Scientist Job in India: Various Position- CSIR- NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram

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Scientist Job in India: Various Position- CSIR- NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram

Designation/Position- Scientist Job in India

CSIR- National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology(NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, India invites application for Scientist Job in India from eligible and interested candidates

About- The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology(NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, is a premier institute of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research(CSIR), involved in multidisciplinary R&D programs of both basic and applied nature across scientific disciplines for economic, environmental and societal benefits for the people of India.  This Institute is engaged in R&D of five broad areas namely (i) Agroprocessing Technology, (ii) Microbial Process Technology, (iii) Chemical Science & Technology, (iv) Materials Science & Technology, and (v) Environmental Technology. NIIST offers excellent infrastructure support, start-up research funding along with a vibrant environment to perform research in a unique interdisciplinary environment, wherein scientists enjoy a mix of individual freedom and collective scientific support to undertake research of international quality, Product Development/ Technology Innovation/Applied Technology, etc. within the mandate of the Institute. Scientist Job in India

Research/Job Area- 



Sl. No.Post Code, No. of position & reservation categoryEssential Educational qualificationDesirable Qualification & ExperienceJob Specification
1S-2301   1 post   OBC (backlog)M. Tech in Food Technology/ Agricultural Engineering relating to food.   OR   PhD (submitted) in Food Technology/ Agriculture Engineering relating to food/Engineering Sciences with specialization in Food.Post qualification experience in industrial/ relevant technologies in post harvesting areasThe selected candidate will have to work effectively as a team member in the area of post-harvest value addition, product and process development in the upcoming areas of agri/food research.
2S-2302   1 post   URPhD (submitted) in Food Science & Technology/Food Science & Nutrition/ Biological Sciences with specialization in Food Science.Post qualification  experience in the development of functional foods/ nutraceuticals, product validation and Quality ControlThe selected candidate will have to work as team member towards the process/product development and scientific validation of food & nutritional products
3S-2303   1 post   SCM. Tech in Food Technology/Food Process Engineering        OR PhD (submitted) in Food Technology/ Engineering Sciences with specialization in Food.Post qualification industry experience in process/ product development / pilot plant studies. The selected candidate will have to work effectively as a team member in the area of technology development/ Technology transfer/ Process Design in Food sector
4S-2304   1 post   OBCPhD (Submitted) in Chemical Sciences/ Chemistry with specialization in Organic Chemistry.Post qualification research experience in Natural Product isolation and characterization/ Process chemistry expertise/Multistep organic synthesis/ Experience in process and product developmentResearch and Development in the area of organic molecules/ natural products/ functional materials   
5S-2305   1 post   URPhD (Submitted) in Biological Sciences/ Biochemistry.Post qualification research experience in in-vitro and in-vivo biological assays/ Expertise in handling and maintaining cell culture laboratory and molecular biology techniques / Experience in handling animal experiments.Research and Development of new biological assays/ pharmacological screening of natural products/organic molecules/molecular biology experiments
6S-2306   1 post   URM. Tech in Chemical Engineering.   OR   PhD (submitted)  in Chemical Engineering.  Post qualification experience of working in a production plant , involved in the design of reactors, calculations related to mass and energy balances and expertise in fermentation and downstream  technologyThe selected candidate has to work with the biofuel pilot plant and must also work on scale up and downstream of various bioprocesses
7S-2307   1 post   OBCM. Tech. in Biochemical Engineering/ Biomedical Engineering/Nano Technology/Biotechnology/ Biological sciences.   OR   PhD (submitted) in Biochemical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering/ Nano Technology/ Biotechnology/ Biological Sciences.Post qualification experience  in the area of enzyme technology / nano biotechnologyThe selected candidate has to work on enzyme technologies and Nano biotechnology related to microbial and food applications, biotransformations, drug delivery systems,  microbial and food applications     
8S-2308   1 post   STPhD (submitted) in Microbiology/Biotechnology / Biological Sciences .Post qualification experience in biological wastewater treatment, anaerobic digestion, waste-bioenergy systems, microbial ecology of waste treatment systems, metagenomics, NGS data analysis and interpretation. Industry experience in the field, especially pilot scale and/or field implementation of biological treatment units will be highly desirable.   The selected candidate has to work with the environment clean-up technology activities in CSIR-NIIST, with specific roles such as identifying industry & society relevant environmental problems and developing sustainable technology solutions for the same.
09S-2309   1 post   EWSPhD (submitted) in Chemistry  Post qualification experience in Chemical process/ product development, Heterogeneous catalysis, Industrial waste treatment process development (chemical/catalytic) for air/liquid/solid pollution mitigation and value addition and experience in analytical method development  The selected candidate will have to play a lead role in research activities directed towards knowledge generation and catalytic chemical process/ product development in the area of Industrial waste water treatment and air pollution control processes  
10S-2310   1 post   URME / M. Tech in Rubber Technology OR PhD (submitted) in Engineering sciences with Specialization in Rubber processing/ Rubber products development and characterizations          Post qualification industrial research experience in rubber technology/products manufacturing/chemical and mechanical characterizations with  Proof of High quality published research papers.The selected candidate will have to conduct advanced scientific research on rubber processing, development of rubber products, developing chemical cross linking agents, rubber matrix composites, rubberized coatings, mechanical characterizations and also to recycle rubbers for industrial applications.
11S-2311   1 post   SCM.E/M. Tech in Mechanical Engineering   OR   PhD (submitted) in Engineering sciences with mechanical engineering background and focused on development of Advanced materials, fabrication of composites, and computational prediction of material properties.Post qualification research experience  in advanced materials processing/manufacturing components, fabrication of engineering coatings and  structural analysisThe selected candidate will have to conduct advanced scientific research on processing of high performance materials, development of engineering composites, coatings, mechanical characterizations and maintain machinery in engineering work shop   
12S-2312   1 post   UR-PwBD-HHM.E./M. Tech in Chemical Engineering   OR   PhD (submitted) in Chemical EngineeringPost qualification experience in design of microfluidic reactors, chips & flow chemistry reactors for process intensification of chemicals and for development of lab-on-a chip devices for screening, diagnosis etc. And also experience in handling commercial CFD codes like ANSYS FLUENT, COMSOL, etc. with ability to develop standalone software codes.The selected candidate will have to work as a team member in terms of process intensification for organic chemistry reactions, API’s etc.  In addition should be able to give modelling & simulation  support to various R&D activities of the Institute
13S-2313   1 post   URPhD (submitted) in Engineering sciences with specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Post qualification experiences in Computer Programming, Data Analysis, Mathematical Modelling, Artificial Intelligence and Machine LearningThe selected candidate has to work in a team and facilitate advanced research in all core research areas of the Institute 

