Sunday, June 23, 2019

Scientist post


Scientist Post


CSIR-NATIONAL BOTANICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE 
RANA PRATAP MARG, 
LUCKNOW – 226001

Advertisement no. 01@2019 

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, innovative and young Indian researchers having excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements to fill up the following scientific positions:-

S-01 Area: Botanic Garden 

Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Botanic Garden/ Horticulture/ Documentation, Characterization, Introduction, Conservation and Domestication of Ornamental Plants followed by 03 years experience in the relevant area.

Senior Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Botanic Garden/ Horticulture/ Documentaiton, Characterization, Introduction, Conservation and Domestication of Ornamental Plants followed by 06 years experience in the relevant area.

Desirable Experience in Designing and development/ establishment of botanic gardens/ Preparation and execution of landscape plans/ R&D work on Threatened Plants / Ornamental Crops as evident from quality research publications; Strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding. 

Job specification Maintenance of Botanic Garden, R&D work on Improvement and conservation of ornamental plants; DUS testing; Germplasm collection and characterization; Development of new varieties of ornamental crop; Preparation of landscape plans/drawings/designs, and undertake outreach activities such as skill development and training programmes. 

S-02 Area : Floriculture 

Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Floriculture/ Horticulture/Floriculture crop improvement/ Botany; and Landscaping followed by 03 years experience in the relevant area. 

Senior Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Floriculture/Horticulture/ Floriculture crop improvement/ Botany; and Landscaping followed by 06 years experience in the relevant

Desirable Research and work experience in Floricultural/ Ornamental crops/ Breeding and improvement of floricultural crops/ DUS testing/Varietal release/ Applications of biotechnological tools as evidenced by patents/varietal releases, and Publications in peer reviewed journals; Strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding. 

Job specification Germplasm collection, characterization and maintenance; Development of new varieties of floriculture crops; Preparation and execution of landscape plans, drawing and designs; undertaking extension work for promoting floriculture, conducting skill development programmes and training programmes in the field of floriculture.

S-03 Area: Biodiversity 

Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Plant taxonomy/ Biosystematics/Population biology/ Plant survery/Characterization of biodiversity of angiosperms/lower plants followed by 03 years experience in the relevant area

Senior Principal Scientist

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Plant taxonomy/ Biosystematics/Population biology/ Plant survery/Characterization of biodiversity of angiosperms/lower plants followed by 06 years experience in the relevant area. 

Research experience in plant diversity documentation, assessment and conservation; morphological/ chemical/ molecular characterization of plant resources supported by publications in top ranked peer reviewed journals; Strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding. 

To undertake floristic surveys for the biodiversity assessment, GIS mapping, digitization, bioprospection, and management of herbarium of angiosperms/ lower plants 

S-04 Area : Plant Ecology & Environmental Technologies 

Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Plant Ecology/ Environmental remediation/ Environmental Monitoring and Impact assessment / Environmental management / followed by 03 years experience in the relevant area.

Senior Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Plant Ecology/ Environmental remediation/ Environmental Monitoring and Impact assessment / Environmental management followed by 06 years experience in the relevant area.

Research experience in ecological/environmental modelling; and bioremediation of soil, air and water pollution with microbial and plant based approaches as evidenced by patents/ publications in top ranked peer reviewed journals; Strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding. 

To carry out monitoring, assessment and management of environmental quality; Research and technology development in the fields of bioremediation, microbeassisted phytoremediation, ecological/ environmental modelling, climate change, pollutant toxicity, and plant - pollution interaction.

S-05 Area : Plant Breeding including Molecular Breeding 

Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Genetics and Plant Breeding/Genetics/Conventional/ Molecular plant breeding followed by 03 years experience in the relevant area

Senior Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Genetics and Plant Breeding/Genetics/Conventional/ Molecular plant breeding followed by 06 years experience in the relevant area.

S-06 Area : Plant Protection (Entomology) 

Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Entomology/Agricultural Entomology/Agrochemicals/Zoology (Entomology) followed by 03 years experience in the relevant area.

Senior Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Entomology/Agricultural Entomology/Agrochemicals/ Zoology (Entomology) followed by 06 years experience in the relevant area.

Experience in crop insect research especially sap sucking insects; and expertise in insect anatomy, histology and biochemistry, mechanism of insect-toxin interactions, insect rearing, insect behavior study and insect ecology are desired. Experience of handling instruments like Confocal Microscope, Stereo microscope, GC-MS and Massspectrometer will have advantage. Candidate should have knowledge of development of bioformulations / biopesticides and their evaluation under lab and field conditions and insect pest management as evident from publication in peer-reviewed journals. Strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding

Crop protection, evaluation of transgenic plants for resistance against sap-sucking pests, insect bioassay in laboratory and field, screening of plant diversity and biomolecules for insecticidal activity, formulation of biopesticide, anatomy and biochemistry of sap sucking insect and insecticidal mechanism studies. 

