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Algae research - temporary positions - IIT Kharagpur Posted by Aathmika on Wed October 13 2010 03:20:03 PM

Algal Biomass Production at IIT, Kharagpur

Applications are invited on plain paper for the following assignment on a purely time bound Project undertaken in the various Department of Biotechnology at the Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur.
Project Title: High rate Algal Biomass production for Food, Feed, Biochemicals and Biofuels (ABP)
Reference Number: IIT/SRIC/R/ABP/2010/196, DATED 29th September, 2010
Temporary Position(s)
Research Associate (RA) -1
Junior Research Fellow (JRF)-1
Scientific Assistant (SA) -1
Project Assistant (PA) -1
Consolidated Compensation
Rs.25,000/- p.m.
Rs.12,000/- p.m.
Rs.15,000/- p.m.
Rs.8,000/- p.m.

Coordinator / PI Prof.: Debabrata Das, Department of Biotechnology

Qualifications & Experience
RA: Ph.D. or submitted Ph.D. thesis in Fermentation Technology/ Biochemical Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Protein Engineering/ Genetic Engineering. Candidates having at least three years practical knowledge on handling Cyanobacteria, Green algae and Bio-hydrogen production processes / Photo-bioreactor / Molecular Biology/Microbial processes/Computation will get preference.
JRF: B.Tech. / M.Tech in Biochemical Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Biotechnology or M.Sc. in Microbiology / Biochemistry. Candidate should have valid NET / GATE. Candidates having some practical knowledge on handling Cyanobacteria, Green algae and Bio-hydrogen production process / Photo-bioreactor / Molecular Biology / Microbial processes / Computation will get preference.
SA: Master Degree in any discipline with at least three years of working experience in wet biological laboratory work and hands on experience in operating lab scale fermentors, Preparation of Statement of Expenditure and Utilization Certificate for the project, budget preparation for the new project proposal. Experience on Bio-hydrogen pilot plant running will get preference.
PA: M.Sc. in Microbiology/Biochemistry; B.Sc./B.A./ B.Com. with at least three years working experience in wet laboratory for maintaining the microbial culture, records of the chemicals, instruments etc. Candidate should have basic knowledge in computer.

Last Date 31 Oct 2010

Application Fee Rs. 50(Not for RA & JRF and female candidates) /-

Interested eligible persons may apply (quote SRIC Reference on the top of the Application) on plain paper giving full bio-data along with attested copies of testimonials and a demand draft of the application fee drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur on or before last date mentioned against each. Applications may be submitted to:

Administrative Officer (Projects)
Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur 721302

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