Junior Research Fellow - School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Goa


Goa, India

Junior Research Fellow

₹31k+ (monthly)

Full time

Mechanical JRF


May 21

Junior Research Fellow - School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Goa

Summary: Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work on the project titled "Direct Combustion of Metal Fuels" in the School of Mechanical Sciences at IIT Goa. The project is sponsored by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), a statutory body of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.

Designation: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Research Area: Direct Combustion of Metal Fuels

Location: School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Goa


  • Essential qualification: Master's Degree in Mechanical or related branches OR Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or related branches with a valid GATE Scorecard in the relevant branches.
  • Desirable: Experience in experimental techniques of thermal engineering, combustion, propulsion.

Job Description:

  • The selected candidate will work as a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) on the SERB CRG funded project titled "Direct combustion of metal fuels" in the School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Goa.
  • The work will primarily involve experimental research, including literature review, design and commissioning of experimental setups, combustion experiments with metal powder fuels, data acquisition and analysis, and theoretical/analytical modeling.
  • The appointment will be for one year initially, with the option to extend further.
  • The salary for the position is Rs. 31,000/- per month, along with applicable allowances and benefits as per the funding agency and institute norms.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can fill out the application form available at the following link:

Application Form

Last Date for Apply: 16th June 2023, 5:00 PM

General Instructions:

  1. If a large number of applications are received, the selection committee may limit the number of candidates called for selection based on desirable qualifications, academic performance, and other benchmarks set by the committee. Candidates not called for selection will not receive any communication.
  2. For any questions, applicants can email res-staff-rect@iitgoa.ac.in mentioning the Institute project number "2023/EMR/AA/053" in the subject.
  3. Informal inquiries can be made via email to the Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Anirudha Ambekar, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Sciences - anirudha@iitgoa.ac.in
  4. No TA/DA will be provided for the selection process.
  5. Selected candidates will be required to join within a reasonable time upon receipt of the offer.

For any updates regarding the last date of submission of the application, candidates must visit: IIT Goa Project Position

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