BITS Pilani is a Deemed to be University, offering on-campus programs to more than 17,500 students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. It has been recognized as an Institute of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 2020. In the NIRF 2022 rankings, BITS Pilani has been ranked 5th in Pharmacy, 18th in the University category and 29th in Engineering. In QS Asia University Rankings 2023, BITS has been ranked 188th, the only private institute from India in Asia Top 200, and at 18 in India.
Post : Project Associate-I in SERB-POWER funded project
Applications are invited for the position of Project Associate-I in the Department of Chemistry at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa for a Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB-POWER grant) sponsored research project on Porphyrinoids for energy-relevant applications.
Principal Investigator : Dr. Woormileela Sinha
Broad area of Research : Bio-inorganic/Inorganic Chemistry, Porphyrinoids, Electrocatalysis
Project Details : i) This project will involve design and synthesis of a class of porphyrinoids.
ii) To explore the coordination chemistry and electrochemistry of above-synthesized molecules.
iii) Further utilization of these porphyrinoids as electrocatalysts will also be tested for energy-relevant applications
Duration of the project : 3 years. (The appointment will be renewed every year based on satisfactory performance).
Fellowship Amount (Rs.) : Rs. 25000 + 16% HRA per month
Accommodation : Hostel accommodation will be provided subjected to availability and will be governed by the rules and regulations of the institute prevailing at the time of joining of the candidate.
Qualification : M.Sc. (Chemistry) or M.Pharm. (with specialization in Chemistry / Medicinal Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Natural Product Chemistry) or M.Tech. (Chemical Engineering)
Selected candidate will get a chance to register for Ph.D. program at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus after at least 6 months of joining (subjected to successful clearance of written test and/or interview for Ph.D. program).
How to Apply : Interested candidates may send application and curriculum vitae with details of research experience to the principal investigator, Dr. Woormileela Sinha (email: email@example.com) by 31.08.23. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via E-mail for online/Personal interview to be held at BITS Pilani, Goa Campus and no TA/DA will be paid for the Interview.
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