10 Birbal Sahni Research Associate (BSRA), Lucknow, UP, India

Scientist 'B' Position at Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleosciences, Lucknow

Designation/Position- Birbal Sahni Research Associate

Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleosciences, Lucknow, India invites applications for Birbal Sahni Research Associate from eligible and interested candidates

About- Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleosciences, Lucknow was established the Institute in the year 1946 to explore and develop palaeobotany as a science in itself, visualizing its potential in solving issues of origin and evolution of plant life, other geological issues including exploration of fossil fuels. Originally plant fossil and related studies based, the mandate of the BSIP was recently expanded to combine it with other areas of palaeosciences, and creating modern facilities to achieve this end. Birbal Sahni Research Associate

Location- Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleosciences, Lucknow

Research Area: Botany/Geology/relevant discipline

Location: Lucknow, India


Essential Qualification: Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Botany/Geology/relevant discipline* with high academic attainments both at the graduate and post-graduate levels and three years of research experience in appropriate discipline or Ph.D. in appropriate discipline.

Desirable Qualification: A good number of research publications in peer reviewed National and International journals. 

The fields of earth sciences and allied disciplines such as Precambrian palaeobiology, Palaeozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic (Palynology/Palaeobotany/Palaeobiogeography, micropalaeontology, vertebrate palaeontology),

Quaternary Palaeoclimate (Himalayan, Fluvial, lacustrine, Coastal), Marine micropalaeontology, Coal Petrology/Source Rock Evaluation, Industrial Palynology/Hydrocarbon Exploration, Archaeobotany and Dendrochronology.

AGE LIMIT: The upper age limit is 32 years as on 11.03.2024. A relaxation in age limit upto three years may be considered in the case of applicants who are suitably qualified and have research training/teaching experience on the recommendations of the Selection Committee. In the case of applicants of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Classes, age relaxation upto five years may be allowed.

Job Description:

Applications are invited for Ten (10) Birbal Sahni Research Associate (BSRA) tenable at Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow.

The tenure of the Birbal Sahni Research Associateship is three years.  The Research Associates shall be entitled to a sum of  Rs. 47,000/-+ HRA per month during  first year, a sum of Rs. 49,000/- + HRA per month during second year and  Rs. 54,000/- + HRA per month during third year  after reviewing his/her performance for the preceding two years by a Committee constituted by the Director. 

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates should apply their application only ONLINE through the Institute website www.bsip.res.in under the section “CAREER BSIP RECRUITMENT PORTAL” or https://bsiprecruitment.in/
  • NO hard copy of the application is required to be sent by the candidates to BSIP, Lucknow.
  • For any Technical and Administrative issues/support if any, the candidates may call on the following Mob./Telephone no. from 09:30 AM to 05:45 PM or e-mail to the following:
  • For Technical issues/support:            i) + 91 9667277184
  • For Administrative issues/support:  i)   0522- 2742918 On working days between Monday                                                                             ii)   0522- 2742956 to Friday only (except holidays)
  • E-mail :  help.recruitment@bsip.res.in  
  • The Online Application Form will be available w.e.f. 20.02.2024 and the closing date will be 11.03.2024 (till 1700Hrs.).

Last Date for Apply: 20 February 2024

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