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Junior Research Fellow at ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Company - ICAR - Indian Agricultural Research Institute Research institute (IARI)
Openings - 1

The Division of Genetics at ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, is inviting applications for an Online Interview to fill the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a DST-funded project. This opportunity is on a purely contractual/temporary basis.

Project Details

  • Project Title: DST funded project on “Identification of novel genomic regions governing resistance against recently evolved devastating stripe rust pathotype 238S119 in unexplored durum wheat landraces from southern India”

  • Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

  • Number of Positions: 1

  • Emoluments: Rs. 37,000 + 24% HRA per month

Eligibility Criteria

  • Essential Qualification: Candidates must possess a Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR a Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in a Professional Course (Master’s degree in Genetics / Plant Breeding / Genetics and Plant Breeding / Agricultural Biotechnology). The selection criteria include:

    • Candidates who have qualified through National Eligibility Tests such as CSIR-UGC NET, GATE, or national-level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.

  • Desirable Qualification: Experience in plant breeding trials, handling field crops, crossing techniques, and research experience in wheat breeding and molecular biology.

  • Age Limit: Maximum age is 35 years for JRF (with relaxations of five years for SC/ST & women and three years for OBC). Minimum age should be 18 years as on the date of the interview.

Application Procedure

Interested and eligible candidates are requested to submit their applications in the prescribed format along with self-attested scanned copies of original documents in a single PDF file to prashanth.h@icar.gov.in by 19.07.2024, 05:30 PM. After screening, eligible candidates will be notified of the interview details via email.

Interview Details

  • Mode: Online (via video conferencing)

  • Reporting Time: To be communicated to eligible candidates via email

This position is temporary and will be filled for one year or until the project concludes, whichever is earlier. For further details, candidates are encouraged to visit the official website of ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

For any inquiries, please contact: Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi Email: prashanth.h@icar.gov.in

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