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Research Position in Evolutionary Biology

One JRF position is available under CSIR sponsored project

entitled “Cost of selection response to simultaneous
selection on two divergent life-history traits in Drosophila
melanogaster.” The salary/fellowship would be fixed as per
CSIR as well as University of Delhi norms. The appointment
will be for an initial period of 6 months and may be extended
till the termination of the project (February 2011), subject to
satisfactory progress of the candidate. The candidates are
required to attend an interview in University of Delhi, North
Campus, at their own cost. No TA/DA will be provided for
attending the interview. Selection as JRF in this project does
not entitle the candidate for a Ph.D. position in DU. The
position is purely temporary.

Minimum Qualifications (as per the CSIR norms) are:

Candidate should have completed MSc/BE/BTech or
equivalent degree, with 55% marks and should have
qualified in the CSIR-UGC NET/GATE test. In addition,
knowledge of handling Drosophila and basic knowledge in
Statistics would be desirable.

Applications on plain paper along with a copy of biodata

should reach the project Director, Dr. Mallikarjun
Shakarad, Rm. 205, Department of Zoology, University
of Delhi, Delhi 110 007 by April 30, 2010. Application
material can also be sent by e-mail: