Advertisement for the post of Junior/Senior Research Fellow under DST SERB-funded project

Name of the post: Junior/Senior Research Fellow (JRF/SRF)

 No. of Posts: 01 (one)

 Name of the Project: “Increasing seed oil content in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L.) by de-repressing acetyl CoA carboxylase through silencing of genes encoding for biotin attachment domain-containing proteins using the CRISPR/Cas9 system”

 Description: The work will be done at Sharda University which has well equipped molecular biology and plant tissue culture facilities. The fellow will also do some experiments in University of Delhi-South Campus. The JRF/SRF can pursue Ph.D. through this project.

 Funding Agency: DST-SERB, Govt. of India

 Principal Investigator: Dr. Sachin Teotia, Associate Professor, Biotechnology, Sharda University, Greater Noida, U.P., 201310

 Co-Investigator: Dr. M.V. Rajam, Professor, Genetics, University of Delhi-South Campus, New Delhi

 Minimum Qualifications: For SRF: M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Botany / Life Sciences / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Agricultural sciences / Plant sciences / Genomics with CSIR/UGC NET-JRF/LS or DBT-JRF or ARS-NET (ICAR) or GATE. The qualification prescribed above with two years of research experience. such as JRF (with a proof).

            For JRF: As for SRF but with the waiver of 2 years of research experience.

             Desirable: Experience in Plant Molecular Biology and/or Plant Tissue Culture

Fellowship: SRF: Rs. 35,000/-; JRF: Rs. 31,000/- + 8% HRA per month (Consolidated)

Tenure: The position is temporary and renewable each year subject to satisfactory performance for a maximum of three years. The position is co-terminus with the project.

 Walk-in Interview:

•   23rd September, 2022 @ 10 a.m. in Room 311, Block-1, Sharda University, Knowledge Park-III, Greater Noida, U.P., 201310

 •  Candidates should send their CVs well in advance to the PI at with the subject line “Application for the JRF-YOUR NAME’’

 •  All the candidates willing to appear for the walk-in-interview are requested to bring an in-depth bio-data,  educational testimonials from class 10th onwards, proof of date of birth, proof of experience (if any) and certificate of qualifying national test like CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICAR- NET/ GATE etc (if any).

Thanks and regards,

Dr. Sachin Teotia

Associate Professor,

Dept. of Biotechnology,

Sharda University,

Greater Noida, 201310