research Fellow (03) 

Rs. 31000/- + 24% HRA (for Project Associate-I) and Rs. 31000/- + 24% HRA for 1st and 2 nd year and Rs. 35000/- + 24% HRA 3 rd year onward 

Essential qualification: Master's degree in Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology/ Agriculture/ Botany/ Life sciences/ Environmental science with 4/5 years of Bachelor's degree from a recognized university. OR Post-graduate degree in above mentioned subjects with 3 years Bachelor's degree and 2 years Master's degree with NET/GATE qualifications. 

Desirable Qualification: Experience in molecular biology related work like large scale isolation of high-quality DNA and RNA, quantification, PCR etc. 

Upper age limit: 35 years 

Project Assistant/Field assistant/Laboratory assistant/Technician (02)

Rs. 20000/- + 24% HRA 

Essential qualification: Graduation in Life Sciences/ Botany/ Agriculture/ Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science or equivalent. 

Desirable Qualification: Experience in field crops/ laboratory work, handling of office documents, basic knowledge of computer and data entry, etc. 

Upper age limit: 50 years 

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