Research Associate Post at NIPGR, New Delhi: Apply by 28 June 2024

Scientist/Research Officer Position 2019 in NIPGR, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate Post at NIPGR

National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, invites applications for Research Associate Post 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 at NIPGR

Location- New Delhi


Candidates having a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Life Sciences or equivalent with a good publication record and fulfilling the norm/guidelines of DST issued vide DST Office Memorandum number DST/PCPM/Z-06/2022 dated June 26, 2023 are eligible to apply. The candidate must have experience in raising rice transgenic and knock-out lines using the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing tool. Candidates having experience in protein-protein interaction analysis along with protein kinase assay will be preferred.

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position of one Research AssociateIII in the DBT Project entitled “Engineering rice for improved grain yield under drought stress conditions by modifying the OsNAC44 transcription factor gene”, under the supervision of Dr. Alok Krishna Sinha, Scientist, NIPGR. 

Research Associate-III (One Post):  Emoluments `. 67000/- plus 27% HRA per month as sanctioned in the project.

The above position is completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The fellowship/emolument amount for the above position are as sanctioned in the project. 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. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate. Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms. The appointment may be terminated any time by giving one month notice by either side. The applicants will have no claim implicit or explicit for consideration against any regular position of NIPGR.

How to Apply- 

Eligible candidates may apply directly through the link:

Eligible candidates for the above position may send completed application on the above google link along with attested copies of the educational certificates and proof of research experience etc in a single PDF. Incomplete application and lack of supporting educational/experience certificates will be rejected. 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 disqualification of the candidate(s).

Last date of application is on or before the 15 days after release of advertisement at NIPGR website. Interview link will only be sent to shortlisted candidates.

Note: ONLY soft copy of the application in the given goggle link along with relevant certificates in a single PDF will be accepted. For any clarification candidates may contact Scientist in-charge through e-mail only.

Dr. Alok Krishna Sinha 


National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)

Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531, New Delhi – 110067.


Last Date for Apply–  28 June 2024

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