Presidency University


Applications are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow for the DST-SERB (Fast Track Fellowship Scheme) project entitled “Development and characterization of transgenic cotton plants (Gossypium hirsutum L.) with rice ALMT1 gene under the control of Aluminum stress responsive promoter (MATE) for acid soil tolerance studies”. Desirous candidates are requested to submit their CV on or before 31st January 2016 via email to PI : Dr.M.Ganesan, Department of Biological Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata.

Junior Research

QUALIFICATION : M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology /

Fellow (one)

Microbiology with minimum 55% marks.

DESIRABLE : One year research experience in Plant Tissue

Culture and/ genetic engineering.

Monthly Salary

Rs.14,000/- consolidated (fixed)

Date of Interview


Age limit : 28 years as on the date of interview. Relaxation of age admissible for SC/ST & OBC candidates as per Govt. of India norms.

Instructions to the candidates

a) Interview registration will close at 5.00 pm on 31-01-2016.

b) The candidates should bring a copy of bio-data, original certificates, one set of photocopies of certificates, research/training experience certificates if any, NOC from the current employer, and latest passport size photograph at the time of interview.

c) The above positions are purely temporary and coterminous with the project.

d) No TA/DA for any candidate to attend the interview.

e) The PI’s decision will be final and binding in all aspects regarding the selection to the post.

f) Appointment will be for one year and further extension will be granted based on the research progress and accomplishments subjected to annual review.

Project Investigator

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(2nd Campus)

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New Town
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