BOARD OF RESEARCH IN NUCLEAR SCIENCES (BRNS)
Invites Applications for its Prestigious Scheme DR. K.S.KRISHNAN RESEARCH ASSOCIATESHIP (KSKRA)-21st Batch
A post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) Programme in Engineering and Science disciplines with absorption in a R & D Unit of DAE
For a challenging career in pursuit of front ranking R&D programmes in Atomic Energy
Research Associates selected under the prestigious KSKRA programme are given an opportunity to work on R&D programmes of national importance relevant to the mandate of the Department in one of the following advanced research centres of DAE:
1. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai.
2. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam.
3. Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indore.
4. Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata.
5. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Mumbai.
Up to 20 KSKRAs can be selected every year and paid a stipend of Rs.20,000/- (likely to be revised) + benefits for a maximum period of 2 years. Anytime during the 2nd year of associateship, subject to satisfactory performance, the KSKRAs will be absorbed in one of the above R&D units of DAE and appointed in the grade of Scientific Officer/ Engineer-D/ E. The associateships are available in the following branches of engineering: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Metallurgical and Structural as well as in the following science disciplines: Physical, Chemical, Materials, Environmental, Radiation, Electronics, Medical, Agricultural and Life Sciences. The application should be submitted in one of the following broad Subjects and marked with the corresponding Subject Code:
Subject -- Subject Code
Engineering: All Branches 01
Physical Sciences 02
Chemical Sciences 03
Minimum Educational Qualification and Experience:
i) For Engineers: Ph.D. degree in Engineering (Those who have submitted thesis for Ph.D. may also apply) or Master's degree in Engineering (M.Tech./ M.E./ M.S.) with a minimum of 2-year R&D experience after obtaining M.Tech./M.E../ M.S. degree.
ii) For Scientists: Ph.D. degree in Science (Those who have submitted Ph.D. thesis may also apply).
All candidates must have a First Class at either Masters or Bachelors level.
All candidates must provide a list of publications in support of their R&D experience.
Nationality/Age: Indian nationals who are not more than 32 years as on 1st January in the year of the application. The age criterion is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ ST candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates. The SC/ ST/ OBC certificate should be as per the prescribed format.
Last date of receipt of applications is: 1st March, 2010
For more details, visit: www.barc.ernet.in/webpages/brns/brns_fellowship.html