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ICAR-IARI Announces Online Interview for JRF Position Under DST-SERB Funded Project

ICAR-IARI, New Delhi seeks candidates for a temporary Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position under a DST-SERB funded project on genome editing of Black Rice cultivar Chakhao amubi.

Saurabh Shukla
ICAR-IARI Delhi Seeks JRF for DST-SERB Funded Plant Physiology Project (Photo Source: IARI)
ICAR-IARI Delhi Seeks JRF for DST-SERB Funded Plant Physiology Project (Photo Source: IARI)

Division of Plant Physiology at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research - Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI) in New Delhi is inviting applications for an online interview for one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position. This position is funded by the Department of Science and Technology - Science and Engineering Research Board (DST-SERB), Government of India, under an ongoing project. The position is unreserved and temporary.

Candidates interested in applying for the JRF position are required to submit their biodata along with self-attested scanned copies of degree certificates and mark sheets of 10th, 12th, UG, and PG qualifications to dpp.mpp2022@gmail.com.

The deadline for submitting biodata is June 28th, 2024. Applicants who are currently employed must also provide a no objection certificate from their employer. The tentative date for the online interview is July 2nd, 2024, with any changes communicated directly to the selected candidates.

The JRF position is temporary and will align with the project duration, focusing on the DST-SERB project titled "Improvement in grain yield and lodging stress tolerance of Black Rice cultivar Chakhao amubi by CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome editing."

Details regarding the position include a monthly fellowship salary of Rs. 31,000 plus HRA. Eligibility criteria specify that candidates should possess a Master’s degree in relevant subjects such as Plant Biotechnology, Plant Physiology, Plant Biochemistry, Life sciences, or Microbiology, with qualifications varying depending on educational background and experience as per government regulations.

The positions are temporary and contractual initially for six months, extendable based on performance, with no provision for re-engagement post-project termination. For detailed eligibility criteria and application process, interested candidates should refer to the official notification. 

Direct Link to ICAR-IARI Official Notification

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