BARC Research Fellowships 2021

BARC Research Fellowships 2021 – Chemistry / Chemical Science & Chemical Engg

BARC Research Fellowships 2021 – Chemistry / Chemical Science & Chemical Engg. Interested candidates can check out all of the details on the fellowship. the eligibility, the stipend offered, the application procedure, timelines and more below:

Government of India
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Trombay, Mumbai-400 085

Advertisement No: 2/2021 (R-V)

Applications are invited for 31 positions of Research Associate (RA) Fellowship to work on the following R&D projects in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai:

Research Project No. 2

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 04

Name of the Project: Development of Synchrotron and Neutron Beamlines, optical
Multilayer Devices, Liquid hydrogen Test Loop and Physics Research

Duration of project: Up to 31.03.2024

Qualification:

  • PhD (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Earth Science, or a related field)
  • Applicants are expected to have outstanding experience of research and development, relevant computer skills, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work effectively both as a team player and independently.
  • An experience of working with high-pressure devices is preferable

Field of work: Experimental condensed matter research under extreme thermodynamic conditions. Synchrotron beamline development

Nature of work: The responsibilities of the RA include participation in the development, installation and commissioning of upcoming beamlines at Indus-2 synchrotron source at RRCAT, Indore being developed by SDCPS, HP&SRPD, PG, BARC,
– Supporting user programs,
– Developing and integrating novel high-pressure techniques
– Conducting independent researches.
These beamlines will exploit high-energy x-ray diffraction, x-ray absorption spectroscopy and x-ray fluorescence techniques for material investigations under extreme conditions.


Research Project No. 7.1

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for
Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys

Duration of project: Up to 31.10.2022

Qualification: PhD in Science/Engineering (Materials Science/Chemical Science/ Metallurgy)

Field of work: Extractive Metallurgy

Nature of work: Processing and Characterization of RE metals and alloys


Research Project No. 7.2

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for
Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys

Duration of project: Up to 31.10.2022

Qualification: PhD in Science/Engineering (Chemical Science/Chemical Eng.)

Field of work: Solution Chemistry, Hydrometallurgy

Nature of work: Separation of critical elements (rare earth, base metal) from lean
and secondary sources by hydrometallurgy.


Research Project No. 8

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

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Name of the Project: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for
Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys

Duration of project: Up to 31.10.2022

Qualification: PhD (Chemical Science/Material Science)

Field of work: Chemical Science / Materials Science

Nature of work: Work includes the evaluation of in-house developed polymeric resins for sorption of metal ions, spectroscopic characterization of metal species sorbed on to resins, process development for bench scale demonstration.


Research Project No. 9.2

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for
Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys

Duration of project: Up to 31.10.2022

Qualification: PhD-Metallurgy/Mechanical/Chemistry

Field of work: Metallurgy

Nature of work: Work involves :- Corrosion / electrochemical studies of various
candidate materials (Ti alloys, stainless steels, Zr alloys) in boiling nitric acid in three phases and in various aqueous solutions of interest. Also establishing microstructure-corrosion property correlation.


Research Project No. 10.2

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for
Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys

Duration of project: Up to 31.10.2022

Qualification: PhD (Chemical Science with specialization in high-temperature electrochemistry )

Field of work: Preparation and fabrication of metals, alloys, ceramics, and their
characterization

Nature of work: Scientific and Technical


Research Project No. 11

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for
Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys

Duration of project: Up to 31.10.2022

Qualification: PhD (Materials Science/Chemical Science)

Field of work: The work is in the field of electrochemical deposition of U & other
refractory metal coating/thin films from molten salt and their detail structural characterization in terms of phases, crystal structure, chemical state, (GIXRD, XPS, FESEM), cross-sectional investigation and property evaluation such as hardness, corrosion resistance, wear & COF etc. This work may be extended to synthesize superhydrophobic coatings for anti-microbial applications.

