Chemistry Job Opening @ INST – Mohali | Research Position Vacant


Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali
(An Autonomous Institute supported by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)

Job Title:  Junior Research Fellow (Project) / Project Assistant (PA)

No. of Posts:  1

Project Title:  Dynamic Self-assembled Nucleic Acid Analogues

Principal Investigator:  Dr. Prakash P. Neelakandan

Age Limit:  Below 28 years as on 31st October 2017 (relaxable as per the norms of Government of India)

Salary:   : ₹27,500/- (consolidated) per month for JRF with NET/GATE OR ₹16,800/- (consolidated)
per month for PA without NET/GATE

Job Description/Nature of Work:  


  • Essential: M. Sc. Chemistry with GATE/NET etc. Candidates without GATE/NET etc. are
    eligible for PA position.
  • Desirable: Research experience in synthesis and characterization of organic compounds

General Terms and Conditions:  

  • The position is temporary and renewable each year subject to satisfactory performance for a
    maximum of three years. The position is co-terminus with the project.
  • Candidate selected for this position may also apply for the regular Ph. D. programme at INST
    provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  • Original documents of age proof/certificates/Degree/mark sheets and other testimonials
    must be presented at the time of interview.
  • Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected.

Application Instructions

  • The completed application in the prescribed format along with self-attested photocopies of
    certificates proving age and educational qualifications should be sent as a single PDF file to
    the below mentioned email id by 31st October 2017. There is no need to send the hard copy of
    the application.
  • Candidates must fill out an online synopsis which may be accessed here: Non-submission of the online synopsis will
    lead to rejection of the application.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear in the interview. Candidates residing
    beyond 500 km from Mohali may opt for online interview.
  • Final selection will be done on the basis of the academic track record, work experience and
    performance in the interview.

Address for communication:
Dr. Prakash P. Neelakandan
Scientist ‘E’, Institute of Nano Science and Technology
Habitat Centre, Phase 10, Sector 64, Mohali 160062, Punjab
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

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