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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is one of the fastest-growing multi-campus, multi-disciplinary Universities in India, with a total of 17,000 students, 1700 faculty members, more than 200 funded research projects, about 20 centers of international excellence in various fields, and active ongoing international collaborative activities with more than 30 eminent universities in America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. It is the only private university in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, to be ranked in the top A Category by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development of India, and is the youngest university to be awarded the top A grade by national accreditation agencies.

The Food Nutrition and Health Education Centre at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, is inviting applications for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) from suitable candidates for a DST-SEED funded project entitled “Enhancement of Livelihood for Scheduled Caste Households Through an ICT Enabled Integrated Rural Nutrition Centre in Madukkarai Block of Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu".

Designation: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Project Duration: 03Years (2020-2023); Initial appointment for one year and extendable up to maximum of total three years based on performance and other conditions.

Job Location: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus.

Salary: Rs. 31,000/- + 16% HRA per month for the first two years and; Rs. 35,000/- + 16% HRA per month for the third year.

Essential Qualification: The candidate should have a Master’s degree with (with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade) SLET/NET qualification (preferable), in Food Science and Nutrition/ Food Science and Technology (equivalent) /B.Tech/ MSW/MA Rural Development from a UGC recognized University.

Desirable Skills & Capacity: Candidates are required to have knowledge about Community Nutrition/Food Processing/ Social Work. Candidates preferably with Computer software development, Computer programming/ Application Development/ Field Work and Food Processing experience are encouraged. Computer skills and Language skill (English & Tamil) is an added advantage.

Job Responsibilities: Field & Community work, Training, Technology intervention (Computer Science & Food Processing Technology) in field trials.

Last Date to Submit the Application through Mail: April 30, 2020

Number of positions: 
Contact Details: 

Dr. P. R. Janci Rani, Assistant Professor (SG) and Principal Investigator- DST/SEED/SCSP/STI/2019/64,
Food Nutrition and Health Education Centre, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore – 641 112
E-mail: b_janci@cb.amrita.edu
Mob: 948603472

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