Junior Research Fellow via LinkedIn

National Institute of Technology Rourkela

Rourkela, Odisha, India 🇮🇳

About the job

1. Name of the Temporary Post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) -01

2. Name of the Research Project: Remediation of microplastics from water resources with surface modified nanozeolite Y derived from aluminosilicate industrial wastes

3. Name of the Sponsoring Agency: SERB, DST (CRG)

4. Tenure of the Project: 3 years

5. Job Description: To carry out research work related to the project and to continue Ph.D. at NIT Rourkela on the topic of this project work.

8. Consolidated monthly compensation / Fellowship: INR 31,000/- per month for 1st Two years and INR 35,000/- per month for 3rd year

7. Essential Qualifications and experience: A Master’s degree (M.E./M.Tech.) in Engineering (Chemical/Environmental/ Biotechnology/Polymer or allied branch of Engg) with minimum CGPA of 7.0/10.0 (or 65% aggregate) OR a Bachelor’s degree (B.E./B.Tech.) in Engineering (Chemical/ Environmental/ Biotechnology/ Polymer or allied branch of Engg) with a Minimum CGPA of 8.0/10.0 (or 75% aggregate) OR Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Science (Environmental/ Polymer / Material Science) with minimum CGPA of 7.0/10.0 (or 65% aggregate).

8. Desirable Qualifications/Experiences: Prior research experience or knowledge in any area of water related research (water analysis, treatment or, polymer characterization is preferred but not mandatory. Hand-on

experience on handling reactors, GC, HPLC etc. would be an added advantage.

9. Accommodation: Bachelor/Married accommodation in the hostel inside the institute campus may be provided subject to availability (campus stay is compulsory)

10.For technical information on the project, the candidate may contact the Principal Investigator at the

following address with an updated Curriculum Vitae:

Name : Prof. Sujit Sen; Address : Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela-769 008, Odisha

Telephone No : 0661-2462254 (O), Mob: 9938246590/ 7735453175

E-mail : sensujit@nitrkl.ac.in, sensujit@gmail.com

Date and Time for Online Interview: Will be notified later for shortlisted candidates.

Place of Interview: Through online platform like Google Meet or MS Team, hosted by Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Rourkela.

Interested candidates (preferably below 35 years of age) may apply in the prescribed format (available in the Institute Website) affixed with coloured photographs to be submitted through email only to sensujit@nitrkl.ac.in / sensujit@gmail.com along with self-attested photocopies of relevant certificates, grade/ mark sheets, publications etc., Please form a single PDF file with all documents and mention “Application for JRF_SR/22/CH/063” in the subject field of the email. The soft copy of the application must reach through email on or before 02.02.2023, 23:59 HRS. The candidates are also required to produce relevant documents mentioned in the application form [such as original of all mark sheets and certificates, research papers (if any), experience certificate (if any) etc.] at the time of interview/joining. Selection/ Joining will be canceled in case of suppression of any information/ document produced during application.

The application form is available at the following link:


Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee invitation to the interview. Candidates will be short listed based on merit, prior experience and need of the project.





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