Junior Research Fellow

Junior Research Fellow

Organization: ICAR - Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR)

Apply By: 17 Aug 2019

Location: Bengaluru(Karnataka)

About the Organization:

ICAR - Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) is an autonomous organization acting as a nodal agency for basic, strategic, anticipatory and applied research on various aspects of horticulture such as fruits, vegetable, ornamental, medicinal and aromatic plants and mushrooms in India. The institute has its headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India and is a subsidiary of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, under the Ministry of Agriculture, India.

Position: Junior Research Fellow

Name of the PI’s: Dr. Mahesha B, Scientist & PI, Div. of Plant Pathology, IIHR, Bengaluru

Vacancy: 01 Post

Project/Scheme Name: “Simulation of leaf curl disease dynamics in chilli for strategic management options”

Fellowship/ Remuneration: Rs.31, 000/-PM PM+ HRA for first and second year Rs.35, 000/- PM+HRA for third year Up To31.03.2022

Requisite Qualification:


M.Sc. (Agri.) Plant Pathology /M.Sc. (Hort.) in Plant Pathology/ M.Sc. (Agri. - Biotechnology)/ M.Sc. (Biotechnology) / M.Sc. (Agri. - Entomology) / Ph.D. on Plant Pathology / Ph.D. In Agri.- Biotechnology / Ph.D. in Biotechnology / Ph.D. in Agri. Entomology) with NET clearance

Desirable:  Specialization in Plant Virology


Expertise in Molecular Plant Virology techniques, ability to conduct/manage field and glass house experiments (Field survey, weather data collection – analysis, virus-vector culture maintenance and transmission studies, Virus-Host range studies and Physiological and biochemical analysis of test samples)

Maximum Age Limit: 30 years for men & 35 years for women

How to apply

Date of Interview: 29.08.2019 


All those Candidates who are desirous of attending the personal interview may send their duly filled application in the prescribed proforma along with Educational Certificates & Experience certificate so as to reach the concerned Principal Scientist/ Principal Investigator/ Co-Principal Investigator of the above Ad-hoc projects/schemes, at IIHR, Bengaluru by 17.08.2019 positively for interview to be held on 29.08.2019. It may be noted that only those candidates who send their duly filled applications before the due date shall be permitted to participate in the interview which will be held from 10.00 a.m.

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