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Department of Chemistry


Online Applications are invited for the position of Project Associate I to work under the project titled “Covalent Organic Framework (COF) based Novel Molecular Gears on Solid Surfaces: A Quantum Mechanical Investigation”. The position details are given below:






M.Sc. in Chemistry/Physics/Material Science or related fields with 55% marks or equivalent CGPA. The candidate should be CSIR/UGC/NET/GATE qualified, and Mathematics at least up to 10+2 level


Prior experience of working in the areas of Computational Materials Science, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Electron Transport theory.


As per SERB norms, with emoluments being Rs 31,000 + HRA p.m. for two years, with annual performance review based on satisfactory performance (The relevant DST-SERB notification may be perused for further details and norms).


Initially for one year and can be extended up to two more years subjected to the satisfactory performance of the candidate assessed every year.


The interested candidates may send their updated CV along with the attested copies of degree(s)/ certificate(s) (Softcopy) to:

Dr. Saurabh Srivastava (Principal Investigator)

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)

Department of Chemistry

Manipal University Jaipur

Off Jaipur-Ajmer Expressway

Post: Dehmi Kalan, Jaipur-303007,

Rajasthan, India

Tel: +91-141- 3999100, Ext: 641


Last date for receipt of application: 2nd December 2023.


Candidates may please note the following:

1. Selection committee of MUJ Jaipur reserves all the right to fix suitable criteria for shortlisting the eligible candidates.

2. Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview based on merit. The date and time of interview will be informed via email.

3. No TA/DA will be provided to the candidates for attending the interview. Alternatively, the interview may be conducted via video online platform, in view of prevailing circumstances.

4. 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.

5. The selected candidates can opt for Ph.D. program announced by MUJ (twice a year) in case they are interested in pursuing Ph.D. at MUJ as per provision in the above research area after fulfilling the required criteria as per university rules.