Established in 1889, the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) is one of the premier research institutions dedicated to livestock research and development of the region. The institute with faculty strength of more than 275 has a major mandate of research, teaching, consultancy and technology transfer activities. The institute with its long scientific heritage has always enjoyed a certain prestige, a tradition all of its own. The institute imparts quality post-graduate education to students not only from various parts of the country, but also from overseas. Today, the institute with its deemed to be university status contributes immensely to human resource development in the discipline of veterinary sciences with skills and knowledge necessary for the challenges of the new millennium.

Job Title: Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

Project Title: Nutrition and Gut Health: Probiotics, Prebiotics and Phytogenies as Functional Foods to Augment Gut Health of Dogs

Funding Agency: ICAR

Principle Investigator: Dr. A.K. Pattanaik

Location: Division of Animal Nutrition, IVRI, Izatnagar.

Masters degree in Animal Nutrition / Animal Science / Animal physiology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry with 4 or 5 years Bachelor’s degree. Candidates having postgraduate degree in the related basic sciences (with 3 years Bachelor’s degree and 2-years Master degree

) should have should have NET qualification.

Desirable qualification
Experience of analytical works related to animal nutrition; handling and management of pet dogs and laboratory animals, and analytical equipments like ELISA, HPLC and GLC etc. Good knowledge of computers including research data analysis

Age Limit: 35 years
Salary: Rs 25000 for 1st & 2nd year and  Rs 28000 for 3rd year

How to Apply:

Interested candidates may send their application in advance in the prescribed format (available at to Dr. A.K. Pattanaik, Principal Scientist & P.I., NAE in Clinical Nutrition, Division of Animal Nutrition, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar-243 122 (UP), so as to reach by March 15, 2016 before 10:30 AM. Candidates are required to attend the walk-in-interview along with original certificates.

Date and Time of Walk-In Interview: on March 17, 2016 at 11.00 AM
Venue: Division of Animal Nutrition, IVRI, Izatnagar

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