NCL Pune Plant Molecular Biology RA Vacancy

Biochemical Sciences Division 
PUNE 411 008 

Applications are invited in the prescribed Proforma for filling up of position(s) of Research Associate-II on a purely temporary basis. The detail of the Sponsored Project under which engagement is proposed to be made is as under: 

Name of the sponsoring agency: CSIR 
Project Code No. MLP101226 

Title of the Project Developing microRNA-based strategies to control fungal plant-pathogens 

Title of the Position Research Associate-II 

Minimum prescribed educational Qualifications Candidates with Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry /Biotechnology/ Botany/ Microbiology/Zoology/ Life Sciences and related areas from a recognized university 

Desirable experience, if any Working with plant-pathogens, experience in molecular biology techniques (gene isolation, cloning, and heterologous expression),plant transformation, proteomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics, etc. 

Age limit* 35 years 

Job requirement Identifying plant and fungal miRNAs; Developing miRNA and target gene constructs, transformation of plants and fungi, evaluation of the transformants for disease resistance / virulence, Preparation and evaluation of miRNA nano-formulation, etc. 

Consolidated emoluments per month Rs.42,000/- 

No. of positions to be filled up 1 (One) 

* Age limit for Project Assistant at level I/II/III/ will be as 28/30/35 years respectively with five years relaxation for statutory groups and women. Age limit for RA will be governed by CSIR-HRDG Guideline while for Project Scientist it will be based on the age limit given in the table. The engagement will be initially for six months, which may be extended or curtailed depending on the duration of the tenure of sponsored project and/ or performance or conduct of the appointee, as the case may be.The engagement will 2 be purely temporary and shall not be CSIR/NCL appointment, temporary or otherwise, and shall not entitle the appointee to any right/claim whatsoever, implicit or explicit, for his/her consideration against any CSIR/NCL post/fellowship. 

How to Apply? The application in the prescribed Proforma (enclosed herewith) duly completed and signed, together with good quality and clearly readable scanned copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials, latest CV of the candidate,and photograph should be sent by email to by 5:30 pm of August 05, 2020, with the subject as: “MLP101226: Application for RA-II position”. 

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