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ICAR- INDIAN INSTITUTE OF RICE RESEARCH

(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

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Rajendranagar, Hyderabad

Position 1

Project : Consortia Research Project “CRP on Hybrid Technology”

  • Duration: 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Technical Help
  • No of Posts : (5 positions)
  • Essential Qualifications: B.Sc. (Biological Sciences)from recognized University in the country
  • Emoluments : Rs.15,000/- per month (consolidated)

Position 2

Project : Evaluation of Polymer Coated Urea (PCU) in Irrigated Rice

  • Duration: 1 year
  • Post : Junior Research Fellow
  • No of post : (1 position)
  • Essential Qualifications: M.Sc. Microbiology/Life Sciences from any recognized university in the country.
  • Desirable Qualifications : A minimum of 2 years experience in field data collection especially in rice Experience in lab work
  • Emoluments : Rs.15,000/- per month (consolidated)

Position 3

Project : ICAR – “Incentivizing Research in Agriculture” Project IV entitled “Molecular Genetic analysis of resistance/tolerance to different stresses in rice …… genomics”

  • Duration: 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Senior Research Fellow
  • No of Posts : (4 positions)
  • Essential Qualifications : Master’s Degree in Agriculture (Plant Breeding and Genetics or Plant Pathology or Molecular Biology and Biotechnology) with 4 years / 5 years of Bachelor’s degree. Candidates having post graduate degree in Basic Sciences (Botany/Genetics/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Life Sciences) with 3 years Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s degree should have NET qualification.
  • Desirable Qualifications : Two years research experience in rice Rice Pathology/Rice genetics/Rice Breeding/Rice molecular biology/Rice Marker-assisted selection as evidenced by publications and/or reference letters.
  • Emoluments : Rs. 25,000/- per month for 1st and 2nd years Rs. 28,000/- per month for 3 rd year + Admissible HRA

Position 4

Post : Technical Help

  • No of Posts : (4 positions)
  • Essential Qualifications : Graduate in any discipline (preferably in Life Sciences)
  • Desirable Qualifications : A minimum of one year in field/lab work related to rice/agriculture.
  • Emoluments : Consolidated Rs.15,000/- per month

Position 5

Project : DBT – Project on “Maintenance, Characterization and use of EMS Mutants of Upland Variety Nagina 22 for functional genomics in rice-Phase-II” – IIRR component – mutants for tolerance to low Phosphorus.

  • Duration : 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Senior Research Fellow
  • No of Posts : (2 positions)
  • Essential Qualifications:
  1. Master’s Degree in Genetics/Biotechnology/Plant Breeding/Biochemistry/Plant Sciences / Life Science with specialization in molecular biology with first division and NET qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Course with NET qualification or Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course.
  2. The candidates should have two years of research experience with evidence of published papers in standard journals.
  • Desirable Qualifications : Research experience in QTL mapping and phenotyping, gene cloning and plant transformation, bioinformatics, statistics, good writing skills.
  • Emoluments : Rs. 28,000/- per month + Admissible HRA

Position 6

Project : DBT project entitled “Mass Production and field release techniques of two bio-control agents through novel Approaches for management of Rice Pests”

  • Duration : 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Junior Research Fellow
  • No of Posts : (2 positions)
  • Essential qualifications : Post graduate Degree (with specialization in Agricultural Entomology or Zoology) in Basic Science with NET qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Course with NET qualification or Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course.
  • Desirable Qualifications : 1 year or more experience in Entomology/Biological control and insect rearing as evidence by publications and/or reference letters. Work experience in rice field experimentation and computer skills for data management.
  • Emoluments : Rs. 25,000/- per month + Admissible HRA.
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Position 7

Project : ICAR – Incentivizing Research In Agriculture”, Project III entitled “Genetics modifications to improve biological nitrogen fixation for augmenting nitrogen needs of cereals”.

  • Duration : 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Research Associate: (1 position)
  • Essential Qualifications : Ph.D. in the relevant subject (viz., Agricultural Biotechnology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Plant Sciences/Microbiology/Botany/Genetics or any other related discipline in Life Sciences) OR Master’s Degree in the relevant subject (viz., Agricultural Biotechnology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Plant Sciences/Microbiology/Botany/Genetics or any other related discipline in Life Sciences) with 4 years/5 years of Bachelor’s degree having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years of research experience as evidenced from Fellowship/Associateship/Training/other engagements.
  • Desirable Qualifications : Published research papers (3 Nos.) minimum, each with NAAS rating.6.0) Experience in working in rice research group for atleast two years including experience in microbial technology/rice biotechnology, rice genomics/rice bioinformatics.
  • Emoluments : Ph.D degree Rs. 40,000/- per month or with Master’s Degree Rs.38,000/- per month + Admissible HRA

