Junior Research Fellow

 Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Developing novel applications from silk fibres and silk proteins


Application are invited for the post of Junior Research fellow Age at Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology, Avadi, Chennai.

Age limit as per DBT rules and guidelines.


3 Years


₹ 31,000/- fixed per month + 24% HRA for Year I and II, ₹ 35,000/- fixed per month + 24% HRA for Year III.


ME/M.Tech or Postgraduate in Biotechnology, Food Science and Technology, Textile Technology, Nanotechnology, Chemical sciences or allied disciplines with GATE/CSIR –UGC NET qualification and/​or selected through any National Level Examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, ICAR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc., is preferred


  • Candidate will be involved in the development of antimicrobial and UV resistant silk fibres/​yarns using nanomaterials. And the development of edible coating material based on sericin.
  • Applicant with prior experience on novel biomaterials and nanomaterials development will be given the first choice. He/​She should have knowledge of synthesis, characterization and analysis of the ascribed materials.
  • Good written and spoken English, some experience of technical writing (journal/​conference papers)

To Apply

Candidates should email their profile/​CV to the PI (drktarangini@​veltech.​edu.​in) or CoPI (drjagajjananirao@​veltech.​edu.​in) by the second week of Oct 2020 with the subject of the mail as Application for JRF position – DBT-Silk project’.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed through email and called for online/​offline interview

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