Junior Research Fellow – DST SERB Funded Project in SCE

from 0 to 3 year(s) of Experience

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the Department of Science & Technology (DST) funded research project in School of Civil Engineering (SCE) Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT),Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

IoT-LoRAenabled detection and prediction of groundwater pollutants in an open dumping yard and modelling the fate and transport of the pollutant”.

Number of positions

One [01]


Essential: 1. M.Tech/ME (Water Resources Engineering/ Hydrology/ Environmental Engineering)

2. GATE Qualification.

Desirable: Exposure and knowledge in IoT Platform / Origin Software/ Groundwater Modelling using Visual MODFLOW.


Rs. 31,000 per month + 8% HRA (first two years)

Rs 35,000 per month + 8% HRA (for third year)

Sponsoring Agency

Department of science and Technology (DST)-SERB -Core Research grant


3 years.

Principal Investigator

Dr. Uma Shankar M, Associate Professor , School of Civil Engineering ,

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu – 632 014.

Co-Principal Investigators

Dr. Velvizhi G,Associate Professor, CO2 Research and Green Technology Centre, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, 632014, Tamil Nadu.

Dr. Sujatha R,Associate Professor, School of Electronics Engineering,

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, 632014, Tamil Nadu.

Apply with your resume and other relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (25/02/2021) through onlinehttp://careers.vit.ac.in

Salary: INR 3,25,000 - 3,75,000 PA.

Industry:Education / Teaching / Training

Functional AreaTeaching, Education, Training, Counselling


Key Skills


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Environmental

PG:M.Tech - Environmental

Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required

Institution Profile

Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.
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