Valley News Desk

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for filling up of one position of Research Associate
(RA) in the project entitled “Exploration of Extremophilic cold tolerant microbes from cold desert
of Ladakh and Kashmir Valley for rapid biodegradation of organic waste”, funded by ICAR under
Emeritus Scientist Scheme.

The position is temporary and co-terminus with the termination of the
project/scheme. The appointee shall have no claim for his permanent absorption in the University.
The selected candidate has to work mainly at the Faculty of Agriculture and cold areas of Ladakh
and other such areas falling in various districts of Kashmir Valley.
S. No Post No of Positions Eligibility Criteria Emoluments
01 Research
Associate 01 (one)
Ph D in Microbiology
Masters degree in Microbiology
with 4/5 years of Bachelor’s de-
gree having Ist division or 60%
marks or equivalent OGPA, with
atleast three years of experience
as evidenced from Fellowship/
Associateship/ Training/ Other
engagements as circulated vide
F. No 2-9/2012-HRD dated 25-
04-2014 and one research paper
in Science Citation Index (SCI) /
NAAS rated (>_4) journal as per
OM SR/S9/Z-09/2018 os DST dat-
ed 30-01-2019
Upper Age Limit: 40 years for Men;
45 Years for women
As per ICAR
The House Rent Allowance will be given as per existing Central Government rates applicable in
various cities/ Locations where RAs are working in ICAR funded projects.
Preference shall be given to the applicants having experience in Solid Waste Management.
The interested candidates may submit their applications along with the supporting documents in
the Office Chamber of the undersigned by or before October 10, 2020. The interview schedule for
eligible candidates shall be notified separately. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview.