Chemistry Candidates Required for JRF Opening @ IIT Ropar


Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work in the SERB, DST sponsored project (Project No. EMR/2016/001408) entitled “Synthesis and catalytic investigations of mesoporous metal-organic framework” under the supervision of undersigned. The Position is temporary and is available immediately. The selected candidate may be permitted to register for PhD program as per the existing institute rules.

This project aims towards the development of metal organic framework based materials for catalytic and photo catalytic investigations for fine chemical synthesis. A student working in this project will be trained to synthesize various types of structure directing agents, metal organic framework and other similar nanomaterials. Additionally, the student will also learn how to use various spectroscopic and analytical techniques for the characterization of these novel materials.

Position: 1

Duration: 3 Years (or Up to the termination of project)

Essential Qualifications:

M.Sc. Chemistry with at least 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale or 60% marks and having passed NET (CSIR/UGC)/ NET (LS)/ GATE (>80 percentile) test. Only very hard working highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates are advised to apply. Candidates having higher research experience/qualification can also be considered but they shall be given scholarship as mentioned below (First

two years 25000/- pm and third year: 28000/- pm of the project period).

Emoluments: As per DST rules (I & II year – Rs. 25,000/- p.m; III year – Rs. 28,000/- p.m).

How to Apply:

Application form is given on the following sheet. Completely filled application form along with a summary of bio-data may be sent to the undersigned by post or e-mail. Please note that no TA/DA will be given to the candidates called for Interview. Last date for the receipt of application: 20th January 2017. For more detail please the website:

Dr. Rajendra Srivastava,
(Project Investigator)
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar,
Nangal Road, Rupnagar-140001,
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 9501018189


Application Deadline – 20th January 2017

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