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CSIR-CSMCRI Chemistry Project Vacancy – Applications Invited

CSIR-CSMCRI is inviting applications for the position of Junior Research Fellow/Project Associate-I. The project is funded by SERB and aims to design homogeneous and heterogeneous multifunctional catalysts for tandem hydroformylation of olefins.

Post: Junior Research Fellow/Project Associate-I

No. of Post: 01

Principal Investigator: Dr. Ankush Biradar, Pri. Scientist (CSIR-CSMCRI), Bhavnagar, Gujarat


  • Essential Qualification(s): M.Sc. in Chemistry.
  • Desirable: CSIR-UGC NET (LS)/GATE/M.Sc. in organic/inorganic chemistry, Material synthesis, and knowledge of catalysis.


  1. Rs 31000/- + HRA for the scholars who are selected through (a) national eligibility tests CSIR-UGC NET including LS or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.
  2. Rs. 25000/- + HRA for those who do not fall in (i) above

Age: Maximum 28 years for Junior research fellow or 35 years for project associate-I as on the last date of receipt of the application. Age relaxation is applicable as per CSIR rules.

Duration of the Project: This position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project. The post is purely temporary for the total duration of five years in any sponsored project/scheme. Therefor

e, it would not confer any right/claim, implicit or explicit, for any candidate for extension or absorption in CSIR-CSMCRI. The initial appointment is for one year.

Job Description:

Selected candidate will work on SERB funded project entitled: “Designing Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Multifunctional Catalysts for Tandem Hydroformylation of Olefins.” The main objective of this project is to synthesize various ligands and heterogeneous multifunctional based catalysts and carry out tandem hydroformylation reactions.

How to Apply:

The prescribed format for application is available with this advertisement on CSMCRI webpage. Interested candidates are requested to send their typed-application form with a recent passport size photograph, giving particulars such as:

  1. Full name & postal address with
  2. E-mail ID and phone number,
  3. Date of birth proof,
  4. Caste Certificate (if applicable),
  5. Skype ID,
  6. Educational qualifications, and
  7. Experiences (if any)

together with certificates/testimonials (GATE scorecard/NET-LS Certificate) as a single PDF file through e-mail to [email protected]

Last Date:

The last date for e-mail receipt of the filled-in application form is 22/12/2023. Incomplete applications would be rejected during screening. Applications received by e-mail will be scrutinized based on certain selection criteria, and only short-listed candidates will be asked to attend the interview in the institute and one upon requesting through online mode (Skype or MS – Team). Details of the interview will be intimated to such candidates by e-mail.

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