Job/Position Description- 

On-line applications are invited from enthusiastic, young Indian researchers having excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements along with requisite experience and a high degree of motivation and desire to take up research as a career in different fields

DesignationNo. of Posts & Reservation categoryPay Level & Pay MatrixTotal Emoluments*Upper Age Limit not exceeding  (as on 10/10/2023)**
Scientist05 (UR) 01 (UR-PwBD-HH) (EWS) [SC] 01 (ST) 03 (OBC including           1 backlog)Level-11 ₹67700-208700₹1,13,432/-32 years

The candidate has to remit application fee of Rs.100/- (wherever applicable) only through SBI Collect using the link provided in the online application

How to Apply- 

Eligible candidates are required to apply on-line through CSIR-NIIST website and send a hard copy (print out) of the same by post. No other mode of application will be accepted.

  • Online application will be available on CSIR-NIIST website up to 10/10/2023 (5.30 pm)
  • The duly signed print out of the computer generated application form (hard copy) along with selfattested copies of certificates, mark-sheets, testimonials in support of age, educational qualifications, experience, re-prints of publications, caste certificate, if applicable, and proof of application fee remittance should be sent in an envelope superscribed “Application for the post of Scientist (Post Code………)” by post so as to reach The Administrative Officer, CSIR-NIIST, Industrial Estate P.O, Pappanamcode, Thiruvananthapuram-695019, Kerala on or before 5.30PM on 25/10/2023.

Last Date for Apply– 10 October 2023

See Position Details-

Job Description:

  • Scientists at CSIR-NIIST will be responsible for conducting cutting-edge research in their respective fields, both basic and applied, to contribute to the institute’s multidisciplinary R&D programs.
  • They will collaborate with a diverse team of researchers, contribute to projects, publish research findings, and work towards the economic, environmental, and societal advancement of India.

Important Dates:

  • Closing Date of On-Line Application: 10th October 2023, 5:00 PM (GMT+5:30)
  • Last Date for Receipt of Hard Copy of Online Application: 25th October 2023

For detailed information and application, please visit our official website

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