S-07 Area : Plant Microbe Interactions 

Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Microbiology/ Agricultural Microbiology/ Environmental Microbiology followed by 03 years experience in the relevant area. 

Senior Principal Scientist 

Ph.D. in any Science subject in the areas of Microbiology/ Agricultural Microbiology/ Environmental Microbiology followed by 06 years experience in the relevant area. 

Experience of developing microbial technologies is desirable. Adequate experience in handling various microbial cultures, genetic improvement of microbial strains, hands on fermentation, and bioprocess development for microbial enzymes and other metabolites of interest, soil metagenomics, biopesticide development for various crop diseases as evidenced by high quality publications and products. Strong potential for securing and sustaining independent and collaborative extramural funding. 

To plan and execute basic and applied research in microbiology; Ability to lead group of young scientists/trainees. To develop innovative programmes on plantmicrobe interaction including microbial systematics, genetic improvement of microbial strains, and development of microbial technologies for improvement of plants and environment. 

S-11 Area : Plant Molecular Biology

Scientist 

Ph.D. (Submitted) in Botany/ Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/Plant Sciences/Plant Breeding/Biochemistry 

Senior Scientist 

Ph.D. in Botany/ Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/Plant Sciences/Plant Breeding/Biochemistry followed by 02 years experience in the relevant area. 

Research experience in functional genomics/high throughput gene expression analysis/ molecular breeding/ metabolic engineering/ transgenic plant development/ proteomics and protein biology as evidenced by high quality publications/ applications in desired area. 

To develop innovative programmes for the functional genomics, proteomics, protein biology and for improved crop varieties

S-12 Area : Bioinformatics 

Scientist 

B.Tech /M.Sc. in Bioinformatics/Computer Science/Computational & System Biology/Biophysics with post Graduate degree in Intellectual Property Law (1st class or 60% on an aggregate or equivalent GPA) OR M.Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology/Bioinformatics OR Ph.D. in any Science subject (submitted) in the areas of bioinformatics/computational biology. 

Experience in computational analysis of genomes biodiversity, big data analysis, database management/ combinatorial algorithms as evidenced by high quality publications/ applications in desired area. 

To undertake R&D works in the area of bioinformatics related to biodiversity and genomics. 

Last date for receipt of the application:31.07.2019_upto 06:00 P.M


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Faculty Positions at IIT Chennai


INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS 
CHENNAI – 600 036 

Advertisement No. IITM/R/1/2019 Dated 15.05.2019 
IIT Madras invites applications from individuals with an established record of independent, high-quality research and commitment to teaching and research for faculty positions at the levels of: 

 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (AP) 
 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (ASP) 
 The requirement of various Departmentis given below. 
Department wise specialization area and additional qualifications are available at https://facapp.iitm.ac.in 

Bio Technology 

Associate Professor 

(i) Protein Folding and Dynamics. 
Assistant Professor 
(i) Bioprocess engineering (with specialization in cell systems engineering / synthetic biology / mammalian cell bioprocessing/downstream processing). BE/BTech degree in Chemical Engg. / Biochemical Engg. / Biotechnology or equivalent. 
(ii) Neural engineering (with specialization in brain– computer interfaces/neuroimaging. Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/ Computer Science /other engineering disciplines). 
(iii) Single molecule biophysics. 
(iv) Basic Biomedical sciences (with specialization in transgenic vertebrate animal models involving proteomics and genome editing) Ph.D. in any area of Biomedical Sciences.
QUALIFICATION Ph.D., with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch with consistently good academic record throughout. Additional qualifications and specialization area for department wise are available at https://facapp.iitm.in as Annexure-1. 

B. EXPERIENCE 

Eligibility & Experience will be reckoned as on May 31, 2019. 
B.1. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Grade II & Grade I) 
B.1.1 . Assistant Professor (Grade II): Candidates with Ph.D. but with less than three years of industrial/research/teaching experience may be considered for this post. 
B.1.2 . Assistant Professor (Grade I): Candidates with at least three years industrial/research/ teaching experience excluding however, the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D. may be considered for this post. Candidates preferably should be below 35 years of age.
B.2. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR At least 6 years industrial /research/teaching experience of which at least three years should be at the level of Assistant Professor / Senior Scientific Officer / Senior Design Engineer. (at AGP 8000 / Pay Level -12 or higher) 

C. APPLICATION SUBMISSION AND DEADLINE: 
C.1. Applications are to be submitted online through the link for this advertisement at facapp.iitm.ac.in; fillable forms and instructions can be found at the site. A scan of the signed copy of the datasheet (only) has to be uploaded using the online link. In case of any queries regarding the application submission contact: Dean (Administration) IIT Madras Chennai 600 036. (deanadmn@iitm.ac.in) 
C.2. The completed application materials should be uploaded on or before June 14th, 2019 / 05.00 PM (IST)

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