Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani Announces JRF in Anaerobic Digestion 2015

Applications are invited from intelligent, motivated and eligible candidates to work as Junior Research Fellow in the following project funded by Centre of Research Excellence in Waste, Water and Energy, BITS Pilani.

Title Anaerobic co-digestion of food waste and organic fraction of municipal solid waste for the production of biogas and concomitant use of biogas as fuel for cooking and spent slurry as fertilizer


Principal Investigator Dr. P Sankar Ganesh, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Duration 2 Years (extendable)

Positions Available Junior Research Fellow One Position


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Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must satisfy at least ONE of the following criteria

ME/ MTech in Environmental Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Bioprocess Technology/ Biochemical Engineering/ Biotechnology

MPhil in Biotechnology or Environmental Science or Life Sciences

MSc in Biotechnology or Environmental Science or Life Sciences

Desirable Qualifications: (i) Passed CSIR or UGC JRF

Outstanding skill set and hands-on experience in anaerobic digestion of organic wastes

Fellowship Consolidated Rs. 16000/ month (first two years); Rs. 18000/ month (third year)

How to apply

Candidates must email the following documents as a single PDF file before 31st January 2015 to [email protected]

Cover letter; (ii) A detailed resume with contact details including mobile/ phone number, email ID, and postal address with two references; (iii) One page “Statement of Interest”.

PhD Program Interested candidates can also apply through regular PhD program of the university.’

General Term and Condition Please note that only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for interview to be held at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus in the last week of February 2015.

No TA/ DA will be paid for the interview.

The position is temporary and renewable each year subject to satisfactory performance for a maximum of three years. The position is coterminous with project.

Admissions Office, BITS, Pilani – 333 031 (Rajasthan)

Tel: 01596242205, 01596-515294

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