Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the following purely temporary positions in Project Management Unit (PMU) in the DBT Multi-institutional project “Characterization of chickpea germplasm resource to accelerate genomics-assisted crop improvement”, under mission programme of “Characterization of genetic resources” under the supervision of Dr. Subhra Chakraborty, Director, NIPGR and Dr. Swarup K. Parida, Scientist, NIPGR.
1. Post Name: Principal Project Associate
2. No. of Post: 01
3. Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project.
4. Qualification: Candidates having master’s degree in Natural or Agricultural sciences or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or medicine from a recognized university or equivalent with eight years’ experience in Research and Development in industrial and academic institution or science and technology organizations and scientific activities are eligible to apply as per DST office memorandum number SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated July 10, 2020. OR
a. Candidates having doctoral degree in science/engineering/technology/pharma/MD/MS from a recognized university or equivalent with four year experience in Research and Development in industrial and academic institutions or science and technology organizations and scientific activities are eligible to apply as per DST office memorandum number SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated July 10, 2020. Candidates having research experience in the area of plant genomics and bioinformatics duly supported with relevant publications will be preferred. The candidate having research experience in the field of plant genetics and molecular breeding is desirable.
5. The position is purely temporary and is co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be extended / curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate. NIPGR reserve the right to relax any of the qualification(s) in case the candidate is found suitable / well qualified by the Selection Committee. Reservation of post shall be as per Govt. of India norms.
Upper Age limit 40 years