Project Assistant for Organometallics and CatalysisProject

Tamil Nadu, India
03 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Feb 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Title of the Project:

Bifunctional Iron Catalysts for Acceptorless Dehydrogenation Reactions: Towards the Development of Environmentally Friendly Catalysts


2 Years


Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore


M.Sc. in Chemistry (Specialization in Inorganic Chemistry or Organic Chemistry). Final Semester MSc candidates are also eligible for the position and they will be permitted to use part of this work for their final year project

Skill set required:

Experience in column chromatography is desirable.


Rs. 20000/- per month.

Sponsoring Agency:

SERB-DST, Government of India

Work functions of the JRF:

The Project Assistant will be required to do full time research related to this specific project, in particular synthesis and characterization of various metal complexes and applying them for catalysisapplications.

Principal Investigator:

Department of Chemistry
School of Advanced Science
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT),Vellore – 632014

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (17/02/2020) through online

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

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date which will be intimated by email.

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


Column Chromatography
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG: B.Sc - Chemistry
PG: MS/M.Sc(Science) - Chemistry

Company Profile Vellore Institute of Technology


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