Staff Scientist post at NIPGR, New Delhi

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Staff Scientist post at NIPGR, New Delhi

National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi is an Autonomous Research Institution funded by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, to pursue research on various aspects of plant genomics. NIPGR invites applications from Indian Citizens for filling up the vacant posts on Direct Recruitment basis, as detailed below. The posts are temporary but likely to continue. The position of Consultant Engineer is on contract basis.

Post : Staff Scientist

Specialization : Applicant should have a Ph.D. with excellent academic credentials along with the track record of scientific productivity evidenced by publications in the frontier areas of Plant Biology such as, Computational Biology, Genome Analysis and Molecular Mapping, Molecular Mechanism of Abiotic Stress Responses, Nutritional Genomics, Plant Development and Architecture, Plant Immunity, Molecular Breeding, Transgenics for crop improvement and other emerging areas based on plant genomics.

Remuneration : The length of experience and scientific accomplishments/quality of scientific productivity record will be major factors in deciding the level of appointment as Staff Scientist as well as starting salary in the pay bands of Rs 15,600-39,100 (with grade pay of ` 5400, 6600 and 7600), and Rs 37,400-67,000 (with grade pay of Rs 8700) plus usual allowances admissible to the Central Government employees. Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms

Since it is not possible to call all the eligible candidates for the interview, the applications will be shortlisted. Decision of the Director, NIPGR in this regard will be final. No correspondence or personal enquiries will be entertained by NIPGR in this behalf.

NIPGR may select candidates against the above post(s) depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate and reserves the right to relax age limit, experience, other requirements and any of the qualification(s) in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the Selection Committee. Other things being equal, persons having experience of work in Teaching/Research Institutions will be given preference.

How to apply : Complete bio-data in the enclosed performa including educational qualifications from Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (10th) onwards, documents in support of age, educational qualifications, whether belongs to SC/ST/OBC/PH, etc., copies of the notable papers/publications, tentative research plans and names and addresses, E-mail, fax/telephone numbers of at least three references and experience etc., together with two recent passport size photographs be sent to the “Director, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P. B. No. 10531, New Delhi – 110067, India” before March 9, 2012. Incomplete applications or applications not in the prescribed performa will not be entertained.

Deadline : 09.03.12

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