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Govt ICFRE Job Openings – Online Application Process

Govt ICFRE Job Openings – Online Application Process. ICFRE-Institute of Forest Genetics & Tree Breeding project assistant job openings. Plant Sciences, Botany, Forestry, Life Sciences PA vacancies. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below

Institute of Forest Genetics & Tree Breeding
(Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education)
P.B. No.1061, Forest Campus, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore – 641 002
Ph:0422-2484100

No.CTR-1/24-111/2021/JRF/Vol.III

Recruitment of Research Fellows

It is proposed to conduct an Interview on 27.09.2022 to recruit a Senior Project Associate/ Senior Research Fellows/Senior Project Fellows/Project Associate-II/ Project Associate -1/ Junior Project Fellows/Project Assistant, Field Assistant on a purely temporary (Contractual) basis for the research projects detailed below. Eligible candidates are requested to attend the interview at the Institute of Forest Genetics & Tree Breeding, R.S.Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The candidates are required to apply online through the link provided on the Institute website on or before 19.09.2022.

1. SENIOR PROJECT ASSOCIATE:

Post I 

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Genomics selection for superior heartwood formation in two commercial timber species teak (Tectona grandis) and European oak (Quercus robur) – Fast Wood

(DBT-17)

Name of the PI – Dr. R. Yasodha Scientist- G & GCR

Duration in Years – 4 years till Feb 2025

Age – 40 years

Emoluments* – SPA Rs.42,000/- +16% HRA

Essential Qualification

  1. Master’s Degree in Natural or Agriculture Sciences
  2. Four years of experience in Research and development in Industrial and Academic Industries or Science and Technology Organisations and Scientific activities and
    services
    (Or)
    Doctoral degree in Science/ Engineering/ Technology from a recognized University or equivalent.

Desirable Qualification – Experience in Phenotyping and genomic analysis. The selected candidate is expected to travel to the field for data collection in the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra and to Copenhagen, Denmark as a part of a knowledge –exchange.

2. SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW

Post II 

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Engineering base edits in EcHKTI; I gene to enhance potassium uptake and salt stress tolerance in Eucalyptus (DBT-18)

Name of the PI – Dr. N.V.Mathish, Scientist-G

Duration in Years – 3 years 2022 – 25

Emoluments*

SRF Rs.35,000+HRA for CSIR-UGC NET or GATE or BET or ARSNET or equivalent national exam qualified candidates Rs.25,000/-+ HRA for others)

Essential Qualification

  1. M.Sc. Biotechnology/ Agriculture Biotechnology/Genomics/ Bioinformatics/Plant Physiology/ Crop Physiology/Biochemistry Or Integrated M.Sc. Life science/Plant science with 2 years of experience.

Desirable Qualification – Experience in Molecular biology /Molecular cloning techniques/transgenic approaches.

Post III 

No. of Vacancy – 02

Name of the Project – Support to preparation of National Biosafety Reports to the Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety (UNEP- GEF)

Name of the PI – Dr. N.V.Mathish, Scientist-G

Duration in Years – 3 years 2022 – 25

Emoluments*

SRF Rs.35,000+HRA for CSIR-UGC NET or GATE or BET or ARSNET or equivalent national exam qualified candidates Rs.25,000/-+ HRA for others)

Essential Qualification

  1. M.Sc. Biotechnology/ Agriculture Biotechnology/Genomics/ Bioinformatics/Biochemistry
    Or Integrated M.Sc. Life science/Plant science with 2 years of experience.

Desirable Qualification – Experience in publishing papers, reports, editorial assignments/
working with international agencies, institutes etc.,

3. PROJECT ASSOCIATE -II

Post IV

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – DUS Centre Melia (PPV-FRA)

Name of the PI – Dr. Rekha R.Warrier Scientist-F

Duration in Years – (up to March 2026)

Emoluments* – Project Associate -II Rs.35,000 (Consolidated)

Essential Qualification

  1. M.Sc./M. Tech. in Forestry/ Horticulture/Agriculture (Or) M.Sc. Botany with NET Qualification and specialization in Taxonomy.

