Junior Research Fellow, DST SERB Funded Project in SAS

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Tamil Nadu, India
07 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
23 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 DST-SERB Funded Project in School of Advanced Sciences (SAS), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

“Development of Hybrid Energy Materials for Photocatalysis: Environment Remediation and Energy Production.”

Number of positions One [01]



M.Sc./M.Tech or equivalent in Physics/Chemistry / Materials Science/ Nanoscience/Environmental Science and its related disciplines with valid GATE/NET score


Candidates having strong knowledge in nanomaterials synthesis, electrochemical water splittin, and experience in manuscript writing will be preferred. Prior experience in electrochemistry and/or work experience relevant to the topic will also be encouraged.


Rs. 31,000/ + HRA per month with GATE. For candidates without GATE, stipend will be as per Institute norms.

Sponsoring Agency

DST-SERB, Government of India

2 years.

Principal Investigator

Dr. Arpan Kumar Nayak, 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 (23/01/2021) through online

Salary: INR 3,50,000 - 3,75,000 PA.

Industry:Education / Teaching / Training

Functional AreaTeaching, Education, Training, Counselling


Key Skills Nanoscience Professor Activities Chemistry School Synthesis Electrochemistry Nanomaterials Environmental Science Research MSC

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


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

PG: M.Tech - Chemical, Environmental, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Chemistry, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering

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.

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