University Calicut Plant Taxonomy JRF Vacancy

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the post of JRF (1 post) in the DST-SERB Project under the principal investigatorship of Dr. SUNOJ KUMAR P., Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, University of Calicut. 

Project Title : “Taxonomic revision, chemotaxonomy using fatty acid profiles and molecular phylogeny of the aromatic family Lamiaceae (subfamily Nepetioideae) in India with special reference to the biogeographic origin and relationship of the Indian endemic radiations of the genus Isodon)” Funding Agency : SERB- DST, New Delhi 

Fellowship : Rs.31,000/PM + 10% HRA for 1 st and 2 nd year & Rs.35,000/PM + 10%HRA for 3 rd year on satisfactory completion of first 2 years. 

Essential Qualifications: 

(1) First Class M.Sc. in Botany/ Plant Science
 (2) NET/ JRF 

Desirable qualification: Preference will be given to those who have research experience in Plant Taxonomy and marker based Phylogenetic analysis. Communal reservation will be followed in accordance with the provision of KS&SSR and Kerala Public Service Commission Manual. The post is purely on temporary basis. 

The project Fellow should do work full time in the project and get the fellowship from one source only. No TA/DA will be paid to attend the test/ interview. 

Selection procedure will consist of test and interview. 

Interested Candidates may send the bio-data, along with their email ID, relevant certificates and testimonials to the Principal Investigator on or before 07/09/2020 by post/email. Only short listed Abdul Azeeze P.K Deputy Registrar candidates will be intimated through email and they will have to attend the interview at their own cost. No TA/DA shall be paid to the candidates for attending interview and the selected candidate has to join immediately. Mailing address and for further information contact : Dr. SUNOJ KUMAR P. Principal Investigator, SERB Project, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Malappuram - 673 635, Kerala, Email:, Mob.9446891708 

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