Project Scientist & Research Associate Post in NABI, Mohali (Punjab), India

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

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

Designation/Position- Research Associate Post in NABI

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Punjab, India, invites applications for Research Associate Post 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 Post in NABI

Research/Job Area- Engineering or Technology or In any branch of Life Sciences or Biotechnology

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

Eligibility/Qualification/Job/Position Description- 

    Principle Investigator: Dr. Siddharth Tiwari, Scientist F

    Position:  Project Scientist-One

    Duration: Till Sept. 2024 (*It may be extended for one year (till Sept 205) based on the terms and conditions of the funding agency)

    Funding Agency: Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)

    Essential Qualifications: – Doctoral Degree in Science or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent.


    1. Experience in biochemical analysis (HPLC, ICPMS, protein purification, Western blotting), molecular analysis (Southern blotting, site of integration & flanking regions) and compositional/proximate analysis for food characteristics of genetically modified plants.
    2. Excellent academic record with research experience in area relevant to metabolic engineering, molecular biology and bioinformatics supported with high-quality publications.
    3. Capable to collect and analyze data related to agronomic, yield and phenotypic performance of transgenic banana lines from multi-location event selection trial sites.
    4. Knowledge and experience of in-silico analysis such as transcriptomics, proteomics and genomics.
    5. Relevant research publications in reputed international journals with 5 or more cumulative impact factors.

    Emoluments: – Rs. 56000/- per month plus HRA (As per DST OM No.SR/S9/Z08/2018 dated 30.01.2019)

    Age limit: – 35 Years (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI Instructions)

    Contact Details: –  Project Investigator: Dr. Siddharth Tiwari, Scientist F  Email: –; Contact no. 0172-5221138

    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 depending upon the progress of the research, and the performance, the committee may recommend for further extension of tenure.

    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 Details: –  Project Investigator: Dr.Sivasubramanian R, Scientist D  Email: –; Contact no. 0172-5221183

    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 31.07.2024 at 09:00 A.M. along with the duly filled application form available on the website

    Last Date for Apply– 31 July 2024

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