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Department of Chemical Sciences


Applications are invited from the Indian Citizens for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position (one) in the DST sponsored India-Czech Joint Research Project entitled “Porous Conjugated Polymers for All Polymer Solar Cells” under the guidance of Prof. Sanjio S. Zade, Department of Chemical Sciences.


Essential Qualification: M.Sc./MS Degree in Chemistry along with a consistently good academic record in previous examinations. Qualification in at least one of these exams: CSIR-UGC NET (including LS); GATE; national-level exams conducted by DST /DBT /DAE /DOS /DRDO /MHRD /ICAR /ICMR /IIT /IISc /IISER.


Age limit: Below 28 years as on 30 April 2022, which can be relaxed for certain reserved categories as per the prevailing rules of the Government of India.


Remuneration: Rs. 31,000/- per month + HRA (if applicable).


Tenure: Initially for one year, with the possibility of extension till the completion of the project (Oct 2023), depending on the availability of funds and satisfactory performance.


How to Send Applications: Interested candidates may send an application along with a detailed CV, self-attested copies of testimonials, any other relevant documents, etc., through email to Prof. Sanjio S. Zade ( or on or before 17 April 2022. Please write “Application for the Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position” in the subject line of your e.mail.


Last date of receiving applications: 17 April 2022


Interview: The short-listed applicants will be invited (via email) for an online interview.


Conditions: No TA / DA will be provided to the candidate for the interview. The decision of the selection committee will be final. The fellowship may be terminated with a 30-day notice before completion of the tenure if performance to date is not deemed satisfactory.