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Research Associate – ICAR-NRCPB

The National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology is looking for an interested candidate for the position of Research Associate which is funded by ICAR.

Position Requirements:

  • First Class Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Life-Sciences / Molecular Biology / Biotechnology / Genetics / allied sciences.
  • At least three years’ research experience in plant molecular biology techniques, including gene isolation, cloning, transcript analysis and genetic transformation. Experience should be substantiated by publications of high quality will be preferred.
Employer National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology
Posted 17-03-2017
Location New Delhi
Discipline NA
Salary Rs. 40,000/- + 30% HRA (For Ph.D. holder)
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Responsibilities:

  • Though the interview is walk-in, all the applicants are expected to bring with them three copies of the CV along with copies as per the format given below. Candidate should bring all the documents (such as degree certificates, mark sheets, publications, thesis, experience certificate etc. for verification)
  • No Objection Certificate required if persons are already in employment.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  • Walk-In Details: Date of Interview – 29th March 2017 Time of Interview – 11:00 AM Venue of Interview – NRCPB, LBS Centre, Pusa Campus, New Delhi-110012.

National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology (NRCPB) is a premiere research institution of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The institute was founded in 1985 as the ‘Biotechnology Centre’ of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) for molecular biology and biotechnology research in crop plants. The prescience of the role of biotechnology in agriculture led to a bigger responsibility for this centre and it was elevated as National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology in the year 1993.
National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology has been entrusted with the responsibility of developing new tools and techniques and to deliver breakthrough in biotechnology for crop improvement. With a humble beginning and a few dedicated scientists, the centre could successfully deliver varieties such as Pusa Jai Kisan, which is one of the top three mustard varieties released by the ICAR till date. Besides, the centre has released a rice variety Improved Pusa Basmati-1 resistant to bacterial leaf blight using marker assisted selection (MAS) in collaboration with the Division of Genetics, IARI.

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