Junior Research Fellow, DST SERB Funded Project, CNR

Tamil Nadu, India
12 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
03 Feb 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 Centre for Nanotechnology Research (CNR), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

“ Development and Fabrication of 2D materials as alternate counter electrodes for Flexible dye sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) and alternative hole transport materials (HTMs) for noble metal free flexible perovskite Solar Cells (FPSCs) .”

Number of positions

One [02]


  • Essential: M.Sc Physics/Material science/Nanoscience & Nanotechnology/Chemistry/M.Tech Nanotechnology
  • Desirable: PG Qualification Preferably with one year experience.


Rs.31,000 /- per month for two years & Rs 35,000 For third year

Sponsoring Agency

Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi


3 years.

Principal Investigator

Dr.A.Nirmala Grace, Director & Professor, Centre for Nanotechnology Research, 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 (12/02/2021) through online

Salary: INR 3,75,000 - 4,25,000 PA.
Industry: Education Teaching Training
Functional Area: TeachingEducationTrainingCounselling
Role: Trainee

Key Skills

Material Science
Solar Cells

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG: B.Tech/B.E. - Chemical, B.Sc - Physics
PG: MS/M.Sc(Science) - Chemistry, M.Tech - Chemical
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.