IIT BHU invites applications for the temporary positions of Research Associate and Senior Research Fellow under ICAR sponsored project entitled “Genetic Modification to Improve Biological Nitrogen Fixation for augmenting nitrogen needs of Cereals (Under Incentivizing Agricultural Research scheme). Engagement will be initially for six months, but extendable depending upon continuation of the project by ICAR and the performance of the selected candidates.
Research Associate (one post)
Emoluments Rs 54,000/- per month + HRA
Qualifications (a) Essential Ph.D. in Biotechnology/Plant Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Microbiology or M. Sc. in Biotechnology/Plant Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Microbiology with first division or 60% marks 3 year research experience and 1 research paper in SCI/NAAS rated (≥4) journal (b) Desirable Research experience in the use of molecular biology (gene cloning, expression, knock-out construction etc) tools with nitrogen fixing bacteria
Upper Age Limit 40 years (Relaxation as per ICAR guidelines)
Senior Research Fellow (One post)
Emoluments Rs 31,000/-per month + HRA
Qualifications: (a) Essential First Class M. Sc. degree in Biotechnology/Plant Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/ Microbiology with two years of research experience and at least one research paper in SCI journal (b) Desirable Research experience in the use of molecular biology (gene cloning, expression, knock-out construction etc) tools with nitrogen fixing bacteria
Upper Age Limit 35 years (Relaxation as per ICAR guidelines)
How to apply?
Application on plain paper giving name, permanent and correspondence address, names of father and mother, mobile no. and e-mail address (if available), details of educational career (starting from High School or equivalent) self-attested copies of all mark-sheets & certificates along with brief description of previous research (max 250 words) and list of publications should reach Principal Investigator, ICAR Project (P-27/143), School of Biotechnology, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005 by e-mail (Mentioning “ICAR project positions” in the subject area to directoris[at]bhu.ac.in within 15 days of this advertisement (by October 28, 2020).