Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) invites application for the position Research Associate II/Research Associate I
1. Post Name: Research Associate -II/ Principal Project Associate (Project 2: ‘SiteDirected mutagenesis of low-affinity nitrate transporter gene for improving nitrogen efficiency in aerobic rice’ - DBT funded)
No. of Post: 01
Emoluments& Eligibility: Rs. 49,000 + 24% HRA p.m. (T&C for RA-II: OM SB/S9/Z-06/2019 dated 23 April 2019) (T&C for PPA: OM SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated 10 July 2020)
Essential: for PPA 1 st class Master’s degree in Agricultural Science (Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) with 8 years’ experience in R&D institution OR Doctorate degree in Science (Plant Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) with 4 years’ experience in R&D institution
Desirable: Hands-on-experience of basic molecular techniques such as cloning, transformation (bacterial, yeast, plant),tissue culture, creating mutations by any molecular approach, knowledge of R, data analysis and interpretation, report writing. Research publications in SCI journal (first/corresponding author).
1. Post Name: JRF or SRF or Research Associate - I (Project 3: ‘Association between candidate genes and traits governing phosphorus use efficiency in wheat’- CSIR funded)
No. of Post: 01
Emoluments& Eligibility: JRF: 31,000/- SRF: 35,000/- RA: 47,000/-
Essential: Plant Biotechnology / Molecular Biology & Biotechnology/ Plant Breeding & Genetics JRF & SRF: Candidate should have qualified JRF-NET/LS/GATE; for SRF, candidate should not have more than 2 years’ experience post-M.Sc. 3) RA: Candidate should not have more than 3 years as RA in any project postPh.D.
Desirable: Experience in working with field crops, molecular markers, genomewide data analysis, association mapping and interpretation; Research publications in SCI journal (first/corresponding author).
Age Limit: Upper age: 35 - 40 years