Nature of work: Experimental


Research Project No. 12.1

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: High performance carbons and carbides

Duration of project: Up to 31.10.2023

Qualification: PhD (Chemical Science/ Physical Science/ Materials Science/Metallurgy/)

Field of work: Energy conversion, storage and sensing

Nature of work: Fabrication of thin films and nano material based electronic devices
for application in the energy conversion, storage and gas sensing

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Research Project No. 12.2

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: High performance carbons and carbides

Duration of project: Up to 31.10.2023

Qualification: PhD in Science/Engineering (Chemical Science/Chemical Eng./Materials Science/Metallurgy)

Field of work: Chemical vapour deposition and material processing

Nature of work: Development of vertically aligned spinnable array of carbon nanotubes


Research Project No. 15 (DST sanctioned)

Name of Post: Research Assistant

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: Development of efficient and robust working electrodes /
photocatalysts for solar energy conversion to hydrogen via photoelectrochemical/ photocatalytic splitting of water : Next level up-scaling of laboratory experience.

Duration of project: Up to 31.08.2023

Qualification: PhD (Chemistry)

Field of work: Heterogeneous catalysis, Solar-hydrogen generation

Nature of work: It includes extensive R & D to develop new and efficient
photocatalyst materials/systems for solar energy conversion to hydrogen via photocatalytic water splitting. It includes synthesis, thorough characterization and performance evaluation of nanostructured visible light active photocatalyst. Photoelectrochemical water splitting and upscaling the existing laboratory systems would also be carried out.

How to Apply for BARC Research Fellowships 2021:

The Fellows recruited will have the opportunity to carry out research under plan projects/ other research projects of BARC under the guidance of senior scientists.

Interested applicants may apply in the prescribed format with full bio-data, one set of photocopies of mark-sheets, degree certificates (from SSC to M.E./ M.Tech/PhD), various other academic credentials and work experience and the duly filled-in application may be sent out to Deputy Establishment Officer, Recruitment-V, Central Complex, BARC, Trombay, Mumbai– 400085 superscribing the Research Project No. on the envelope.

Candidates may apply separately for each Research Project.

THE LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION:- 10/05/2021

KEEP IN MIND:

  1. Educational Qualification: As indicated against each Research Project.
  2. Amount of Fellowship:

(i) RA-1: Rs. 47,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of Rs. 40,000/- per annum plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available]

(ii) RA-2: Rs. 49,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of Rs. 40,000/- per year plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available]

(iii) RA-3: Rs. 54,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of Rs. 40,000/- per year plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available]

NOTES:

A) The Research Associates will be fixed at one of the 3 fellowships as indicated above depending on qualifications as well as experience. The level at which a fellow will be placed will certainly be decided by the interview committee based upon the following;

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i) Quality of PhD thesis;

ii) Post-Ph. D. research experience as evidenced from the quality of the publications and/or products/processes designed and developed and.

iii) Performance in the Selection interview.

B) The Department does not grant any such fellowship to the Scholars who have sent PhD thesis as well as are awaiting evaluation of the thesis.

C) A person with a Provisional/Regular PhD will certainly be treated at par with Research Associates and will be qualified for fellowship as per extant rates.

CANCELLATION OF THE CANDIDATURE:

The applicant is cautioned not to furnish any incomplete, incorrect or misleading information or submit any document which is defective, forged or fabricated or otherwise not admissible or claim fraudulently SC/ST/OBC/ Person with Disability status etc., or resort to any sort of malpractice during the selection process. Regardless of verification of original documents during various stages of the selection procedure, if any such case is detected at any stage of the selection procedure or later on, this Centre reserves the right to withdraw/cancel candidature or selection in addition to taking other appropriate legal action.

Applicants will certainly not be allowed to appear for the interview if they fail to bring a copy of the Application and also a legitimate photo identification card (such a Voter ID, Driving License, AADHAR Card, Passport, College ID) and all the documents in original at the time of interview.

Important Notes:

  1. All info related to the Screening/Interview/Selection will certainly be made available on the web site i.e. http://www.barc.gov.in. Candidates are advised to visit the web site periodically for info and updates in this regard. Info displayed on the web site will certainly be deemed as intimation to the candidates.
  2. Any legal disputes arising out of this notification are subject to Mumbai jurisdiction only and in case of any dispute, English version of detailed Advertisement placed on BARC web site will be referred.
  3. Corrigendum/Addendum, if any, relating to this advertisement will certainly be published only on BARC website.

CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL CERTAINLY BE A DISQUALIFICATION RECORD OF THE NON-SELECTED APPLICANTS SHALL NOT BE.

PRESERVED BEYOND SIX MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF PUBLICATION OF SELECT LIST.

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