Madurai Kamaraj University recruits Junior Research Fellow

Madurai Kamaraj University invites application for the recruitment of Junior Research Fellow with M.Sc educational background

Company name : Madurai Kamaraj University
Posts : Junior Research Fellow
Qualification : M.Sc
Salary : Rs.10,000/- P.M.
No of Post : 01
Location : Madurai
Last date to apply : 08.08.2014

Details of Post :

Applications are invited for the following temporary position in the Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve Trust (GOMBRT) sponsored research project, entitled “Impact of Ocean Acidification on Calcification of Marine Shellfishes of Gulf of Mannar, and analyzing the Change taken place over the Period of 3 years””initially for a period of one year extendable further based on performance

Junior Research Fellow:

  1. No of post : 01
  2. Fellowship: Rs.10,000/- pm consolidated.
  3. Place of Posting: Marine Field Research Facility at Pudumadam, in Ramnad District, Tamilnadu.
  4. Essential Qualification(s): Minimum 55% marks in M.Sc., (Marine Biology or Biology or Zoology or Environmental Science) with National Entrance Test (NET) qualification or at least 2 years of marine filed research experience after M.Sc., or have an M.Phil., in the subject concerned.
  5. Desirable Qualification(s): Preference will be given to candidate who will be a certified SCUBA Diver or Good knowledge in sea-swimming, snorkeling and skin diving with previous experience in marine related underwater survey works.
  6. Candidates with strong aptitude for research will be encouraged to register for Ph.D. degree.
  7. Nature of duties: Conducting marine underwater field monitoring works in the coastal waters of Gulf of Mannar and laboratory marine animal toxicity testing.


  1. Candidates serving in Central / State Governments / Public Sector Undertaking / Autonomous bodies etc., shall apply through proper channel. If candidates apply directly their selection will be subject to clearance from their departments.
  2. Application should be typed on A4 plain paper in the format given below. It should be supported with a passport size photograph along with attested copies of educational qualifications etc., and should be sent to, “Dr.C.M.Ramakritinan, Assistant Professor, Principal Investigator, GOMBRT Research Project, Department of Marine and Coastal Studies, School of Energy, Environment and Natural Resources, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai – 625 021, Tamilnadu (e-mail: [email protected])” in a cover superscribed “Application for Junior Research Fellow-GOMBRT Project” so as to reach before 5.00 pm on or before 08-08-2014.
  3. The prescribed essential qualifications are minimum and mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview.
  4. An entrance test may be conducted for the candidates of Junior Research Fellow before interview.
  5. Incomplete applications or applications received after prescribed time limit shall not be entertained.
  6. No TA/DA will be admissible for attending the Interview.
  7. The application can be downloaded from the website,


Important dates to remember : 

Last date to apply : 08.08.2014

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