Fellowship Positions

Applications are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under the DST-SERB sponsored project entitled “Microbiome mediated fate and transformation of man-released nano-pollutants (Sanction Order No. ECR/2017/000339)”.

Eligibility: ​First class M.Sc., in Biotechnology/Microbiology/Chemistry/Materials Chemistry/Nanotechnology with Chemistry or Biotechnology or Microbiology as main subject in Bachelors degree. Preference will be given to the candidates who have qualified CSIR/UGC/NET/GATE/JEST.

Desirable: Candidates with hands-on experience in microbiology techniques and a strong background in micorbiome. Preference will be given to the Candidates with CSIR-NET/GATE qualification.

Fellowship: For Post Graduate Degree in Basic Sciences with CSIR NET, GATE, JEST qualification or GATE qualified Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course: Rs 25,000 + Admissible HRA.

For Others: Rs. 25,000 + Admissible HRA as per DST norms (M.Tech/MSc with NET)

Rs 16,000 + HRA as per DST norms (MSc without NET)

Tenure of the Fellowship: 3 years

No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview

Registration for Ph. D: Selected candidate should register for full time Ph.D. Programme at SRM University, Andhra Pradesh.

N.B: Required research facilities will be provided.

Eligible candidates can send their applications together with their detailed resume/CV, either by soft or hard copies within 20 days of this advertisement to Dr. Anil K. Suresh at anil.s@srmap.edu.in. Short listed candidate will be intimidated through e-mail.

Principal Investigator,
Dr. Anil K. Suresh
DST-SERB Research Project,
SRM University, Andhra Pradesh
Kuragallu Village, Neerukonda,
Mangalagiri Mandal,
Guntur District-522503, AP.
Email : anil.s@srmap.edu.in & anil.sureshkumar@gmail.com

Area of Research:  Dietary restriction and genetics of aging in C. elegans

FUNDING AGENCY: DST INSPIRE and SERB

POSITION: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

No. OF POSITIONS: 2
Eligibility: Candidates with a keen interest in basic science research and prior hands-on experience with molecular Biology, genetics, biochemistry or microbiology techniques are preferred.
-    Post Graduate Degree in life Science
-    Graduate Degree in Professional Course (B.Tech. Biotechnology or similar)
-    Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course (M.Tech. Biotechnology or similar)) NETs accepted: CSIR-NET including LS; GATE, JAM, GPAT, BET, JEST, JGEEBILS, ICMR-JRF and ICAR- AICE

EMOLUMENTS AND DURATION
Rs. 25000+HRA per month (for CSIR-NET including LS; GATE, JAM, GPAT, BET, JEST, JGEEBILS, ICMR-JRF and ICAR- AICE)
Rs. 16000+HRA per month (for others)
Duration: 3 years.

Selected student can be registered for full time Ph.D. program at SRM University, Andhra Pradesh.

DEADLINE: 20 March, 2019

PROJECT SUMMARY
The availability of complete genome sequence along with powerful molecular and genetic tools has made the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans as one of the widely studied model organism in the field of developmental biology, neuroscience, and adult lifespan. Several studies indicate that sensors and regulators of cell metabolism modulate organismal aging. Signaling mechanisms, such as insulin/IGF (ILS), mTOR, AMPK, sirtuins, and the dietary restriction (DR) pathways have been largely implicated in organismal lifespan. DR is one of the robust non-genetic intervention shown to positively regulate healthspan and lifespan in many species. However, lifespan increasing effect of DR is often accompanied by impaired reproduction. With the advantage of short lifespan and availability of powerful genetic tools in C. elegans, we would like to focus on addressing following two main questions:

Does DR protects germline stem cells (GSC) and hence contribute to fitness later when conditions are favorable?

Do nuclear hormone receptors (NHRs) integrate signals from known pathways that mediate C. elegans longevity?

