BITS Pilani Hyderabad Biotech & Life Sciences JRF Job – Applications Invited

“Calling All Environmental Innovators: Join Our Industrial-scale Biomethanation Project and Make Bioenergy and Biofertilizer a Reality!”

BITS Pilani Hyderabad Biotech & Life Sciences JRF Job – Applications Invited


Call for Junior Research Fellow

Project Title: Industrial-scale thermophilic biomethanation of food waste and sewage sludge for the production of bioenergy and biofertilizer


Funding Agency: Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

Project Location: BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus


Duration: 2 Years

Number of Positions: ONE


  • Essential: ME/ MTech in Environmental Science & Engineering/ Biotechnology or MSc in Environmental Science/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences from a recognized University
  • Desirable: Specialization and work experience in anaerobic digestion and solid waste treatment. Candidates who have qualified for CSIR/UGC-JRF.


The selected candidate will receive a fellowship of Rs. 31,000 per month if they have qualified for GATE/GPAT or CSIR/UGC-JRF/NET or similar examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions. Candidates who have not qualified for the above conditions are entitled to a fellowship of Rs. 25,000 per month.

Job Description

The selected candidate will work on industrial-scale biomethanation digesters, focusing on optimizing co-substrate ratios and operating parameters such as pH, temperature, and loading rate to enhance biogas (methane) production.

Application Details

  1. A cover letter
  2. A detailed resume with mobile number, email ID, and postal address
  3. Publications (if any)

Please submit the application as a single PDF via email to [email protected] with the subject line “Application for DBT-ATGC Junior Research Fellow” by Mon, 15th Jan 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in the last week of January 2024. Selected candidates may have the opportunity to register for the Ph.D. program offered by BITS Pilani, subject to fulfilling the requirements.

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