Junior Research Fellow for the Department of Science and Technology Funded Project

  • Vellore Institute of Technology
  • Tamil Nadu, India
  • Oct 12, 2021
Full time Geology/Earth & Ocean Sciences

Job Description

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow for the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Funded Project Sanction Order No.: DST/TDT/WMT/2019/22B [G]), in Automotive Research Centre, School of Mechanical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT).

Title of the Project: Development of Direct Injection Technology for hydrogen- enriched CNG and biogas for automobile and stationary power applications

Qualification: First-class in ME/ M.Tech/ MS (by Research) (with specialization in Environmental Engineering / Environmental Science or a related field)

Desirable (if any): With a strong background in biogas production and digester design. Experience in process optimization of anaerobic digestion and reactor operation is preferred.

Stipend: Rs. 31,000 pm + 9% HRA for two years and Rs. 35,000 pm + 9% HRA for 3rd year (for GATE qualified candidates with valid score) Rs.25,000 pm + 9% HRA for 3 years (for Non-GATE candidates)

Sponsoring Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India

Duration: 36 months

Principal Investigator: Dr. E. Porpatham, Professor and Director-Automotive Research Centre, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore- 632014, Tamil Nadu

Co-Principal Investigator:

  • Dr. A. Senthil Kumar, Sr. Professor and Director-CO2 Research and Green Technologies Centre
  • Dr. S. Murugavelh, Associate Professor- CO2 Research and Green Technologies Centre
  • Dr.G. Nataraj, Assistant Professor- School of Mechanical Engineering Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore-632014, Tamil Nadu

Interested candidates are requested to apply online http://careers.vit.ac.in, by uploading the relevant documents and recent passport size photo on or before 22.10.2021.

  • Shortlisted candidates for interview will be informed by email
  • The selected candidate is expected to join at the earliest

Note: The candidate selected as JRF is eligible to register for pursuing PhD programme at VIT, subject to selection as per VIT rules and regulations.

Role: Teaching & Training - Other
Salary: 3,00,000 - 4,25,000 P.A.
Industry: Education / Training
Functional Area: Teaching & Training
Role Category: Teaching & Training - Other
Employment Type: Full Time, Temporary/Contractual

Key Skills

Environmental Engineering
Process Optimization
Environmental Science
Mechanical Engineering


UG: B.Tech/B.E. in Environmental
PG: MS/M.Sc(Science) in Environmental science,M.Tech in Environmental

Institution Profile

VIT University

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.

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