Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Jobs Notification for Research Associate vacancies. BARC has released official recruitment notification for Research Associate. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 10th May, 2021.


No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  


Research Associate - 31 Posts


Job Location - Mumbai 


Other Qualification Details :-


Applications are invited for 31 positions of Research Associate (RA) Fellowship to work on the following R&D projects in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai:


1. Post Name: Research Associate (RA)


2. No of Post: 31


3. Research Project No. 1


4. Name of the Research Project : Development of Materials, Devices, Analytical Instruments & NDT Techniques for Physics Research


5. Requirement of RA : 3


6. Qualification : PhD (Physics)


7. Field of work : R&D in Physics


8. Duration of project : Upto 31.01.2023


9. Nature of work : 1. Single Crystal growth & characterization for various applications: The work involves single crystal growth of advanced scintillator materials and measurement of their optical, luminescence and scintillator properties. 2. Growth and characterization of NEG (Non-evaporable Getter) coatings used for creation of Ultra High Vacuum (UHV): The work involves deposition of alloy thin films of NEG materials by sputtering and their characterization using different experimental techniques. 3. Metal-organic interface study by Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy: The work involves preparation of various metalorganic multi-layered thin films and studies thereof.


1. Research Project No. 2


2. Name of the Research Project: Development of Synchrotron and Neutron Beamlines, optical Multilayer Devices, Liquid hydrogen Test Loop and Physics Research


3. Requirement of RA : 4


4. Qualification: PhD (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Earth Science, or a related field) Applicants are expected to have outstanding experience of research and development, relevant computer skills, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work effectively both as a team player and independently. An experience of working with high-pressure devices is preferable


5. Field of work: Experimental condensed matter research under extreme thermodynamic conditions. Synchrotron beamline development


6. Duration of project: Upto 31.03.2024


1. Research Project No. 3


2. Name of the Research Project : Development of Synchrotron and Neutron Beamlines, optical Multilayer Devices, Liquid hydrogen Test Loop and Physics Research


3. Requirement of RA : 01


4. Qualification: PhD(Physics) in the area of Photonics/ Optical thin films with strong aptitude in photonics design software Applicants are expected to have outstanding experience of research and development, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and must be able to work in collaboration and independently. An experience in practical optical thin film coating design & deposition techniques is desirable.


5. Field of work: Optical thin film devices, Photonic nano structure


6. Duration of project: Upto 31.03.2024


1. Research Project No. 4


2. Name of the Research Project : Development of Synchrotron and Neutron Beamlines, optical Multilayer Devices, Liquid hydrogen Test Loop and Physics Research


3. Requirement of RA : 01


4. Qualification: PhD (Cryogenic Engineering) in the area of cryogenic fluid flow and heat transfer Applicants are expected to have outstanding experience of research and development, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and must be able to work in collaboration and independently. An experience in hydrogen liquefaction is desirable.


5. Field of work: Development of cold neutron source


6. Duration of project: Upto 31.03.2024


1. Research Project No. 5


2. Name of the Research Project : Newer applications of radiation technology for food security and value addition.


3. Requirement of RA : 03


4. Qualification: Ph.D. in food and food related field/Biochemistry/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/Microbiology/Dairy microbiology. Desirable expertise:- (a) Development of functional foods (b) Working experience with cell line as well as animal model systems (c) Probiotics (d) Prebiotics and food microbiology (e) Food fermentation


5. Field of work: Food Technology


6. Duration of project: Upto 30.11.2022


1. Research Project No. 6


2. Name of the Research Project : Structural and Thermal Hydraulic Safety Studies for Indian NPPs


3. Requirement of RA : 04


4. Qualification: PhD (Mechanical Engineering) or ME/M.Tech with three years R&D experience as on the final date of application. Specialization in design, material engineering, thermal engineering would be desirable. The candidate applying for RA should have a minimum of one research publication in a standard refereed journal as listed in Journal Citation Reports (JCR)


