Job Vacancy: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Fieldworker/Helper

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Applications are now open for the temporary positions of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Fieldworker/Helper at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J). These positions are part of a DST-funded research project entitled “North Indian Centre for Water Technology Research in Agriculture.”

Position and Salary Details

  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
  • Number of positions: 01
  • Emoluments: Rs 31,000/- p.m. plus 8% HRA
  • Fieldworker/Helper
  • Number of positions: 01
  • Emoluments: Rs 15,000/- per month (Consolidated)

Essential Qualifications

  • For JRF
  • M.Sc. Agriculture/Allied subjects/ Life Sciences/M.Tech (Soil and water conservation)
  • NET/ GATE/Equivalent
  • For Fieldworker/Helper
  • 12th class with four years of experience in field and lab analysis work/data management/office assistance

Desirable Qualification/Experience

  • Experience in soil and plant laboratory analysis, laying field trials, water productivity in agriculture, micro irrigation, soil and water conservation, rainwater management, etc.
  • Working experience in laying experimental trials/carrying field operations, and familiarity with management practices/ soil and plant analysis/data recording/office assistance.

Age Limit

The upper age limit for applicants is 40 years as of the last date of application submission.

Terms and Conditions

  • The positions are temporary, time-bound, and co-terminate with the project on 10.09.2024.
  • The University retains discretion regarding filling these positions based on applied candidates’ qualifications/credentials.
  • Incumbents’ services will end automatically at the project’s expiry, with no claim of absorption in temporary/regular University posts.
  • Appointments can be terminated at any time by the University without any given reason. If an appointee wishes to relinquish their position, they must provide one month’s notice.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application containing a cover letter, detailed CV, recent photograph, contact details, and self-attested testimonials/certificates to Dr. Vikas Abrol, Principal Investigator, Division of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, SKUAST-J, Chatha, Jammu—180009 (J&K). Applications can be submitted in person, via speed post, or email: by 6.05.2024.

Eligible candidates will be interviewed on 08.05.2024 at 11:00 A.M

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