Project Assistant, DST-SERB Project, School of Advanced Sciences

Tamil Nadu, India
30 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
17 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description​

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Project Assistant for the DST-SERB Funded Project in School of Advanced Sciences (SAS), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

“Hierarchical and recyclable carbon nanostructures: stepping stone for breath sensor.”

Number of positions

One [01]


Essential: M.Sc./M.Tech or equivalent in Chemistry / Environmental Engineering and its related disciplines.

Desirable: Candidates having strong knowledge in chemistry, environmental monitoring and experience in manuscript writing will be preferred. Prior experience in project work at materials science and/or work experience relevant to the topic will also be encouraged.


Rs.20,000/- per month for first year.Initial appointment for 1 year will be extended based on performance.

Sponsoring Agency

DST-SERB, Government of India


2 years. Initial appointment for 1 year will be extended based on performance.

Principal Investigator

Dr. Susanta Kumar Bhunia, Assistant Professor, School of Advanced Sciences , Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu – 632 014.

Apply with your resume and other relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (17/01/2021) through online

Salary: INR 2,25,000 - 2,50,000 PA.

Industry: Education Teaching Training

Functional Area TeachingEducationTrainingCounselling

Role: Trainee

Key Skills

Professor Activities
Environmental Monitoring
Environmental Engineering

Desired Candidate Profile Please refer to the Job description above


UG: B.Sc - Environmental science, Bio-Chemistry, Chemistry, B.Tech/B.E. - Environmental, Chemical

PG: M.Tech - Chemical, Environmental, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Chemistry, Biology

Doctorate: Doctorate Not Required

Institution 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. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.