University of Hyderabad Engagement of Research Professionals – 2014

hcuUniversity of Hyderabad
Repository for Tomato Genomic
Resources Department of Plant Sciences Research

Positions in Tomato Functional Genomics

At the Repository for Tomato Genomics Resources, we are working on Tomato Functional Genomics, using TILLING, Insertional Mutagenesis, proteomics, metabolomics approaches to study fruit ripening in tomato. The current aims of the group include using reverse and forward genetics strategies to isolate tomato mutants delayed in ripening, having high lycopene and folate content in tomato fruits and analysis of light and hormonal signal transduction pathways. For recent publications of the group see (Plant Cell Environment Feb 2014 DOI: 10.1111/pce.12279, Plant Physiology 2014 164: 2030-2044; Plant Physiol 2013 161: 2085-2101; Plant Physiol 2011 156: 1424-1438; Molecular Plant 2010 3: 854-869; Plant Methods 2010 6: 3; Plant Methods 2009 5:18!

Currently we have three positions available in the projects awarded to Prof. R.P. Sharma and Dr. Y. Sreelakshmi funded by Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science and technology. The qualifications for this Position is as follows:

Junior Research Fellow-1 position: Applicants should have M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences plus 2 years research experience in proteomics analyses-2Dgel/LC-MS or MTech with GATE/GATE equivalent with experience in mass spectrometry. Candidates with M.Sc. should be qualified in NET. Selected candidate would be paid Rs. 16,000+30% HRA.

Research Assistant: Applicants should have experience in networking using R language and should be able to develop networks using the trancriptome, proteome and metabolite data sets. M.Tech. in Bioinformatics is required. The selected candidate would be paid Rs. 15,000/-pm- consolidated.

Lab Assistant-1 position: Applicants should have one year experience in tiisue culture for generating transgenic plants. M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences is required. Selected candidates would be paid a consolidated pay of Rs. 8000/-pm.

Candidates interested in above positions should send a one page statement clearly explaining how their skills are relevant to the position. The candidates should also enclose detailed CV and the name/email id for three referees. The candidates can send their application by email at on or before May 12th, 2014. All the positions are purely temporary in nature. Shortlisted candidates would be called for interview. No TA/DA would be provided for attending the interview.

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