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Scientific Positions at CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram [10 Vacancies]: Apply by Oct 27

CSIR- NIIST invites applications for Scientist posts for the year 2020. On-line applications are invited from enthusiastic, young Indian researchers having excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements along with requisite experience and a high degree of motivation and desire to take up research as a career in different fields, to fill up the posts of scientists at various levels as detailed below.

Scientist

Essential: M. Tech in Food Technology/Agriculture Engineering OR Ph.D (submitted) in Food Technology/ Agriculture Engineering.

Desirable: At least 2 SCI publications. At least one year industrial/postdoctoral experience in relevant technologies in post-harvesting areas.

Job description: The selected candidate will have to work effectively as a team member in the area of post-harvest value addition, product and process development in the upcoming areas of agri/food research.

Age limit: 32 Years

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Scientist

Essential: Ph.D (submitted) in chemistry with specialization in edible oil/ fats/ allied area

Desirable: At least one year industrial/postdoctoral experience with expertise in sophisticated analytical equipment, evidenced by publications in SCI journals/patents/ technologies

Job description: The selected candidate will have to work effectively as a team member in the area of edible oils and fats and allied products and/or essential oils

Age limit: 32 Years

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Scientist

Essential: M.E./M. Tech in Chemical Engineering

Desirable: Ph.D (Chemical Engineering). Expertise in design of microfluidic reactors, chips & flow chemistry reactors for process intensification of chemicals and for development of lab-ona chip devices for screening, diagnosis etc. At least one year experience in handling commercial CFD codes like ANSYS FLUENT, COMSOL, etc. with ability to develop standalone software codes.

Job description: The selected candidate will have to work as a team member in terms of process intensification for organic chemistry reactions, API’s etc In addition should be able to give modelling & simulation support to various R&D activities of the Institute

Age limit: 32 Years

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Senior Scientist

Essential: Ph.D in Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering with 2 years’ postdoctoral research experience

Desirable: R&D experience in the design and synthesis of organic ligands and metal-organic systems for applications as smart and functional materials. Experience in energy efficient device fabrication.

Job description: The selected candidate will have to lead/supplement the ongoing research programmes in the area of smart materials/coatings and should work in collaboration with other scientists for the integration of these coatings with other energy generation /saving technologies currently being pursued by the Institute.

Age limit: 37 Years

Salary: Level-12 ₹78800- 209200

Scientist

Essential: M.E /M. Tech in Environmental Engineering

Desirable: At least one year experience in Environmental Impact Assessment/ Environmental Management/ Remediation/ Remote Sensing and GIS in Environmental science and Engineering. Should have hands on experience on Tools used in EIA like Calpuff, Aermod, ArcGIS. etc. for prediction of impacts

Job description: The selected candidate will have to work on EIA projects, preliminary survey Statistical analysis of data and inferences. Development of addon modules for prediction of impacts in EIA.

Age limit: 32 Years

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Scientist

Essential: Ph.D (submitted) in Chemistry in the area of chemical process/product development for industrial waste
(air/solid/liquid) treatment and value addition.

Desirable: At least one-year postdoctoral experience in Chemical process/ product development, Heterogeneous catalysis, Industrial waste treatment process development (chemical/catalytic) for air/liquid/solid pollution mitigation and value addition and experience in analytical method development.

Job description: The selected candidate will have to play a lead role in research activities directed towards knowledge generation and catalytic chemical process/ product development in the area of Industrial waste water treatment and air pollution control processes.

Age limit: 32 Years

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Scientist

Essential: Ph.D (submitted) in Biophysics/ Molecular Biophysics/ Molecular Lifesciences

Desirable: At least one-year postdoctoral experience/ expertise in the area of cell surface phenomena/structure biology/ membrane biology/signal transduction

Job description: The selected candidate has to work with the team working on microbial cell surface phenomena, especially on membrane transport and signal transduction and the role of cell surface proteins in these activities

Age limit: 32 Years

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Scientist

Essential: M. Tech or Ph.D (submitted) in Biochemical – Engineering/Biotechnology.

Desirable: At least one year experience in in the development of enzyme based biocatalysts for biotransformation/ green synthesis

Job description: Selected candidate will have to work on the chemistry-biology interface on developing enzyme biocatalysts for green synthesis/biotransformation applications. Experience in immobilized enzyme catalysts for synthesis /biosensor applications.

Age limit: 32 Years

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Scientist

Essential: M.E./M.Tech in Metallurgical/ Materials Engineering

Desirable: Ph.D. in Engineering in the area of casting process simulation or ICME based approach for design of nonferrous alloys. R&D / industrial experience in processing and characterization of metals, alloys and metallic composites. CFD expertise & experience in handling commercial software like FLOW3D-CAST, PROCAST, NOVACAST etc.

Job description: The selected candidate will have to work actively in the ongoing research programmes in product design and development of metallic materials for energy, automotive and aerospace sector & technology development

Age limit: 32 Years

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Principal Scientist

Essential: Ph.D in Physics with 3 years’ of post-doctoral experience

Desirable: R&D experience in process development and device fabrication of energy storage systems. The candidate should have proven experience in material synthesis and characterization of materials for energy storage applications.

Job description: The selected candidate should initiate lead programmes in the area of electrochemical energy storage devices and work in collaboration with other scientists for the integration of these storage devices with the renewable energy programmes currently undertaken in the institute. He/she will have to independently set up a complete fabrication and characterization facility for storage devices such as supercapacitors and batteries.

Age limit: 45 Years

Salary: Level-13 ₹123100- 215900

How to apply?
  • Interested and eligible candidates can apply online via this page.
  • The candidate has to remit application fee of Rs.500/- (wherever applicable) through NetBanking.
Important dates
  • Last date for submission of online application: 27 Oct 2020, 5:30 PM
  • Last date for receipt of hard copy of online application: 4 Nov 2020, 5:30 PM
Contact

Email: contact[at]niist.res.in

Scientific Positions at CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram.

 
 

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