INST Mohali – JRF & RA Vacancy in BIRAC-PACE Funded Project
INST Mohali Advertisement for the position of Project Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Research Associate-I in BIRAC-PACE Project at INST Applications is invited from highly motivated and bright candidates for engagement as Project Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Research Associate-I (RA-I) in a research project funded by BIRAC-PACE, Department of Biotechnology at Institute of Nano Science and Technology, SAS Nagar, Punjab.
Project Title: Biomineralized core-shell polymeric hydrogel beads for
controlled fertilizer release and moisture retention under adverse weather conditions
Principal Investigator: Dr. Asish Pal, Scientist ‘F’
Job Title: Junior Research Fellow -1
No.of posts: One
Project duration: Initially six months and may be extended based on the performance of the candidate.
Position 1: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
M. Sc. Chemistry/Pharma/Agriculture with 55% marks and passing of NET/GATE.
Desirable: Research experience in materials chemistry/Agriculture
Age limit: Must not be over 30 years as on 11.10.2021, which is relaxable for certain reserved categories as per rules of the Government of India.
Fellowship: ₹31,000/- per month + (HRA as applicable)
Position 2: For Research Associate-I (RA-I)
No.of posts: 01
Essential: PhD in Chemistry/Biotechnology/Agriculture/Materials/Microbiology/LifeScience from a reputed institute/university with at least 1 first author publication(s) and patent(s).
Desirable: Research experience in Agriculture, microbiology, materials chemistry, biotechnology will be preferred.
Age limit: Must not be over 35 years as on 11.10.2021, which is relaxable for certain reserved categories as per rules of the Government of India.
Fellowship: ₹47,000/- per month + HRA (as applicable)
- Completed application in the prescribed format as annexed along with scanned copies of
certificates should be sent to [email protected] as a single PDF file by 11.10.2021.
- In addition to the above application, the candidates are required to submit an online
- Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for an interview, and the date and time of the interview will be communicated to the email address provided by the candidate.
- Interview will be conducted through google meet and the link for the same will be provided prior to the interview.
General Terms and Conditions:
- The position is purely temporary and on a contractual basis and renewable subject to
satisfactory performance for a maximum of 1.5 years/till the completion of the project
whichever is earlier. The position is co-terminus with the project. Candidates selected for this position can also apply for the regular PhD program of INST provided they satisfy eligibility criteria.
- No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
- Original documents of age proof/certificates/degrees/mark sheets and other testimonials must be presented along with the self-attested photocopies of these documents at the time of interview.
Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated through email to appear in the
interview and no other communication in this regard will be entertained.
Completed applications in the prescribed format as annexed should reach to the following address by 11.10.2021 by email attachment (complete one combined PDF) addressed to:
Name and Designation of PI: Prof. Asish Pal, Scientist-Institute of Nanoscience and Technology (INST),
Knowledge City, Sector 81, SAS Nagar-140306, Punjab
E-mail: [email protected], Ph No.: +91-172-2297000 (Extn: 7026)
Last date for the receipt of application: 11th October 2021 The last date of receipt of the application has been extended till 21st November, 2021
Application Form For JRF
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