Qualified and interested candidates may send their curriculum vitae by e-mail to manjunatha.t@srmap.edu.in on or before deadline. Please mention in the subject line of the mail the following code: - Aging – C. elegans. Selected candidates will be called for a personal interview to SRM University - Andhra Pradesh, Neerukonda.

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
SRM University, Andhra Pradesh

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under the following Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India sponsored Research project entitled “Design and Development of ‘Fast Charging’ Next-Generation Battery System and its Advanced Electronic Diagnostics” (Reference no. SRG/2019/000194)

Project Summary:The key objective of the project is to develop high-capacity, high-energy, and fast charging battery system based on novel cathode material and develop battery stacks from the cells. These battery stacks will be tested electrochemically/electrically at various stages of individual cells and stacks to develop a state of charge (SoC) algorithm.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sujith Kalluri

Eligibility : GATE/CSIR-UGC NET qualified B.Tech/M.Tech. graduates in Electronics Engineering/Nanotechnology/Electronic Materials Engineering. CSIR-UGC NET qualified M.Sc. graduates in Nanotechnology/Electronics will also be preferred.

Emoluments and Duration: Rs. 31,000 + HRA per month, duration: 2 years

Interested candidates may apply with your CV by sending an email to Dr. Sujith Kalluri (sujith.k@srmap.edu.in).

Note
Please mention JRF-SERB Project in the subject line of the email.

Shortlisted candidates will be called for the personal interview at SRM University-Andhra Pradesh. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.

SRM University, Andhra Pradesh

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB - Govt. of India)-sponsored Research project entitled “Methane Emissions from Tropical Aquatic Networks: Elucidating Underpinning Mechanisms and Landscape-level Drivers” (Reference No: SRG/2019/000539)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Shoji D. Thottathil

Eligibility : First class M.Sc. in Life Science, Environmental Science, or Chemistry with CSIR-NET/LS

Emoluments : Consolidated pay of ₹31,000/- month + 20% HRA

Interested candidates may apply to Dr. Shoji D. Thottathil (email: shoji.t@srmap.edu.in ) with a Letter of Motivation and CV. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview at SRM University, Amaravati, Neerukonda, Mangalagiri Mandal, Andhra Pradesh.

No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview. 

Description of the project:

Methane (CH4) is a highly potent greenhouse gas (GHG) with about 34-times more global warming potential than carbon dioxide (CO2) over 100-year horizon. The atmospheric CH4 levels has tripled since 1750s, yet the accurate allocation of relative contribution of diverse sources of atmospheric CH4 is still a matter of debate. Of the one-third of total CH4 emissions attributed to natural sources, emissions from freshwater aquatic systems are substantial. However, large uncertainties exist in the global freshwater CH4 emission estimates currently due to the paucity of data to represent complex aquatic networks, particularly from tropical Asia. This project aims to fill this knowledge gap by deriving mechanistic understanding on the processes shaping CH4 emissions from tropical Krishna River network by conducting series of field campaigns and experiments. Resulting data will be used to integrate mechanistic understanding on microbial processes (CH4 production and oxidation) to empirical models for basin-wide CH4 dynamics. This project is expected to provide hitherto unestablished links between landscape features and aquatic CH4 emissions which in turn will be used to upscale and place tropical systems in the global inland water CH4 emissions.

 

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB - Govt. of India)-Sponsored Research Project entitled “Development of Fast Fluoride Ion Conducting Solid Electrolytes for Rechargeable Solid State Fluoride Ion Batteries” (Reference No: SRG/2019/000767)

Project Summary: The objective of the project is to develop fast ion conducting materials exhibiting high fluoride ionic conductivity at ambient temperature for applications in all solid-state fluoride ion batteries.  The transport behavior and electrochemical stability of these electrolyte materials will be investigated mainly by impedance spectroscopy.  Attempts will be made to develop the best ion conducting materials by a simple and cost effective approach. The end objective of the project is to fabricate fluoride ion batteries using the investigated electrolytes with metal/metal fluoride electrode pairs.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Laxmi Narayana Patro, Department of Physics, SRM-Andhra Pradesh.

