BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Recruitment Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Recruitment Junior Research Fellow (JRF): Department of Civil Engineering CALL FOR JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW FOR A DST SPONSERED PROJECT.

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) [1 No] to work on the following project sponsored by Department of Science & Technology (DST), under the supervision of Dr. Raghu Piska, Department of Civil Engineering, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus.

About the Institute: 

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS) is one of the premier science and technical institutes of higher learning in India. BITS-Pilani was among the first institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status in the country.  The Hyderabad campus was established in 2008 as the fourth campus of BITS-Pilani.

The Department of Mathematics offers M.Sc (Mathematics) and both part-time and full-time Ph.D programs. Currently, the Department has 28 faculty members drawn from different research areas of Mathematical sciences.

Around 50 research scholars are working in the department for their Ph.D.  The department also offers several research problems in the form of projects and thesis which can be completed in a semester. For further details of the department,

Title of the project: Computational modeling of damage in solids

The project involves developing a fracture model and implementing it using Finite element analysis to simulate the fracture propagation in solids.

Duration of the project: 5 years

Project position and number: JRF (1 position)

Fellowship amount:
₹ 28,000 (consolidated) per month for first two years,
₹ 32,000 (consolidated) per month for the next three years.

Eligibility requirements:

• Masters degree in Civil Engineering preferably with Structural Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering specialization, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Applied Mechanics with minimum of 70% or 7 CGPA.

• Bachelors degree in Civil/Mechanical Engineering with excellent academic profile are also eligible to apply.

• Candidates with any Masters degree having experience in working with Solid Mechanics, Structural Analysis, Finite Element Analysis and Programming are also eligible to apply.

• Candidates with a valid GATE score will be given preference.

• Age limit: 30 years.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates with the above mentioned qualification can send the detailed curriculum vitae (CV) along with research experience and published research papers if any, by 28th January 2022, to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Raghu Piska via email: [email protected] with the subject of the email as “Application for JRF for a DST funded project”.

Please note that only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for interview to be held online in the first week of February 2022. Based on the performance, selected candidate may be permitted to register for Ph.D programme of BITS, Pilani, in the subsequent semester subject to the fulfillment of the requirements.

Dr. Raghu Piska
Department of Civil Engineering
Ph.: 040-66303773

Contact Details: 

Room no: D – 116,D block, BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet Mandal Hyderabad – 500078. Email: [email protected]

Phone: 040-66303773