Jobs Details for Post: Junior Research Fellows / Project Assistant Level-II

Date:- 2011-02-22

Last Date:- 2011-03-28

Advt. No. / Type:- Walk in Interview

Number of Posts :- 12, GEN

Salary :- As per General Conditions.



M.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).  


General Conditions:-

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 cultivation

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. 

Application format is given in the attachment.