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SKUAST-Kashmir Announces Vacancy for Young Scientist Position

SKUAST-Kashmir Announces Vacancy for Young Scientist Position


Srinagar, July 8, 2024 — The Division of Food Science and Technology, under the Faculty of Horticulture at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SKUAST), Kashmir, has announced a vacancy for the position of Young Scientist. This position is part of a project titled “Setting up of model walnut processing unit in district Anantnag of Jammu and Kashmir,” sponsored by the Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG 2.0) initiative of the Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA), Government of India.

Position Overview

The university seeks a highly motivated and eligible candidate to fill this vital role. The selected candidate will work on a contractual basis, with the position being co-terminus with the project.

Position: Young Scientist (1 vacancy)
Qualifications: Candidates must possess an M.Tech./M.Sc. in Food Technology or M.Tech in Processing and Food Engineering with NET, or a Ph.D. in Food Technology/Processing and Food Engineering. Additionally, at the graduation level, candidates should have a 4-year degree in B.Sc Agriculture and allied subjects, B.Tech Food Technology, or Agricultural Engineering/B.Sc Food Technology.
Salary: ₹55,000 + 18% HRA
Age Limit: Candidates should be below 35 years, with a relaxation up to 40 years for SC/ST and women candidates.

Application Process

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications in the prescribed format, which can be found on the university website. The application must include a detailed CV and supporting documents (academic, experience, NET certificates, publications, patents, books, etc.). These should be submitted to the office of the Head, Division of Food Science & Technology, SKUAST-K, by or before July 15, 2024, up to 4:00 PM.

No TA/DA will be provided for candidates attending the interview, and the date and time of the interview will be communicated through email.

For further inquiries related to the project, applicants can contact Dr. Syed Zameer Hussain, the Principal Investigator, at [email protected].

This is a remarkable opportunity for individuals looking to contribute to significant advancements in food technology and agricultural science. The initiative aims to boost the walnut processing industry in the Anantnag district, promising substantial benefits to the local economy and technology sector.

SKUAST-Kashmir Announces Vacancy for Young Scientist Position

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