Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Project Associate-1


Pilani, Beawar, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

Junior Research Fellow

₹25-35k (monthly)

Full time



May 26

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Project Associate-1


Applications are invited from interested and motivated candidates for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Project Associate-1 in a time-bound research project for a temporary period, purely on a contractual basis. The project focuses on the "Experimental and Numerical Study of Saltwater Intrusion Control Measures under Tidal Influence" and is funded by the SCIENCE & ENGINEERING RESEARCH BOARD (SERB).

Designation: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Project Associate-1

Research Area: Experimental and Numerical Study of Saltwater Intrusion Control Measures under Tidal Influence

Location: Department of Civil Engineering, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, India


  • M.Tech./M.E. with a specialization in Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering/Hydrology/Water Resources Engineering or M Tech in Water Engineering and Management or M Tech in Land and water resources engineering or M Tech in Geomatics / Geoinformatics or M Tech in Earth System Sciences or M Tech in Petroleum engineering or M Tech in Earth and Climate Science or equivalent
  • Desirable: GATE/NET qualified
  • Upper Age Limit: Age not exceeding 35 years as on the date of the interview. Age relaxation is allowed up to 5 years for SC/ST/PH/OBC/WOMEN candidates.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Conducting laboratory experiments, mathematical, and numerical modeling related to saltwater intrusion control measures.
  • Comparing the results with existing models and proposing new models based on findings.
  • Writing research papers for publication in indexed journals, conferences, and patents.


  • Rs. 31,000/- per month (for the first two years) and Rs. 35,000/- per month (afterward till the end of the project) for NET/GATE qualified candidates.
  • Rs. 25,000/- per month (for the first two years) and Rs. 28,000/- per month (afterward till the end of the project) for non-NET/GATE qualified candidates.

Registration for PhD:

Selected candidates will be given the opportunity for a full-time PhD program at BITS Pilani as per the institute norms.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit the following documents via email to selva.balaji@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in:

  • Updated CV

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be informed for the interview. Mere possession of minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to the interview. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their merit and the requirement of the project.

Application Deadline: 30th June 2023

Contact Email: selva.balaji@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in

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