IIITH Una Nanotechnology/Biotech JRF Vacancy | IIITH Recruits @ helpBIOTECH

Ref.: IIITU/HIMCOSTE-JRF-recrt-4344 Date: 30, June’20

Recruitment of Junior Research Fellow – Call for Application

The Director, IIIT Una invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work in the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology & Environment (HIMCOSTE) funded project “Nanobiotechnological route for improving the enzymatic saccharification of forest waste of Himachal Pradesh”. The selected candidate has to join the project immediately.

Job Description: The JRF will perform R&D work in the areas of Nanotechnology and Enzyme Biotechnology towards synthesis of food-grade value-added esters. The potential candidate will contribute the knowledge and skill in the synthesis and characterization of novel nanomaterials, and subsequent application of biomass pretreatment for enzymatic saccharification using nano-immobilized enzyme system. The product will be evaluated using Enzymatic and Chromatography system. Besides, the candidate has to perform other activities such as project planning, chemicals procurement, managing, executing, and reports preparation also.

Position: Junior Research Fellow: 01 No.

Duration: Initially for 1 year (May be extended subject to the performance).

Eligibility Criteria:
Essential Qualifications: M.Sc. (Biotechnology) / M.Tech. (Biotechnology/ Nanobiotechnology /Biochemical Engineering) with First-Class and throughout the Academic career, including X and XII Standards.


i) Candidate qualified through anyone of the National level examinations such as DBTJRF, CSIR-UGC-JRF, ICMR-JRF or an equivalent Independent fellowship.
ii) Knowledge and experience in the Nanotechnology (nanomaterial’s synthesis, and characterization) and Biotechnology (Enzymes assays, Biomass pretreatment, and immobilization methods).
iii) Handling of sophisticated analytical instruments like Chromatography. 

Emoluments: 15,000/- per month.

How to Apply? An application in the prescribed format must be sent by eMail to madanverma@iiitu.ac.in with subject “ Application for HIMCOSTE Project” and a hard copy may be sent by post to The Director, IIIT, Una (HP), Transit Campus-II, Chandpur, Haroli, Una, Himachal Pradesh-177220, India.

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Una [HP]
Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology & Environment

General Terms and Conditions:
1. The position is purely temporary.
2. Candidate selected for this position will be encouraged to register for PhD if the candidate fulfills the admission criteria of IIIT Una.
3. Original documents of age proof/degrees/mark sheets/experience must be presented at the time of interview.
4. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the written test and interview.
5. Applicants in employment (private, government, or any other organization) are required to submit a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer along with the application.
6. Upon receipt of the applications, the shortlisted candidates will be intimated through email, about the date and time of written test/ interview.

Principal Investigators:

Dr. Madan L. Verma
Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology,
School of Basic Sciences, Indian Institute of Information Technology Una
Himachal Pradesh-177220, India.
Email: madanverma@iiitu.ac.in
Phone: 01972-257917, Mobile: +919418158549

Professor S. Selvakumar
Director, Indian Institute of Information Technology Una
Himachal Pradesh-177220, India.
Email: director@iiitu.ac.in
Phone: 01972-257901

Last date for receipt of application: 14 July 2020 (However it is open till all the positions are filled)

Tentative Interview Date: 16 July 2020 at 10 AM through Video conferencing platform.

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