BITS Pilani, Goa Campus Research Fellow & Project Assistant positions vacant for candidates with a background in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, M Tech Biochemical/ Environmental Technology, Environmental Biotechnology. Research Fellow positions for eligible candidates at BITS Pilani, Goa. Interested and eligible candidates can check out details given below:
BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE, PILANI, K K BIRLA GOA CAMPUS, GOA, INDIA
Applications are invited for two Junior Research Fellow and one Project Assistant positions under the Indo-EU research innovation project (Photoirraidation and Adsorption based Novel Innovations for Water Treatment (PANI-Water), for a period of 4 years (2019-2023). Selected candidates will also be allowed to do Ph.D. at Department of Chemistry, BITS Pilani KK Birla GOA campus, upon qualifying the BITS Ph.D. qualification examination conducted twice in a year.
Positions Available: Junior Research Fellow (02) & Project Assistant (01)
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: INR 28,000.00 to INR 31,000.00 /month
The project research work is highly interdisciplinary in nature involving the broad areas of Chemical ( Inorganic, Organic, and Physical Chemistry) , Biological and Environmental Sciences ( Biotech, Basic Microbiology, Environmental Biotech) and Engineering ( Chemical, Environmental) with a focus on degradation of pollutants in water, and investigation on Environment and Health impact . The research work will involve
- Fabrication of new light emitting diode (LED) based photoreactors for environmental remediation purpose
- Novel analytical methods, Chemical analysis by HPLC and MASS Spectrometry to study fate of pollutants in water
- Novel antimicrobial assays in water treatment, Bio toxicity assays
- Development of large scale photochemical/solar reactors and outdoor experimentations for removal of pollutants in water in the pilot study sites.
Research involves closely working with industry in Hyderabad, and groundwater contaminated sites in India, visiting NEERI, Nagpur, University of Cyprus, Europe, and other partner institutes for field studies, under the Indo-EU research and innovation project.
Qualification: Candidates qualified with M.Sc., Chemical Sciences (Physical, inorganic, organic), Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences, or M. Tech. Chemical/ Biochemical/ Environmental Technology, Environmental Biotechnology) may apply
Science degree candidates with CSIR-JRF,(NET), DBT JRF, DST INSPIRE qualifications, and other fellowships will be given preference.
The fellowship amount will be as per CSIR/DST rules (depending on Science/Engineering degree), and Institute rules in case of Institute Fellowships. Hostel accommodation will be provided, depending on the availability.
Application to be submitted via email by 9th May 2019.