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Research Associate – National Institute of Plant Genome Research

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up one position of Research Associate (RA) in the Institute with Dr. Jagadis Gupta Kapuganti, Scientist, NIPGR, in the scheme of “Short-Term Research Fellowship” programme. The position is completely on temporary basis with maximum duration of three years. The initial appointment will be for a period of one year, which can be curtailed or extended based on the performance of the candidate and discretion of the Competent Authority.

Position Requirements:

  • Candidates having Ph. D. degree (awarded) in Life Sciences with experience in Plant Molecular Biology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology are eligible to apply.
  • Candidate having experience in plant transformation techniques, analysis of transgenic plants, and expertise in plant biochemistry, handling statistical data analysis and having research publication will be given preference.
Employer National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Posted 29-02-2016
Location New Delhi, India
Discipline NA
Salary The Fellowship amount for the position will be given at par with the similar fellowships by DBT/DST.
Official Notice


  • The candidate will be working on nitric oxide signaling under hypoxia using biochemical and molecular technique.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending hard copy of complete application in the given format with a cover letter showing interest and specifying the position. The attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, proof of research experience/publications are to be attached. The application should reach at the address given below within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The envelope must be superscribed by “Application for the post of RA under NIPGR STRF Programme”. No. TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Dr. Jagadis Gupta Kapuganti Staff Scientist – IV National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531, New Delhi – 110067

Deadline : 09.03.16     

The National Institute of Plant Genome Research (formerly known as National Centre for Plant Genome Research) is an autonomous institution aided by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. The Institute’s establishment coincides with the 50th anniversary of India’s independence as well as birth anniversary of Prof. (Dr.) J. C. Bose. The formal announcement was made on November 30th 1997. This Institute has already placed India among the major contributors to plant genomics. It is hoped that in coming years, the ongoing efforts of NIPGR will allow India to emerge as one of the most important national and international resource institutes for material, knowledge and technologies in the areas of functional, structural, evolutionary and applied genomics of plants, including crop plants.

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