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Research Associate – NIPGR

The National Institute of Plant Genome Research is looking for suitable candidates for filling up purely temporary positions available under the guidance of Dr. Manoj Prasad, Staff Scientist V, NIPGR Research Associate in the scheme of “Short-Term Research Fellowship” programme.

Position Requirements:

  • Candidates having Ph. D. degree (awarded) in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology or any other related field are eligible to apply.
  • The candidate should have a good academic record and research experience.
  • At least 3 publications in peer-reviewed international journals with JCR impact factor are desirable.
  • Candidates having computer skills (Linux, Perl, Java, MySQL) with experience in NGS and/or advanced molecular biology techniques is desired
Employer National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Posted 21-04-2016
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

How to apply:

The above positions are completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be curtailed / extended on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above posts depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidates. Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms. Eligible candidates may apply by sending hard copy of the duly filled application in the given format with a cover letter. 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 should be super-scribed as “Application for the post ………………………..”.

Deadline: 02 May 2016

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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