Designation/Position- Research Associate at IIT Delhi
IIT Delhi, India, invites applications for Research Associate at IIT Delhi from eligible and interested candidates
About- Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is a public technical and research university in Hauz Khas, Delhi, India. It is one of the oldest Indian Institutes of Technology in India. Established in 1961. Applications from Indian nationals are invited for Project Appointments under the following project. The appointment shall be on a contractual basis with consolidated pay, renewable yearly or upto the duration of the project. Research Associate at IIT Delhi
Research/Job Area- Biochemistry, structural biology, Tissue engineering, chemistry, immunology or a related science field
|Posts||Consolidated Pay-slab / Fellowship||Qualifications|
|Project Coordinator (01)||Rs. 1, 73,000/- p.m. (consolidated)||EQ: Ph.D. degree in Public Health/ Public Policy/ Food Process Engineering/ Food Science & Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Nutrition with a minimum 10 years of teaching/ research/ Industrial experience after Ph.D. OR An outstanding Scientist/ Engineer/ Technologist with 1st class Master’s degree in the above fields/ MBA having a minimum of 15 years of teaching/ research/ industrial experience in a relevant field or managing state and/or national level projects In health/ nutrition/ food technology with experience of government and institution engagement Job Description. Lead and oversee strategies and drive activities for strengthening large-scale food fortification. |
• Provide scientific, technical, and strategic inputs and provide managerial oversight and monitoring of the project.
• Assist in developing overarching strategies and work plans to accomplish the project deliverables.
• Coordinate with donor and collaborating partners associated with the project for coordination and reporting.
• Liaison with the aligned government departments and Support the integration of project activities and deliverables into government mechanisms.
• Represent the project activities and deliverables to the donor, central and state officials, partners, civil society, and private sector stakeholders.
• Travel to project sites for monitoring and provide technical inputs.
• Development of annual work plans, progress reports, and other required deliverables.
• Develop knowledge products on key outputs from the project. Required Skills & Experience (attach evidence) Knowledge and experience of health/nutrition/food fortification / agro-food processing industries and working with its ecosystem IS essential,
• Proven record of developing and maintaining strong and effective partnerships.
• Management skills, ability to create synergies, and interpersonal skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project.
• Professional experience working with national/ international donor organizations, civil society, and government organizations.
• Excellent written and communication skills and developing knowledge products.
• Papers in eer-reviewed •ournals is desirable.
|Principal Project Scientist (1)||Rs.55,000-60,500-66,000- 71,500-77,000-82,500-88,000 p.m. (consolidated)||EQ: Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate discipline with two years’ experience OR M. Tech. 1st class or equivalent with 6 years experience. Job Description: • Expand fortified rice blending and FRK production. • Install and commission the blending system and FRK extrusion system. • Manage the development, manufacturing, installation, and validation of blending equipment within specific pilot sites. • Assess and identify appropriate blending and validation equipment for small and medium-sized rice mills and warehouses • Enable rice millers to produce fortified rice brands by developing appropriate blending and quality processes and protocols. • Validate blending, production and quality processes and protocols and help develop customized SOPs and training materials. • Drive forward efforts to further optimize the formulation, equipment, or manufacturing process parameters with R&D partners • Support the development of a training toolkit for the operationalization of Government policy on rice fortification through PDS, ICDS and MDM. Required Skills & Experience (attach evidence) Demonstrated experience in working within equipment manufacturing environments and developing comprehensive SOPs • Demonstrated experience working with food-based products and/or agricultural commodities. • Experience in the rice industry and familiarity with rice milling environments are desirable. • Experience in food extrusion/agro-food processing/ snacks manufacturing/ bakery manufacturing desirable. • Knowledge of various aspects of food and nutrition of processed foods and their application in the food industry desirable • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Experience in using project management software desirable. • Ability to travel u to 20% of the time annually|
|Research Associate||Rs.49,OOO/-p.m. plus HRA @ 240/||E_Qi Ph.D degree in Food Process Engineering/ Food Science & TecÅnology/ Chemical Engineering/ Biochemical Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry OR M.E./ M. Tech / M.Sc. degree in Food Process Engineering/ Food Science & Technology/ Chemical Engineering/Biochemical Engineering/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry having 3 years of research/ teaching/ industrial experience with at least one research paper in Science Citation (SCI) Journal. Job Description: Analyze quality parameters of premix, fortified rice kernels and rice, and development of analytical methods and SOPs. • QC & QA protocols development for fortified rice. • Support costing, stability, safety, micronutrient content and sensorial testing of FRK at various project sites. • Enable rice millers to produce fortified rice brands by developing appropriate quality processes and protocols. • Validate blending, production and quality processes and protocols and help develop customized SOPs and training materials. • Support development of taining toolkits for operationalization of policies on rice fortification through PDS, ICDS and MDM. • Analysis quality parameters of premix, fortified rice kernels and rice, and development of analytical methods and SOPs. • QC & QA protocols development for fortified rice. • Develop case studies of various distribution pilots in order to disseminate best practices. • Drive forward efforts to further optimize the premix formulation, manufacturing process parameters, shelf-life analysis of fortified rice with R&D partners. Required Skills & Experience (attach evidence) Demonstrated experience in developing comprehensive SOPs. • Demonstrated experience in implementing Food Safety and Quality Control Systems (HACCP, GHPs & GMPs) • Demonstrated experience in developing and testing validation protocols within manufacturing or other processing environments relevant to agro food processing. • Experience in the rice industry and familiarity with rice milling environments desirable. • Knowledge of different aspects of food and nutrition in processed foods and their application in the food industry desirable. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Ex erience in usin ro•ect|
Applications from Indian nationals are invited for Project Appointments under the following project. The appointment shall be on a contractual basis with consolidated pay, renewable yearly or upto the duration of the project, whichever is earlier.
|Title of the Project||Innovation Hub for Rice Fortification RP04446F)|
|Funding Agency||Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation|
|Name of the Project Investigator||Prof. Jatindra Kumar Sahu email ID:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Deptt/Centre||Centre for rural Development & Technology CRDT|
|Duration of the Project||Upto:30/11/2026|
How to Apply-
The candidates who are interested to apply for the above post should download Form No. IRD/REC-4 from the IRD Website (http://ird.iitd.ac.in/rec) of IIT Delhi and submit the duly filled form with complete information regarding educational qualifications indicating percentage of marks/division, details of work experience etc. by mail with advertisement No. on the subject line to Prof. Sourabh Ghosh at email id: email@example.com.
IIT Delhi reserves the right to fix higher criteria for short-listing of eligible candidates from those satisfying advertised qualification and requirement of the project post and their name will be displayed on web link (http://ird.iitd.ac.in/shortlisted alongwith the online interview details. Only short-listed candidates will be informed for online interview. In case any clarification is r&quired on eligibility regarding the above post, the candidate may contact Prof. Sourabh Ghosh at email id: firstname.lastname@example.org