Desirable Qualification – Knowledge of Statistics.

4. PROJECT ASSOCIATE -I

Post V

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Development of DNA marker sets for origin verification and timber tracing in Petrocarpus santallinus NBA-II : Sub-Project -4)

Name of the PI – Dr. Modhumita Dasgupta, Scientist-G

Duration in Years – (up to March 2026)

Emoluments* – Project Associate-1 Rs.25,000 + HRA/pm

Essential Qualification

  1. M.Sc. in Natural/Agriculture Sciences.

Desirable Qualification – Candidates with experience in handling sequencing data will be given preference.

5. PROJECT ASSOCIATE -I

Post VI

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Quantifying Resilience Patterns in Rhizhophora with reference to Hypersalinity : Solutions to Mitigation (TNFD-12 –EAP)

Name of the PI – Dr. B. Nagarajan, Scientist-G

Duration in Years – 3 years (2020 – 2023) applied for an extension until 2024

Emoluments* – SPF Rs.23,000

Essential Qualification

  1. 1st Class M.Sc. in Botany with minimum 2 years of research experience.

Desirable Qualification – Field Experience in control pollination.

Post VII

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – AICRP on Tamarind (Tamarindus indica Linn.): Domestication, Conservation and Deployment of Genetic Resources for Sustainable and Livelihood Amelioration.

Name of the PI – Dr. B. Nagarajan, Scientist- G & Shri. A.Mayavel, Scientist-D

Duration in Years – Upto March – 2024

Emoluments* – SPF – Rs.23,000/-+ 15% HRA

Essential Qualification

  1. Post Graduate Degree in Botany/Forestry/Horticulture/ Plant Breeding/Life Science

Desirable Qualification – Experience in Field survey, the establishment of fieldwork, vegetative multiplication, grafting, and reproductive biology studies.

6. JUNIOR PROJECT FELLOW:

Post VIII

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – National Programme for Conservation and Development of Forest
Genetics Resources (NPFGR)

Name of the PI – Dr. A.Vijayaraghavan Scientist-F

Duration in Years – (up to March 2025)

Emoluments* – JPF – Rs. 20,000/pm.

Essential Qualification

  1. Master’s Degree in Botany/ Forestry/Horticulture/Agriculture

Desirable Qualification – Field Experience to raise the seedlings and trial and good Knowledge of Taxonomy to identify by the species.

Post IX

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Identification of secondary development specific miRNS and polymorphism in their target sites for cataloguing new molecular markers for wood formation in Eucalyptus tereticornis AICRP-4 Component-6

Name of the PI – Dr. Modhumita Dasgupta, Scientist-G

Duration in Years – Seven months

Emoluments* – JPF – Rs.20,000/pm

Essential Qualification

  1. M.Sc. First Class in Biotechnology/Plant Science / Bioinformatics.

Desirable Qualification – Candidates with experience in handling sequencing data will be given preference.

Terms and conditions

Post X

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – All India coordinated Research project on Bamboo (AICRP2) Component -1a

Name of the PI – Shri. M. Maria Dominic Savio, Scientist-E

Duration in Years – (up to March 2025)

Emoluments* – JPF – Rs.20,000/pm

Essential Qualification

  1. First class Post graduate Degree in Botany/ Forestry/Agriculture/ Horticulture/Plant Sciences

Desirable Qualification – Field Experience in fieldwork.

Post XI

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Growth Estimation of Standing Trees using image Data and Artificial Intelligence (KFD) Component -1a

Name of the PI – Dr. V. Sivakumar, Scientist- G

Duration in Years – (up to July 2024)

Emoluments* – JPF – Rs.20,000/pm

Essential Qualification

  1. First class Postgraduate Degree in Botany/ Agriculture/Forestry

Desirable Qualification – One year of Experience in tree measurements.

