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Organisation : National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali
Post Name : Recruitment for Scientist in 2017
Reference Number : Advt. No.NABI/02/2017/Rectt

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Scientist Recruitment :

NABI needs scientists of highest calibre and potential at various levels. The number of faculty positions in the areas of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Biotechnology is given below.

Related :  CLRI Chennai Recruitment 2017 Scientist, Technical Officer :

Positions | No of posts
Scientist-F 5
Scientist-E 10
Scientist-D 15
Scientist-C 15

Areas of specialization as essential qualifications:
Research experience will be calculated as follows:
1. For PhD degree experience will be calculated from the award of the PhD degree.
2. For MD/ the experience will be calculated from the date of the award of degree (MD/ in the relevant subject.

Interest (evidenced by publications in high IF journals, patents of proven utility and or products of applied value) relevant and critical to the following areas of research will be considered.

1. Agricultural Biotechnology and Molecular Biology:
Application & biotechnological tools for developing crop varieties (cereals, legumes, vegetables and fruits) for high nutrition, increased shelf life and processing quality; Genomics assisted breeding and genomic selection; Non transgenic approaches like CRISPR/Cas9 for genetic engineering of crops (cereals, legumes, vegetables and fruit) applications of OMICS techniques and whole genome analysis to identify genes, biomarkers, signal transduction, pathway regulation, plant immunity and applications to regulating plant growth and development.

2. Food Safety and Quality:
Food Standards, Food Safety (Microbial, Chemical, and Physical contaminants); Diagnostics for Food Safety.

3. Food Stability:
Applications of biopolymers to foods, smart polymers, nano-materials edible coatings, bioactive molecules and enzymes for enhancing post-harvest shelf life of fruits and vegetables biosensors.

4. Food Processing and Design:
Improving structure and quality of foods, using enzymes, bio-molecules and microbes in food processing, novel product development and food fortification.

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5. Computational Biology and Bioinformatics:
High throughput genome analysis genome assembly, annotation and comparative genomics, metagenome and microbiome analysis, ability to handle NGS data, protein modeling and interaction and system biology preferably with skills in (a) Machine learning or (b) High Performance Computing or (c )Biostatistics, or database and genome browser development

6. Nutraceutical and Phytochemicals:
Characterization and development of novel natural plant products and product development for better health, natural flavors, colors and dyes

7. Nutritional Biology:
Bioprocessing of foods for enhancing micronutrition and bioavailability: nutrigenomics

8. Plant Tissue Culture:
Micropropagation, double haploid development, genetic transformation of cereals, pulses, vegetables and fruit crops.

The applications should be submitted in the prescribed format available at our website ( or can be obtained by post from “Administrative Officer, National Agri- Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Knowledge City, Sector-81, Mohali – 140306 Punjab, India”.

Application(s) completed in all respects, in the prescribed form accompanied by attested copies of certificates, testimonials in support of age, educational qualifications, experience etc., along with non-refundable application fee of Rs.100/- (US$25 by suitable mode of bank transfer in case of candidates applying from abroad)(bank detail below) for general and OBC category candidates (No application fee for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe/PWDs candidates), by means of Demand Draft (issued by State Bank of India only except for the candidates applying from abroad) valid for at least 3 months, drawn in favour of “National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute” payable at Phase 1 Mohali, should be sent to
“The Executive Director,
National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI),
Knowledge city, Sector-81,
Mohali, (Punjab)-140306 (India)

Synopsis-sheet to be submitted by email:
In addition to submitting the hard copy of application form, the candidate is also required to fill up his particulars in the synopsis-sheet available on NABI website, in EXCEL format only (NOT ON PDF FORMAT), and email to scientistrectt[AT] This is MOST- URGENT.

Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate.

The decision of NABI in all matters relating to eligibility acceptance or rejection of application, mode of selection and conduct of interviews will be final and binding on the candidates. In exceptionally meritorious cases, the eligibility requirement may be relaxed by the competent authority.

Applications will be picked up for screening in two batches, first on May 31, and second on Nov 30, 2017.

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