Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Project Staff for the Tata Steel Advanced Materials Research Center (TSAMRC) project titled “Application of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymers as Alternative to Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Polymers” in the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli.
Junior Reseach Fellow
QualificationB.E / B. Tech /Civil Engineering and M.E / M.Tech.* Structural Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Water Resources Engineering.
Desirable: Core knowledge in material property testing, solid mechanics and finite element software modelling. Basic knowledge in testing laboratory instrumentation, composites, material characterization and treatment.(* Preferably with GATE score)
Qualification: B.E / B.Tech / Diploma in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from any recognized institute
Desirable: Aptitude in material procurement, experience in material property testing and operation of laboratory equipment such as Universal Testing Machines, specimen casting and preparation. Basic knowledge in strength of materials. Basic oral and written communication in English is desirable.
Junior Research Fellow
Laboratory preparation of Fiber Reinforced Polymer followed by testing and evaluation of mechanical and thermal properties. Numerical modelling of tested FRP materials in finite element software and simulation of components. Market analysis of developed FRP and market available Glass FRP. Report generation and documentation.
Market search and procurement of raw materials and chemicals. Treatment and preparation of FRP specimens. Testing of specimens including operation of equipment, assistance in experimental setup, instrumentation and field studies.
1 year, will be extended till the completion of project, based on satisfactory performance.
Eligible candidates having experience in the relevant topics may send their applications on prescribed format along with Bio-Data with copy of the relevant supporting documents by email: manju[at]nitt.edu, manjuecontent[at]gmail.com and by speed post/courier to Dr. R. Manjula, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli – 620015 with the subject marked as “Application for the post of JRF/ Project Staff- TSAMRC Project”.
The last date for receipt of applications is 15.04.2021.