Post XII

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Development of Package of Practices on Gmelina arborea Roxb. (Khamer or Gamhar) in selected regions of India (AICRP-30)”

Name of the PI – Shri A.Mayavel, Scientist-D

Duration in Years – Upto March – 2024

Emoluments* – JPF – Rs.20,000/pm

Essential Qualification

  1. First class Postgraduate Degree in Botany/ Agriculture/Forestry

Desirable Qualification – One year of Experience in tree measurements.

7. PROJECT ASSISTANT

Post XIII

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Silvicultural Interventions for Productivity Enhancement and Carbon Sequestration in Plantations of Important Tree Species –AICRP-18

Name of the PI – Dr. C.Buvaneswaran Scientist-G

Duration in Years – (up to January 2024)

Emoluments* – PA – 19,000

Essential Qualification

  1. Undergraduate degree in B.Sc in Forestry / Agriculture / Botany/Any Science subject

Desirable Qualification – M.Sc. in Forestry/Agriculture/ Botany/ Any Science subject.

Post XIV

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Conservation and productivity improvement of Red Sanders (AICRP-8) Component -4

Name of the PI – Shri.M. Maria Dominic Savio, Scientist-E

Duration in Years – (up to March – 2025)

Emoluments* – PA – 19,000

Essential Qualification

  1. First-class Post graduate Degree in Botany/ Forestry/Agriculture/ Horticulture/Plant Sciences.

Desirable Qualification – Experience in fieldwork.

8. FIELD ASSISTANT

Post XV

No. of Vacancy – 01

Name of the Project – Domestication, Sustainable Utilization and Conservation of Pterocarpus santalinus (Red Sander) Genetic Resources (SP-1 NBA-II)

Name of the PI – Shri.M. Maria Dominic Savio, Scientist-E

Duration in Years – (up to March – 2023) To be extended by a Year

Emoluments* – PA – 15,000

Essential Qualification

  1. 12th Standard/Graduate Degree in Botany/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/Plant Science.

Desirable Qualification – Experience in fieldwork.

Terms and conditions

  1. Only Indian nationals are eligible.
  2. Age limit as of 01.06.2022:

    Senior Project Associate- 40 years
    Senior Research Fellows -32 years
    Senior Project Fellows – 32 years
    Project Associate –I & II -35 years
    Junior Project fellows – 28 years
    Project Assistant & Field Assistant – 25 years
    (Relaxable up to 5 years for SC/ST, Women, Physically handicapped and OBC
    candidates).

  3. Candidates should submit their application online at the link provided on the website of this Institute. The online registration process will be closed by dated on 19.09.2022 5.00 P.M.
  4. The position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project period or earlier
    depending on the performance of the candidates.
  5. Recruitment for the above temporary positions is governed by rules of the Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education and does not guarantee subsequent employment in any Institutes under the Council.
  6. The Candidates are advised to go through the detailed guideline before starting the online registration.
  7. The selected Candidates should bring all the original testimonials on educational
    qualifications and community certificates for verification at the time of joining. Candidates without Provisional Certificate / Degree Certificate awarded by the Universities need not attend the interview.
  8. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature.

Guideline to fill the application form

  1. Candidates are required to apply only online in the link provided on the website and they shall not submit any hard copies of the uploaded documents. No other means/mode of application will be accepted.
  2. Candidates are required to have a valid personal e-mail ID and a valid mobile number. It should be kept active during the currency of this recruitment process. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying online. Under no circumstances, he/she should share/mention his e-mail ID to /of any other person.
  3. He/she should thoroughly go through the vacancy notification first to know the
    eligibility, age criteria, etc.
  4. Candidates should fill up the correct details in the application form having all the details relating to age, personal details, educational qualifications etc. online in the application form.
  5. Candidates will have to upload scanned copies of:
    a) Recent passport size colour photo (maximum1MB size in image format)
    b) Aadhar card (maximum 1MB size in PDF/image format)
    c) Educational qualification certificates (maximum 1MB size in image/PDF
    format)

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