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Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030, Telangana State

Agri Biotech Foundation (ABF) needs a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) / Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Research Associate to work in DBT and ICAR Research Projects:

Position I

Job Title : Junior Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

No.of.Posts : 1

Project Title: Under the DBT-Twining project on “Study of genetic diversity and population structure of Brown Plant Hopper (BPH), Nilaparvatalugens (Stal.) from NE India”

Scale of Pay – JRF Rs.25,000+ HRA (30%) for first two years, SRF: Rs.28,000+HRA (30%) for third year.


  • Essential – M.Sc. degree in any branch of life science
  • Desirable – 1. Research Experience of 1-2 years in the field of rice-insect interactions, 2. Knowledge and skill in molecular biology techniques, 3. Research Publications, 4. CSIR/UGC NET qualification

Position II

Job Title : Research Associates

No.of.Posts : 2

Project Title: Anticipated vacancy under ICAR- National Agricultural Science Fund project on “Molecular cross talk between defense pathways in rice: Antagonism to synergism”

Scale of Pay – Rs.38,000+HRA(30%) for non-Ph.D. Rs.40,000+HRA(30%) for candidates with Ph.D.

Duration – about 1 year


  • Essential – Ph. D. degree in any discipline of life science or M.Sc. degree in any field of life science with at least three years of research experience in relevant field with publications.
  • Desirable1. Research experience in rice-insect-pathogen interactions, 2. Research publications in the relevant field in high impact journals, 3. Good knowledge and skills in plant-insect interactions, gene expression, rice transformation studies, 4. Ability to independently plan, execute and guide other researchers in the field of specialization.

Application Instructions:

  • Please bring originals of all the documents of degree certificates, memo of marks, birth certificate, caste certificate-if relevant and publications along with a copy of the filled in application giving personal, educational and work experience details, contact details, references and a color photograph pasted onto it.
  • A written test may be conducted, if required.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Walk-In Details:

  • Date of Interview – 27th April 2017
  • Venue of Interview – Agri Biotech Foundation

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