Govt Job for Ph.D, M.Pharm, M.Sc at NABI

Last date 08th January 2021 (Friday).

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) is an autonomous Institute under Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. NABI aims at catalysing the transformation of Agri-food sector in India by being a nodal organization for knowledge generation and translational science leading to value-added products based on Agri-Food biotech innovations for improved household nutritional security.

Since its inception in 2010, NABI is involved in research activities for the Bio fortification, development of designer crops for improved nutrition, providing sustainable and novel solutions towards quality food and nutrition, and development of evidence based functional foods to counter malnutrition.

Food and nutritional Biotechnology division at NABI requires following research personnel purely on temporary basis.

Research Associate-I
Name of project:-
 “Developing sheath blight tolerance in rice using Genome editing” (Project Grant GAP-32)
Investigator:- Dr. Humira Sonah, Ramalingaswami Fellow
Duration:- Till 26th June, 2022

Essential qualification:- PhD / MD / MS / MDS or equivalent degree in Life Sciences or having 3 years of research, teaching and design and development experience after MVSc/ M.Pharm / ME / M.Tech with at least one research paper in Science Citation Index (SCI) journal. (Eligibility criteria as DST OM No.SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated 30.01.2019 Desired Experience : Experience in plant or agricultural biotechnology, plant tissue culture, rice or any other crop plant transformation, genome editing, genomics / bioinformatics.

Emoluments:- Rs. 47000/- per month plus 8% HRA. (As per DST OM No. SR/s9/Z-08/2018 dated 30.01.2019)
Responsibilities:- Maintaining fungal cultures, Genome editing, tissue culture, transformation, molecular biology
Age limit:- 40 Years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI Instructions)

Junior Research Fellow
Name of project:-
 “Developing sheath blight tolerance in rice using Genome editing” (Project Grant GAP-32)
Investigator:- Dr. Humira Sonah, Ramalingaswami Fellow
Duration:- Till 26th June, 2022

Essential qualification:- Post graduate degree in Basic Science Or Graduate/Post Graduate in professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following:- a) Scholars are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR UGC NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE. b) The selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.

Desired Experience : Experience in plant or agricultural biotechnology, plant tissue culture, rice or any other crop plant transformation, genome editing, genomics/bioinformatics.
Emoluments:- Rs.31000/- per month plus 8% HRA for 1st & 2nd Year and from 3rd Year onwards Rs 35,000 per month plus 8% HRA

Responsibilities :- Maintaining fungal cultures, Genome editing, tissue culture, transformation, molecular biology
Age limit :- 28 Years as on date of interview. (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI Instructions)

Project Fellow-I
Name of project:-
 “Recombinant Production of Omega-3 Polyusaturated fatty acids of bacteria from high altitude lakes of Indian Himalayas)
Investigator:- Dr. Hena dhar
Sponsoring Agencies : DST, GOI

Essential qualification:- Post graduate degree in Science/Microbiology/Statistics/Biotechnology with minimum 55% marks
Emoluments:- Rs.12000/- per month plus HRA as applicable in Mohali
Age limit :- 28 Years as on date of interview. (Relaxation will be given as GOI norms)

Application and Selection Process:-
1. 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 08th January 2021 (Friday) at 09:00 AM along-with the duly filled application form.

2. Incomplete application form and applications that are not in proper format may be summarily rejected.
3. The applications should be submitted strictly as per prescribed format that can be downloaded from the NABI website.
4. Candidates applying for more than one position can give their preference in the same application by ticking multiple positions. No need to submit separate application form for each position.

5. Candidates should ensure that information mentioned in application form is accurate. Once the application form is submitted no further request regarding any changes/ information in the application form will be considered.
6. The duly filled application form must be submitted at the time of registration at NABI from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM on 08th January 2021 (Friday).
7. The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying, as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed.

8. All the candidates are requested to appear for the interview with full CV, thesis/project report, experience certificates, publications and original degree certificates and transcripts.
9. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.
10. Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate(s).
11. Candidates should strictly adhere with guidelines issued by World Health Organization and Centre Govt/State Govt on C-19.

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