BARC Recruitment 2021

BARC Recruitment 2021 – Apply Offline For 31 Research Associate Vacancy

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Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai has released an official notification (BARC Recruitment 2021) for the post of 31 Research Associate (RA) Fellowship vacancy to work on the following R&D projects in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. Interested and eligible candidates can apply offline as per the details mentioned below.

Name Of The Post: Research Associate (RA).

Total Number Of Posts: 31 Posts.

BARC Recruitment 2021 Details:

Project Wise Vacancy Details For Bhabha Atomic Research Centre – BARC Recruitment 2021 –

➤ Research Project No. 1

Research Project Name: Development of Materials, Devices, Analytical Instruments & NDT Techniques for Physics Research.

Requirement Of RA: 3 Vacancies.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Physics) for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Field Of Work: R&D in Physics.

Nature Of Work: As mentioned below –

  • Single Crystal growth & characterization for various applications: The work involves single crystal growth of advanced scintillator materials and measurement of their optical, luminescence and scintillator properties.
  • Growth and characterization of NEG (Non-evaporable Getter) coatings used for the creation of Ultra High Vacuum (UHV): The work involves deposition of alloy thin films of NEG materials by sputtering and their characterization using different experimental techniques.
  • Metal-organic interface study by Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy: The work involves the preparation of various metalorganic multi-layered thin films and studies thereof.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.01.2023

➤ Research Project No. 2

Research Project Name: Development of Synchrotron and Neutron Beamlines, optical Multilayer Devices, Liquid hydrogen Test Loop and Physics Research.

Requirement Of RA: 4 Vacancies.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Earth Science, or a related field) Applicants are expected to have outstanding experience of research and development, relevant computer skills, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work effectively both as a team player and independently. An experience of working with high-pressure devices is preferable for BARC Recruitment 2021..

Field Of Work: Experimental condensed matter research under extreme thermodynamic conditions. Synchrotron beamline development.

Nature Of Work: The responsibilities of the RA include participation in the development, installation and commissioning of upcoming beamlines at Indus-2 synchrotron source at RRCAT, Indore being developed by SDCPS, HP&SRPD, PG, BARC.

  • Supporting user programs
  • Developing and integrating novel high-pressure techniques
  • Conducting independent researches

These beamlines will exploit high-energy x-ray diffraction, x-ray absorption spectroscopy and x-ray fluorescence techniques for material investigations under extreme conditions.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.03.2024

➤ Research Project No. 3

Research Project Name: Development of Synchrotron and Neutron Beamlines, optical Multilayer Devices, Liquid hydrogen Test Loop and Physics Research.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Physics) in the area of Photonics/ Optical thin films with strong aptitude in photonics design software.

  • Applicants are expected to have outstanding experience in research and development, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and must be able to work in collaboration and independently.

An experience in practical optical thin film coating design & deposition techniques is desirable.

Field Of Work: Optical thin-film devices, Photonic nanostructure.

Nature Of Work: Research & Development in the areas of theoretical modelling, simulation and developments of optical thin films and photonic structures-based devices. The work profile includes investigations into optical, microstructural and mechanical properties of novel multi-layered photonic structures and devices. The candidate will be supporting ongoing research programs as well as conducting independent research in the field.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.03.2024

➤ Research Project No. 4

Research Project Name: Development of Synchrotron and Neutron Beamlines, optical Multilayer Devices, Liquid hydrogen Test Loop, and Physics Research.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Cryogenic Engineering) in the area of cryogenic fluid flow and heat transfer.

  • Applicants are expected to have outstanding experience in research and development, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and must be able to work in collaboration and independently.

An experience in hydrogen liquefaction is desirable.

Field Of Work: Development of cold neutron source.

Nature Of Work: Solid modeling, thermal analysis, stress analysis, fabrication, and testing of the liquid hydrogen-based cold neutron source. The work profile includes handling of liquid hydrogen. The candidate will be supporting ongoing research programs as well as conducting independent research in the field.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.03.2024

➤ Research Project No. 5

Research Project Name: Newer applications of radiation technology for food security and value addition.

