Pondicherry University, Puducherry, Wanted Research Associate

Research Recruitment notification announced by Pondicherry University, Pondicherry  – Research Associate. Eligible candidates may apply through Email  

Date Posted: 4th January 2022

Hiring Organization: Pondicherry University, Puducherry

Organization Profile: Pondicherry University, established under an Act of Parliament in the year 1985, has grown from strength to strength in all possible ways all these years and has become a place on the educational hub of the country. 15 Schools, 37 Departments, and 10 Centres offering 175 PG & Research programs are within its fold and housed in the 800-acre sprawling Wi-Fi-enabled vibrant campus, which is just 12 km. away from the Puducherry town. It has all state-of-the-art facilities in all the Schools and Departments paving the way for the students to have a student-friendly, result-oriented academic environment with a green ambience.

Job Title: Research Associate

Employment Type: Temporary

Project Title: “Evaluation of prebiotic and anti-obesity properties of galactan exopolysaccharide”.


Sponsor: ICMR funded ad-hoc research

Duration of project: Appointment will initially for one year from the date of appointment and may be extended further based on the progress as well as based on the tenure of the project. Position co terminates with the project tenure.

Essential Qualification: MSc and PhD in Food Science and Technology /Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology.

Desirable: Candidate with hand-on experience in cell culture and animal experiments will be preferred.

Fellowship: As per funding agency norms.

Apply Mode: Email

Job Location: Pondicherry

Organization Website: www.pondiuni.edu.in

How to Apply: 

1. Last date for the receipt of application as e-mail to [email protected]
( Soft copy only and no hard copy will be accepted ). Last date for receipt of application is 8th January 2022 (latest by 5 pm ).
2. Incomplete applications and applications received after last date will not be considered.
3. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed by e mail and no separate call letters will be sent.
4. Interview will be scheduled within a week of last date for the receipt of applications and the selected candidate should be willing to join the project immediately.
Following is the mandatory check list for the application:
1. Application form introducing yourself with following details:
a. Post applied for
b. Contact information with e mail and mobile number
c. Name and contact details of two referees, one should be the PhD supervisor
d. A latest digital photograph
2. Latest updated biodata
3. One page self-assessment indicating how you are the most suitable candidate for the position and you can contribute the project (not more than 500 words).
This is very important and is used in the assessment.
4. Copy of necessary educational and experience certificates
5. PhD award certificate / thesis submission certificate
6. List of SCI indexed publications in the relevant field with first page/ full paper of the publication as proof

Contact Address:

Prof. H. Prathap Kumar Shetty,
Principal Investigator, Professor and Principal Investigator,
Department of Food Science and Technology,
Pondicherry University, R.V. Nagar,

Email: [email protected]


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