Tocklai Experimental Station Jorhat Recruits Scientists

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Tocklai Experimental Station Jorhat Recruits Scientists

Tocklai Experimental Station of Tea Research Association is a hundred years old premier R&D institution located amidst the most picturesque surroundings of South bank of river Brahmaputra and tea gardens at Jorhat, Assam in the Eastern Himalayan region. It carries out frontline research on all aspects of tea and is the world’s largest tea research Institute. It has the most modern research infrastructure with dedicated and most qualified scientists from across the country.

The Institute provides one of the best working environments for bringing excellence in research while enhancing individual capacities and expertise. The Institute is seeking applications from eligible candidates for the following vacant positions at Jorhat and its North Bengal Regional R&D Centre, Nagrakata, West Bengal.

1. Head, Plant Physiology and Breeding Department (Scientist F):
Ph.D. in Plant Physiology/Breeding/Taxonomy with minimum 15 years experience in plant research preferably in tea and other plantation crop/horticulture/forestry, out of which at least five years in senior supervisory position. Experience in research in reputed institutes and quality published work in high impact factor journals demonstrating exceptional research abilities are desirable.

Job responsibilities:
To lead a research team in Tea Physiology and Breeding Department and to motivate and guide highly qualified research group.
1. Responsible for developing research strategy and execution of research programmes.
2. To provide leadership and direction to technical people.
3. To obtain fund for research from funding agencies.
4. To represent organization as assigned from time to time.

Pay Band:
Rs 37,000–67,000, Grade Pay Rs 8900, PB-4 with other facilities like PF, Medical, semi furnished accommodation, regional allowance, etc. as per Rules.

Age:
40–45 years, relaxable in case of highly experienced candidate.

6. Asstt. Mycologist/Microbiologist:
Ph.D. with 1st Class Master’s degree in Mycology and Plant Pathology/Microbiology with minimum 5 years experience in related field and published work in high impact factor journals demonstrating exceptional research abilities are desirable.

8. Entomologist/Asstt. Entomologist:
Ph.D. with 1st Class Master’s degree in Zoology/Life Science with specialization in Entomology with minimum 5 years experience in related field and published work in high impact factor journals demonstrating exceptional research abilities are desirable.

9. Scientists:
Ph.D. with 1st Class Master’s degree with specialization in Bioinformatics/Plant Breeding and Genetics/Plant Physiology/Environmental Science with minimum 5 years experience in related field and published work in high impact factor journals demonstrating exceptional research abilities are desirable.

10. Biochemist/Asstt. Biochemist:
Ph.D. with 1st Class Master’s degree in Chemistry/Biochemistry with minimum 10/5 years experience in related field and published work in high impact factor journals demonstrating exceptional research abilities are desirable.

All above posts (Sl. No. 2 to 10) are grouped as Scientist E/C entitled for PB-3, Rs 15,600–39,100, Grade Pay Rs 7600/6600 with other facilities like PF, medical, semi furnished accommodation, regional allowance, etc. as per Rules. Age: 35–40 years, relaxable in case of highly experienced candidate.

Interested candidates may submit their application as per specific format available in our website www.tocklai.net along with certificate copies, etc. to The Director, Tea Research Association, Tocklai Experimental Station, Jorhat 785 008, Assam, India, e-mail: eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%74%72%61%74%6a%6f%72%68%40%72%65%64%69%66%66%6d%61%69%6c%2e%63%6f%6d%22%3e%74%72%61%74%6a%6f%72%68%40%72%65%64%69%66%66%6d%61%69%6c%2e%63%6f%6d%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) or eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%69%6e%66%6f%40%74%6f%63%6b%6c%61%69%2e%6e%65%74%22%3e%69%6e%66%6f%40%74%6f%63%6b%6c%61%69%2e%6e%65%74%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) on or before 31 July 2012.

Deadline: 31 July 2012

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