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Project Positions at CSIR-NEERI, Chennai [6 Vacancies]: Apply by Dec 18: Expired


CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI), Chennai invites applications for the posts of Project Associate Level I and Sr. Project Associate under Sponsored Projects.
The CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) is a research institute created and funded by the Government of India. It was established in Nagpur in 1958 with a focus on water supply, sewage disposal, communicable diseases, and to some extent on industrial pollution and occupational diseases found common in post-independent India.
The post details are given below.

1. Project Associate-I (05)
Project Title

Testing and Research Development Facility for Firecrackers – Raw Materials, Compositions, and Emissions (RACE).

Job Role
  1. Knowledge in Materials Synthesis and Characterization based on XRD, XPS, and various Microscopic techniques.
  2. Development of Low-cost Personal Protective Kits using Copper-based Nano-composites for Disinfection of Novel Corona in Ambient Environment.

Master’s Degree in Chemistry/ Microbiology from a recognized University or equivalent.


Rs. 31,000 + HRA to scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through national level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their agencies and institutions.
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2. Senior Project Associate (01)
Project Title

Assessment of water quality of Puliyanganu Eri, Palaar, and Ponniyar river (Ranipet Dist. TN)

Job Role

Analysis of soil, water quality parameters, and hands on experience in handling of fluorescence spectrophotometer, AAS, GC, etc.

  • Master’s degree in Biotechnology and
  • Four years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic institutions or science and technology organizations and scientific activities and services.
  • Doctoral Degree in Biotechnology from a recognized University or equivalent.

Rs. 42,000/- + HRA


The engagement is purely on a temporary basis which may be extended or curtailed depending on the duration of the sponsored project, satisfactory performance/conduct of the candidate. The PAs shall be working at CSIR-NEERI, Chennai. The engagement will be co-terminus with the project duration. The engagement shall not be an appointment in CSIR/ NEERI, temporary or otherwise. It would therefore not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for consideration for regularization/ absorption.
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How to Apply?

To download the application form, click here.
Interested and eligible candidates, willing to undertake field visits and stay in the field as per the project the requirement must send their bio-data in the prescribed format supported by copies of documentary proof for date of birth, educational qualifications, experience, etc. to e-mail id: on or before Dec 18, 2020, and also need to show the same (originals) at the time of online (virtual) interview for verification.
Only the shortlisted candidates by the local screening committee will be called for the online (virtual) interview. Candidates who do not fulfill the prescribed educational qualifications need not apply.
For full notification, click the link below.

CSIR-NEERI, Chennai Project Positions Recruitment Notification


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