Junior Research Fellow for the DAE-BRNS Funded Project

Tamil Nadu, India
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Title of the Project : Preparation of biogenic bimetallic core shell [Pd/Fe] nanoparticles for wastewater bioremediation applications
Qualification : M.Sc Biotechnology/ Microbiology (preferably with NET/GATE). Selected candidate would need to join immediately.

Desirable (if any) :

  1. Experience in synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles
  2. Exposure in handling various analytical instruments
  3. Experience in bioreactor development/wastewater treatment

Stipend : JRF- Rs.25000/- per month and SRF- Rs.28000/- per month. HRA will be paid as per eligibility. The selected candidate will be encouraged to apply for PhD in VIT, Vellore.

Sponsoring Agency : Department of Atomic Energy-Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (DAE-BRNS)
Duration : 3 years (JRF-02 years followed by SRF-1 year) [Initial appointment will be for one year, which is extendable up to 2nd 3rd year, solely based on yearly performance].
Principal Investigator : Dr. Amitava Mukherjee, Senior Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Nanobiotechnology [CNBT], VIT.

Key skills : Nano materials, Characterization, Waste water microbiology.
Interested candidates may send their resume with details of the qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo etc. on or before 23rd November 2018 through online  

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

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date and time which will be intimated to the candidates by e-mail.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:Education / Teaching / Training
Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time


Professor Activities
Analytical Instruments
Waste Water Treatment
Project Preparation
Key Skills

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Sc - Microbiology

PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) - Biotechnology, Microbiology

Company Profile

Vellore Institute of Technology

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