Huge Recruitment Drive for Researh Positions @ IIHR

IIHR is a premier agricultural research hub with its own Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC), which is a single window agency for dissemination of information and technologies developed by the Institute. All the technological products and popular publications developed by the Institute are sold to the farmers and interested public through the agricultural technology information centre.Encompassing various goals and objectives of achieving sustainable development of horticulture, providing livelihood security, economic growth and nutritional security which have been challenged time and again by various obvious factors, the IIHR, Bangalore has been carrying out research in fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, medicinal and aromatic plants and mushrooms

Position I

Job Title: SRF

No of Posts:  1

Project Title: Flagship project on “Integrated Approach to Eradicate Pomegranate Bacterial Blight”

Principle Investigator: Dr. B.N.S. Murthy,

Eligibility:

Essential: Master’s degree in Horticulture (Fruit Science) / Genetics & Plant Breeding / Plant Pathology / Biotechnology from recognized SAU / ICAR Institute with 4/5 years Bachelor’s degree OR Master’s degree in Horticulture (Fruit Science) / Genetics & Plant Breeding / Plant Pathology / Biotechnology from recognized SAU / ICAR with 3 years Bachelor’s degree in Basic Sciences and should have NET qualification

Desirable:

Relevant working experience in ICAR Institutes of SAUs, with research knowledge in conventional and molecular plant breeding, computer application, morphological & molecular data analysis, good writing and communication skills.

Salary: 25,000/-PM+ HRA for first two years and 28,000/-PM+ HRA third year Onwards for NET qualified, 3yrs Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master degree holders Or Professional Post graduate degree or Ph.D Holder.


Position II

Job Title: Technical/ Field Assistant

No of Posts: 3

Project Title: Efficient water management in horticulture crops under Agri-Consortia Research Platform on water

Principle Investigator: Dr. Anil Kumar Nai

Eligibility:

Essential: Graduation in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Biological sciences/ Vocational (Agril)/ Diploma in Agriculture or Polytechnic

Desirable: Experience of working in relevant field

Salary: 10,000/- PM (Consolidated)


Position III

Job Title: Research Fellow

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: CRP on borers

Principle Investigator: Dr.Ganga Visalakshy.

Eligibility:

Essential: M.Sc Microbiology

Desirable: Experience in Microbial control of pests

Salary: 15,000/-PM


Position IV

Job Title: Technical Assistant

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: PPV & FRA – on Formulation and Validation of DUS testing Guidelines for Jasmine Floricultural Crops

Principle Investigator: Dr. Sujatha. A. Nair

Eligibility:

Essential: B.Sc. in Horticulture/ Agriculture/ Botany

Desirable: Knowledge of Computers

Salary: 10,000/-PM


Position V

Job Title: SRF

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: OPR on Sucking Pest

Principle Investigator: Dr.R. Asokan,

Eligibility:

Essential: M.Sc in Biotechnology/ Microbiology

Salary: 25,000/-PM+ HRA for NET qualified, 3yrs Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master degree holders


Position VI

Job Title: SRF

No of Posts: 2

Project Title: Centre of Excellence on Betelvine

Principle Investigator: Dr.T.Vasantha Kumar

Eligibility:

Essential: M.Sc. Asri/ M.Sc. Hort/ M.Sc. Botany

Desirable: Experience in field and laboratory experimentation, plant breeding research and data analytical tools.

OR

Essential: M.Sc. (Agri/ Hort)/ M.Sc. (Botany/ Life sciences), M.Tech (Biotech)

Desirable: Knowledge in biochemistry/ biotechnology/ cytology with experience in advance analytical tools and methods

Salary: 25,000/-PM+ HRA for NET qualified, 3yrs Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master degree holders or Professional Post graduate degree Holder & Ph.D Holder


Position VII

Job Title: SRF

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: ORP on Sucking Pests

Principle Investigator: Dr. P. Venkata Rami Reddy,

Eligibility:

Essential: M.Sc. (Agri.) in Entomology NET Qualified

Desirable: Experience in insect rearing & entomological research fruit fly rearing & computer knowledge. Publications will be given due weightage.

Salary: 25,000/-PM for first Two years &  28,000/-PM for 3rd year+ HRA


Position VIII

Job Title: Project Fellow

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: Incompatibility studies in Tuberose (Polianthes Tuberosa L.)

