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Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions in the following projects (i) One Research Associate  in the DBT project “Functional characterization of sugar-and auxin-regulated DUF581 domain containing genes encoding expressed proteins of unknown functions in model plant system Arabidopsis thaliana”, (ii) One Research Associate and One Field Assistant DBT project “To study the role of glucose and its interaction with hormones in controlling shade stress response in Arabidopsis and Tomato”, under the supervision of Dr. Ashverya Laxmi, Scientist, NIPGR.

(A) Research Associate (Two posts):

Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project.


Candidates having Ph.D. degree (awarded) in Life Sciences are eligible to apply. The candidate should have a good academic record and research experience working with Arabidopsis molecular biology, physiology, genetics and cell biology is highly desirable.

(B) Field Assistant (one post):

Consolidated Emoluments – Rs. 12,000/- per month


Candidates having Matriculation or equivalent from the recognized Board or Univresity are eligible to apply. Experience of working with growing and maintaining Arabidopsis plants is highly desirable.

How to Apply:

Eligible candidates may apply by sending hard copy of the duly filled application in the given format with a cover letter. The attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, and proof of research experience/publications should be attached. The applications should reach the address given below within 15 days from the date of the advertisement. The envelope should be super-scribed as “Application for the Post of “Research Associate/Field Assistant”, under the supervision of Dr. Ashverya Laxmi.

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The above positions are completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year or till the tenability of the project whichever is earlier, which can be curtailed/extended on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above posts depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidates. Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms

Note : ONLY hard copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Dr. Ashverya Laxmi
Staff Scientist-V,
National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531,
New Delhi – 110067

Application Deadline – 28th February 2017

Application Format

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