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Senior Research Fellow – University of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta is looking for eligible candidates for the post of one Senior Research Fellow in the project entitled “Evaluation of cytogenetic diversity in some genera of Cucurbitaceae and characterization of sex linked genes in Coccinia through SCAR marker approach” funded by DBT(GOI) under the guidance of Prof. Sumita Jha (PI), Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Botany, CU and Prof.Sanghamitra Nayak (PI)Shiksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.

Position Requirements:

  • M.Sc. in Botany/Genetics (First Class or A+) with NET/GATE qualification with at least 2 years research experience in cytogenetics.
  • Eligibility criteria as per DST OM No.A.20020/11/97-IFD dated 31.03.2010.
Employer University of Calcutta
Posted 17-Jan-2016
Location Calcutta
Discipline NA
Salary Rs. 28000/- pm + 30% HRA
Official Notice

Candidates who are interested for Senior Research Fellow are required to submit two sets of applications furnishing biodata including research experience on plain paper with attested copies of testimonials to Prof. Sumita Jha, Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Botany, 35 Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata 700 019 on or before 30th January, 2016. No TA/DA will be admissible for the interview.

The University of Calcutta is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857. It was the first institution in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular Western-style university.[citation needed] Within India it is recognized as a “Five-Star University” and a “Centre with Potential for Excellence” by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. There are four Nobel laureates associated with this university: Ronald Ross, Rabindra Nath Tagore, C. V. Raman and Amartya Sen.The university has the highest number of students who have cleared the doctoral entrance eligibility exam in Natural Science & Arts conducted by Government of India’s National Eligibility Test to become eligible to pursue research with full scholarship awarded by the Government of India.

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