Research Associate Position at NIPGR, New Delhi: Apply by 19 June 2024

Scientist/Research Officer Position 2019 in NIPGR, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate Position at NIPGR

National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, invites applications for the Research Associate Position at NIPGR from eligible and interested candidates.

About- The National Institute of Plant Genome Research is an autonomous institution supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. Research Associate Position at NIPGR

Research/Job Area- Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology or a related field

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Location- New Delhi


Essential Qualification: Candidates having Ph.D. degree in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology or a related field. Candidates having M.Tech in Biotechnology/Bioinformatics with three years of research experience with relevant research publications and fulfilling the norm/guidelines of DST issued vide DST Office Memorandum number SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated January 30, 2019 are eligible to apply. 

Desirable Qualification: Candidates having research experience in the area of plant-pathogen interactions/functional genomics/development and characterization of transgenic/gene-edited rice, duly supported with relevant publications in SCI journals (having at least two first-author research papers in SCI journals with more than three impact factors) will be preferred.

Job Requirements: To carry out research in the area of plant-pathogen interactions using rice and Rhizoctonia solani as pathosystems.

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position of one Research Associate-III (RA-III) in the SERB- Swarna Jayanti fellowship project entitled “Enhancing sheath blight disease tolerance in rice”, of Dr. Gopaljee Jha, Scientist, NIPGR.

Research Associate-III (one post): Emoluments Rs. 54,000 + 24% HRA per month as sanctioned in the project.

The above position is completely on a temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The fellowship amount for the above position is as sanctioned in the project and as per DST/SERB norms. The initial appointment will be for one year or till the tenability of the project whichever is earlier and the same can be curtailed/extended on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority.

How to Apply- 

Candidates need to fill up the google sheet given below and upload all the necessary document along with the form:

A web link with the date and time of the online interview will be e-mailed to the shortlisted candidates. The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying, as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed. Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to the disqualification of the candidate(s).

Note: ONLY soft copy of the application in the above-mentioned Google Forms submitted within 15 days from the date of advertisement will be accepted. An incomplete application and lack of supporting educational certificates and publication records will be rejected. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. For any clarification, the candidate may contact Scientist-In-Charge through email only: at

Dr. Gopaljee Jha


National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)

Aruna Asraf Ali Marg, P.O. Box No. 10531,

New Delhi – 110067


Last Date for Apply– 19 June 2024

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