JOB POST: Research Associate/SRF under MoES Funded Project at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala: Apply by August 10: Expired

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Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the positions of Research Associate and Senior-Research Fellow (SRF) to work in the project titled “Microplastics contamination in sediment and selected benthic organisms of Arabian Sea Coast and a few estuaries of Kerala” funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Govt. of India through National Centre For Coastal Research (NCCR), Chennai.

The emoluments/fellowship and eligibility will be as per the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India norms. The positions are temporary, initially for a period of one year, extendable to two more years based on the availability of fund and the performance of the candidate which will be evaluated by a committee constituted by the PI and the project implementing organization.

1. Research Associate (RA) 




Rs. 47000 /49000/54000* p.m. + HRA)



Ph.D in Science (With Masters in Environmental Science/ Environment Science & Management / Environment Science & Disaster Management/ Zoology) or PhD in Engineering ( Pollution Control / Environmental Engineering) The candidate applying for Research Associate must have at least one research publication in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal.


Experience in Microplastics research especially in Microplastic sampling and analysis with evidence of publications.

2. Senior Research Fellow (SRF)




35000 p.m. + HRA



i) M.Sc. in Environmental Science/ Environment Science and Management/ Environment Science and Disaster Management with minimum 60% marks / CGPA of 7.0 or above (10 point scale) with consistently good academic records. Additionally should have: Qualified National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC NET for JRF including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and Gate


Qualified any of the National level examinations for JRF conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.

ii) The qualification prescribed above with two years of research experience after obtaining MSc.


Experience in Microplastic sampling, analysis and handling of sophisticated instruments like FT-IR, GCMS, Stereomicroscope etc. Candidates with at least one research publication in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal are preferred.

Application Process

Interested candidates can send their application mentioning the name of the post applied for along with detailed biodata in support of their suitability to the post to Prof. E. V. Ramasamy (PI) through the email ID: evramasamy@mgu.ac.in The scan copy of the proof of qualifications, experience and publication also to be attached, applications without such attachments will be rejected.

Applications should reach the PI (Principal Investigator) before 5.00 pm, August 10, 2020. Applications received after the due date will be rejected.

Applications will be scrutinised and shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview and the details of same will be communicated to the applicants through E-mail.


Email: evramasamy@mgu.ac.in

For more details visit the link given below:

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala RA/SRF Recruitment

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