CRIJAF Recruitment 2016 – RA/SRF Vacancy Walk-in Advt @www.crijaf.org.in

CRIJAF Recruitment 2016 – Senior Research Fellow/Research Associate Walk-in

CRIJAF Recruitment 2016 – A walk-in has been announced for Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Research Associate (RA) posts at Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres  or CRIJAF. These are temporary posts for research work on Jute crops.

Notification Details:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres  or CRIJAF is a premier Crop Science institute of ICAR . It works on  6 natural fibre crops viz., Jute, Sisal, Ramie, Sun hemp, Mesta and Flax. at four Research Stations. The institute hires researchers for this purpose. Eligible candidates seeking the SRF and RA posts at Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (CRIJAF) can attend the walk-in interview with required documents and certificates. These are temporary posts and are on a contractual basis.

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, SRF and RA posts are contractual and have a non-regular nature. All the posts are for different projects which end on March 31 of 2017. This target date for project completion is only tentative.

The official notification issued by the Assistant Administrative Officer details all the requisite qualifications for candidates along with project titles, descriptions, and duration. The projects for which the researchers are being recruited are part of the TMJ or Technology Mission on Jute. The projects recruiting are given following Project codes – TMJ 2 , TMJ4 to TMJ 6, and TMJ 8 to TMJ 10.

The notification from CRIJAF clearly mentions that researchers positions can be terminated at the discretion of relevant authorities before the project is due for completion. These are temporary posts, and the recruits have no say in this matter, and the decisions made by superiors are final and binding.The total number of vacancies available is 7 Nos.

Job Description:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, The different projects have different requirements and candidates with relevant graduate and postgraduate degrees in Agronomy, Agriculture, Biotech, Genetics, etc., are recruited to work on crops like jute, ramie, mesta, etc., The projects require appropriate technical knowledge and/or experience and the selected candidates work on increasing crop efficiency by working on water productivity, technologies which are eco-friendly, drought management, and seed quality studies. The work demands candidates with sufficient initiative, enthusiasm and professional skills.

Vacancy Details:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, the vacancies for the SRF and RA posts are detailed below:

Sl. No.   Post Name Total Posts Essential Qualifications Project Code ; Interview dates
1 Senior Research Fellow (SRF)  06 Graduates, PGs, PhDs in Agriculture, Agronomy, Genetics, Agricultural Chemistry and  Soil Science, etc., TMJ Project Nos. 2,4,5,6,9,10;

Nos. 6,10 – 30/7/2016

Nos. 4,5,9 – 27/07/2016 and

Project No. 8 is on 28/07/2016

2 Research Associate (RA)  01 Ph.D. in Microbiology  or Master’s Degree in Agricultural Chemistry and  Soil Science or in Agronomy or relevant subject plus Bachelors with good grades and research experience. TMJ Project No. 8;

30/7/2016

The posts are temporary and for the duration of project. All the above posts have specific qualifications and are listed below.

Required Qualification:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, The following qualifications are mentioned for SRF and RA posts for each Project Code specifically:

  1. Research Associate or RA post with Project No. 8 title “Refinement of up scaling of eco-friendly microbial degumming technology in Ramie”
  2. PhD in Microbiology or Soil Science /Agricultural Chemistry, or Agronomy or relevant subject OR
  3. Master’s level degree in Soil Science /Agricultural Chemistry or Agronomy or a subject of relevance along with Bachelor Degree of 4 to 5 yrs. with 60% marks (First class) or a grade point average which is equivalent (overall). Minimum 2 yrs. as researcher with proof from Associateship or Fellowship or Training or other such engagements.

Senior Research Fellow or SRF posts –

  1. A)  TMJ Project No.2, with title “Genetic enhancement of drought response and fibre quality in Jute and Mesta”
  • 4 yrs. of B.Sc. Agriculture plus Masc. in Plant Breeding/ Genetics / Agri. Biotech. Or
  • 3 yrs. B.Sc plus M.Sc in Agri. Biotechnology/ Botany/ biological sciences (relevant) and NET qualification.
  1. B)  TMJ Project No.4 with title “Development of low-cost eco friendly technologies for weed management in jute and Mesta”

Agronomy M.Sc (Ag.) plus 4 yrs. B.Sc. (Ag.) which is in honours course with related work experience.

  1. C)  TMJ Project No.5 with title “Improving water productivity of jute and meta and its retting under low volume water”

Agronomy M.Sc (Ag.) plus 4 yrs. B.Sc. (Ag.) which is in honours course with related work experience.

  1. D)  TMJ project No.6  with title “Up scaling and refinement of microbial retting consortium and popularization of microbial formulation mediated retting among farmers”
  • 4 yrs. B.Sc (Ag.) plus Agri. Microbiology. M.Sc Or
  • 3 yrs. B.Sc  plus M.Sc in relevant subject / microbiology and NET qualification with 2 yrs min. research experience.
  1. E)  TMJ Project No.9 with title “Nitrogen use efficiency in jute”
  • Master’s Degree speciality being in Plant Physiology/ Agronomy or Plant Breeding  or Genetics or similar subject plus Bachelor degree of 4 to 5 yrs. OR
  • Master’s Degree speciality being in Plant Physiology/ Plant Breeding or  Genetics/ Life Science plus qualification in NET with 2 yrs min. research experience.
  1. F)  TMJ Project No.10  with title “Seed quality enhancement for mitigating biotic and abiotic stress in jute”
  • 4 yrs. B.Sc (Ag.) plus M.Sc speciality being in  Genetics/ Seed Science & Technology or Plant Breeding/Agri. Biotech. Or
  • 4 yrs. B.Sc plus M.Sc speciality being in  Agri. Biotechnology/ Botany/or similar field from biological sciences and qualification in NET.

Age Limit:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, the SC or OBC or ST candidates get relaxation in age limit according to rules. The RA post requires men who or 40 yrs. or younger while women should be 45 yrs. or younger. For SRF post age limit for men is 35 yrs. and for women it is 40 yrs. The date of reckoning the age limit will be the interview date.

Selection Process:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, the selection will be done on the basis of application verification, qualifications and experience criteria, and interview performance.

Salary Structure:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, the emoluments for the SRF and RA posts are as follows: The SRF gets a monthly pay of Rs. 25,000/- and the RA gets salary depending on his or her qualifications. The RA who has Masters degree gets monthly pay of Rs 38,000/- while RA who has a Doctoral degree gets monthly pay of Rs 38,000/-

How to Apply:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, Only eligible candidates with preferred experience and qualifications are invited for the walk-in interview. Candidates can arrive with following documents for interview:

  • Bio-data which is typed.
  • Originals of certificates and testimonials that are attested to prove age, experience, qualification, etc.
  • A character certificate issued by local authority like municipality or corporation or Panchayat. Certificate from Head of last-studied Institution is also acceptable.

The venue is as follows:

Central Research Institute for Jute & Allied Fibres,

Indian Council of Agricultural Research,

Barrackpore,

Kolkata 700120,

West Bengal (India)

Important Dates:

According to notification issued by the CRIJAF Recruitment 2016, the walk-in interviews are scheduled to be held between the 27th and 30th of July 2016.

Advertisement and Application Form Link Details:

The official website home page of CRIJAF is at: http://www.crijaf.org.in/

The vacancies and other recruitment details are listed at: http://www.crijaf.org.in/SideLinks/QuickLinks/Recruitment.html

The official notification for the above mentioned posts is downloadable here – Get Details

Note:

  1. The candidates have to prepare and attend interview.
  2. No DA or TA is paid or reimbursed to them.
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