Junior Research Fellow

INST Mohali

Punjab, India

Junior Research Fellow

₹31k+ (monthly)

Full time



May 20

Title: Project JRF - Junior Research Fellow


Applications are invited for the position of Project JRF (Junior Research Fellow) at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali. This position is available in a research project funded by DST-SERB, Government of India. The project aims to develop upconversion/down-shifting luminescent ink with lanthanide-doped bismuth-based nanomaterials for anti-counterfeiting applications. The selected candidate will work under the guidance of Dr. Sanyasinaidu Boddu, Scientist-D.

Designation: Project-Junior Research Fellow

Subject Area: Chemistry/Physics/Forensic Sciences (Nanomaterials Synthesis)

Location: Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Knowledge City, Sector-81, SAS Nagar, Mohali-140306, Punjab, India


  • Essential: Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry/Physics/Forensic Sciences, selected through any one of the following:Scholars selected through National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET JRF, including lectureship (Assistant Professorship), or GATE.
  • Selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.
  • Desirable Experience: Synthesis of nanomaterials
  • Age Limit: Must not exceed 28 years as of 02/06/2023. Relaxation in age limit is applicable for certain reserved categories as per Government of India rules.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will be involved in the research project focused on developing upconversion/down-shifting luminescent ink using lanthanide-doped bismuth-based nanomaterials for anti-counterfeiting applications. The primary responsibility will be the synthesis of nanomaterials related to the project.

Salary: ₹31,000/- per month + HRA (as applicable)

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their completed applications in the prescribed format or CV as an annexed PDF via email attachment to sanyasinaidu@inst.ac.in. The application should reach the given address by 02/06/2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified via email for the interview. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.

Last Date for Apply: 02/06/2023

Contact Information:

Dr. Sanyasinaidu Boddu

Institute of Nanoscience and Technology (INST),

Sector 81, Knowledge City, SAS Nagar- 140306, Punjab

E-mail: sanyasinaidu@inst.ac.in

Ph No.: +91-172-2297000 (Extn: 7037)

Mobile: 9646466706

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