Project Scientist Positions at NIPGR, New Delhi, India

Scientist/Research Officer Position 2019 in NIPGR, India

Designation/Position- Scientist Positions at NIPGR

National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, India, invites applications for Scientist Positions at NIPGR from eligible and interested candidates.

About- National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, is an Autonomous Research Institution funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, to pursue research on various aspects of plant genomics. The Institute is also establishing a NIPGR Translational Centre at Biotech Science Cluster, NCR, Faridabad. NIPGR invites applications from Indian Citizens to fill up the vacant posts of Scientists on Direct Recruitment basis. Scientist Positions at NIPGR

Research/Job Area- Life Sciences/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Plant Molecular Biology or any other related field or Science/Engineering/Technology/Pharma/MD/MS

Location- National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, India

Eligibility/Qualification/Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions in the DBT Project entitled “Platform for Measurement of Free Radicals (PMFR) funded by DBT under SAHAJ Infrastructure” under the supervision of Dr. Jagadis Gupta Kapuganti, Scientist, NIPGR. The details of positions are as under:

    Upper age limit: 35 years

    Qualification: Candidates having doctoral degree in Life Sciences/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Plant Molecular Biology or any other related field or M.Tech. (Engineering or Technology) from a recognized university or equivalent and fulfilling the norms of DST issued vide DST OM SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated July 10, 2020 are eligible to apply. At least 2 international publications will be desirable and should have demonstrated ability to measure various free radicals. 

    Upper age limit: 40 years

    Qualification:  Candidates having Master’s degree in Natural or Agricultural sciences/ MVSc or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent; 


    Four years’ experience in Research and development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and services;


    Doctoral degree in Science/Engineering/Technology/Pharma/MD/MS from recognized university or equivalent and fulfilling the norms of DST issued vide DST OM SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated July 10, 2020 are eligible to apply. Candidate should have experience in free radical research and measurement of radicals.

    The above positions are completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The fellowship amount for the above position is 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 by sending soft copy through e-mail in the given format with a cover letter showing interest The soft copy of the self- attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, (10th standard onwards) and proof of research experience/publications should be attached with the application. A single pdf file, consisting of application from cover letter, and all documents, must be sent to within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The subject line of the mail should be “Application for the Post of  (Mentioned as above)”.  

    The interview will be through online mode. A web-link with date and time of online interview will be e-mailed to the shortlisted candidates only. Incomplete application and lack of supporting educational/experience/certificate 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).

    Note: ONLY soft copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. No TA/DA will be paid for attending online interview. For any clarification candidates may contact Scientist in charge through e-mail only. 

    Last Date for Apply– 14 June 2024

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