Research Associate Position in NABI, Mohali (Punjab), India

Direct Recruitment of Scientists in NABI, Mohali (Punjab), India

Research Associate Position in NABI, Mohali (Punjab), India

Designation/Position- Research Associate Position in NABI

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Punjab, India, invites applications for Research Associate Position in NABI from eligible and interested candidates.

About- National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) is an autonomous R&D Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. The institute has a state-of-the-art facility in translational research areas at the interface of Agricultural Biotechnology and Food & Nutritional Biotechnology. Applications are invited from the individuals possessing an outstanding research record and enthusiasm to support the organization having a world-class research environment and active partnership with the public and private sectors. Research Associate Position in NABI

Research/Job Area- Life Science

Location- National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Punjab, India

Project Title- “Improvement in silicon uptake, fruit ripening, and yield by targeting multiple genes (SINIP21, SIAP2a, SP5G and PL) with CRISPR/CAS9 approach in tomato”    

Eligibility/Qualification–

Job/Position Description- 

Project title – “Genomics for the development of disease-resistant and climate-resilient crop varieties”

Principle Investigator: Dr. Sivasubramanian R, Scientist-D

Position: Research Associate I (RA-I) (One)

Essential Qualification: – Ph.D. in any branch of Life Sciences or Biotechnology with at least two peer-reviewed international publication in Science Citation indexed (SCl) journal.

Duration: The RA fellowship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a period of 1 year only, and in exceptional cases, depending upon the progress of the research, the performance, the committee may recommend the up-gradation of RA Levels.

Desirable Experience:

  1. We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated candidate who is interested in genetics, and genomics of crop plants. 
  2. Research experience in molecular biology related techniques (including PCR, recombinant DNA cloning techniques, plant transformation), and library preparation methodologies for NGS.
  3. Research experience in handling genomics data, NGS data analysis (including genome sequencing & assembly, comparative genomics, and RNASeq analysis) as evidenced by relevant research publications in peer-reviewed journals or preprint servers.
  4. Research experience in the field of genome editing is desirable.

Responsibilities: Recruited RA will work on genomics and genome-editing for crop improvement with a focus on disease-resistance, and climate-resilience. Candidate is expected to help in coordinating the project and other existing projects in the lab. Candidate will also help in preparing reports for funding agencies and write manuscripts for publication.

Emoluments: Rs. 58000/- per month plus HRA (As per DST OM No. DST/PCPM/Z-06/2022 dated 26.06.2023)

Age limit: – 40 years (Relaxation is admissible in the case of SC/ST/OBC/PD and women candidates as per GOI instructions)

Contact:- Dr. Sivasubramanian, Sct-D, Tel: +91172522 1183, Email – siva.r24@nabi.res.in

Project: Development of functional food products from agricultural/food processing waste.

Duration for RA position:

The research associate-ship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a period of 2 (two) years. The performance of the selected candidate will be evaluated after initial 1 year; further extension of another 1 year will be subject to submission of progress report submitted by selected candidate and satisfactory assessment remarks given by the reporting officer.

Job profile:

  1. RA-I will be responsible for production and up-scaling of bio-polymers as functional food product constituents.
  2. RA-I will be responsible for the functional characterization of the food products.

Essential qualifications:

PhD/MD/MS/MDS or equivalent degree or having three years of research, teaching and design and development experience after MVSc/M.Pharma/ME/M.Tech with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal. Candidate with thesis submission will also be eligible (along with proof of submission) but will be hired at SRF level till they receive their degree (Eligibility criteria as per As per DST OM No. SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated 30.01.2019 and DST OM: DST/PCPM/Z-06/2022 dated June 26, 2023).

Desirable qualifications:

  1. Prior research experience by high impact peer reviewed publications.
  2. Research experience in extraction of biopolymers.
  3. Research experience in functional characterization of biopolymers and food products.

Emoluments:

Rs.58,000/-month + HRA, depending on years of experience. RA Emoluments and Eligibility conditions are as per DST OM: DST/PCPM/Z-06/2022 dated June 26, 2023.

Age Limit:

The age limit of applicants for RA will be 40 years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/women as per government of India instructions).

Contact Details: Dr. Koushik Mazumder, Scientist-E email: koushik@nabi.res.in contact no. 0172-5221244.

Principal Investigator:  Dr Joy K. Roy, Scientist-F

Temporary position: Research Associate-I (One Position)

Maximum Duration: The RA fellowship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a period of six months (6 month).

Essential Qualification: Ph.D. or equivalent degree or having 3 years of research, teaching, and design and development experience after ME/M.Tech with at least one research paper in Science Citation indexed (SCl) journal.

Emoluments and eligibility: Revised salary as per DST OM No. DST/PCPM/Z-06/2022 dated 26/6/2023

Desirable qualifications: Proven experience in agricultural biotechnology, especially in plant molecular biology and molecular markers and QTL mapping studies; relevant research publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Responsibility:

i) Genotyping of wheat germplasm/mapping population/EMS mutant lines using molecular markers;

ii) Phenotyping of nutritional and other agro-morphological traits on the EMS mutants at multi-locations within India;

iii) Genome-wide association mapping and QTL mapping approaches.

Fellowship: Rs. 58,000/- per month plus HRA

Age limit: 40 years (Relaxation is admissible in the case of SC/ST/OBC/PD and women

candidates as per GOI instructions)

Contact: Dr Joy K Roy, Scientist- F, Tel: +91172 5221206 Email: joykroy@nabi.res.in

How to Apply- 

All interested candidates may appear for Walk-In-Interview at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute located at Knowledge city, Sector-81, Mohali – 140306, Punjab on 29-05-2024 at 09:00 A.M. along with the duly filled application form available on the website www.nabi.res.in.

Last Date for Apply–29 May 2024

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