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Research Associate Position


Applications are invited from the Indian Nationals for the position of Research Associate in DST, GoI funded research project DST/TMD/EWO/WTI/DM/2021/20 with the following details:

The position details are given below:


Title of the Project Providing low cost solution and appropriate management framework for the reject disposal of Community-based RO Plants in many areas of Rajasthan

Duration of the project

03 years





PhD in Biosciences/Biotechnology/Environmental Engineering and other related fields OR M.E./M.Tech in Biotechnology/Environmental Engineering with three years of R&D experience as on the last date of application with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal



Motivated and self-driven records, Good academic record throughout, Prior work experience in the area of wastewater/water treatment, microbial fuel cells, constructed wetlands, bioreactors etc. Hands-on training/experience working with advanced Instrumentation such as GCMS/HPLC/Spectrophotometry etc. are desirable qualifications but not mandatory.

  • Conduct experimental studies related to the project and related field work.
  • Analyze the obtained results and prepare report and presentation. Work towards publication of the results in reputed journals.
  • Candidate is expected to work closely with the experimental team in Manipal University Jaipur and partner Institutions which includes University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and Kashi Institute of Technology, Varanasi (UP).
  • Any other task assigned by PI / CoPI of the project as required.
Fellowship As per DST GoI norms, with emoluments being Rs 47,000 + HRA p.m
Duration of Fellowship Initially for one year and may be extended up to two more years subject to the satisfactory performance of the candidate assessed every year.

Application package

should contain

  1. A cover letter stating why you are a suitable candidate (maximum 300 words)
  2. Detailed CV (containing complete academic details and relevant experience)
  3. Copies of academic credentials (marksheet and degree)
  4. Name and contact of at least two referees. All this must be sent in a single pdf file.


Candidates may please note the following:

  • Selection committee of Manipal University Jaipur reserves all the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing the eligible candidates.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview based on merit. The date and time of interview will be informed via email.
  • No TA/DA will be provided to the candidates for attending the interview. Alternatively, the interview may be conducted via video online platform, as deem suitable by the committee.
  • The nature of the post is purely temporary (on contract basis).

For any other information/clarifications, the applicants may contact the principal investigator of the project directly by email/phone.


Interested candidates may email their application with the details as specified above to:

Dr. Monika Sogani (Principal Investigator) Associate Professor (Senior Scale)

Department of Biosciences

Manipal University Jaipur

Off Jaipur-Ajmer Expressway

Post: Dehmi Kalan, Jaipur-303007, Rajasthan, India Tel: +91-141- 3999100, Ext: 543 E-Mail:

Last date for receipt of application: June 12, 2023