Job for Ph.D, MSc as Research Associate at Agharkar Research Institute

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MACS – Agharkar Research Institute  (ARI)  an  autonomous  Institute  of  the  Department  of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India is committed to the promotion of science and technology with emphasis on high standards of research and development activities for the benefit  of  humankind  and  the  nation.  The  current  research  activities  encompass  biological sciences   and   focus   on   six   thematic   areas   Biodiversity   &   Palaeobiology,   Bioenergy, Bioprospecting, Developmental Biology, Genetics & Plant Breeding and Nanobioscience.

Post : Research Associate -I (1 No.)

Title, Period of the Project & Post Code : “Microbial culture collection activity”. Period up to : 1 year (Extendable) Post Code : ARI/MIC-10/RA-I

Group/ Division : Bioenergy Group

Qualifications Essential :
Essential : M.Sc. (Microbiology) and Ph.D. (Microbiology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry) with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal.
Desirable :
1. Experience in culturing microbes, (especially ANAEROBES) their polyphasic identification and taxonomy.
2. Experience in molecular biology techniques, including NGS and data analysis.
3. Expertise in protein expression, protein purification and enzyme kinetics.
4. Publications in journals of national and international repute.

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Monthly stipend : Rs.47000/- + HRA
Age limit (as on date of interview) :
(a) Up to 35 years.
(b) Age relaxation of upto 5 years (Upto 40 years for SC/ST/ Differently abled/ women candidates.
(C) 3 years (Upto 38 years) for OBC (Non-creamy layer)

1. Candidates fulfilling above conditions may apply through online link

and attach scan copy of original certificates of educational qualification, recent passport size photograph, caste certificate issued by competent authority (for reserved category), receipt of online payment of fees (DO NOT ATTACH OTHER CERTIFICATES/DOCUMENTS) on or before 31 July 2023
2. Non-refundable application fee of Rs.100/- (except SC/ST/women and PH candidates) to be paid online through or link available on Institute Website (Pay application fees on SBI Collect under Announcements). Candidates should attach the receipt of online payment of fees and indicate the online receipt number in the application form. The Institute is not responsible for any incomplete/pending/failed transactions of online application fee payments, and they may contact the concerned bank in this regard.

3. The prescribed essential qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same will not entitle the candidate to be called for interview. The Institute reserves the right to select a suitable candidate.
4. Candidates attending the interview should report on time as per the date and time schedule mentioned above.
5. In the case of deserving and exceptionally qualified candidates, desirable qualifications are relaxed at the discretion of the Competent Authority.

Last date for receipt of Application :31st July 2023
Display of the short list of candidates for interview : Will be displayed on the Institute website.
Mode of Interview : Will be communicated by email to shortlisted candidates

Note: No T.A. is admissible for attending interview and selected candidate will have no right for appointment against any ARI or funding agency’s post/s.


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