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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- Physics, Food Technology/Agriculture Engineering, chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biophysics/Molecular Biophysics/Molecular Lifesciences, Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Metallurgical/ Materials Engineering

Sl. No.Post Code, No. of position & reservation categoryPayLevel & Pay MatrixDesignation and Age limit          Essential Educational qualification & ExperienceDesirable Qualification & ExperienceJob Specification
  1  APTD 1  
1 post   OBC
  Level-11   ₹67700208700  Scientist   32 yrs  M. Tech in Food Technology/Agricul ture Engineering   OR   Ph.D (submitted) in Food Technology/ Agriculture Engineering   At least 2 SCI publications   At least one year industrial/postdoctoral experience in relevant technologies in post harvesting areas  The 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.
  2  APTD 2  
1 post   UR
  Level-11   ₹67700208700  Scientist   32 yrs  Ph.D (submitted) in chemistry with specialization in edible oil / fats / allied area  At least one year industrial/postdoctoral experience with expertise in sophisticated analytical equipment, evidenced by publications in SCI journals/patents/ technologies  The selected candidate will have to work effectively as a team member in the area of edible oils and fats and allied products and/or essential oils 
  3  CSTD 1  
1 post   UR
  Level-11   ₹67700208700  Scientist   32 yrs  M.E./M. Tech in Chemical Engineering  Ph.D (Chemical Engineering)   Expertise in design of microfluidic reactors, chips & flow chemistry reactors for process intensification of chemicals and for development of lab-ona chip devices for screening, diagnosis etc.    At least one year 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
  4  CSTD 2  
1 post   UR
  Level-12   ₹78800209200  Senior Scientist   37yrs   Ph.D in Industrial Chemistry/Chemic al Engineering with 2 years’ postdoctoral research experience  R&D experience in the design and synthesis of organic ligands and metal-organic systems for applications as smart and functional materials.   Experience in energy efficient device fabrication    The selected candidate will have to lead/supplement the ongoing research programmes in the area of smart materials/coatings and should work in collaboration with other scientists for the integration of these coatings with other energy generation /saving technologies currently being pursued by the Institute. 
  5  ETD 1  
1 post   SC (backlog)
  Level-11   ₹67700208700  Scientist   32yrs  M.E /M. Tech in Environmental Engineering  At least one year experience in Environmental Impact Assessment/Environme ntal Management/Remediat ion/Remote Sensing and GIS in Environmental science and Engineering.    Should have hands on experience on Tools used in EIA like Calpuff, Aermod, ArcGIS. etc. for prediction of impacts  The selected candidate will have to work on EIA projects, preliminary survey    Statistical analysis of data and inferences.   Development of addon modules for prediction of impacts in EIA.      
  6  ETD 2  
1 post   EWS
  Level-11   ₹67700208700  Scientist   32yrs  Ph.D (submitted) in Chemistry in the area of chemical process/product development for industrial waste (air/solid/liquid) treatment and value addition.    At least one-year postdoctoral 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  
  7  MPTD 1   1 post   UR  Level-11   ₹67700208700  Scientist   32yrs  Ph.D (submitted) in Biophysics/ Molecular Biophysics/Molecul ar Lifesciences.  At least one-year postdoctoral experience/ expertise in the area of cell surface phenomena/structure biology/membrane biology/signal transduction     The selected  candidate has to work with the team working on microbial cell surface phenomena, especially on membrane transport and signal transduction and the role of cell surface proteins in these activities
  8  MPTD 2   1 post   ST  Level-11   ₹67700208700  Scientist   32yrs  M. Tech or Ph.D (submitted) in Biochemical Engineering/Biotec hnology.  At least one year experience in in the development of enzyme based biocatalysts for biotransformation/ green synthesis    Selected candidate will have to work on the chemistry-biology interface on developing enzyme biocatalysts for green synthesis/biotransfor mation applications. Experience in immobilized enzyme catalysts for synthesis /biosensor applications. 
  9  MSTD 1   1 post   SC  Level-11   ₹67700208700  Scientist   32yrs  M.E./M.Tech in Metallurgical/ Materials Engineering.  Ph.D. in Engineering in the area of casting process simulation or ICME based approach for design of nonferrous alloys.   R&D / industrial experience in processing and characterization of  The selected candidate will have to work actively in the ongoing research programmes in product design and development of metallic materials for energy, automotive and aerospace sector
     metals, alloys and metallic composites.    CFD expertise & experience in handling commercial software like FLOW3D-CAST, PROCAST, NOVACAST etc.& technology development
  10  MSTD 2   1 post   UR  Level-13   ₹123100- 215900  Principal Scientist   45 yrs  Ph.D in Physics with 3 years’ of post-doctoral experience  R&D experience in process development and device fabrication of energy storage systems.  The candidate should have proven experience in material synthesis and characterization of materials for energy storage applications.    The selected candidate should initiate lead programmes in the area of electrochemical energy storage devices and work in collaboration with other scientists for the integration of these storage devices with the renewable energy programmes currently undertaken in the institute.    He/she will have to independently set up a complete fabrication and characterization facility for storage devices such as supercapacitors and batteries.

Location- CSIR- National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology(NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram

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Job/Position Description- 

Advt. No.: 02/2020

DesignationNo. of Posts & Reservation categoryPay Level & Pay MatrixTotal Emoluments*Upper Age Limit not exceeding  (as on last date)**
Scientist03 (UR) (EWS) [SC (including       1 backlog vacancy)] 01 (ST) 01 (OBC)Level-11 ₹67700-208700₹94,253/-32 years
Senior Scientist01 (UR)Level-12 ₹78800-209200₹1,09,016/-37 years
Principal Scientist01 (UR)Level-13 ₹123100- 215900₹1,67,935/-45 years
  1. The candidate has to remit application fee of Rs.500/- (wherever applicable) through NetBanking to the following account and fill up the transaction details in the prescribed columns of on-line application:

Name of Account Holder :  Director, NIIST (CSIR), Trivandrum

  • Account Number: 67047723825
  • Bank Name: State Bank of India
  • IFSC Code: SBIN0070030
  • MICR No.: 695002943

The candidates belonging to Women/SC/ST/PwD/CSIR employees are exempted from submission of application fee.

Candidates applying for more than one post should submit separate online applications and application fees.

How to Apply- 

Eligible candidates are required to apply on-line.

The duly signed print out of the computer-generated application form (hard copy) along with self-attested copies of certificates, mark-sheets, testimonials in support of age, educational qualifications, experience, reprints of publications, caste certificate, if applicable, and proof of application fee remittance should be sent in an envelope superscribed “ Application for the post of ……………………………. (Post Code………) by post so as to reach The Controller of Administration, CSIR-NIIST, Industrial Estate P.O, Pappanamcode, Thiruvananthapuram-695019, Kerala on or before 5.30 PM on 04/11/2020.The following documents must be attached along with application form sent by post:

Proof of remittance of application fee of ₹500/- where applicable.

  • Coloured photograph pasted on the form and signed across in full.
  • Self attested photocopy of Date of Birth Certificate/SSLC Certificate.
  • Self attested photocopies of educational qualifications certificates.
  • Self attested photocopy of caste certificate, if applicable. For OBC candidates, the GoI format is   attached below.
  • Self attested photocopy of EWS certificate in the prescribed format attached below.
  • Self-attested photocopies of experience certificates, if any.

For any queries regarding submission of Online Applications, mail to:

Last Date for Apply– 27 October 2020 (5.30 pm)

Last date for submission of online application: 27-10-2020, 5.30 p.m (IST)

Last date for receipt of hard copy of online application: 04-11-2020, 5.30 p.m (IST)

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