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JOB POST: Senior Research Fellows and Young Professional at IIHR, Bengaluru [4 Vacancies]: Apply by Jan 2, 2020


The Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) is an autonomous organization acting as a nodal agency for basic, strategic, anticipatory and applied research on various aspects of horticulture such as fruits, vegetable, ornamental, medicinal and aromatic plants and mushrooms in India. The institute has its headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India and is a subsidiary of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, under the Ministry of Agriculture, India.

Post Details

1. Senior Research Fellow under the project “NASF project on Genome editing for imparting PRSV resistance”
  • No. of Posts: 02
  • Name of PI: Dr M. Krishna Reddy, Head (I/c) & Pr. Scientist, Div. of Plant Pathology, IIHR, Bangalore.
  • Qualification:
    • M.Sc (Agri.) Plant Pathology/ M.Sc. (Agri.) Biotechnology/ PhD in Plant Pathology/ PhD in Agricultural Biotechnology or any Post Graduate Degree in Biological Sciences with or without NET
    • M.Sc. Biochemistry/ M.Sc. virology/ M.Sc. Biotechnology with NET / PhD in Biotechnology
    • Two years of research experience in handling plant viruses, Molecular Biology, Genetic engineering and plant tissue culture as evidenced by quality research publications.
  • Age: 35 years for men & 40 years for women
  • Salary: Rs. 31,000/- PM+HRA for 1st two years & Rs.35,000/- PM+HRA for third year
2. Senior Research Fellow under the project “AICRP on Energy in Agriculture & Agro-Based Industries (AICRP on EAAI)”
  • No. of Posts: 01
  • Name of PI: Dr G. Senthil Kumaran, Pr. Scientist, Div. Of Post Harvest Technology, IIHR, Bangalore
  • Qualification: M.E/ M. Tech. (Agrl. Engg.) with specialization in Farm Power & Machinery/ Farm Machinery & Power Engineering/ Agril. Processing & Food Engineering/ Processing & Food Engineering/ Bioenergy/ Environment Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering.
  • Age: 35 years for men & 40 years for women
  • Salary: Rs. 31,000/- PM+HRA
3. Young Professional-II under the project “MI Single Budget”
  • No. of Posts: 01
  • Name of PI: Dr S. Shankara Hebbar, Pr. Scientist, Div. Of Vegetable Crops, IIHR, Bangalore.
  • Qualification: M.Sc. Agri./ Hort. (All Branches)/ Soil Science/ Agronomy/ Agri. Engg.
  • Age: 21 to 40 years
  • Salary: Rs. 25,000/-PM (Consolidated)

How to Apply?

All those Candidates who are desirous of attending the personal interview may send their duly filled application in the prescribed proforma along with Educational Certificates & Experience certificate for each post separately so as to reach the concerned Principal Scientist/ Principal Investigator/ Co-Principal Investigator of the above Ad-hoc projects/schemes, at IIHR, Bengaluru by 02.01.2020 positively for interview to be held on 10.01.2020.

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