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Vacancy for Senior Research Fellowship at IIT


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The history of the IIT system dates back to 1946 when a committee was set up by Hon'ble Sir Jogendra Singh, Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, Department of Education, Health and Agriculture to consider the setting up of Higher Technical Institutions for post war industrial development in India. The 22 member committee headed by Sri N.R.Sarkar, in its report, recommended the establishment of four Higher Technical Institutions in the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern regions, possibly on the lines of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, with a number of secondary institutions affiliated to it. The report also urged the speedy establishment of all the four institutions with the ones in the East and the West to be started immediately. The committee also felt that such institutes would not only produce undergraduates but they should be engaged in research, producing research workers and technical teachers as well. The standard of the graduates should be at par with those from first class institutions abroad.

Post : Senior Research Fellowship

Project Title
Formulation of Mycofumigation Technique Using Endophytic Fungus Geotrichum Candidum PF005 for Improving Storage Facility of Food Grains in State Warehouses(FIG).

Either: (i) Graduate degree (first class) in Engineering disciplines or Post Graduate degree (first class) in Science disciplines with two years research experience in Agriculture / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Food Technology/ Microbiology/Molecular Biology/Project-related area.
Or (ii) Post Graduate degree (first class) in Pharmacy/ Engineering disciplines, such as Agriculture/Biotechnology/Food Technology/Environment/ Project-related area.

Relevant Experience
Candidates having laboratory training on handling microorganisms, food grains and chemical formulation for plant/animal healthcare will get preference.

Consolidated Compensation : Upto Rs. 21000 (depending upon qualification & experience)

Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology and Biotechnology (DHESTBT), Govt. of West Bengal(Vigyan Chetana Bhavan, Salt Lake, DD 26/B, Sector-I, Kolkata - 700064)

Reference No.: IIT/SRIC/R/FIG/2018/101
Reference Date : 12-Apr-2018

Application Deadline : 03-May-2018


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