Project Assistant- Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology

Project Assistant Jobs vacancy notification announced by Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu. Eligible candidates may apply by the earliest.

Post Date: 16th July 2022

College Name: Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology

About College:  Vel Tech offers UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs in both Engineering and management. The Institution has made distinctive progress since its founding in 1997, by adopting unique and trending educational methodologies. Vel Tech is the first member from India to be part of CDIO, an innovative educational framework for producing the next generation of engineers. Vel Tech has been recognized as the Best Engineering Institution and ranked as First in India and 74th in the world by Times Higher Education World Young University Ranking 2016-2017 and 43rd in Asia by Times Higher Education Asia University Ranking 2017. The TBI(Technology Business Incubator) of Vel Tech is recognized as the Center of Excellence under NIDHI by the Government of India.

Job Position: Project Assistant

Project Title: “Seaweeds cultivation and utilization in Odisha coast including Chilika Lake for ecological restoration and livelihood generation” (DBT project order no: BT/PR40444/NDB/39/747/2020)

Component of focus: Development of Value Added Products from Biomass

Funded by: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India

Duration: Two years (till 2023)

Requirement: Graduation in engineering, ME/M.Tech or Postgraduate degree in Biotechnology, Agribiotechnology, Chemical sciences or allied disciplines


  • Applicants with prior knowledge & experience of seaweed handling, cultivation and biomass valorization will be given first choice
  • The candidate is expected to have experience in writing research papers, handling regular laboratory experiments, project accounts and bills


  • Should focus on the nutritional analysis of both the wild and cultivated seaweed biomass through modern biochemical tools/methods
  • Will be involved in Development of high-value products (agar, fertilizer, pigments, exopolysaccharides, soil supplements, etc.) from seaweeds for food, agro, pharmaceuticals and other ancillaries industries

Salary: Rs 20,000/- + 24 % HRA ( for 2 years)

Dr G. R. Kanagachidambaresan Assoc. Prof.,
Dr K Jagajjanai Rao, Assoc. Prof.,
Computer Sci. & Engg. Biotechnology,
Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology,
Avadi, Chennai – 600062

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