Department of Biotechnology
Chandig arh-160014, India
Dr. Kashmir Singh
Associate Professor No:………………... Dated:…………….
Applications are invited for one post of Research associate (RA) in ICAR-NASF
sponsored research proposal entitled “Targeted editing of potato genome to develop variety
specific True Potato Seed (TPS)” to be executed in the Department of Biotechnology, Panjab
University, Chandigarh with following terms and conditions:
Position: RA – 1 (One)
Duration: Maximum upto3 years, to be renewed annually depending upon
performance and needs of the project
Emoluments: Rs 40,000 p.m.plus HRA as per ICAR guidelines for candidate with
awarded Ph.D degree, and published research paper in genomics and gene editing
Rs 38,000 p.m. fixed plus HRA as per ICAR guidelines for candidate with
Master degree plus atleast two years experience in genetic engineering and gene
editing in plants.
1. M. Tech./M.Sc degree in Biotechnology/Life sciences with at least 60% marks.
2. Ph.D with published research preferably on gene editing and transgenic plant
Desirable: Published research in genomic editing, plant transformation, novel vector
Age : For SRF 35 and 40 years for male and female candidates respectively; For RA
40 and 45 years for male and female candidates.
Interested candidates to send their application by post, by hand or e-mail, along with
complete biodata and attested copies of the necessary certificates indicating the date of birth,
marks in qualifying examination, Masters and Ph.D award/ thesis submitted letter and
research publications to the undersigned by 17.12.2018.
Candidates will be shortlisted as per academic qualifications and research
experience strictly relevant to the project. The shortlisted candidates will be informed by mail
and notice board of the departmental and website. The interview will be held on 20.12.2018
from 11.00 AM in the Office of the Chairperson, Department of Biotechnology, Panjab
University, Chandigarh. Report along with the original certificates. No TA/DA will be paid
for attending the interview. The position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the
(Dr. Kashmir Singh)
ICAR-NASF Research Project