Applications are invited for the position of Project Fellow under UGC-DAE CSR project at RKMVERI, Narendrapur Campus (Kolkata) – May 2022

Applications are invited from highly motivated and eligible candidates as research student under the project sponsored by UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Kolkata Centre entitled “Ionizing radiation-induced mutagenesis and rapid identification of mutant genes for the improvement of traditional aromatic rice” (Reference no. CRS/2021-22/02/499) at the IRDM Faculty Centre, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (RKMVERI), Narendrapur, Kolkata.

Principal investigator: Dr. Kishor Kumar, Assistant Professor, Division of Agricultural Biotechnology, IRDM Faculty Centre, RKMVERI, Narendrapur, Kolkata-700103.

No. of position available: One (01)

Designation, remuneration, eligibility, and desirable qualifications are given below:

Sl. No.

Position

Remuneration

Qualifications*

Desirable qualifications

(1)

CRS Project Fellow (Junior) -I

Rs. 14,000 per month + HRA

M.Sc. (not earlier than 3 years) with a minimum of 55% marks in Life Sciences, Botany, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, and allied subjects

Candidates having experience of working with molecular biology techniques such as DNA isolation, PCR, cloning and gene expression analysis in plants.

(2)

CRS Project Fellow (Senior) -I

Rs. 16,000 per month + HRA

After completion of 2 years as a CRS Project Fellow (Junior) -I

+ at least one research paper in a reputed SCI journal

+ assessment of the student by a 3 member expert committee approved by the Centre-Director

(3)

CRS Project Fellow (Junior) -II

Rs. 31,000 per month + HRA

M.Sc. (not earlier than 3 years) with a minimum of 55% marks in Life Sciences, Botany, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, and allied subjects

+ Valid JEST/GATE/NET-JRF/Lectureship/UGC-CSIR-JRF/Lectureship

+ PhD registration of the student under the super vision of the PI at the University where PI is affiliated

(4)

CRS Project Fellow (Senior) -II

Rs. 35,000 per month + HRA

After completion of 2 years as a CRS Project Fellow (Junior)-II

+ at least one research paper in a reputed SCI journal

+ assessment of the student by a 3 member expert committee approved by the Centre-Director

*Qualification is as per the latest guideline of UGC-DAE CSR project.

Duration:

Initial appointment is for one year, which is extendable up to the end of the project duration based on the performance of the candidate.

Last Date to apply: 11 June 2022

General terms and conditions

  1. Please apply in prescribed form only.
  2. Append your scanned copies of the mark sheets, degree certificates (from 10th class onwards) along with the application form and send to as a single PDF file on or before 11 June 2022. The applications received after the mentioned date will not be considered further.
  3. The subject of the email should contain “Application for the Post of Project Fellow (UGC-DAE CSR)”.
  4. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.
  5. The shortlisted candidates will be informed through email for interview on date specified later.
  6. All appointments are on temporary basis and will co-terminate with CRS project.
  7. Candidate selected for this position will be encouraged to register for regular Ph.D. program (as per UGC guideline) at IRDM faculty centre under Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Narendrapur, Kolkata. Original documents of age proof/certificates/degrees/mark-sheets and other testimonials must be presented at the time of interview.

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