TERI University’s roots can be traced back to 1998, when ‘TERI School of Advanced Studies’ was established. The School was subsequently renamed as the TERI University in October 2006. TERI University was conceived to cater to the need of disseminating the vast reservoir of knowledge created by TERI, a not for profit, independent research institute recognized globally for its contribution to scientific and policy research in the realms of energy, environment, and sustainable development.

1. Position: Post-doctoral fellow/Research Associate

This is an opportunity or post-doctoral scholars in the life sciences (laboratory-, field- or informatics-based) desirous of pursuing a pathway to research independence.

Initial inquiries inclusive of a 150-word summary of the proposed research, a daytime telephone number (land line preferred) and a curriculum vitae may be sent to Ms. Vidhya Sharma, Programme Assistant, Department of Biotechnology, TERI University ( vidhya.sharma@teriuniversity.ac.in ) before September 7, 2015. Selected candidates will be asked to set up a telephonic appointment with Dr Ramakrishnan Sitaraman, Department of Biotechnology, TERI University. (see: http://www.teriuniversity.ac.in/index.php?option=com_faculty&task=aboutcv&fid=S029 )

The candidate is expected to formulate a research plan and develop a case for funding for consideration by the DBT Research Associateship Programme in Biotechnology and Life Sciences, Government of India (see: http://biochem.iisc.ernet.in/positions/DBT-RA-2015.pdf). If the associateship is awarded, the proposed research will be operationalized at TERI University as per the terms of the award.

Eligibility :- Doctoral degree in engineering or in the sciences.

Initial inquiry – September 7, 2015
Telephonic interviews – September 11, 2015
Application for research associateship (to be submitted to DBT, Government of India after obtaining endorsement/approval from TERI University) – September 30, 2015.

Note: TERI University is a private, deemed university, and is not the financial sponsor of any post-doctoral fellowship.

2. Position: Registrar & Head (Outreach)

TERI University is looking for a Registrar & Head (Outreach)

Essential Qualifications would be as follows :-

  1. Master’s Degree with atleast 55% marks.
  2. Atleast 15 years of experience as Associate Professor/educational administration.

Age should preferably be below 55 years.

Interested candidates may apply by 17 September, 2015 to registrar@teriuniversity.ac.in

Those who have applied earlier, need not apply again.

3. Position: Research Associate

Duration: Contractual position for 2 years
Last date of Application: 15 September 2015
Job Location: TERI University, New Delhi,
No. of vacancy: 1
Minimum Experience: 1- 2 years in the relevant field (Thermal Energy Storage)


Job Description
Selected candidate will be working on the project funded by MHRD (Ministry for Human Resource Development); Govt. of India aided Center of Excellence on ‘Thermal Energy Storage’. He/she will be engaged in the following activities.

  • Development and maintenance of laboratory infrastructure.
  • Ensuring smooth operations
  • Testing and experimentation on ‘Thermal Storage’ materials and technologies.

Diploma / B.E/B.Tech (Mechanical/ Chemical Engineering).

Interested candidates may apply by 15 September 2015 to Mr. Aditya Shrivastava ( aditya.shrivastava@teri.res.in )

4. Position: Research Assistant

Duration: Contractual position for 1 year
Last date of Application: 10 September 2015
Job Location: TERI University, New Delhi
No. of vacancy: 1

Job Description
The Department of Policy Study is hiring a Research Assistant for the SANDEE funded project titled “Economic Value of Biodiversity Conservation provided by Forest and Agro-forest Ecosystems in Kodagu District.” Monthly salary would be 23,400 INR. Travel expenses to the study site would be covered by the project fund in addition to the salary. Working hours will be from 9 am-5pm from Monday-Friday.

Minimum qualification is a Masters in Economics from a UGC accredited University. We request applications from candidates with expertise and interests in Non-market Valuation and Econometrics. The appointee should be well versed with STATA.

Interested candidates may apply by 10 September 2015 Application letter addressed to Dr Kavita Sardana (email:kavita.sardana@teriuniversity.ac.in ) should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a writing sample, and two letters of reference. To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by September 10, 2015, though submissions will be considered until the advertised position is filled.

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