Research Associate, JRF & SRF Vacancies in Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan-May 2016

ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan
Almora - 263601 (Uttarakhand)

Temporary Posts:
I.                  Research Associate- 01 post
Project Name: XII th Plan Scheme: National Agriculture Innovation Fund (NAIF).. Intellectual Property & Technology Management
Remuneration: Rs. 38,000/- + HRA for Masters degree and Rs. 40,000/-+HRA for Ph.D
Essential Qualification:
        i.            PhD in Business Management/Life Sciences/Agrl. Economics/Information Technology OR
     ii.            Masters in Business Management/Life Sciences/ Agril. Economics/Information Technology with4/5 years of Bachelors Degree having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent OGPA
   iii.            Minimum 2 years experience in related fields as evidenced from Fellowship/Associateship/Training/other engagements
Desirable Qualification: Work experience in patent drafting, filing, analysis and prosecution and license agreement drafting.
Age Limit: 40 years for Men and 45 years for Women


II.               Senior Research Fellow- 02 posts
Project Name:  
(i)              CRP on Molecular Breeding (Wheat)- 01 post
(ii)           Indo-Australian programme on Triple Rust Resistant Wheat-01 post
Remuneration: Rs. 25,000/- + HRA per month for 1st and 2nd year and Rs. 28,000/-+HRA for 3rd year (likely to be revised)
Essential Qualification:
        i.            M.Sc./M. Tech in Agricultural Biotechnology/Biotechnology/Genetics & Plant Breeding/ Life Sciences with 4/5 years of Bachelors Degree OR
     ii.            Post Graduate Degree in Basic Sciences with 3 years Bachelors Degree and 2 Years Masters Degree and NET qualification.
Desirable Qualification: Experience in MAS as well as in Field work of wheat crop.
Age Limit: 35 years for Men and 40 years for Women

III.           Senior Research Fellow- 03 posts
Project Name: 
(i)              ICAR Consortia Research Platform on ‘Molecular Breeding’ on Maize - 02 post
(ii)           ICAR Consortia Research Platform on Biofortification in selected crops for National Security- 01 post
Remuneration: Rs. 25,000/- for 1st and 2nd year (+ HRA as per local approval)
Essential Qualification:
        i.            Masters degree in Plant Breeding/ Plant Pathology/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Life Sciences with 4/5 years of Bachelors Degree OR
     ii.            Masters degree in Plant Breeding/ Plant Pathology/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Life Sciences with NET qualification (for candidates with 3 years bachelors degree).
Desirable Qualification: Knowledge and work experience of molecular breeding and biochemical analysis of agricultural crops.
Age Limit: 35 years for Men and 40 years for Women

IV.            Junior Research Fellow- 01 posts
Project Name:  National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystems task force 6 for lower and middle Himalayan Agriculture
Remuneration: Rs 25,000 p.m. + HRA for the initial 2 years and 3rd year JRF will be awarded as SRF @ Rs 28,000/-+ HRA after review of their performance by the review committee

Essential Qualification:  Post Graduate Degree (4 yr Bachelors and 2 yrs Masters) in Agronomy/Horticulture/Plant Breeding/ Plant Pathology/Soil Science/Vegetable Science/Entomology/ Agricultural Extension

Desirable Qualification:
(i)                NET qualified candidates will be given preference.
(ii)             Work experience in conducting experiments on crop cultivation and evaluation/ socio-economic survey, data compilation and analysis.

Age Limit: 35 years for Men and 40 years for Women

Details of Walk-in-interview: candidates have to take along the application in prescribed format along with all other relevant documents.
Date: 25th May 2016
Time:10.00 am
Venue: ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan,
                          Almora-263601 (Uttarakhand)

For official notification, application format and other details, please visit: http://www.vpkas.nic.in/adverw2016.pdf


Job notification Compiled by: Jishitha Ravindran


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