Applications are invited for recruitment of a contractual position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
under a Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India (GoI), sponsored project entitled
“Development of layered double hydroxide (LDH) nanoclays for topical delivery of RNAi for
sustained protection of economically important plants against pest attack” at Life Sciences
Division, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Guwahati. The details
of the position such as educational qualification, monthly remuneration and the other conditions are
Desirable: Candidates should have interest in performing interdisciplinary research. Candidates
having hands on experience in plant molecular biology related works will be preferred.
Duration: Appointment will be initially for a period of 01 (one year), which may be extended till
completion of the project depending upon satisfactory performance of the incumbent and status of
the project or until further order, whichever is earlier.
Date of interview: Shall be notified through e-mail to the short-listed candidates.
How to apply: Interested candidate should apply online only within fifteen days of publication of
the advertisement. Only short listed candidates will be called for the interview (via e-mail). The
candidate should upload self-attested documents as mentioned in the online application. Further,
they must have to bring their original mark-sheets, certificates and other testimonials if, called for interview. Shortlisted candidates may appear before the interview board through video conferencing, subject to prior approval.
(1) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
(2) Those in employment or doing Ph.D. should submit a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the
concerned employer/ Ph.D.supervisor.
(3) Appointment and payment will be strictly as per DBT rules and guidelines.
For any clarification, contact:
Dr. Rajiv Borah (Principal Investigator)
Life Sciences Division
IASST, Paschim Boragaon, Guwahati – 781035, Assam, India.