Junior Research Fellow, DST - Project, SCE

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

Job Description​

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the Department of Science & Technology (DST) Funded Project in School of Civil Engineering (SCE), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

“Development of Forewarning System for Landslides in The Nilgiris.”

Number of positions

One [01]


Essential: M.E/M.Tech (Geotechnical Engineering)

GATE qualification

Desirable: Exposure and knowledge in field investigation, landslide analysis, geotechnical instrumentation, sensors, MASW tests, slope stability analysis using PLAXIS3D, FLAC2D, SLOPEW.


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

Rs. 35,000/- per month + 8% HRA (for third year)

The candidate should be willing to register for Ph.D

Sponsoring Agency

Department of Science & Technology (DST)


3 years.

Principal Investigator

Dr. S. S. Chandrasekaran, Professor, School of Civil Engineering , 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 (20/01/2021) through online The candidate should be willing to join immediately

Salary: INR 3,50,000 - 4,25,000 PA.

Industry: Education Teaching Training

Functional Area TeachingEducationTrainingCounselling

Role: Trainee

Key Skills

geotechnical engineeringlandslide analysisslope stability

Desired Candidate Profile Please refer to the Job description above


UG: B.Tech/B.E. - Metallurgy, Civil

PG: M.Tech - Civil, Metallurgy

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.