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JOB POST: Junior Research Fellows/Project Fellows at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, Mohali [10 Vacancies]: Walk-in-Interview on Dec 6: Expired

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National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) is an autonomous Institute under the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. NABI aims at catalyzing the transformation of the Agri-food sector in India by being a nodal organization for knowledge generation and translational science leading to value-added products based on Agri-Food biotech innovations for improved household nutritional security.

Since its inception in 2010, NABI is involved in research activities for the Biofortification, development of designer crops for improved nutrition, providing sustainable and novel solutions towards quality food and nutrition, and development of evidence-based functional foods to counter malnutrition. The food and Nutritional Biotechnology division at NABI require the following research personnel purely on a temporary basis.

1. Junior Research Fellow (Core Grant)

Vacancy

One Position

Essential Qualifications

Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate /Post Graduate Degree in the professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following:-

Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC-NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE

The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by the central government
departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.

Desired Experience

Experience with molecular biology techniques, Plant tissue culture procedures

Salary

JRF (1st & 2nd Year): 31,000/- PM Plus HRA from 3rd Year 35,000/- PM Plus HRA

Responsibilities

Routine experiments involving molecular biology and biotechnology. Standardization of tissue culture and transformation procedures of plants.

Age limit

28 Years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI Instructions)

2. Junior Research Fellow (Project Grant GAP-33)

Vacancy

One Position

Project Title

Development of microalgae-based feed supplement for enhanced bioavailability of essential
micronutrients for monogastric animals.

Principal Investigator

Dr. Gulshan Kumar, Inspire Faculty, NABI

Duration of Project

Till 24 October 2022.

Essential Qualifications

Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate /Post Graduate Degree in the professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following:-

Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC-NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE

The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by central government departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.

Salary

Rs. 31,000/- per month plus HRA.

Age limit

28 Years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI Instructions)

3. Project Fellow

Project Title

Development of nonmaterial’s based biosensors for the detection of pesticides and food contaminants Project Grant

Principle Investigator

Dr. Vanish Kumar

Sponsoring Agency

DST, Government of India.

Vacancy

01 position.

Essential qualifications

Post Graduate degree in science or Bachelor’s degree in engineering and technology with a minimum 55% marks.

Age Limit

28 years (relaxation will be given as per Government of India norms)

Salary

Rs. 12,000/- per month plus HRA as applicable at Mohali.

4. Project Fellow-I 

Project Title

Deciphering endoplasmic reticulum stress response pathways and its role in tolerance to below-ground plant pathogens and abiotic stresses (Project grant)

Principle Investigator

Dr. Pramod Kandoth

Sponsoring Agency

DBT, Government of India.

Vacancy

01 position

Essential Qualifications

Post Graduate degree in biochemistry/microbiology/biotechnology.

Age

28 years (relaxation will be given as per Government of India norms)

Salary

Rs. 12,000/- per month plus HRA as applicable at Mohali

5. Project Fellow-I 

Project Title

Improvement of seed oil, protein content and nutritional quality in soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) (Project grant)

Principle Investigator

Dr. Humira Sonah

Sponsoring Agency

DBT, Government of India.

Vacancy

01 position

Essential Qualifications

M. Tech/M.Sc in Biotechnology or equivalent degree in life sciences or B. Tech in Biotechnology or B.Sc in Agricultural Biotechnology with a minimum of 55% marks.

Age Limit

28 years (relaxation will be given as per Government of India norms)

Salary

Rs. 12,000/- per month plus HRA as applicable at Mohali

6. Project Fellow-I 

Project Title

Improvement in silicon uptake, fruit ripening, and yield by targeting multiple genes (SINIP2a, SP5G, and PL) with CRISPR/CAS9 approach in tomato” (Project grant).

Principle Investigator

Dr. Rupesh Deshmukh

Sponsoring Agency

DBT, Government of India.

Vacancy

01 position.

Essential Qualifications

M. Tech/M.Sc in Biotechnology or equivalent degree in life sciences or B. Tech in Biotechnology or B.Sc in Agricultural Biotechnology with a minimum of 55% marks.

Age

28 years (relaxation will be given as per Government of India norms)

Salary

Rs. 12,000/- per month plus HRA as applicable at Mohali

7. Junior Research Fellow (Project GAP-32)

Vacancy

One Position

Project Title

Developing sheath blight tolerance in rice using Genome editing

Principal Investigator

Dr. T. R. Sharma, Executive Director, NABI

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. Humira Sonah, Ramalinga swami Fellow, NABI

Duration of Project

Till 26th June 2022.

Essential Qualifications

Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate /Post Graduate Degree in professional
the course selected through a process described through any one of the following:-

Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC-NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE.

The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by the central government
departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.

Desired Experience

Experience in plant or agricultural biotechnology, plant tissue culture, rice or any other crop plant transformation, genome editing, genomics/bioinformatics.

Salary

JRF (1st & 2nd Year): 31,000/- PM Plus 8% HRA from 3rd Year 35,000/- PM Plus 8% HRA

Responsibilities

Maintaining fungal cultures, Genome editing, Tissue culture, Transformation, Molecular Biology.

Age limit

28 Years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI Instructions)

8. Junior Research Fellow

Vacancy

Own Fellowship, Two Positions

Principle Investigator

1) Dr. Humira Sonah, Ramalinga swami Fellow, NABI

2) Dr. Rupesh Deshmukh, Ramalinga swami Fellow, NABI

Essential Qualifications

Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate /Post Graduate Degree in professional
the course selected through a process described through any one of the following:-

Scholars who have their own fellowship from funding agencies like CSIR, UGC, and DBT, etc. The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by the central government departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.

Desired Experience

Experience with molecular biology techniques.

Salary

As per the fellowship granting agency.

Responsibilities

Conducting molecular biology experiments.

Age limit

28 Years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI Instructions)

Application and Selection Process

All interested candidates may appear for Walk-In-Interview at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) located at Knowledge City Sector-81, Mohali 140306 on 06th December 2019 (Friday) at 09:00 hrs along-with duly filled Application form (Mandatory) available here. The duly filled application form must be submitted at the time of registration at NABI from 09:00 hrs to 10:00 hrs on the above-mentioned date and time.

The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying; as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed. All the candidates are requested to appear for the interview with full CV, thesis/project report, publications, and original degree certificates and transcripts.

No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview. Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate(s).

Contact

Phone: 91-172-5221300

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