INSTITUTE OF FOREST GENETICS & TREE BREEDING

INSTITUTE OF FOREST GENETICS & TREE BREEDING

INSTITUTE OF FOREST GENETICS & TREE BREEDING

(INDIAN COUNCIL OF FORESTRY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION) Coimbatore - 641 002

Director IFGTB invites application from Indian citizens for awards of following Positions in sponsored project at the Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore

1.Name Of the Project : Refinment of in vitro multiplication protocol for Bambusa natans and Dendrocalamus giganteus. Duration : 3 years Principal Investigator : Ms.R.Yasodha

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt.Of India

Name of the Position & Pay JRF Rs.8000/- (Consolidated)

No.of Position available : One

Educational Qualifications & Experience : M.Sc in Botany /Biotechnology. One year experience in Tissue culture is essential.

2.Name Of the Project :Exploitation of mycorrhizal Systems in Nilgiri Biosphere reserve Areas in India. Duration : 3 years Principal Investigator : Dr.V.Mohan

Funding Agency :Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt.Of India

(a)Name of the Position & Pay JRF Rs.8000/- for 1st & 2 nd year , Rs.9000/- for 3rd year H.R.A. allowed as per rules.

No.of Position available : One

Educational Qualifications & Experience :M.Sc., Degree in Botany / Microbiology / Agriculture (Spl: Microbiology) Research experience in the field of Mycorrhizal Fungi with specific reference to the techniques of isolation, identification and culture production of different mycorrhizal fungi. Candidates should be able to stay and undertake extensive field survey in different forest areas. The candidates should register for Ph.D degree.

(b)Name of the Position & Pay SRF Rs.9000/- H.R.A. allowed as per rules.

No.of Position available : One

Educational Qualifications & Experience :M.Sc., Degree in Botany / Microbiology / Agriculture (Spl: Microbiology) Two to three years research experience in the field of Mycorrhizal fungi with specific reference to the taxonomy and other aspects of ectomycorrhizal fungi. Candidate should be able to stay and undertake extensive field survey in different forest areas. Preference will be given to the candidate having publications in the reputed journals on the said aspects of ectomycorrhizal studies.

Age: Age limit for JRF & Technical Assistant is 28 years and SRF is 30 years . For SC/ST candidates age limit is relaxable upto 5 years.

Accommodation will be provided in Scientist Hostel.

Send biodata and work experience to The Director, Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, P.B.No.1061 , R.S.Puram, Coimbatore - 641 002 within 15 days of appearance of the advertisement. Please mention the name of the position, project and Principal Investigator on the envelope. Short listed candidates only will be called for the interview.

General Condition: Awards of the fellowship are governed by the Indian Council of Forestry Research & education rules and does not guarantee subsequent employment in any institutes under the Council. The position is co-terminus with the project or earlier depending on the performance of the candidate.

APPLICATION PROFORMA

1. Name of the Project

2. Application for the position

3. Name in full

4. Date of Birth

5. Sex

6. Permanent address

7. Address for communication

8. Educational qualification (High School onwards)

Qualification Year University/Board Subject Total Marks%

9. Experience

10. Whether belongs to SC/ST

Place :

Date :

Signature of the Candidate

Employment News 29 May - 4 June 2004.

INSTITUTE OF FOREST GENETICS & TREE BREEDING