Presidency University

Walk-in Interview on 09/03/2016 (Wednesday) for a DBT sponsored Project Fellow Position

Walk-in Interview on 09/03/2016 (Wednesday) for a DBT sponsored Project Fellow Position to work in the area of plant molecular, development and evolutionary biology under the guidance of Dr. Malay Das, Department of Biological Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata

A Walk-in-interview will be held for the appointment of one Project Fellow in the DBT (Govt. of India) sponsored Project on 09/03/2016 (Wednesday) at 11:30 A.M. in the Department of Biological Sciences (Section Botany), Presidency University (Erstwhile Presidency College), 86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073 under Dr. Malay Das (Principal Investigator), Department of Biological Sciences, Presidency University.

Date of interview: 09/03/2016 (Wednesday)

Place of interview: Conference room, Section- Botany, Department of Biological Sciences, Presidency University, 86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700 073

Time of interview: 11:30 A.M.

Post: One Project fellow

Project detail: “Targeted identification and molecular characterization of important flowering gene homologs in a rarely flowering tree Bambusa tulda” (Total Duration- 3 years, depending on fund and satisfactory research progress)

Funding agency: Department of Biotechnology (DBT)

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. in Botany/Biotechnology/Genetics/Molecular Biology/Biochemistry with minimum 65% marks in B. Sc. and M.Sc. degree obtained from an UGC affiliated college or recognized University.

Desirable Qualification: NET qualified/considerable experience in plant molecular and developmental biology, bioinformatics and gene expression analyses.

Amount of Fellowship: NET qualified candidates: Rs. 25,000 plus HRA for the first two years and Rs. 28000 plus HRA for the third year. However Non-NET/GATE candidates can also apply who will be paid as per DBT, GOI rules.

Age limit: 28 years or below till the date application. Relaxation of 5 years is applicable to SC/ST/OBC, women and physically challenged candidates.

Applicants should report at least 30 minutes before the schedule time of interview & submit the following documents:

1. Signed application in plain paper addressed to the PI

2. Latest CV along with attested copies of all relevant testimonials

3. Thesis/ project report and publications (if any)

No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.

Contact address

Dr. Malay Das

Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

Presidency University

86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073

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