Senior Research Fellow

 New Delhi, Delhi & NCR


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions of one Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in the scheme of Short-Term Research Fellowship”, NIPGR under the supervision of Dr. Jitender Giri, NIPGR. Emoluments will be at par with similar fellowships by DBT/DST and NIPGR fellowship norms.

The position is purely temporary and is co-terminus with the scheme. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidates against the above posts depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidates. Reservation of post shall be as per Government of India norms. The appointment may be terminated at 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 initial appointment will be for one year, which can be extended/​curtailed based on the assessment of the candidate’s performance and the discretion of the Competent Authority.


Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria mentioned in the DST Office Memorandum No. DST/PCPM/Z‑06/2022 dated June 26, 2023 with an M.Sc. and two-year research experience after completion of M.Sc. are eligible to apply. 


The candidate must have exhaustive experience in rice tissue culture and gene editing in rice.

To Apply

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

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

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