Project Associates (Under Swedish Research Council Project) at IIT Mandi [2 Vacancies]: Apply by July 18: Expired

About

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for two (02) positions of Project Associate-I in a Swedish Research Council (VR)-funded project (IITM/LU-SW/SYS/330) undertaken jointly in the School of Engineering and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Mandi in collaboration with Linköping University, Sweden.

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi is an autonomous engineering and technology university located in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. IIT Mandi’s permanent campus is fully functional at Kamand and Salgi Mandi. Timothy A. Gonsalves was the first Director of IIT Mandi and R. C. Sawhney served as the first Registrar.

The post details are given below.

1. Project Associate-I (A)
Project Title

Coal-based economies in developing countries: An environmental, health and cost evaluation around mega thermal power plants.

Job Role

The candidate must be comfortable with performing extensive fieldwork in West Bengal and Bangladesh, including:

  • Interaction with local administration, key grassroots organizations, and local population in West Bengal and Bangladesh
  • Overall project coordination
  • Maintaining liaison with stakeholders in the field area
  • Site selection and coordination of aerosol sampling, and health and socioeconomic surveys
  • Sample analysis; data analysis and compilation.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry/ Biological Sciences/ Earth Science/ Environmental Science/ Atmospheric Science/ related areas (with 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA) or M.E./ M.Tech. in Civil/ Environmental Engineering/ related area (with 65% marks or 7 CGPA).
  • 06 months of field-based and/or lab-based research experience;
  • Good oral communication skills in Bengali.
Salary

Rs. 40,000 (consolidated) per month; additional TA and DA are permissible during fieldwork.

Duration

Initially for a period of 1 year that can be extended subject to performance. The selected candidate will need to join the position immediately.

2. Project Associate-I (B)
Project Title

Coal-based economies in developing countries: An environmental, health and cost evaluation around mega thermal power plants.

Job Role
  • Organizing and participating in health and socioeconomic surveys in the study locations.
  • Statistical analysis of data.
  • Maintaining liaison with stakeholders in the field area.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Economics/ Statistics/ Development Studies/ related area with 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA.
  • Experience in handling statistical software for data analysis
Salary

Rs. 20,000 – 25,000 (consolidated) per month; additional TA and DA are permissible during fieldwork.

Duration

Initially for a period of 6 months that can be extended subject to performance. The selected candidate will need to join the position immediately.

How to Apply?

Candidates meeting the aforementioned qualification and experience should send their latest CV, scanned passport-sized photograph, scanned copies of educational degrees and certificates (10th standard onwards), and experience certificates (if any) to sayantan@iitmandi.ac.in by 18th July 2021.

Candidates must clearly write “Application for Project Associate-I (A)” if applying for position 01 and “Application for Project Associate-I (B)” if applying for position 02 in the subject line of their email communication. The interview will be held online via Google Meet/ Webex; the date and time of the interview along with the meeting link will be shared by email to shortlisted candidates.

Click here to view the official notification for the post of Project Associates (Under Swedish Research Council Project) at IIT Mandi


You might also be interested in:

Subscribe to our newsletter


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *