le="text-align: left;">Established in 1962, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has played a pivotal role in ushering in the era of Green Revolution and transformation of the nation from a food deficit to a food surplus one. Its research focus now is sustainable development of agriculture. In recognition of its contributions, the PAU was the first one to get ICAR Best Agricultural University Award in 1995.

Announcement 1

Job Title:Jr. Research Fellow

No of Posts:1

Project Title: Pre-breeding to broaden the genetic base of rice for yield enhancing traits heterotic yield PTLs and brown plant hopper resistance by utilizing wild species and land races

Tenure: A period of six months or till the termination of the scheme which ever is earlier

Eligibility:

  • M.Sc./Ph.D in Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/ Life Sciences
  • Note: Candidates having postgraduate degree in Basic Sciences with three years Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s degree should have NET qualification.
  • Desirable: Applicants having experience in molecular marker technology will be preferred.

Salary:  Rs 25,000/- per month fixed + HRA 20%

Announcement 2

Job Title: Research Fellow/Research Associate

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: Programme support on enhancing durability of resistance to biotic stresses in selected cereal and fiber crops through biotech approaches, CSS-13 (PC-6160)

Tenure: A period of six months or till the termination of the scheme which ever is earlier

Eligibility:

  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/Molecular Genetics/Bioinformatics/Genetics/Plant Breeding/Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Ph.D. in the relevant field with minimum
  • If the candidate with Ph.D are not available the same could be offered to applicants with M.Sc. degree in the relevant field but at the lower pay scale as per DBT guidelines

Salary: Rs 24,000/- per month fixed + HRA 20%

Announcement 3

Job Title: Research Associate/Research Fellow

No of Posts: 1

Project Title: Incentivizing Research in Agriculture Project-III – Genetic modifications to improve biological nitrogen fixation, ICAR-52

Tenure: A period of six months or till the termination of the scheme which ever is earlier

Eligibility:

Research Associate/ Research Fellow

  • B.Sc./Master’s degree in Biotechnology/Genetics/Plant Breeding/ Plant Breeding and Genetics/ Plant Breeding,
  • Genetics & Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Microbiology with 4 years/ 5 years of Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of research experience.
  • Ph.D in the relevant subject

If the candidates with Ph.D arc not available then the position will be filled as Jr. Research FelIow as per qualifications given below:

  • B.Sc. (Four Years)
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology/Gcnetics/Plant Breeding/ Plant Breeding and Genetics/ Plant Breeding, Genetics & Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Microbiology
  • Applicants having post graduate degree in subject mentioned above, but having Bachelor degree with three years must have passed the NET

Salary: Rs 23,000/- per month fixed + HRA 20% for M.Sc. and Rs. 24,000/- p.m. fixed + HRA 20% for Ph.D

 

How to Apply:

Applications are invited on the prescribed form available in the office of undersigned on payment of Rs.200/- in shape of Bank Draft payable at Ludhiana in favour of Comptroller, PAU, Ludhiana on any working day from 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. along with attested copies of certificates

Deadline: 19 April, 2016

The candidate should appear for interview following submission of application.

Date and Time of Walk-In Interview: 26/4/2016 at 10.30 A.M.

Venue: Director’s Office, PAU

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