Application for the position of Research Associate (RA-I) in DST Project


Project titled: Deployable photoacoustic CT system development for 3D angiogenesis imaging and anatomical structure monitoring for diagnosing inflammation and Arthritis disease in human volunteer finger joints.


 Project NO. DST-21-0258

 Position: Research Associate-I (RA-I)

 Essential qualifications/experience:  Ph.D. / M. Tech.  or equivalent degree in Physics, Engineering (Instrumentation,   Mechanical Eng, Electrical Eng, ECE), interdisciplinary with minimum 70% marks.

Desired qualifications: Motivated and self-driven records, Prior work experience/hands-on training in Instrumentation, Quartus-II, FPGA, coding in Matlab, Python, Labview, motor control, PLC, Servo motor, Design, and or experienced with Optics, Ultrasound, Photoacoustic, the inverse problem, large data analysis ML, AI are essential but not mandatory.

Duration: Initially for 1 year (extendable up to 2 years after progress review and as per the availability of funds)

Salary: As per project DST norms and conditions

How to apply: Candidates are requested to email their application along with a detailed CV (clearly mentioning the name, educational qualifications with Board/University, percentage of marks, year of passing, and details of their previous research experiences (AS A SINGLE PDF ONLY) to Bio-NaP Lab email ID: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  on or before 12th Sept 2022.

 Candidates are requested to include their name in the file name as “Application_name”.

 Selection process: Based on essential qualifications supported by the necessary documents and prior work experience (as mentioned above), only the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the online interview details.

 General Information:


  1. Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any

notice or compensation on termination of the research project.  Leaving of position will be done after one month of accepting resignation letter from candidate or on mutual understanding basis.

  1. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in Funding


  1. Appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the

funding agency particularly applicable to the said project

  1. The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized

Universities / Institutions.

  1. The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere

possession of same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where

number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it will not

be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the

Screening/shortlisting, the Project Leader/ Principal

Investigator may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to

a reasonable limit after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over

and above the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the

interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the

relevant field at the time of applying.

  1. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.
  2. Selected candidates will have to join duty at the earliest on receipt of the offer Letter.
  3. No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be

entertained on the matter.