ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Nilgiris, Wanted Project Associate I

Faculty recruitment vacancy notification announced by ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Nilgiris, Tamilnadu for the academic calendar year. Eligible candidates may apply by email.

Date Posted: 18th January 2022

Hiring Organization:  Gandhigram Rural Institute

Organization Profile: The Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI) was founded in 1956.  With undying faith and deep devotion to Mahatma Gandhi’s revolutionary concept of ‘Nai Talim’ system of education, Gandhigram Rural Institute has developed academic programs in Rural Development, Rural Economics and Extension Education, Rural Oriented Sciences, Cooperation, Development Administration, Rural Sociology, English and Communicative Studies, and, Tamil and Indian Languages.

Job Title: Guest/ Part-Time Teachers

Employment Type: Contract

Departments having vacancies: 

  • Project Associate I

Title: “Breaking the yield barrier in bread wheat through marker-assisted pyramiding of yield-enhancing rust resistance genes”


  • Master’s degree in Genetics/Plant Breeding/Genetics and Plant Breeding/Biotechnology
    /Botany/Life Sciences/Allied Subjects
  • Desirable: Experience in molecular markers and field phenotyping.

Candidate Profile:

  • Candidates should complete their Master’s Degree in an equivalent field
  • Commitment towards work
  • Good Communication Skills

Job Location: Dindigul, Tamilnadu

Apply Mode:  Online Interview/Email

Pay Scale:

(i) Rs. 31,000/- + 8% HRA to candidates who are selected through
(a) National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or

(b) A selection through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and institutions.

(ii) 25,000/- + 8% HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.
(As per DST Office Memorandum (O.M) No. SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated 10-07-2020).

Organization Website: https://www.ruraluniv.ac.in/

How to Apply:

Applications are invited to attend online interview for the post of Project Associate-I (One post) in a SERB funded project entitled, “Breaking the yield barrier in bread wheat through marker assisted pyramiding of yield enhancing rust resistance genes” purely on contractual basis and co-terminus with project at ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Regional Station, Wellington.
The eligible candidates are requested to send their application in the enclosed proforma along with self-attested scanned photocopy of the original documents through email to [email protected] latest by January 25, 2022. After screening the applications, shortlisted candidates will be informed about the details of online interview (Date and Time) by email. Original documents of the candidates will be verified at the time of appointment. If any candidate is found to have submitted false claims at later stage, their candidature will be summarily rejected.

Last Date: 25.01.2022


ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute
(IARI), Regional Station, Wellington 643231.

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