Position 8

Project : ICAR – “Pre-breeding to broaden the genetic base of rice for yield enhancing traits, heterotic yield QTLs and brown planthopper resistance by utilizing wild species and land races”

  • Duration: 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Junior Research Fellow
  • No of Posts : (3 positions)
  • Essential Qualifications : Master’s Degree with specialization in Genetics/Plant Breeding/Plant Sciences/Life Sciences/Plant Biotechnology/Botany with 4 years/5 years of Bachelor’s degree. Candidates having post graduate degree in Basic Sciences with 3 years Bachelor’s degree and two year’s degree should have NET qualifications.
  • Desirable Qualifications : 1-2 years research experience in Rice Genetics/Breeding/Biotechnology as evidenced by publications
    and/or experience certificate or Ph.D with experience in molecular breeding.
  • Emoluments : Rs. 25,000/- per month for 1st and 2nd year and Rs. 28,000/- per month for 3rd year + Admissible HRA

Position 9

Project : NICRA

  • Duration: 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Senior Research Fellows
  • No of Post : ( 3 positions)
  • Essential Qualifications : Master’s Degree in the relevant subject (Plant Physiology/Plant Breeding/Plant Biotechnology/Soil Science/Soil Microbiology/Computer/GIS/Entomology) with 4 years/5 years of Bachelor’s degree. Candidates having post graduate degree in Basic Sciences with 3 years Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s degree should have NET qualification.
  • Desirable Qualifications : Experience in Heat and nitrogen use efficiency/Crop Physiology NGS/Transcriptomics/ Insect/computers/Breeding.
  • Emoluments : Rs. 25,000/- per month for 1st and 2nd years , Rs. 28,000/- per month for 3rd year + Admissible HRA

Position 10

Project : ICAR Project on “Molecular cross-talk between defence pathways in rice: from antagonism to synergism” (CN#8730).

  • Duration: 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Senior Research Fellow (1 position)
  • Essential Qualifications : Master’s degree in the relevant subject with 4 years/5 years of Bachelor’s degree. Candidates having post graduate degree in Basic Sciences with 3 years Bachelor Degree and 2 years Masters degree should have NET Qualification.
  • Desirable Qualifications : 1-2 years research experience in Plant Pathology/Entomology/Breeding/or work experience in Rice Biotechnology/Breeding/genetics will be preferred with special emphasis on host plant resistance to rice blast disease/BLB/Gall midge.
  • Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- per month for 1st & 2nd year Rs. 28,000/- per month for 3rd year + Admissible HRA
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Position 11

  • Project : DBT funded Project “Marker Assisted Introgression of Different traits to Develop New Generation Rice Varieties”
  • Duration : 1 year & further extendable a). Junior Research Fellow: (1 position)
  • Essential Qualifications: Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course (M.Sc. (Ag.) Genetics & Plant Breeding, M.Sc. (Ag.) Biotechnology, M.Sc. (Ag.) Genetics, M.Sc. (Ag.) Biochemistry) with 4 years bachelors degree Or Post graduate degree in basic science (Biotechnology, Life Science, Botany) with 3 years Bachelor’s degree and NET qualification
  • Desirable Qualifications: Working experience in molecular biology techniques in field crops.
  • Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- p.m. + Admissible HRA

b). Technical Assistant: (1 position) Essential qualifications: Bachelors Degree in biological science or B.Sc. (Ag.)

Desirable qualifications: Work experience in field crop Emoluments: Rs. 8,000 per month (fixed)


Position 12

Project : Stress Tolerant Rice for Africa and South Asia funded by BMGF through IRRI, Philippines.

  • Duration: 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Technical Assistant (1 position)
  • Essential Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in biological sciences or B.Sc. (Ag.)
  • Desirable Qualifications : Work experience in field crop
  • Emoluments: Rs. 10,000/- p.m. (fixed)

Position 13

Project : DBT project entitled “Rice bio-fortification with enhanced iron and zinc in high yielding nonbasmati cultivars through marker assisted breeding and transgenic approaches – Phase II”

  • Duration : 1 year & further extendable Technical Assistant (1 position)
  • Essential Qualifications: B.Sc. (Ag) or B.Sc. degree with specialization in Plant Breeding/Genetics/Biotechnology/ Botany/Microbiology
  • Desirable Qualifications: Experience of rice crop/laboratory.
  • Emoluments: Rs. 10,000/- per month (fixed)

Position 14

Project : BASF INDIA LIMITED IIRR Evaluation of Bio-efficacy and Phytotoxicity of BAS 9548 H Against Weeds in Transplanted Rice and Direct Seed Rice and its effect on succeeding crop” AGRO/EFP/2016/1.

