Research Associate-II Position at CSIR-NCL, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Research Associate-II Position at CSIR-NCL, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate-II Position

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Maharashtra, India invites application for Research Associate-II Position from eligible and interested candidates

About- National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, established in 1950, is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). CSIR-NCL is a science and knowledge based research, development and consulting organization. It is internationally known for its excellence in scientific research in chemistry and chemical engineering as well as for its outstanding track record of industrial research involving partnerships with industry from concept to commercialization.

Research/Job Area- Biochemistry /Biotechnology/ Botany/ Microbiology/Zoology/ Life Sciences and related areas

Title of the Project – Developing microRNA-based strategies to control fungal plant-pathogens

Location- CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Maharashtra, India


Minimum prescribed educational Qualifications- Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry /Biotechnology/ Botany/ Microbiology/Zoology/ Life Sciences and related areas from a recognized university

Desirable experience- if any Working with plant-pathogens, experience in molecular biology techniques (gene isolation, cloning, and heterologous expression), plant transformation, proteomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics, etc.

Age limit*– 35 years

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited in the prescribed Proforma for filling up of position(s) of Research Associate-II on a purely temporary basis.

Name of the sponsoring agency: CSIR

Job requirement– Identifyingplant and fungal miRNAs; DevelopingmiRNA and target gene constructs, a transformation of plants and fungi, evaluation of the transformants for disease
resistance/virulence, Preparation, and evaluation of miRNA nano-formulation, etc.

Consolidated emoluments per month = Rs.42,000/-

The engagement will be initially for six months, which may be extended or curtailed depending on the duration of the tenure of sponsored project and/ or performance or conduct of the appointee, as the case may be.

How to Apply- 

The application in the prescribed Proforma (enclosed herewith) duly completed and signed, together with good quality and clearly readable scanned copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials, latest CV of the candidate, and photographs should be sent by email to [email protected] by 5:30 pm of August 05, 2020, with the subject as: “MLP101226: Application for RA-II position”.

Please combine the application and all the supporting documents in a single PDF (max size 10 MB), and send it as an attachment to the email.

Emails with multiple attachments and those received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

Only email applications will be accepted.

  • The list of the candidates shortlisted by the Screening Committee for being interviewed would be updated online on Aug 11, 2020.
  • The candidates may also ascertain the information after Aug 11, 2020, via email [email protected], or through phone: 020-25902647.
  • The interview will be conducted on Aug 14, 2020, from 10:00, am onwards online through a suitable medium such as Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, Cisco Webex, etc.
  • The meeting link will be provided only to the shortlisted candidates.

Last Date for Apply–  05 August 2020

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