NIT Jalandhar | Advertisement for the post of JRF in a DST-IC-IMPACTS funded Research Project, Apply by 12th February 2024!

NIT Jalandhar | Advertisement for the post of JRF in a DST-IC-IMPACTS funded Research Project, Apply by 12th February 2024!


Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, NIT Jalandhar is inviting applications for the post of JRF in a DST-IC-IMPACTS-funded Research Project. Interested ones can apply. 



Title of the project:

Phosphorus recovery from wastewater for safeguarding global phosphorus sustainability and food security: Denitrifying phosphorus accumulating organisms (DPAOs) have merits.



Duration of the project:

2 years (till 20th November 2025)

Initial appointment (ON PURELY TEMPORARY BASIS) is for one year, which is extendable up to two years or project durations whichever is earlier based on the performance.



Project position and Number:

JRF (01)



Fellowship amount:

Rs. 37,000/- + HRA as per institute/project norms.



Eligibility requirements:

GATE-qualified candidates with M.Tech in Biotechnology or equivalent in Bioprocess Engineering/ Biochemical Engineering/ Environmental Engineering or related branch with B.Tech/B.E. in Biotechnology or allied areas.

The GATE qualification can be relaxed for experienced and exceptional candidates



Desirable Knowledge:

Bioreactor Design, Bioprocess Development, Environmental Microbiology, Kinetic and Statistical Modeling, Biological Nutrient Removal and Recovery.



Age Limit:

Preferably below 32 years, age relaxation may be given to experienced, and exceptional PhD candidates



Job Profile:

In this project, the selected candidate will be working on:

  • Isolation, characterization, and enrichments of the denitrifying phosphate accumulating organisms (DPAOs)

  • Isolation, characterization, and enrichment of the DPAOs

  • Design and development of single unit bioreactors (SUBs) for DPAOs culturing

  • Techno-economic assessment and field-scale study of SUBs




  • The appointment of the JRF will be purely temporary/ ad-hoc /contractual basis and valid for the above period mentioned above or until the services are required by the Project PI, whichever is earlier.

  • The services of the JRF will be liable to termination at any time without any notice and without assigning any reason.

  • The appointment shall be specifically for the aforesaid project and staff member will not have any claim / right on any post in the Institute.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be communicated to appear in the interview and no other communications in this regard will be entertained.

  • Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee an invitation to the interview. Candidates will be short-listed based on their merit and as per the requirements of the project.


  • Candidates need to email their documents (in a single PDF file) along with the application form to mentioning the subject in the email: “APPLICATION FOR THE JRF POSITION”.

  • A hard copy of the application form and documents are not required for applying for the post. However, the selected candidate is required to bring all original documents along with them at the time of joining for verification.

  • The shortlisted candidates will be called to appear in the interview (Online) which is likely to be scheduled in the Last Week of February 2024. The information of the interview will be communicated through email only provided in the application.


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