Junior Research Fellowship Project Assistant at Karimganj College, Assam, India

Applications are invited for one Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Project Assistant position in a SERB,DST sponsored project entitled, “Physiological and molecular approaches to dehydration stress tolerance and recovery in Oryza sativa L.: role of calcium,”. Duration of fellowship is of three years. Applicant must have a M.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Molecular biology/ in any area of Life Sciences with NET qualified with research experience/project work. Interview will be conducted on 22nd Oct, 2013.. Dept. of Botany was established in 1949. The Dept. received grant under Career Oriented Programme for introducing Advanced Diploma in Biotechnology. The Dept. has introduced Honors programme in Biotechnology from 2006. At present Dept. have eight laboratories with modern facilities like Tissue Culture Lab., Microbiology Lab., Molecular Biology Lab., Biochemistry Lab. etc.. This fellowship is available for a research program at Karimganj College.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The fellowship is awarded in Physiological and molecular approaches to dehydration stress tolerance and recovery in Oryza sativa L. role of calcium.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· M.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Molecular biology/ in any area of Life Sciences.
· Desired qualification: NET qualified with research experience/project work in areas of plant biochemistry/Stress physiology/molecular biology/ biotechnology with published paper.
· Age limit: 28 Years
Benefits of the scholarship: As per DST norms
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The position is for three years. Initial appointment is for six month and extension is based on a satisfactory review of work done during previous year. The position will be co-terminus with end of the project.
Number of scholarships: One junior research fellowship is offered.

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