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Research Associate (Under DBT Funded Project) at JNU, New Delhi [2 Vacancies]: Apply by June 30

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Applications are invited from meritorious candidates for the vacant posts of Research Associate in DBT funded projects at the Jawaharlal National University, New Delhi.

Jawaharlal Nehru University is a public central university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1969 and named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. The university is known for leading faculties and research emphasis on liberal arts and applied sciences.

The post details are given below.

 

1. Research Associate (RA-I) (01)
Project Title

Development of transgenic chili cv. Bhut Jolokia for resistance to the virus causing leaf curl disease using RNA interference.

Qualifications
  • Eligible candidates should have a Ph. D in Life Sciences/ Genetics/ Botany/ Plant Pathology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Plant Molecular Biology.
  • Candidates having research experience in the area of Plant Virus Interactions will be preferred.
Duration

The Project will continue till December 2020. The above-mentioned position is completely temporary and is co-terminus with the project. The appointed person will be expected to stay in the lab for the entire period of the project.

Salary

As per DBT rules and guidelines for Research Associate – I.

How to Apply?

Applications (soft copy only) are invited from suitable candidates to apply by sending a cover letter detailing experience, with CV, reprints, and names with complete address (including e-mail) of three references on or before July 5, 2020, to supriyachakrasis@yahoo.com.

 

2. Research Associate (RA-I) (01)
Project Title

CRISPR-Cas9 –mediated gene editing to generate geminivirus resistant tomato.

Qualifications
  • Eligible candidates should have a Ph.D. in Life Sciences/ Genetics/ Botany/ Plant Pathology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology.
  • Candidates having research experience in the area of genome editing of plants/tomato transformation/plant virus interactions will be preferred.

The competent authority may select a candidate in the lower position against the above posts depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate and reserves the right to relax any of the qualification(s) in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the Selection Committee.

Duration

The Project will continue till February 2023. The above-mentioned position is completely temporary and is co-terminus with the project. The appointed person will be expected to stay in the lab for the entire period of the project.

Salary

As per DBT rules and guidelines for Research Associate – I (Rs. 47000/- per month plus HRA@24%).

How to Apply?

Applications (soft copy only) are invited from suitable candidates to apply by sending a cover letter detailing experience, with CV, reprints, and names with complete address (including e-mail) of three references on or before June 30, 2020, to supriyachakrasis@yahoo.com.

Contact

Email ID: supriyachakrasis@yahoo.com

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