Principle Investigator: Dr .T. Usha Bharathi,

Eligibility:

Essential: M.Sc. Hort/ Agri/ Botany With Knowledge of Breeding

Desirable: Working Knowledge in Cytological/ Histological Techniques in Agricultural/ Horticulture Crops

Salary: 20,000/-PM (Consolidated)


Position IX

Job Title: SRF

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: National Network on Micronutrient Management in Horticultural Crops for Enhancing Yield and Quality

Principle Investigator: Dr. A. N. Ganeshamurthy,

Eligibility:

Essential: M.Sc or Ph.D in Soil Chemistry / M.Sc Microbiology with Work experience in Horticulture Crops related to Micronutrients

Desirable: Experience in nutrient analysis and Microbial isolation and culturing

Salary: 25,000/-PM+ HRA for NET qualified, 3yrs Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master degree holders & Ph.D Holder


Position X

Job Title: SRF

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: AICRP on Energy in Agriculture & Agro­Based Industries (AICRP on EAAI)

Principle Investigator: Dr. G. Senthil Kumaran,

Eligibility:

Qualification: ME / M. Tech. (Agrl. Engg.) with specialization in Farm Power and Machinery/ Farm Machinery and Power Engineering Agrl. Processing and Food Engineering/ Processing and Food Engineering/ Bio Energy/ Environmental Engineering.

Desirable: Should be prepared for extensive tour/ Experience in Data collection and analyzing/ Surveying the Industries/ Experience in CAD software.

Salary: 25,000/- PM + HRA


Position XI

Job Title: Technical person

No of Posts:  2

Project Title: Flagship programme: Studies on male sterility system in horticultural crops

Principle Investigator: Dr. Veere Gowda.R

Eligibility:

Essential: M.Sc. Hort / Agri/ Botany

Desirable: Knowledge of biotechnology, breeding and computer skill.

Salary: 11,000/- PM (Consolidated)


Position XII

Job Title: Research Fellow

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: DUS testing project on vegetables

Principle Investigator: Dr. E. Sreenivasa Rao

Eligibility: MSc. Agri/ Hort/ Life science

Salary: 15,000/- PM (Consolidated)


Position XIII

Job Title: JRF

No of Posts:  1

Project Title: CRP on Diagnostics and Vaccines

Principle Investigator: Dr. M. Krishna Reddy

Eligibility:

Essential : M.Sc (Ag) plant Pathology or M.Sc (Ag) Biotechnology or M.Tech (Ag) or MTech. (Bioinformatics) or M. Tech (Biotechnology)

Desirable :

  • Practical Experience in Handling Plant viruses / viruses
  • Experience in whole genome sequence analysis.
  • Practical experience in handling DNA, RNA and Protein expression and Sequence analysis
  • Knowledge and experience in usage of computers, database, MS office and statistical analysis.

Salary: 25,000/- PM + HRA for first two years & 28,000/- PM + HRA for third year onwards


Position XIV

Job Title: Technical Assistant

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: RFS Scheme “Production of planting Seeds / Material of Horticultural Crops”

Principle Investigator: Dr. Meera Pandey

Eligibility: B.Sc / M.Sc (As) or B.Sc / M.Sc (Botany, Pathology) or B.Sc / M.Sc (Microbiology)

Salary: 11,000/- PM (Consolidated)


Psoition XV

Job Title: JRF

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: DBT – BIRAC project on “Transfer and evaluation of Indian Banana with foc construct (515)”

Principle Investigator: Dr. T. R. Usharani

Eligibility: M.Sc (Biotechnology) with NET or M.Sc (Biochemistry) with NET or M.Sc (Ag) Biotechnology or M.Sc (Ag) Biochemistry

Salary: 25,000/-PM+ HRA for NET qualified, 3yrs Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master degree holders & Ph.D Holder


Position XVI

Job Title: Technical Person

No of Posts: 1

Project Title:  DBT – BIRAC project on “Transfer and evaluation of Indian Banana with foc construct (515)”

Principle Investigator: Dr. T. R. Usharani

Eligibility: M. Sc (Life Science)

Salary: 11,000/- PM (Consolidated)

How to Apply:

  • All those Candidates who are desirous of attending the personal interview may send their application / bio-data for each post separately so as to reach the concerned Principal Investigator/ Co-Principal Investigator of the above Ad-hoc projects/schemes, at IIHR, Bengaluru.
  • Candidates have to bring all the educational/technical qualifications, Certificates/ Date of Birth/Caste Certificate/experience Certificate in original and two recent passport size photographs along with them for verification. Candidates without educational qualification Certificates in original or provisional will not be allowed to attend Interview.
  • It may also be noted that no separate call letters will be sent. The candidate should mention the name of PI / Co-PI, Item No. of the post & name of the post clearly on the application as well as on the cover.

Deadline for submitting Applications: 2 April, 2016

Date and Place of Interview: 12 April, 2016 from 10:30 am onwards at IIHR Campus

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