Junior Research Fellow for the DST-SERB Funded Project in School of Mechanical Engineering

Tamil Nadu, India
01 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2021
Contract Type
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 Mechanical Engineering (SMEC), (SRG/2021/000525), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT).

Title of the Project :“Development of Carrera Unified Formulation for the large deflection and post-buckling analysis of variable angle tow composite laminate”.

Roles and Responsibilities: Candidate has to model the variable angle tow (VAT) composite plate using Carrera Unified Formulation. An in- house MATLAB code has to be developed to perform the 3D stress analysis on VAT plates under large deformation.

Qualification: M.E./M.Tech. or equivalent in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering with the specialization in Design with CSIR - NET/GATE qualification.

Requirement: Candidates should have adequate knowledge in finite element methods, mechanics of composite and their mathematical modeling. The candidate should also have prior experience in MATLAB coding.

Desirable (if any): Experience in technical writing is preferred.

Stipend: Rs. 31,000/- per month (consolidated). Salary will be provided as per the university norms for Non-NET/GATE candidate.

Sponsoring Agency: DST - SERB, Government of India.

Duration: 2 years

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Samukham Surya
Assistant Professor,
School of Mechanical Engineering,
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)
Vellore - 632 014, Tamil Nadu.

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, scientific accomplishments, experience (if any) and latest passport size photo etc., on or before (20/12/2021) through online

  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date which will be intimated by email.
  • The selected candidate will be expected to join at the earliest.

Role: Teaching & Training - Other
Salary: 3,50,000 - 3,75,000 P.A.
Industry: Education / Training
Functional Area: Teaching & Training
Role Category: Teaching & Training - Other
Employment Type: Full Time, Temporary/Contractual

Key Skills

Mathematical Modeling
Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Stress Analysis
Technical Writing


UG: B.Tech/B.E. in Aviation, Mechanical
PG: M.Tech in Aviation, Mechanical

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