Duration: Initially 6 months likely to get extension

Post : a). Project Assistant (1 position)

Essential Qualifications : M.Sc. Botany/Life Sciences from any recognized university in the country.

Desirable Qualifications : A minimum of 2 years experience in field data collection especially in rice. Experience in lab work.

Emoluments: Rs. 15,000/- per month (consolidated).

Post : b). Technical Assistant (1 position)

Essential Qualifications: B.Sc. Botany/Life sciences from any recognized university in the country.

Desirable Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years experience in field data collection especially in rice.

Emoluments: Rs. 8,000/- per month (Consolidated)


Position 15

Project : SERB Project “Enhancing growth in rice through re-engineering ……… genes in rice” (YSS/2015/001916)

  • Post : Junior Research Fellow: (1 position)
  • Essential Qualifications : Master’s Degree in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Genetics/Microbiology/Plant Pathology/Botany/Life Sciences with NET qualification based on examination conducted by ASRB/UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DBT or M.Sc.,(Agri) / MVSc in Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Physiology / Microbiology.
  • Desirable Qualifications: Experience in Molecular Biology. Research experience in gene cloning/gene expression/protein structure analysis/bioinformatics
  • Emoluments : Rs. 25,000/- per month + admissible HRA.

Position 16

Project : DBT “Development of sheath blight disease resistance transgenic rice : Resistance tests ……..silencing stragegies

  • Duration : 1 year & further extendable
  • Post : Senior Research Fellow: (1 position)
  • Essential Qualifications : Master’s Degree in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Genetics/Plant Physiology/Microbiology/Plant Pathology/Life Sciences with specialisation in Molecular Biology and NET qualification based on examination conducted by ASRB/UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DBT and atleast two years research experience is essential as evidenced from published papers in standard journals.
  • Desirable Qualifications : Research experience in NGS data analysis, gene expression analysis, gene cloning and bioinformatics.
  • Emoluments per month: Rs. 28,000/- per month + admissible HRA.
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Position 17

Project : DBT project on “Marker assisted introgression of yield enhancing genes to increase yield potential in rice

Duration : 1 year & further extendable

Post : a). Senior Research Fellow: (1 position) Essential

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Agriculture (Plant Breeding and Genetics or Plant Pathology or Molecular Biology and Biotechnology) with 4 years Bachelor’s degree. Candidate having post graduate degree in basic Sciences ( Botany / Genetics / Biotechnology/ Microbiology / Biochemistry / Life Sciences) with 3 years Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s degree should have ARS-NET or any other NET qualification

Desirable : 1-2 years research experience in rice genetics/breeding/biotechnology

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- per month (consolidated) + admissible HRA.

Post : b). Field Assistant/ Technical Assistant: (2 positions)

Essential Qualifications: Graduate in any discipline

Desirable Qualification : Experience in Agricultural Field experiment management / Office / Life science lab management.

Emoluments: Rs. 8,000/- per month (Consolidated)


Age: The Upper age limit for RAs I SRFs I JRFs I Technical Assistants I Office Assistants I Young professionals will be as under:

  • RAs : 40 years for men , 45 vears for women
  • SRFs : 3 5 years for men , 40 vears for women
  • JRFs / Technical Assistants / Office Assistants : 30 years for men , 35 vears for women
  • Young professionals :  minimum aae 21 vears and maximum 45 vears

Walk-In Schedule :

Positions Screening of Applications Date of Interview
RA/SRF 06.06.2016 from 9.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m 06.06.2016 from 10.30 a.m. onwards
JRF/TA/OA/Young Professionals 07.06.2016 from 9.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. 07.06.2016 from 10.30 a.m. onwards

 

Venue : ICAR- Indian Institute of Rice Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad.

Required :

  • No Objection Certificate from the present employer is must if already working
  • The above positions are purely temporary I contractual and are to co-terminus with the
    project.
  • There is no provision of re-employment after termination of the project.
  • No TA I DA will be paid to any candidate for attending the interview.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to cancellation of candidature.
  • The decision of Director, !IRR would be final and binding in all aspects.
  • The candidates must bring their latest passport size photograph, original certificates and also attested copies of educational qualifications, age caste, experience, publications etc., at the time of screening of applications and interview for verification. No candidate will be allowed for interview wflhout orig/no/ certificates.
  • Emoluments will be fixed as per the guidelines of funding agencies from time to time.
  • In the event of allotment of hosteVresidential accommodation HRA will not be paid and SLF will be charges as per /CAR norms from time to time. Refusal to take up the
    hostel/residential accommodation, HRA will be forfeited.

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