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Senior Research Fellow Walk-in-Interview at ICAR-IIRR: Apply by Feb 26

Company - Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Openings - 1

The Indian Institute of Rice Research (formerly known as Directorate of Rice Research) has announced an opening for a Senior Research Fellow position under the DBT-sanctioned project titled “Genome engineering of host genes for Yellow Stem borer (YSB) and Brown Plant Hopper (BPH) resistance using CRISPR/Cas technology.” Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for this position before the deadline on 26th February 2024, adhering to the prescribed format.

Position Details

Position Title:

Senior Research Fellow

Number of Positions:


Monthly Emoluments:

Rs. 35,000 + 24% HRA

 Age Limit: 35 years for men and 40 years for women



Master’s degree in Agriculture or life sciences (specializations in Plant Biotechnology, Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Science, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Entomology) with National Eligibility Test (NET) qualification (ICAR-NET, CSIR-UGC, DBT-BET, GATE) and a minimum of two years of research experience.


Experience in plant molecular biology, genetic transformation, functional genomics, tissue culture techniques, biotechnology lab-related techniques, and gene editing.

Application Process

Eligible candidates are required to send their applications in the prescribed pro-forma to the email address recruitmentkmbiirr@gmail.com by the deadline of 26th February 2024. The application should include:

  • Completed Application Form (enclosed in Word format)

  • Self-attested scanned copies of original certificates of educational qualifications

  • Experience certificates

  • Additional qualifications (if any)

All documents should be uploaded as a Single PDF File in the same order as mentioned above. After the initial screening of applications, shortlisted candidates will be notified about the details of the Physical/Virtual Interview (Date and Time) via email. It's important to note that original documents will be verified at the time of appointment. Any candidate found to have submitted false claims at a later stage will have their candidature summarily rejected.

Apply now and be a part of pioneering efforts in combating agricultural pests using advanced genetic technologies. For further inquiries, please contact the Indian Institute of Rice Research or visit https://www.icar-iirr.org/index.php/en/?option=com_content&view=article&id=72

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