Junior Research Fellow in Indo Russia, DST RFBR Funded Research

Tamil Nadu, India
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in INDO RUSSIA - DST RFBR funded research project in Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management (CDMM), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore 632014, India.

Project Title: Natural hazards and monitoring for mountain territories in Russia and India
Sponsoring Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST)
Number of position: One
Duration: 3 years

Qualification for the post:


  1. M.Sc Applied Geology or M.E/M.Tech (Geoinformatics / Remote Sensing and GIS/ Geotechnical Engineering) with B.E./B.Tech (Civil Engineering).
  2. GATE qualification


Knowledge in Disaster Management, Remote sensing and GIS,
exposure to field work, Landslide Analysis, Investigations Knowledge in
Geotechnical and Geophysical studies. The candidate should be willing
to register for Ph.D.


  • Rs. 31,000/-per month + 8% HRA (for first two years)
  • Rs. 35,000/- per month + 8% HRA (for third year)

If no GATE qualification the salary will be fixed accordingly as per the DST Norms

Nature of appointment: Purely on temporary basis

Principal Investigator:

Dr. G.P.Ganapathy, Professor & Director, Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management (CDMM), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore 632014, India.

Interested candidates can send their resume with details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo etc., along with relevant documents on before 30th November 2019 through our website

No TA and DA will be paid for appearing for the interview

The candidate should be willing to join immediately.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Education / Teaching / Training
Functional Area: Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling
Role: Trainee


Geotechnical Engineering
Remote Sensing
Professor Activities
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Management
Field Work
Civil Engineering

Desired Candidate Profile Please refer to the Job description above


UG: B.Sc - Geology, B.Tech/B.E. - Civil
PG: M.Tech - Civil, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Geology

Company Profile

Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students.