Project Assistant for DST SERB Project @ Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham


Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research university that is accredited ‘A’ by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best research universities in India. The university is spread across five campuses in three states of India – Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with the University headquarters at Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

The Department of Sciences, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore campus, is inviting applications for the post of Project Assistant (PA) for the project titled “Non-metallic heterojunctionphotocatalyst immobilized microcapillaries as optofluidic reactors for effective continuous flow solar water disinfection” under the guidance of Dr. Venkata Ravi Kumar Darbha, Assistant Professor, Department of Sciences, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore.

Job Title : Project Assistant (PA)

Number of positions: 1

Duration of Project : 03 Years; Initial appointment for

one year and extendable up to maximum of total three years based on performance and other conditions.

Objective of the Project: The project mainly will be focusing on the synthesis/development and immobilization of the non-metallic photocatalysts in microcapillary reactors and their application in the disinfection of water.


  • Essential : Masters in Physics / Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Bio-Chemistry or B.Tech in Chemical Engineering / Material Science Engineering with a minimum aggregate of 55% of marks from a recognized university
  • Desirable : Either or (i) NET/GATE Qualification (ii) Experience in the anti-microbial activity studies and cell culture

Fellowship: 16000 per month + 20 % HRA

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can also directly send the CV to [email protected](link sends e-mail) mentioning “Application for the Project Assistant-DST-SERB project” in the subject. The position is temporary and renewable to next year subject to satisfactory performance. Original documents of age proof/certificates/degrees/mark sheets and other testimonials must be presented at the time of interview. Self attested photocopies of documents with CV and latest photo have to submit at the time of interview. Shortlisted candidates only will be called for interview. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Contact Details: 
Dr. Venkata Ravi Kumar Darbha
Department of Sciences
Amrita School of Engineering
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amrita University, Coimbatore
Tamilnadu – 641112
E-mail: [email protected]

Application Deadline – 31st August 2017

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