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: Technical Assistant
2. No. of Post: 04
3. Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project.
4. Qualification: Candidates having Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences/Plant Science/ Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology from a recognized university or equivalent with at least 60% marks and having research experience in Molecular Biology Laboratory are eligible to apply as per DST office memorandum number SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated July 10, 2020.
a. The candidates having research experience in the field of plant genetics, genomics, multiomics, molecular breeding and gene editing/transgenics is desirable. OR Candidates having Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from a recognized university or equivalent with at least 60% marks and having research experience in Computer Application are eligible to apply as per DST office memorandum number SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated July 10, 2020. The candidates having research experience in any field of computer applications, software development and web development 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 50 years