Research Associate-II

 New Delhi, Delhi & NCR


Unlinking phosphate deficiency responses from their adverse effects on growth in rice


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position (one post) of Research Associate-II in the DST- Swarnajayanti project of Dr. Jitender Giri, Scientist, NIPGR.

The above position is completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The fellowship amount for the above position is as sanctioned in the project. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate. Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms. The appointment may be terminated 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.


The appointment will be till the tenability of the project i.e. up to 11/02/2025 and the same can be curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority.


Emoluments Rs. 49000/- plus HRA as per norms & as sanctioned in the project.


Candidate having doctorate (Ph. D) degree in Life Sciences (including Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Plant Physiology) or equivalent with a good publications record and fulfilling the norm/​guidelines of DST issued vide DST Office Memorandum number SR/S9/Z‑08/2018 dated January 30, 2019 are eligible to apply. 


Candidate having prior research experience in Raising rice transgenics, Membrane proteins, High throughput protein-protein, and Gene-editing (Rice) is highly desirable.

To Apply

Eligible candidates may apply by sending soft copy through e‑mail in the given format with a cover letter showing interest The soft copy of the self- attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, (10th standard onwards) and proof of research experience/​publications should be attached with the application. A single pdf file, consisting of application from cover letter, and all documents, must be sent to jitender@​nipgr.​ac.​in within 15 days from the date of advertisement. Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate(s). A web-link with date and time of online interview will be e‑mailed to the shortlisted candidates only. The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying, as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed.

Note: ONLY soft copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. No TA/DA will be paid for attending online interview. For any clarification candidates may contact Scientist in charge through e‑mail only.

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