National Institute of Plant Genome Research Notified Recruitment for Research Fellowship 2013

National Institute of Plant Genome Research invites applications for filling up the posts of Research Associate (RA), Project Assistant (PA). The Last Date of Submitting the Application is 20 December 2013.

Created On: Dec 11, 2013 10:10 IST

National Institute of Plant Genome Research invites applications from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions of one each of Research Associate (RA), Project Assistant (PA) in the DBT funded project entitled “Mapping of mungbean yellow mosaic India virus (MYMIV) resistance loci in soybean” and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in the scheme of “Short-Term Research Fellowship” programme, with Dr. Manoj Prasad, Scientist, NIPGR. The positions are purely temporary and co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for a period of one year, which can be curtailed or extended based on the performance of the candidate and discretion of the Competent Authority. The National Institute of Plant Genome Research (formerly known as National Centre for Plant Genome Research) is an autonomous institution aided by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.

Important Date

Last Date of Submitting the Application: 20 December 2013

Details of Posts

1. Name of  Post : “Research Associate”

No. of Posts : 01 (One).

2. Name of  Post : “Project Assistant”

No. of Posts : 01 (One).

3. Name of  Post : “Senior Research Fellow”

No. of Posts : 01 (One).

Essential Qualifications

• For Research Associate

Candidates having Ph. D. degree or equivalent in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology or any other related field are eligible to apply. The candidate should have a good academic record and research experience as evidenced from published papers in standard referred journals. Candidate having research experience in the area of Advanced Molecular Biology, Genomics, Transcriptomics, In-silico Data Analysis etc., will be given preference.

• For Project Assistant 

Candidates having M. Sc. degree in any subject of Life Sciences are eligible to apply. Candidate should have first class/ division throughout academic career. Prior research experience in the area of plant molecular biology is highly desirable.

• For Senior Research Fellow

Candidates having M. Sc. degree with minimum of 55% marks or equivalent, in Bioinformatics with two years of post M. Sc. research experience are eligible to apply. Experience on working with In-silico biology and genomics is highly desirable.


For Research Associate &  Project Assistant : Emoluments as per sanctioned in project. 

For Senior Research Fellow : Emoluments as per DST/ DBT Norms.

General Instructions 

• NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

• Reservation of post shall be as per Govt. of India norms.

• Eligible candidates may apply on the prescribed format of the Application Form by sending hard copy of complete application with cover letter showing interest and attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience.

• The applications should reach at the address given below within 15 days from the date of the advertisement.

Dr. Manoj Prasad
Staff Scientist,
National Institute of Plant Genome Research,
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531,
New Delhi - 110067

• The envelope should be superscribed by"Application for the post of __________".

• No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected on the basis of performance in Written Test/ Trade Test/ Interviews, which might be conducted by the administration.

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