Job for Junior Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow, Project Fellow at CIAB
Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB) is an autonomous national institute under Department of Biotechnology (Govt. of India). This futuristic innovation institute of its own kind in the country has a mission of advancing knowledge, leads and emerging technologies/processes relevant to agri-food sector towards applications and products. It aims to link them with societal benefits through catalysing/promoting entrepreneurial action around bioprocesses, bio-products, value-addition to bioproducts etc. with special reference to the agri-food sector.
Junior Research Fellows (With Own Fellowship)
Junior Research Fellow (Chemistry) – Two positions
Age limit : 28 Years
Fellowship : As per fellowship awarding agency
(i) M.Sc. in Chemistry (General / Organic / Inorganic / Physical / Others) from a recognized University / Institute and
(ii) having their own fellowship granted by CSIR/ UGC/ DBT/ DST/ ICAR/ ICMR or other funding agencies.
Fellowships Under Externally Funded Projects at Ciab, Mohali
Project Fellow – One position
Project Title : “Selective Transformation of Biomass-Derived Glycolaldehyde to C4-Sugars using Chemocatalysis”.
Funded By : Halder Topsoe, Denmark
Principal Investigator : Dr. S. Saravanamurugan, Scientist-E (Catalysis Chemistry)
Age limit :35 Years
Duration of the project : One year
Fellowship : Rs. 25,000/- + (HRA as admissible or Hostel Facility, if available) per month
Qualifications : (i) M.Sc. in Chemistry (General / Organic / Inorganic / Physical / Others) from a recognized University / Institute.
(ii) M.E. / M. Tech. (Chemical Engineering) from a recognized university/institute.
Preferences: Having knowledge / experience on biomass transformation with heterogeneous catalysis would be preferable.
Senior Research Fellow (Synthetic Biology/Biosynthetic Technology) – One position
Project Title : “Protein engineering and gene mining strategies for the development of thermo-acidic D-psicose 3-epimerase, useful in generating functional products”.
Funded By : Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) under ECRA scheme of DST (Govt. of India).
Principal Investigator : Dr. Sudhir P. Singh
Age limit : 32 Years
Fellowship : Rs. 28,000/- + HRA as per DST norms
Qualifications : (i) M. Sc. in Life sciences (Biology/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology) from a recognized institute / university with NET / GATE / any other relevant equivalent nature of test qualified.
M. Tech. (Biotechnology) from a recognized University / Institute.
(ii) Two years of research experience.
Tenure : Till March 23, 2020 or cessation of operation and/or funding of the project by the project funding agency, whichever is earlier.
Fellowships Funded By Ciab For Internal R&D Projects/Activities
Research Associate (Chemistry) - CIAB – One position
Age limit : 35 Years
Fellowship : Rs. 47,000/- per month + (HRA as admissible or Hostel facility, if available)
Tenure: One Year, extendable (post-evaluation) for subsequent years subject to satisfactory progress, institutional needs and financial provisions.
Qualifications: Ph.D# in Chemistry (Organic/Inorganic/Synthesis/Material) from a recognized University/Institute with dissertation in the area of photocatalytic systems and having at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal. Assignment : To carry out research related to biomass-derived carbohydrates to furanic molecules using the as prepared photocatalyst, characterization of heterogeneous catalysts, catalysis kinetics, etc.
# The candidates who have submitted Ph.D thesis will also be eligible for the position of Research Associate, but they would be treated as SRF and will be paid emoluments as applicable to SRF till successful completion of Ph.D thesis viva.
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