Call for Project Associate-I Position
(Previously termed as Junior Research Fellow)
Project Title: Biomethanation of organic municipal solid waste using industrial scale anaerobic
digester in a field setting.
Project Scheme: Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence (PURSE).
Funding Agencies: Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and
BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus.
Project Location: BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus.
Duration: 3 Years.
Number of Positions: ONE (Project Associate-I).
Essential Qualification: ME/ MTech in Environmental Science & Engineering/ Biotechnology or
MSc in Environmental Science/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences from a recognized University.
Desirable Qualification: Specialization and work experience in anaerobic digestion/ solid waste
treatment. Fieldwork in solid waste management, including interacting with government officials, will
be an added advantage. Candidates who have qualified CSIR/UGC-JRF.
Fellowship: Rs. 37,000/- per month in the first year. Higher fellowship will be made available in
Start Date: Immediately. The selected candidate should work on-site at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad
Interested candidates can submit the application including (i) a Cover letter, (ii) a Detailed resume
with contact details including mobile number, email ID, and postal address with two references, and
(iii) Publications (if any) by 2nd December 2023 to the undersigned as a single PDF via email to
[email protected] with the subject line “Application for Project Associate-I”
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in mid-December 2023. Selected candidates should
register for the Ph.D. program offered by BITS Pilani, subject to fulfilling the requirements.
Prof. P. Sankar Ganesh
BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal