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Job Title:Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Job Location:Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
No of Positions:01
Employer:ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI)
Project Name:Marker assisted pyramiding of APR & SR genes for durable rust resistance in wheat
Address:ICAR-IARI, Regional Station, Wellington, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
Pay Scale:Rs. 25000 + 30% HRA (As per ICAR No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated13.07.2015 No. Agri.and F. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 09.10.2015)
Date of Interview:7th July, 2016

Qualification :
Essential: Master’s degree in Genetics /Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/Relevant subjects/ Biotechnology/Life Sciences with 4/5 years bachelor’s degree. Those with 3 years bachelor’s degree must have UGC/CSIR/ICAR NET qualification or equivalent or Ph.D. in any of above disciplines (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 09.10.2015)
Desirable: Experience in use of molecular markers and proficiency in computer skills.

Duration :
The posts are purely temporary and will be filled on contractual basis initially up to March 2017, extendable till the termination of the project subject to satisfactory performance.
The candidate shall not claim regular appointment at this Institute, as the post is co-terminus with the project.

Age Limit :
Maximum age is 35 years for SRF (age relaxation of five years for SC/ST & women and three years for OBC).

How to Apply :
The candidates will have to compulsorily bring the filled in application form (as per the format annexed),all the original certificates from matriculation onwards, date of birth certificate, NET/equivalent certificate, degree certificate either original or provisional and one set of the self-attested photocopies of all the required certificates from matriculation onwards and an attested copy of recent passport size photograph pasted onto the application form. Proof of experience and publications also need to be submitted.

- No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
- Only the candidates meeting essential qualifications would be interviewed.
- Concealing of facts or canvassing in any form shall lead to disqualification or termination of such candidates.
- The candidates are required to submit the application at the time of interview as per the format annexed along with the declaration.
- The candidate intending to attend the interview, if any of his/ her near or distant relative is an employee of the ICAR/IARI, have to declare his/her name, designation, nature of duties, relationship in writing so as to reach Principal Investigator of mentioned projects, ICARIARI, Regional Station, Wellington ( by 2nd July, 2016. If on the date of interview such declaration is furnished and found that his relative is an employee of ICAR/IARI, such candidate will not be allowed for interview.
- The candidates have to strictly submit the form annexed (typed/filled) duly signed and submit on the date of interview.
- Reporting time for interview: 9:00-10.00 AM at ICAR-IARI, Regional Station, Wellington– 643 231 (The Nilgiris).

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