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JOB POST: Research Associate/Field Investigator at MNNIT, Prayagraj [2 Vacancies]: Apply by August 27: Expired

MNNIT Project staff recruitmentAbout

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the post of Research Associate (on contract) and Field Investigator (on contract) in a research project entitled “Developing a Model for Effective Adoption of Solar Energy System in India”.This is a research project, funded by the IMPRESS, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi.

Project Description

Energy plays an important role in any developing country. At present, the major portion of electrical energy is generated by the non-renewable energy sources, which are very much uneconomical and bad for the environment. Besides, the fact that the Government of India and respective state governments are putting-up various schemes for implementation of SolarEnergy, the usages is extremely poor.
The proposed empirical and case-based research proposes to develop a model for effective adoption of Solar Energy System in rural India with a primary objective to transform the livelihood of rural people with effective adoption of Solar Energy. In this study, we will identify and validate the Critical Success Factors for effective adoption of Solar Energy System which will help the policymakers in framing a cost-effective and easy way of adoption of the solar energy system. Focus area of this study will be the rural areas of the northern part of India.

Number of Positions

  • Research Associate: 1 (One),
  • Field Investigator: 1 (One)

Eligibility Criteria for Research Associate

Essential Qualifications:

Post Graduate in social science/technology with minimum 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA and NET/GATE/PhD

Additional Requirements:

The following additional requirements will be advantageous:

  • Proficiency in Computer Applications
  • Proficiency in English and Hindi Language
  • Strong academic skills in the publication of research papers in International Journals.

Eligibility Criteria for Field Investigator:

Essential Qualifications:
  • Post Graduate with minimum 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA
Additional Requirements:

The following additional requirements will be advantageous:

  • Proficiency in Computer Applications
  • Proficiency in English and Hindi Language

Age Limit

35 years on the last date of application (The upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH and women candidates)

Tenure of Appointment

The appointment will be made on contract basis for a period of one year initially, which may be extended depending on the performance evaluation on a yearly basis till the end of the project.

Fellowship

  • Research Associate Rs. 25,000.00/-p.m
  • Field Investigator Rs. 15,000.00/- p.m

How to apply?

The duly filled-in application (soft copy in any form) in prescribed format along with copies of supporting documents (scanned copy) must reach to email ID: gsahu@mnnit.ac.in[Prof. G. P. Sahu] with the subject of the email as: “Application for Research Associate/Field Investigator position in ICSSR project” on or before 11:59 PM, August 27, 2020. The position is purely temporary and will be governed by the funding agency rules & service conditions of Office of the Dean (Research & Consultancy), MNNIT Allahabad.
Shortlisted candidates have to be present through web conferencing system (Meeting link will be sent through email to the shortlisted candidates only) for the interview on the interview date with an updated CV and original copies of mark sheets/ certificates in support of their academic qualifications and Photo Identity Card.

Contact

Email: gsahu@mnnit.ac.in
For more information visit the link given below:

MNNIT Research Associate/Field Investigator Recruitment

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