NIPGR Biotech, Mol Bio, Bioinformatics, Comp Bio Research Job Opening – Apply Online

NIPGR Biotech, Mol Bio, Bioinformatics, Comp Bio Research Job Opening

NIPGR Biotech, Mol Bio, Bioinformatics, Comp Bio Research Job Opening. MSc Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/Plant Molecular Biology job at NIPGR. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below

National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box No. 10531, New Delhi-110067

Date: 13-12-2022

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions of one Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Project Associate-I (PA-I) in the scheme of “Short-Term Research Fellowship”, NIPGR under the supervision of Dr. Prabhakaran Sundararajan, Scientist, NIPGR. Emoluments will be at par with similar fellowships by DBT/DST and NIPGR fellowship norms.

Name of the Posts – Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Project Associate-I (PA-I)

No. of Posts – 01

Upper age limit – 35 years (for PA-I).

How to Apply

The position is purely temporary and is co-terminus with the scheme. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be extended/curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidates against the above posts depending upon the qualifications and experience of the

candidates. Reservation of post shall be as per Government of India norms. The appointment may be terminated at 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.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending a softcopy through e-mail in the given format with a cover letter showing interest along with self-attested softcopies of the mark sheets, certificates, (from class X onwards) and proof of research experience/publications. A single pdf file, consisting of the application form, cover letter, and all documents, must be sent to within 15 days from the date of advertisement. 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 a soft copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. No. TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. For any clarification candidates may contract the Scientist in-charge through e-mail.

Dr. Prabhakaran Sundararajan
Scientist III
National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110067.


  • Candidates having a Master’s degree in Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology/Plant Breeding/Life Sciences or related fields with at least 55% (or equivalent) marks in master’s degree can apply. Candidates who qualify as per the criteria mentioned in the DST Office Memorandum No. SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated January 30, 2019, and SR/S)/Z-05/2019 dated July 10, 2020, are eligible to apply.

Further, candidates should have experience in the following areas:

  1. Genome-wide identification studies
  2. Bioinformatics analysis and Linux platform
  3. Basic molecular biology techniques

Preference will be given to candidates with previous work experience in gene-family identification and characterization with a proven track record of publications.

Emoluments – Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms and as sanctioned in the project.

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