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PhD Jobs Molecular Biology | Animal Genetics - India - February 2012

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is a premier national autonomous Institute of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoE&F), Government of India in the field of teaching, training and research. The Institute wishes to engage a Research Associate (RA-I) (Indian national only) through a walk-in-interview to be held on Monday, 6th February 2012. The details of the available position along with essential and desirable qualifications, terms and conditions and how to apply are given below:
Title : Wildlife Forensic cell
Duration : One year
Essential Qualification : Ph.D degree in Molecular Biology/Animal Genetics.
Desirable Qualification :
1.Work experience in electrophoresis and molecular genetics using PCR based techniques, PCR-RFLP and DNA sequencing/developing species specific characteristics.
2.Good knowledge in biostatistics and multivariate techniques for use in DNA and animal genetics.
3.Any other academic qualification related to work.
Description of Work :
1.R.A. is required to work under supervision of Nodal Officer, Wildlife Forensic Cell for developing DNA based techniques and protocols for dealing wildlife offence cases.
2.To prepare protocols for identifying species from biological materials seized under wildlife offences.
3.Establish liaison with national and international forensic laboratories
4.To provide scientific input and assistance in organizing workshop by WII and other organizations.
5.To maintain proper record and files of all wildlife forensic cases.
6.To prepare annual requirement of equipment, glass wares, chemicals, plastic wares and maintain proper stock entries of these, and
7.To collect reference samples, and other work assigned by Nodal Officer.
Walk in Interview : 06.01.12
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