Junior Research Fellow in Department of Biotechnology

Tamil Nadu, India
16 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in Department of Biotechnology (DBT) funded research project in School of Civil Engineering (SCE)

Project Title:

Development of two stage treatment for municipal solid waste landfill leachate: An oxidation and phycoremediation approach

Sponsoring Agency: Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
Number of position : One
Duration: 5 Months

Qualification for the post:

Essential: M.E/M.Tech (Environmental Engineering / Biotechnology) with good academic record.
Desirable: Knowledge in wastewater treatment, Microalgae, exposure to field work, sampling techniques and analysis, and data interpretation.

Salary: Rs. 25,000/-per month + 10% HRA
Nature of appointment: Purely on temporary basis

Principal Investigator:

Dr. S. Shantha Kumar, School of Civil Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore

Interested candidates can send their resume with details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo etc., along with relevant documents through our website before 23rd October 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date which will be intimated by email. No TA and DA will be paid for appearing in 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


Data Interpretation
Work Sampling
Civil Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Field Work
Waste Water Treatment
Solid Waste

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG: B.Tech/B.E. - Environmental, Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology
PG: M.Tech - Environmental, Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology

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.