marine biodiversity | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

JRF Positions in Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, India: Modern Biology and Biotechnology

The Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology of CSMCRI, Bhavnagar is actively engaged in multidisciplinary research in frontier areas of modern biology and biotechnology.  Some of the ongoing/new research activities of the Discipline for which we wish to recruit 12 Junior Research Fellows are:  Cloning and characterization of stress-responsive genes, promoter isolation and development of transgenic crop plants, Climate change and adaptation- coastal saline ecosystem, Mapping of marine biodiversity (seaweeds and marine microbes) using molecular tools and techniques,  Genomics & metagenomics of marine microbes, Seaweed biology and cultivationM.Sc, first class in Botany/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Microbiology. CSIR-UGC NET qualified candidates will be given preference.  The selected JRF will be allowed to register for Ph.D.  Age: Not more than 28 years (relaxation as per CSIR rules

Fellowship – For CSIR-UGC/DBT/ICMR-JRF: Rs.16, 000/- PM + HRA; NET-LS: Rs.12,000/- PM + HRA; Non NET-JRF/LS Rs.12,000/- PM consolidated. The interested candidates fulfilling above criteria may attend the walk-in interview at CSMCRI, Bhavnagar on 28 March, 2011 at 9.30AM. It is desirable to send the application (in the prescribed format) prior to interview by e-mail. The posts are purely temporary for duration of sponsored project/scheme only. It would, therefore, not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for any candidates for claiming extension or absorption in CSMCRI/CSIR.  No traveling or any other allowances will be paid for attending the interview.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 28 March 2011

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