Eligibility : First class MSc in Physics/Materials Science or MTech (Materials Science/Nanotechnology/Solid State Technology) with CSIR/UGC-NET or valid GATE qualification.

Emoluments and Duration: Consolidated pay of ₹31,000/- month + 20% HRA, 2years

Interested candidates may apply by sending an email to Dr. Laxmi Narayana Patro (email: laxminarayana.p@srmap.edu.in )

with a Letter of Motivation and CV. Please mention JRF-SERB Project in the subject line of the email. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the personal interview at SRM University-Andhra Pradesh. Selected candidate should register for the full time Ph.D. Programme at SRM University, Andhra Pradesh.

No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview. 

For more information please visit www.srmap.edu.in and https://srmap.edu.in/faculty/dr-laxmi-narayana-patro/

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under the following Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India sponsored Research project entitled “Characterization of graphs by spectra of its distance and resistance matrix and some problems related to matrix theory and graph theory” (Reference no. SRG/2019/000839).

Project Summary:For the investigation of different properties of graphs researchers have
introduced several matrices associated with it. Adjacency, Laplacian, distance matrices and resistance matrix are few of them. In this project we will focus on the distance matrix and resistance matrix of graphs. Many challenging problems are there which are equally important in the fields of graph theory and matrix theory. We will try to solve few of them in this project. Candidates having advance knowledge in Linear Algebra and Graph Theory are invited to apply.

Principal Investigator:Dr. Fouzul Atik

Eligibility : MSc in Mathematics with CSIR-UGC NET/LS/GATE or M.Tech/B.Tech in Computer Science with UGC NET/GATE.

Emoluments and Duration: Rs. 31,000 + HRA per month; Duration: 2 years

Interested candidates may apply with CV by sending an email to Dr. Fouzul Atik (email: atik.f@srmap.edu.in) )

Note: Please mention JRF-SERB Project in the subject line of the email.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview at SRM University-AP, Amaravati. 

Applications are invited for the position of Project Assistant (PA) under the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB - Govt. of India)-Sponsored Research Project entitled “Vector Vortex Beams and their Scattering for Communication Applications” (Reference No: SRG/2019/000857)

Project Summary:The purpose of this project is to implement an efficient and simple method for generating the vector vortex beams using polarization dependent spatial light modulator. Then, we use the vector vortex beams and their scattering for developing a free space communication link. We choose vector vortices for optical communication as they can enhance the amount of encoded data compared to conventional FSOC using polarization. For the generation of vector vortices I will mainly focus on using S-wave plate, designed for manipulating the spatial polarization. We will study propagation of vector vortices and their superposition states through the atmosphere to check their robustness and stability against atmospheric turbulence, which is essential for their use in communication. During our study, we also optically characterize the atmospheric quantities such as refractive index for a better understanding of the light interaction as the vector beams are very sensitive to the polarization manipulation. We will also develop an efficient optical setup for differentiating the vector vortices and their superposition for decrypting the information at the receiver station.

Principal Investigator:Dr. Salla Gangi Reddy (Mob: 8919870836), Department of Physics, SRM-Andhra Pradesh.

Eligibility :  First class MSc in Physics or M.Tech (Photonics/Optics). The candidates with CSIR/UGC-NET or valid GATE qualification are preferable.

Emoluments and Duration: Consolidated pay of ₹20000/- per month, 2years

Interested candidates may apply by sending an email to Dr. Salla Gangi Reddy (email: gangireddy.s@srmap.edu.in) ) with a Letter of Motivation and CV. Please mention JRF-SERB Project in the subject line of the email. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview at SRM University-Andhra Pradesh. Selected candidate should register for the full time Ph.D. Programme at SRM University, Andhra Pradesh.

No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.

For more information please visit www.srmap.edu.in and https://srmap.edu.in/faculty/dr-gangi-reddy-salla/

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