Postdoc, research associate position in Life Sciences

Inviting applications for Short-Term Research Fellowships Date – Closing date May 06, 2015

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up one position of Research Associate (RA) in the Institute with Dr. Ashverya Laxmi, Scientist, NIPGR, in the scheme of “Short-Term Research Fellowship” programme. The candidate will be working towards understanding Glucose-brassinosteroid signaling interaction in model plant Arabidopsis thaliana.

The position is completely on temporary basis with maximum duration of three years. 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.

Qualification: Candidates having a Ph. D.  degree in Life Sciences are eligible to apply. Experience of working with Arabidopsis molecular biology, physiology, genetics and cell biology is highly desirable.

The Fellowship amount for the position will be given at par with the similar fellowships by DBT/DST.
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 by sending hard copy of complete application in the given format with a cover letter showing interest. The attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, proof of research experience/publications are to be attached. The application should reach at the address given below within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The envelope must be superscribed by “Application for the post of RA under NIPGR Short-term research fellowship programme”. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Note : ONLY hard copy of the application send by post or in person will be considered.

Dr. Ashverya Laxmi
Staff Scientist – IV
National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531,
New Delhi – 110067