PU CHANDIGARH Nanoscience JRF Vacancy


Applications are invited along with bio-data and copies of the certificates of qualification, experience, etc. for a position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CNSNT), Panjab University, Chandigarh under a CEFIPRA (Indo-French) research project No. 6108-1 – ‘Plasmonic hot electron pockets as exciton luminescence promoters and regioselective chemical triggers’. The position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project at any point of time. The position is initially for one year (likely to be extended). 

The essential qualification for JRF: Post graduate degree in Basic Sciences or in relevant Professional Courses with a minimum of 55 % marks. 

Candidates who have cleared CSIR UGC-NET/GATE/any other national level examinations conducted by central government departments and agencies and institutions only need to apply. It is expected that the successful candidate will demonstrate fundamental knowledge in nanoscience and theoretical understanding in nanoplasmonics. 

A successful candidate also needs to demonstrate capabilities to carry out independent research work (candidates with academic background relevant to the requirements of the project will get preference). The incumbent may be expected to work on Saturdays/Sundays and holidays for any project exigency. Relaxation, fellowship, leave, etc. are as per university rules and regulations, government of India and CEFIPRA. 

*Emoluments/Fellowships as under: First two years: ₹ 31,000 per month + HRA 
* As per central government notifications and subjected to approval from funding agency. 

Note: There will be periodical assessment for the successful candidate every six-month apart from the annual evaluation. The continuation in the position will depend on the performance during the six monthly evaluation. 

How to apply: The applications all complete should reach either by post or electronically at ‘The Principal Investigator, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University South Campus, Science Block-II, Sector-25, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014’ on or before January 31, 2021. The submission of soft copies (by email only) of the application along with relevant documents is also mandatory and must be sent to jadabs@pu.ac.in with the subject line “Application for the Junior Research Fellow under CEFIPRA Project”. 

The interview will be held via virtual mode on 1st February 2021 at 11:00 am. No separate call letters will be issued for the interview. No TA/DA is permissible. Only the eligible candidates will be contacted for the online interview and link will be shared by email. Selection committee will not be responsible for any internet breakdown at the candidate’s end during the interview and there will be no special consideration for such an incident.

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