Requirement Of RA: 3 Vacancies.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. in food and food-related field/ Biochemistry/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Dairy microbiology for BARC Recruitment 2021..

Desirable Expertise: As mentioned below –

  • Development of functional foods
  • Working experience with cell line as well as animal model systems
  • Probiotics
  • Prebiotics and food microbiology
  • Food fermentation

Field Of Work: Food Technology.

Nature Of Work: Research and development.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.11.2022

➤ Research Project No. 6

Research Project Name: Structural and Thermal-Hydraulic Safety Studies for Indian NPPs.

Requirement Of RA: 4 Vacancies.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) or ME/M.Tech with three years of R&D experience as on the final date of application. Specialization in design, material engineering, thermal engineering would be desirable.

The candidate applying for RA should have a minimum of one research publication in a standard refereed journal as listed in Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

Field Of Work: Structural and thermal-hydraulic safety.

Nature Of Work: RA would be involved in the work such as the commissioning of the experimental facilities or test set up for carrying out tests to facilitate research and development in the area of structural safety of nuclear components, thermally hydraulic safety of the nuclear power reactors.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.12.2022

➤ Research Project No. 7.1

Research Project Name: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr-based, Ni-based, and Ti-based alloys.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. in Science/ Engineering (Materials Science/ Chemical Science/ Metallurgy) for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Field Of Work: Extractive Metallurgy.

Nature Of Work: Processing and Characterization of RE metals and alloys.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2022

➤ Research Project No. 7.2

Research Project Name: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr-based, Ni-based, and Ti-based alloys.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. in Science/ Engineering (Chemical Science/ Chemical Eng.) for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Field Of Work: Solution Chemistry, Hydrometallurgy.

Nature Of Work: Separation of critical elements (rare earth, base metal) from lean and secondary sources by hydrometallurgy.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2022

➤ Research Project No. 8

Research Project Name: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr-based, Ni-based, and Ti-based alloys.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Chemical Science/ Material Science) for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Field Of Work: Chemical Science/ Materials Science.

Nature Of Work: Work includes the evaluation of in-house developed polymeric resins for sorption of metal ions, spectroscopic characterization of metal species sorbed onto resins, process development for bench-scale demonstration.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2022

➤ Research Project No. 9.1

Research Project Name: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr based, Ni-based, and Ti-based alloys

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. Metallurgy/ Materials Science/ Mechanical for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Field Of Work: Metallurgy.

Nature Of Work: Work involves the following –

  • Establishing the oxidation behavior of nuclear materials (Ti-based alloys) in actual partial boiling conditions
  • Establishing the effect of surface modification of machined austenitic stainless steel and its effect on SCC mitigation will be established. Work will be done using an indigenously designed and fabricated setup.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2022

➤ Research Project No. 9.2

Research Project Name: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr-based, Ni-based, and Ti-based alloys.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. Metallurgy/ Mechanical/ Chemistry for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Field Of Work: Metallurgy.

Nature Of Work: Work involves – Corrosion/ electrochemical studies of various candidate materials (Ti alloys, stainless steels, Zr alloys) in boiling nitric acid in three phases and in various aqueous solutions of interest. Also establishing microstructure-corrosion property correlation.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2022

➤ Research Project No. 10.1

Research Project Name: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr-based, Ni-based, and Ti-based alloys.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Metallurgical Engg. with specialization in powder processing and characterization/ extractive metallurgy) for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Field Of Work: Preparation and fabrication of metals, alloys, ceramics, and their characterization.

Nature Of Work: Scientific and Technical.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2022

➤ Research Project No. 10.2

Research Project Name: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr-based, Ni-based, and Ti-based alloys.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Chemical Science with specialization in high-temperature electrochemistry).

Field Of Work: Preparation and fabrication of metals, alloys, ceramics, and their characterization for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Nature Of Work: Scientific and Technical.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2022

➤ Research Project No. 11

Research Project Name: Processing of Materials and Control of Material Degradation for Nuclear Industry, Zr-based, Ni-based, and Ti-based alloys.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Materials Science/ Chemical Science).

