Adjunct Faculty, Research Associate, Senior Research Fellow – NIFTEM

Online applications are invited from bright, dynamic and highly motivated candidates with requisite eligibility criteria as furnished below for the following temporary/time bound positions on contract basis as detailed below:

Category I (Adjunct Faculty)

  • No of Position – 1
  • Project / Dept. Name / Position – Adjunct Faculty 

Essential Qualifications –

M Tech./M.Sc./Ph.D. with specialization in Post-Harvest Technology/ Food Technology/ Food Engineering/ Food Science/ Food Science and Technology/ Food Science and Nutrition/Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry/Biochemistry or Agricultural Engineering / Chemical Engineering specialized in Food Process Engineering. The desirable qualification is Ph.D. in the respective disciplines

Experience:

A faculty retired from technical institutions or a person of eminence with a Post graduate or Ph.D. qualifications having 10-15 years of experience from Industry/organization shall satisfy any of the following norms:

 Teaching and research organizations of State/ Central government Institutions/ Universities
 Central and State Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)
 Reputed Industries/Private
 NRIs and PIOs working with reputed overseas academic, research and industrial organizations or having a demonstrated interest in Indian issues.

Monthly Remuneration –

Maximum Consolidated Remuneration will be Rs. 80,000/- per month (remuneration will be varied based on experience, expertise in the field)

Category II ( Research Associate)

Project / Dept. Name / Position – Research Associate (RA) “Development of 3D printed MCT oil pastilles”

No. of Vacancy – 1 no.

Essential Qualifications –

Ph.D. in Food Science/ Food & Nutrition/ Food Technology/ Chemical Engineering/ Food Process Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Nanotechnology

Or

3 years of research, teaching & design & development experience after M.E/ M.Tech. in any of the above disciplines with at least one publication in a Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal

Monthly Remuneration –

Rs. 47,000/- plus applicable HRA


Category III (SRF)

Project / Dept. Name / Position – Senior Research Fellow (SRF) (Institute projects)

No. of Vacancy – 2 nos.

Essential Qualifications –

M.Tech / M.Sc. / Ph.D. degree (4 years of UG + 2 years of PG) in Food Process Engineering/ Food Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Food Technology/ Agricultural Processing/ Food and Agricultural Processing/ Food Science/ Food Science and Technology/ Food Science and Nutrition/ Food and Nutrition/ Food Chemistry/ Food Technology and Management/ Food Process Engineering and Management/ Food Plant Operations and Management/ Food Safety and Quality Management/ Food Supply Chain Management/ Post Harvest Technology/ Food Process Technology/ Food safety and quality Assurance/ Biotechnology/ Nanotechnology/ Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry / Biochemistry

(or)

M.Sc. degree (3 years of UG + 2 years of PG) in the above disciplines with NET and 2 years of research experience (or)
Ph.D. in the above disciplines.
Desirable: Ph.D. with working experience in a Chemical laboratory and experience in handling high-tech Instruments and have qualified food analyst exam

Monthly Remuneration –

Rs. 31,000/- plus applicable HRA


Project / Dept. Name / Position – Senior Research Fellow (Director Technical Assistant)

No. of Vacancy – 1 no.

Essential Qualifications –

M.Tech/ M.Sc./ /Ph.D degree (4 yrs of UG + 2 yrs of PG) in Food Technology/Food Process Engineering/ Food Science and Technology/ Processing and Food Engineering/ Post Harvest Technology/ Food Technology and Management / Food Process Engineering and Management / Food Plant Operations and Management / Food Safety and Quality Management / Food Supply Chain Management/ Food
Science/ Food & Nutrition/ Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry / Biochemistry / Food Chemistry / Biotechnology/Nanotechnology/Chemical Engineering /Dairy Technology.
The desirable qualification is Ph. D with working experience in a Chemical laboratory and experience in handling high-tech Instruments.

(or)

M.Sc. degree (3 yrs of UG + 2 yrs of PG) in the above disciplines with NET and 2 years of research experience (or) Ph.D. in the above disciplines. The desirable qualification is Ph. D with working experience in a Chemical laboratory and experience in handling high-tech
Instruments.

Monthly Remuneration –

Rs. 31,000/- plus applicable HRA

General Instructions

1. Age Limit for as on date of Interview
a. Adjunct Faculty : Less than 70 years of age
b. RA/SRF : 35 years for men and 40 years for women

2. Application Fee: Rs.500/- (SC/ST/PWD/Women Candidates are exempted from payment of fees).

3. Period of empanelment for Adjunct Faculty: 6 months to 3 years based on the performance and requirement

4. Tenure of the Project for RA/SRF: Tenure will be initially for a period of six months or till the completion of the Project Period whichever is earlier and renewal of tenure will be done every six months based on the performance

5. Selected candidates will have to work for six days in a week except second Saturday and Government holidays.

6. The applicant must ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility conditions in accordance with the prescribed qualification, experience etc., before applying for the specific post.

7. The candidates must apply only through online application form available in the Institute website www.niftem-t.ac.in
No offline application sent directly to the Institute will be entertained.

8. The candidate must upload soft copies (PDF form) of all certificates and relevant documents in support of their claim in the online application form wherever necessary. In respect of publications, the first page of publications must be uploaded, failing which such publications will not be considered.

9. After successful submission of online application, the candidates are instructed to sign the hardcopy of downloaded application. The signed application form, self-attested copies of supporting documents and copy of e-receipt generated in SBI collect are to be scanned as a single PDF file. The scanned PDF file has to be sent to the mail id: projectrecruitment@iifpt.edu.in within THREE days from the last date of online submission.

10. The Institute reserves the right to Revise / Reschedule / Cancel / Suspend / withdraw the recruitment process without assigning any reason. The decision of the Institute shall be final and no appeal in this regard shall be entertained. The Institute reserves the right to withdraw any advertised post(s) at any time without giving any reason.

11. Selection process:

 Adjunct Faculty
 Eligible short listed candidates will be called for direct interview.
 Interview will be conducted in person only at NIFTEM-Thanjavur main campus
 RA/SRF
 Eligible shortlisted candidates will be called for written examination followed by interview.
 The written examination followed by interview will be conducted in person only at NIFTEM – Thanjavur main campus.

12. The shortlisted candidates will also be informed through e-mail about the date & time of written exam & interview.

13. All communications with the candidate shall be through email. If required, NIFTEM-Thanjavur may seek additional / other documents after this date also.

14. Important Dates

 Commencement of online application is from 15th June 2022 at 10:00 AM (IST).
 Last date for submission of online applications is 05th July 2022 at 6.00 PM (IST).

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