Project Associate‑I

 Hyderabad, Telangana


CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic researcher to work on systematics, biogeography, and diversification of soil arthropods from peninsular India. The position is part of a project funded by CSIR-MLP. They are interested in examining evolutionary relationships, distribution, diversity patterns, and underlying processes for these patterns.

Job description — Research will involve field sampling of soil arthropods, DNA extraction, running PCRs, and DNA sequencing. Also, the candidate will help in the morphology-based identification of soil arthropods.

Please find more details about our research here.

Please write to Jahnavi Joshi for more details at jahnavi@​csirccmb.​org

A two-year Project Associate‑I on systematics, biogeography, and diversification of soil arthropods from peninsular India at Evolutionary Ecology Lab at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad.


Rs.31,000/- p.m. + HRA as applicable/​admissible to Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions. (ii) 25,000/- p.m. + HRA as applicable/​admissible for others who do not fall under (i)


Master in any branch of biology or equivalent degree with a minimum 55% mark or equivalent GPA score.


Desirable qualification: A strong motivation for research in Evolutionary Biology is important. Experience in fieldwork or molecular ecological techniques will be strongly preferred but is not mandatory.

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