5. Field of work: Structural and thermal hydraulic safety


6. Duration of project: Upto 30.12.2022


1. Research Project No. 7.1


2. Name of the Research Project : Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys


3. Requirement of RA : 01


4. Qualification: PhD in Science/Engineering (Materials Science/Chemical Science/Metallurgy)


5. Field of work: Extractive Metallurgy


6. Duration of project: Upto 31.10.2022


1. Research Project No. 7.2


2. Name of the Research Project : Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys


3. Requirement of RA : 01


4. Qualification: PhD in Science/Engineering (Chemical Science/Chemical Eng.)


5. Field of work: Solution Chemistry, Hydrometallurgy


6. Duration of project: Upto 31.10.2022


1. Research Project No. 8


2. Name of the Research Project : Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys


3. Requirement of RA : 01


4. Qualification: PhD in Science/Engineering (Chemical Science/Chemical Eng.)


5. Field of work: Chemical Science / Materials Science


6. Duration of project: Upto 31.10.2022


1. Research Project No. 9.1


2. Name of the Research Project : Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni based and Ti based alloys


3. Requirement of RA : 01


4. Qualification: PhD-Metallurgy/Materials Science/Mechanical


5. Field of work: Metallurgy


6. Duration of project: Upto 31.10.2022


7. RA-1 : 47,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of 40 ,000/- per annum plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available].


8. RA-2 : 49,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of 40,000/- per annum plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available].


9. RA-3 : 54,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of 40,000/- per annum plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available].


Important Notes :-


1) All information related to the Screening/Interview/Selection will be made available on the website i.e. http://www.barc.gov.in. Candidates are advised to visit the website periodically for information and updates in this regard. Information displayed on the website will be deemed as intimation to the candidates.


2) Any legal disputes arising out of this notification are subject to Mumbai jurisdiction only and in case of any dispute, English version of detailed Advertisement placed on BARC website shall be referred.


3) Corrigendum/Addendum, if any, pertaining to this advertisement will be published only on BARC website


4) Canvassing In Any Form Will Be A Disqualification


5) Record Of The Non-selected Candidates Shall Not Be Preserved Beyond Six Months From The Date Of Publication Of Select List. 


Note:-


A) The Research Associates will be fixed at one of the 3 fellowship as indicated above depending on qualifications and experience. The level at which a fellow will be placed will be decided by the interview committee based on the following;


i) Quality of Ph.D. thesis;


ii) Post-Ph.D. research experience as evidenced from the quality of the publications and/or products/processes designed and developed and


iii) Performance in the Selection interview.


B) The Department does not grant any such fellowship to the Scholars who have submitted Ph.D. thesis and are awaiting evaluation of thesis.


C) A person with Provisional/Regular Ph.D. will be treated at par with Research Associates and will be eligible for fellowship as per extant rates.


Address :-


Deputy Establishment Officer, Recruitment-V, Central Complex, BARC, Trombay, Mumbai–400085


Selection Process :-


1. The level at which a fellow will be placed will be decided by the interview committee based on the following;


i) Quality of Ph.D. thesis;

ii) Post-Ph.D. research experience as evidenced from the quality of the publications and/or products/processes designed and developed and

iii) Performance in the Selection interview. 


2. All information related to the Screening/Interview/Selection will be made available on the website i.e. http://www.barc.gov.in. Candidates are advised to visit the website periodically for information and updates in this regard. Information displayed on the website will be deemed as intimation to the candidates


Steps to Apply :-


1. Interested candidates may apply in the prescribed format with complete bio-data, one set of photocopies of mark-sheets, degree certificates (from SSC to M.E./M.Tech/Ph.D.), other academic credentials and work experience and the duly filled-in application may be sent to Deputy Establishment Officer, Recruitment-V, Central Complex, BARC, Trombay, Mumbai–400085 superscribing the Research Project No. on the envelope.


2. Candidates may apply separately for each Research Project.


3. The Last Date For Receipt Of Application :- 10/05/2021


4. Candidates will not be allowed to appear for the interview if they fail to bring a copy of the Application and a valid photo identity card (such a Voter ID, Driving License, AADHAR Card, Passport, College ID) and all the documents in original at the time of interview.

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