Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) – Opportunity for Junior Research Fellow

About RGCB

The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) is a renowned institute located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Established in 1990, RGCB has grown into a comprehensive biotechnology center, focusing on research and development in various fields.

Position: Junior Research Fellow

Project: National Tea Research Foundation (NTRF) Project – “Exploiting Defense Priming in Tea (Camellia Sinensis) for crop protection against major insect pests Tea mosquito bug (Helopeltis theivora) & Red spider mites (Oligonychus Coffeae) and diseases (Blister blight, Exobasidium vexans and grey blight, Pestalopsis theae) and metabolome-assisted identification of biomarkers for quality improvement”

Laboratory: Dr. S Manjula, Scientist-F at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram

Essential Qualifications

  • First-class Post Graduate Degree in any branch of life sciences.
  • Willingness to undertake field trips and sample collection from tea plantations in Munnar.
  • Sufficient knowledge in one or more of the research areas like molecular biology, plant metabolite analysis, or gene expression studies.

Age Limit: Below 26 years as of May 15, 2024. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India norms.

Emolument: Rs. 20,000/- + 8% HRA per month.

Selection Process

  • Applications should be submitted online.
  • Candidates currently working in Government firms should apply through the proper channel.
  • The last date for receiving completed applications: is May 15, 2024.
  • If applying for different positions, separate applications are required for each position.
  • Selection will be based on qualifications and performance in the online selection interview.
  • Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
  • How to Apply: APPLY ONLINE
  • Advertisement Number: 01/2024
    Date of Advertisement: April 17, 2024

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of cutting-edge research in biotechnology at RGCB! Apply now and take the first step toward an exciting career in research.

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