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Multiple Positions @ ICAR-NRC for Orchids | Attend Walk-in

Walk-in-Interviews will be held at ICAR-National Research Centre for Orchids (ICAR), Pakyong-737106, Sikkim on 10th May, 2016 at 10:30 AM for the post of 02 (Two) Research Associates (RA) and 03 (Three) Junior Research Fellows (JRF) under Himalayan Research Fellowship scheme of National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS). The Fellowship scheme also provides an opportunity for pursuing higher degrees for the fellows (if they can register to a recognized university according to eligibility norms strictly according to ICAR and MoEF & CC guidelines).

The appointment will be purely on contractual basis and the incumbents shall not have any claim for regular appointment in ICAR or MoEF & CC.

Position I

Project Title: Conservation, sustainable use and equitable benefit sharing arising out of use of natural resources (Orchids)

Position Title: Research Associate

Duration: Initially for a period of one year and Extendable up to 03 years depending on satisfactory performance.

Post No: HRA001

Qualifications: 

Essential: Ph.D. in Life Sciences/ Agricultural Sciences with specialization in Botany/ Agriculture Botany/ Economic Botany/ Plant Genetic Resources/ Plant Taxonomy/ Biotechnology Or MTech in above mentioned disciplines and specializations with three years experience in research, teaching, design and development in public sector institute/university

Desirable: Experience of working in orchids.

Emoluments: Rs. 36,000/- per month + HRA

Age Limit: 35 Years. Relaxation in age as per GOI rules


Position II

Project Title: Long-term Ecological/ Environmental Monitoring of orchids & assessment of threats to biodiversity and Extent of IKP documentation & strengthened through scientific evidence base.

Position Title: Research Associate

Duration: Initially for a period of one year and Extendable up to 03 years depending on satisfactory performance.

Post No: HRA002

Qualifications:

Essential: Ph.D. in Life Sciences/ Environmental Sciences/ Agricultural Sciences with specialization in Environment Monitoring and Assessment/ Ecology/ Botany/ Agriculture Botany/ Economic Botany/ Plant Genetic Resources/ Plant Taxonomy/ Ethno botany Or M.Tech in above mentioned disciplines and specializations with three years experience in research, teaching, design and development in public sector institute/university

Desirable: Experience of working in orchids.

Emoluments: Rs. 36,000/- per month + HRA

Age Limit: 35 Years. Relaxation in age as per GOI rules.


 

Position III

Project Title: Assessment of Natural resources accounting methods and field testing

Position Title: Junior Research Fellow.

Duration: Initially for a period of one year and Extendable up to 03 years depending on satisfactory performance.

Post No: H-JRF003

Essential: Post Graduate in Environmental Sciences/ Environmental Engineering/ Environmental Impact Assessment/ Ecology/ Forestry or any relevant Agricultural or Basic Sciences with specialization in ecology/ conservation biology/ survey and estimation of RET/ environmental impact/ ecosystem/ botanical survey/ forestry survey etc. as evidenced from Thesis/ Publication/ Special papers or specialized courses along with NET. Or Graduate degree in Professional Courses in above mentioned disciplines and specializations with NET/ equivalent Or Post graduate degree in Professional Courses in above mentioned disciplines and specializations

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- per month + HRA for first two years and Rs. 28,000/- + HRA from third year

Age Limit: 28 Years. Relaxation in age as per GOI rules.


Position IV

Project Title: To predict impact of climate change and increase in temperature on natural survival and pollination of orchids

Position Title: Junior Research Fellow.

Duration: Initially for a period of one year and Extendable up to 03 years depending on satisfactory performance.

Post No: H-JRF004

Essential: Post Graduate in Plant Physiology, Biotechnology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Botany or any relevant Agricultural or Basic Sciences with specialization in plant tissue culture/ pollen culture/ cell or microbial culture as evidenced from Thesis/ Publication/ Special papers or specialized courses along with NET. Or Graduate degree in Professional Courses in above mentioned disciplines and specializations with NET/equivalent. Or Post graduate degree in Professional Courses in above mentioned disciplines and specializations.

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- per month + HRA for first two years and Rs. 28,000/- + HRA from third year

Age Limit: 28 Years. Relaxation in age as per GOI rules.


Position V

Project Title: To carry out chemical profiling medicinally important orchids, and in-vitro multiplication and reintroduction of selected rare orchid species of Indian Himalayas in their natural habitat.

Position Title: Junior Research Fellow.

Duration: Initially for a period of one year and Extendable up to 03 years depending on satisfactory performance.

Post No: H-JRF005

Essential: Post Graduate in Biochemistry, Food Technology, Pharmaceutical sciences, Agricultural Chemistry or any relevant Basic Sciences with specialization in chemical profiling/compound identification/ biochemical estimations/ drug analysis/ plant analysis as evidenced from Thesis/ Publication/ Special papers or specialized courses along with NET Or Graduate degree in Professional Courses in above mentioned disciplines and specializations like B. Pharrna, B.E./B.Tech. in Food Technology with NET/ GATE Or Post graduate degree in Professional Courses in above mentioned disciplines and specializations like M.Pharma, M.E./M. Tech. in Food Technology.

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- per month + HRA for first two years and Rs. 28,000/- + HRA from third year

Age Limit: 28 Years. Relaxation in age as per GOI rules.

Terms & Conditions:

  • The upper age limit of the candidates may be relaxed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Women and physically handicapped applicants as per GOI rules and guidelines.
  • The candidates selected for Himalayan Research Fellowship must submit a surety bond at the time of appointment to continue the fellowship for at least two years with terms and conditions laid by the institute including refund of fellowship.
  • The above mentioned position is purely on contractual basis and is eo-terminus with the scheme/project. There is no provision of re-employment after termination of project.
  • The selected candidate is liable to be posted at ICAR-NRC for Orchids either at Pakyong or Darjeeling. They have to undertake extensive filed survey in North Eastern India.
  • No TA, DA will be paid for attending the interview. Pakyong is situated 32 kms away from Gangtok and taxis are regularly available from taxi stand, Gangtok.
  • The applicants must bring with them original documents along with one passport size photograph and brief note on research works carried out during post graduation/graduation along with one set of photocopy of certificates and thesis in original at the time of ‘Walk -in- Interview’
  • ‘No Objection Certificate’ from his/her employer and experience certificate in original should be produced at the time of interview in case they are already employed in other organizations.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to cancellation of candidature.
  • The decision of the Director, ICAR-National Research Centre for Orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim would be final and binding in all aspects.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility criteria can attend the scheduled Walk-in Interview.

Walk-in Interview:

Date: 10th May, 2016.

Time: 10:30 AM

Venue: ICAR-National Research Centre for Orchids (ICAR), Pakyong-737106, Sikkim

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