Junior Research Fellow (JRF) -||- Advt. No.: CSIR-CSMCRI/SMC/GAP/2022-23

Advt. No.: CSIR-CSMCRI/SMC/GAP/2022-23

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) – 1 post

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for a temporary position to work at CSIR-CSMCRI on a supporting R&D in emerging fields of S&T on State Priority Areas under STI Fund, sponsored research project “Deployment of Sustainable Concrete for Reducing Brine Water Losses in Earthen Salt Pans: An Experimental Investigation at CSIR-CSMCRI, Bhavnagar.” (Project No. GAP-2154) financed by DST-Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (DST GUJCOST) (Govt. of Gujarat), India. The project is joint research project of CSIR-CSMCRI, Bhavnagar and Civil Engineering Department, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. The project details, requisite qualification & experience etc. are given below:

Essential Qualifications:

Graduate/Post Graduate in Civil Engineering from a recognized university or equivalent i.e. B.E./B. Tech./M.E / M.Tech. Civil Engineering from a recognized university or equivalent with GATE/ National Eligibility Tests- CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship).


  1. Candidate with valid GATE/CSIR-UGC NET qualification: 25,000/- per month + HRA as per GSBTM Guidelines of GUJCOST, Govt. of Gujarat for first two years and for 3rd year Rs. 28000/- + HRA per month  as per rule, if candidate fulfill the eligibility of SRF.

Duration: These positions are purely temporary for the period of one year from joining of Nirma/CSMCRI. The post is extendable up to two years as per the performance of the candidate. That JRF will work in Nirma University, Ahmedabad in the initial stage of project approximate 6 – 12 months of project and will work in CSIR-CSMCRI, Bhavnagar approximate 1 – 2 years. The candidate have to work at Nirma University or CSIR-CSMCRI, as and when required. It would, not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for any candidate for claiming absorption in CSIR-CSMCRI.

Age: As on the last date of receipt of the application, maximum 28 years. Age relaxation is applicable as per GUJCOST rules.

Desirable experience: The candidate with specialized research or work experience in Geotechnical/ Structural Engineering will be preferred.  Preference will be given to the person having experience in preparing concrete and performing concrete tests. The candidate will be required to work at CSIR-CSMCRI and Nirma University for project activities.

Job Description:

  • Preparation of concrete mix design in laboratory of Nirma University & CSMCRI
  • Field implementation of sustainable concrete bed prototype in Salt Farm of CSIR-CSMCRI, Bhavnagar.
  • Project involved laboratory testing and
  • Fieldwork related to concrete mix designs.

Interested candidates are requested to send application form along with necessary documents for scrutiny through E-mail: brandharia@csmcri.res.in. The last date of receipt of E-mail is 17/08/2022. Hard copy of the application not acceptable, only E-mail applications will accept. Applications received by mail will be scrutinized based on a certain criteria and only such short-listed candidates are eligible as per the criteria will be asked to attend the interview via online mode, i.e. through Skype.

Details of the interview will be intimated to such candidates by e-mail.
Prescribed format for application is available with advertisement. You are requested to send an application form fixed passport size giving full particulars such as (1) Full name and postal address with e-mail and Phone No., (2) Date of birth and (3) Educational qualifications and experience (if any). You are also requested to send all the scanned documents such as birth certificate, caste certificate, educational qualifications certificates, experience (if any) certificate, publications (if any), NET / GATE score card and any other documents related to the above posts.