Banaras Hindu University ranks among the first few in the country in the field of academic and research output. This university has two campuses, 3 institutes, 16 faculties, 140 departments, 4 advanced centers and 4 interdisciplinary schools. The University is making its mark at the national and international levels in a number of frontier areas of Science, Social Science, Technology, Medicine and Agriculture etc.
Post : Project Associate
Applications are invited in the attached format from Indian nationals for the post of Project Associate (one associate in each subdomain totalling to 4) to work on AICTE IKS Cell Division sponsored project under the IKS Center Scheme.
Title of the project : IKS@IIT(BHU) Varanasi (Nyaya, Holistic Medicine and Wellness, Chemistry of dyes, pigments, chemicals used in India, Math & Astronomy in India)
Duration : two years. The post is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project.
Fellowship Amount : Rs. 27,500 (consolidated) per month
a) For Nyaya sub domain: The applicant must have an M.A./ Acharya degree with distinction or first class. Also, he or she should know basic Sanskrit and basic Nyāya. It is expected that the applicant would be able to read Sanskrit texts and translate those into modern languages.
b) For Holistic Medicine and Wellness: The applicant must have a first class degree in M.Pharm /M. S. (Pharm.)/ M.Tech (Pharm)/M. Tech in Medicinal Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacognosy. The candidates should have basic degree in pharmacy (B. Pharm) or M.Sc. in Chemistry (organic/natural products). It is expected that the applicant would be able to read Classical Ayurvedic texts in Sanskrit or any other Indian language and translate those into modern languages.
c) For Chemistry of dyes sub-domain: The applicant must have a first class degree in M.Sc Chemistry or related subject. It is expected that the applicant would be able to read Classical texts in Sanskrit or any other Indian language and translate those into modern languages.
d) For Math and Astronomy in India sub-domain: The applicant must have a first class degree in M.Sc. in Maths, Physics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Statistics OR B.Tech in any branch of engineering. It is expected that the applicant would be able to read Classical texts in Sanskrit or any other Indian language and translate those into modern languages.
Desirable qualifications : Good reading, writing, and communication skills in English (demonstrated proofs such as published articles - popular or otherwise at college level or upward will be an added benefit); handling basic computer software for writing, plotting and doing basic mathematics; NET/GATE qualification; UG or PG degree in Sanskrit, Candidates with 1-2 years of experience on HPLC/LC-MS in an industry/ academic laboratory is desired (for b and c above).
Age limit : 28 Years (relaxable for 5 years for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped/Female candidates). All things being equal, SC/ST candidates will be preferred as per GOI rules
Interested candidates are requested to send their applications in the attached format giving detail information on education qualification, research experience, and publications if any via email to Principal Investigator, Dr. V. Ramanathan at IKSCenter@iitbhu.ac.in on or before 15th July 2022. Please write “Application for IKS project associate” in the subject line of the email.
The shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email. No TA/DA will be paid if called for interview.
1. The PI has the discretion to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
2. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear in the interview and no other communications in this regard will be entertained.
3. Original certificates and self-attested copies of all certificates need to be presented before the interview for verification.
4. Venue of Interview: Department of Chemistry, IIT (BHU), Varanasi- 221005.
5. Application should be strictly according to the attached format.
Dr. V. Ramanathan
Department of Chemistry, IIT(BHU), Varanasi-221005
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