Job Vacancies for DBT Research Project in Botany Department at University of Delhi

University of Delhi

Delhi, India


₹18-35k (monthly)

Full time


May 2

Title: Job Vacancies for DBT Research Project in Botany Department at University of Delhi

Summary: The Department of Botany at the University of Delhi is inviting applications through email for temporary positions in a DBT research project titled "Sub Project 3: Draft genome sequencing of safflower and its wild relatives." The positions available are for a Senior Research Fellow and a Field Worker.

Designation: Senior Research Fellow (2 positions) and Field Worker (1 position)

Subject Area: Life Sciences, Crop Genetics, Molecular Biology, Plant Tissue Culture, Bioinformatics, and NGS Data Analysis

Location: Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007


  1. Senior Research Fellow: The candidate must have an M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences with a minimum of 55% marks, UGC-CSIR NET(LS/JRF)/GATE/other National fellowship examinations (as per University of Delhi rules), and a minimum of two years of research experience in a research laboratory after M.Sc. Desirable: Experience in crop genetics including field work/molecular biology/plant tissue culture/Bioinformatics/NGS data analysis.
  2. Field Worker: Candidates meeting minimum educational qualification of Matriculation are eligible to apply. Desirable: Candidates having work experience in research laboratories and handling of plant research material would be preferred.

Job Description: The positions are purely temporary in nature and valid till the tenure of the project. The Senior Research Fellow will receive a monthly salary of Rs. 35000+24% HRA, and the Field Worker will receive a monthly salary of Rs. 18000+24% HRA. The salary will be fixed following guidelines of the University of Delhi. The Senior Research Fellow is expected to have research experience in crop genetics, including field work, molecular biology, plant tissue culture, bioinformatics, and NGS data analysis. The Field Worker will be responsible for handling plant research material.


  1. Senior Research Fellow: Rs. 35000+24% HRA per month
  2. Field Worker: Rs. 18000+24% HRA per month

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send their applications, including biodata and scanned copies of necessary documents, to Prof. Arun Jagannath ( by email within 15 days of publication of this advertisement. Candidates must provide their email address and/or mobile number in their biodata for further communication.

Last Date for Apply: Applications must be submitted within 15 days of publication of this advertisement. Candidates may also refer to the advertisement published in the National daily, "The Statesman," which will appear in the near future.

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