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Applications are invited for the position of Project Associate-I in the Department of Chemistry at BITS Pilani,

  1. K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa for a Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB-POWER grant) sponsored research project on Porphyrinoids for energy-relevant applications. This is an addendum to the previously posted advertisement dated 07.07.23 with an enhanced fellowship amount for the said post.


Principal Investigator: Dr. Woormileela Sinha


Co-Principal Investigator: N/A


Broad area of Research: Bio-inorganic/Inorganic Chemistry, Porphyrinoids, Electrocatalysis


Project Details:           i) This project will involve design and synthesis of a class of porphyrinoids.

  1. To explore the coordination chemistry and electrochemistry of above-synthesized molecules.
  • Further utilization of these porphyrinoids as electrocatalysts will also be tested for energy-relevant


Duration of the project: 3 years. (The appointment will be renewed every year based on satisfactory performance).


Fellowship Amount (Rs.): Rs. 31,000 + 8% HRA per month


Accommodation: Hostel accommodation will be provided subjected to availability and will be governed by the rules and regulations of the institute prevailing at the time of joining of the candidate.


Qualification: M.Sc. (Chemistry) or M.Pharm. (with specialization in Chemistry / Medicinal Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Natural Product Chemistry) or M. Tech (Chemical Engineering)


How to Apply: Interested candidates may send application and curriculum vitae with details of research experience to the principal investigator, Dr. Woormileela Sinha (email: by

25.09.23. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via E-mail for online/Personal interview to be held at BITS Pilani, Goa Campus and no TA/DA will be paid for the Interview. Those who have already applied need not to apply again.


Selected candidate will get a chance to register for Ph.D. program at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus after at least 6 months of joining (subjected to successful clearance of written test and/or interview for Ph.D. program).

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