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Research Fellow Position – CDRF Scheme

Posted on : 07/10/2023

Applications are invited for ONE position of Research Fellow on project, “UV-visible LED light responsive semiconductor films devices for drinking water pollutant sensing and purification applications” funded by BITS Pilani, Cross-Disciplinary Research Fellowship (CDRF) scheme (C1/23/200) under the supervision of Prof. Halan Prakash (Department of Chemistry), project coordinator.

This position is applicable only to PhD aspirants. The candidates check the eligibility criteria and qualification process of the PhD program of BITS Pilani (


Scope of work

Essential Qualification

Desirable Qualification

·         UV visible light active photocatalysts and preparation of thin films.

·         Mass spectral analysis of pollutants and other spectroscopic methods.

·         Kinetics modelling of the photocatalytic degradation results and water purification device


M.Sc Degree in Chemistry/Environmental Sciences/Nanotechnology , and M.Tech Environmental/Chemical/ Nanotechnology engineering or equivalent degree graduates from reputed University/Institute with First class or equivalent grade.

•   Candidate qualified GATE or UGC/CSIR-NET

•           Knowledge on basic spectroscopy, synthesis.

•        Experience in analytical techniques such as GC, HPLC will be an advantage.


Fellowship: ₹37,000 - ₹42,000 per month (based on the year of PhD and performance) Duration: As per BITS Pilani norms ( Place of work: BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus, Goa

Benefits: Hostel or Married scholar accommodation can be provided subject to availability and per the institute's rules and regulations



Application process: Please apply with CV and Cover letter (showing alignment and justification with the roles/responsibilities/requirements) to PI via email

  • Deadline: 15 October 2023


Preliminary shortlisting will be based on resume and telephonic/audio-visual interview within a week of last date of application. For final interview, the candidate will be informed through e-mail for interview. No TA/DA will be provided in case of personal interview. For more details, please contact:

Halan Prakash Department of Chemistry

BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus

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