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The Institute was established in 1935 as the first non official centre in India for biomedical research and was included within the aegis of CSIR in 1956.

IICB today is engaged in research on diseases of national importance and biological problems of global interest, employing sophisticated state-of-the-art technology in keeping with the rapid and unprecedented momentum that life science research has gained globally over the last 50 years.

Job Title – Junior Research Fellow

Vacancy Code – 4861701

No.of.Posts – 1

Project Title – ‘Identification of stress responsive microRNAs in Arabidopsis under altered GSH conditions.’

Age Limit – 28 Years (The upper age limit is relaxable for SC / ST / OBC / PH and women candidates as per rules)

Principal Investigator – Dr. Sharmila Chattopadhyay.


  • Essential – M.Sc degree in Biological Sciences with 55% marks and the candidate should have NET (LS)/GATE.
  • Desirable Experience – Exposure in plant Molecular Biology/Plant Tissue Culture is desirable.

Application Instructions:

The engagement is purely temporary and, therefore, does not confer any right / claim implicit or explicit for regularization or absorption against any IICB / CSIR post. The age and qualifications will be reckoned as on the last date of advertisement. Interested candidates fulfilling all the above conditions may apply online through the portal www.career.iicb.res.in within 2nd May, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates fulfilling all the essential criteria will be called for Interview. No interim queries in this regard will be entertained.

Application Deadline – 02nd May 2017

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