Job Advertisement for Research Fellowships (NMHS funded Project)

Bajhol, Solan-Oachghat-Kumarhatti Highway, Solan (HP)

Advertisement for Research Fellowships (NMHS funded Project)

Shoolini University is a research driven private University having mission to be amongst top 200 global University by 2022. In order to achieve this, Shoolini University has generated 75 extramural research projects in last 9 years which translated into over 812 research papers in SCOPUS listed journals and 263 patent applications. Shoolini University is the 2nd highest with ‘h index’ of 44 among all institutions established in India after 2008.

Our research data showed our commitment to quality education and research and we are one of the best institutions in India as evident from the data of research quality indicators mentioned in the following table.

Institution/s (Average) Field-Weighted Citation Impact Citations per Publication % Publications in top 10% most cited worldwide % Publications in top 1% most cited worldwide % International Collaboration
Shoolini University* (Estb. 2009) 1.54 9.1 26.8 4.2 41.9
Top 10 Indian Universities (NIRF 2018) 0.96 8.6 11.2 0.9 19.8
Top 10 Overall (NIRF 2018) 1.01 8.9 12.1 0.9 21.1
IITs 1.08 8.7 13.1 1 21.7
Top 10 World Universities (THE) 2.30 25.4 28.7 5.2 45.0

Source: SciVal

*Time Period: [2009 ->2018] Date exported : 18-Feb-2019

The university invites application for following research positions under the projects funded by National Mission of Himalayan Studies (NMHS), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) on purely temporary basis for a period of three years.

S. No. Name of the Position Project Title Essential Qualification Desirable experience Fellowship
1. Himalayan Research Associate# Getting insight into gut microflora of tribal population of Himachal Pradesh for probiotic use and the production of natural antimicrobial substance Ph.D. in Biotechnology or Microbiology or in relevant area
Age Limit: 32 Years
Experience in research area on gut microbiome or Tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh 36,000/- + HRA @ 8% per month**
2. Himalayan Junior Research Fellow# Comparative evaluation of an endangered plant: Saussurea costus from different altitudinal & geographical locations in Himalayan region: M.Sc. in Biotechnology / Microbiology / Botany or any relevant area with NET. Experience in research area on medicinal plants or plant diversity. 25,000/- + HRA
@ 8% per month for first two years and Rs. 28,000/- +
HRA @ 8% for third year*, **
An approach for conservation Age Limit: 28 Years
3. Himalayan Junior Project Fellow# Returning Taxus to the Forests and the People: a study in Shimla and Kullu Districts of the Indian Himalayan Region MSc in Life Sciences or Environmental Sciences or any relevant area
Age Limit: 28 Years
Experience in research area on Ecology with expertise in remote sensing and GIS Rs 16,000 only per month for first two years and Rs 18,000 per month for third year**

* Non-NET candidates will be recruited at Rs 16,000/- per month for first two years and Rs 18,000/- for the third year; ** Under revision as per new directives of MHRD; #Terms and Conditions as per the sanction order of NMHS.

Candidate possessing the requisite qualification and experience may appear before selection committee with a copy of latest CV, marksheets/ certificates and testimonials along with the original documents for verification. For more information contact Dean (Research & Development), Shoolini University, Solan ( or visit or contact: +91-1792-308000, +91- 98160-62679. No TA/DA will be paid to the candidate for said interview.

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Date of interview: 18/03/2019

Time: 10:00 am

Venue: Shoolini University, Bajhol, Solan

Last date for submission of application (through mail only) is March, 14th, 2019, Thursday, 17.00 hrs.

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