Field Of Work: The work is in the field of electrochemical deposition of U & another refractory metal coating/ thin films from molten salt and their detailed structural characterization in terms of phases, crystal structure, chemical state, (GIXRD, XPS, FESEM), cross-sectional investigation and property evaluation such as hardness, corrosion resistance, wear & COF, etc. This work may be extended to synthesize superhydrophobic coatings for anti-microbial applications.

Nature Of Work: Experimental.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2022

➤ Research Project No. 12.1

Research Project Name: High-performance carbons and carbides.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Chemical Science/ Physical Science/ Materials
Science/ Metallurgy).

Field Of Work: Energy conversion, storage, and sensing for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Nature Of Work: Fabrication of thin films and nanomaterial-based electronic devices
for application in energy conversion, storage, and gas sensing.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2023

➤ Research Project No. 12.2

Research Project Name: High-performance carbons and carbides.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. in Science/ Engineering (Chemical Science/ Chemical Eng./ Materials Science/ Metallurgy).

Field Of Work: Chemical vapor deposition and material processing for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Nature Of Work: Development of vertically aligned spinnable array of carbon nanotubes.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.10.2023

➤ Research Project No. 13

Research Project Name: Development of a novel multi-resolution fracture model for prediction of graphite failure strength.

Requirement Of RA: 2 Vacancies.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Engg.) Some prior research experience/ publication in the areas of Crystal Plasticity or Dislocation Dynamics will be useful for this work.

Field Of Work: Computational Materials Modelling for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Nature Of Work: Research – Specific damage mechanisms in graphite under quasi-static and cyclic loads will be simulated using a suitable modeling scheme. The developed failure models will be validated with the experimental data.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.03.2023

➤ Research Project No. 14

Research Project Name: Development & Deployment of Technologies of Beams & Plasmas for Nuclear and Non-Nuclear applications.

Requirement Of RA: 2 Vacancies.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Thermal Plasma).

Field Of Work: Thermal Plasma experiment and plasma CFD Simulation for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Nature Of Work: Research & Development.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.01.2023

➤ Research Project No. 15 (DST Sanctioned)

Research Project Name: Development of efficient and robust working electrodes/ photocatalysts for solar energy conversion to hydrogen via photoelectrochemical/ photocatalytic splitting of water: Next level up-scaling of laboratory experience.

Requirement Of RA: 1 Vacancy.

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Chemistry).

Field Of Work: Heterogeneous catalysis, Solar-hydrogen generation for BARC Recruitment 2021.

Nature Of Work: It includes extensive R & D to develop new and efficient photocatalyst materials/ systems for solar energy conversion to hydrogen via photocatalytic water splitting. It includes synthesis, thorough characterization, and performance evaluation of nanostructured visible light active photocatalyst. Photoelectrochemical water splitting and upscaling the existing laboratory systems would also be carried out.

Duration Of Project: Upto 31.08.2023

Amount Of Fellowship For BARC Recruitment 2021:

  • RA-1: ₹ 47,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of 40,000/- per annum plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available]
  • RA-2: ₹ 49,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of 40,000/- per annum plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available]
  • RA-3: ₹ 54,000 p.m. plus Contingency Grant of 40,000/- per annum plus HRA as applicable [wherever hostel accommodation is not available]

NOTE: The Research Associates will be fixed at one of the 3 fellowships as indicated above depending on qualifications and experience. The level at which a fellow will be placed will be decided by the interview.

Selection Process For BARC Recruitment 2021:

All information related to the Screening/Interview/Selection will be made available on the website i.e. www.barc.gov.in. Candidates are advised to visit the website periodically for information and updates in this regard for BARC Recruitment 2021.

How To Apply For BARC Recruitment 2021:

Interested candidates may apply in the prescribed format with complete bio-data, one set of photocopies of mark-sheets, degree certificates (from SSC to M.E./ M.Tech/ Ph.D.), other academic credentials, and work experience and the duly filled-in application may be sent to Deputy Establishment Officer, Recruitment-V, Central Complex, BARC, Trombay, Mumbai–400085 superscribing the Research Project No. on the envelope.

NOTE: Candidates may apply separately for each Research Project.

For more information please visit the official Website/ Notification given below.

Important Dates:

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Last Date: 10th May 2021

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