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Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position of one Senior Research Fellow (SRF) under the supervision of Dr. Aashish Ranjan, Scientist, NIPGR in DBT-IYBA research project, detailed as under:

Job Title – Senior Research Fellow

No.of.Posts – 1

Project Title – (1) DBT-IYBA Award-2015 project entitled “Genetic Understanding and manipulation of sucrose transport to increase the rice yield”.

Principal Investigator – Dr. Aashish Ranjan

Emoluments – Emoluments as per project sanctions & DBT/DST norms.


Candidates having M.Sc./M.Tech. degree (with minimum of 60% marks) or equivalent in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Plant Molecular Biology or any other related field with at least two years post M.Sc./M.Tech research experience (supported with publications) are eligible to apply.

Candidate having research experience in the area of computational genomics and bioinformatics will be given preference.

Experience in next-generation sequencing and large-scale data analysis is desirable.

Note: The position is completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be curtailed/extended based on candidate’s performance, as per norms of the Institute and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above posts depending upon the qualification(s) and experience of the candidates. Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms.

How to Apply:

Eligible candidates may apply by sending hard copy of the completed application in the enclosed format with a cover letter showing interest and attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience and reprints of published paper etc.. The applications should reach at the address given below within 15 days from the date of the advertisement.

The subject line of envelope must be superscribed by “Application for the Post of SRF in the DBT-IYBA -2015 scheme of Dr.Aashish Ranjan, Scientist, NIPGR. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Note : ONLY hard copy of the application send by post or in person will be considered.

Dr. Aashish Ranjan
Staff Scientist,
National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531,
New Delhi – 110067
Email : [email protected]
Phone: 011-26735117

Application Deadline – 31st January 2017

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