Research Associate position in Plant Biotechnology


Job Details

Job Type : State Government Job
Social Category : General,SC,ST,OBC
Min Age :
Number of Post :
Apply Start Date : 12-Nov-2022
Ex-Serviceman : No
Domicile Criteria : National Eligibility
Max Age :
Apply Website :
Apply Last Date : 03-Dec-2022
Physically Disabled : Yes
Domicile State :
Posted On : 14-Nov-2022

Contact Details
079-2395- 2053/ 2054

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Job Description
The candidate will be required to develop groundnut plants with improved oil quality using a CRISPR-Cas9 genome activation approach. He/she will be responsible for designing and generating CRISPR based plant transformation constructs/gene cassettes. He/she will also work on plant tissue culture, transformation and characterization of putative transgenic plants. The candidate will utilize biolistic method of gene transfer in plants. He/she will have an opportunity
to collaborate/interact with plant scientists of different domains at National and International level. The candidate should be highly motivated, independent and a continuous learner. The candidate will also be expected to assist the Principal Investigator in other projects, writing reports/grants for the funding agencies and guiding graduate and undergraduate students.
PhD in Plant biology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Developmental Biology, Plant Molecular biology, Plant genetics. Candidates with experience in transgenic technology which includes gene cloning, vector construction, genome editing, biolistic delivery and plant transformation will be given preference.

Category No. of Vacancies/Posts
SC (Schedule Caste)
ST (Schedule Tribes)
OBC (Other Backward Classes)
Application Procedure: Candidates must send their applications via e-mail to Prof.
Subramanian Sankaranarayanan ( The following documents must

be sent as a single pdf attachment to the email:
1. Current CV with list of publications
2. A one-page summary of previous research/work experience
3. A one-page write-up about why you want to take up this postdoc position
4. Name and address of 2 potential referees.
Category Fee Details
SC (Schedule Caste)
ST (Schedule Tribes)
OBC (Other Backward Classes)

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