NIFTEM-K is Seeking a Junior Research Fellow on a Contract Basis.

NIFTEM-K has opened a position for a Junior Research Fellow on a Contract Basis. NIFTEM will actively assist in establishing food standards, supporting business incubation, and facilitating knowledge sharing. It will serve as a leading institution in these areas.

They are seeking applications for the role of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) on a contract basis for the externally-funded CRO project at NIFTEM, Kundli.

Vacancy Details


Name of the Project – Development of biodegradable packaging material and antimicrobial films for
Prolonged Shelf Life of Perishable Food Products

Number of Posts – One (1)

Duration – 1 Year (12 Months)

Salary Per Month – ₹35,000 + 9% HRA


B.E/B. Tech/B.Sc. in Food Technology/Biotechnology/ Microbiology/Nutrition /Food engineering
M.E/M. Tech/M.Sc. in Food Technology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Nutrition/ Food Engineering/ Printing and Packaging Technology and associated courses. Selected
through a process described through any one of the following:
a) Selected through National Eligibility Tests CSIR/UGC NET (including
Lectureship) and GATE.
b) Selected through National Level Examinations conducted by Central
Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.


Candidates who possess knowledge and experience in Microbiology, Food processing and preservation, Packaging, Food Safety, Toxicology, and handling analytical equipment.

Additionally, they are looking for individuals who demonstrate a strong commitment and motivation to pursue research in these subject areas, as well as having excellent communication skills.


General Information

Candidates who are short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

No travel allowance or daily allowance will be provided to candidates for attending the interview.

The date and time of the interview will be communicated to candidates via email.

Candidates must bring their original certificates and other necessary documents to the interview.

The selected candidate may also be eligible to enroll in the Ph.D. program at NIFTEM-K according to the eligibility and selection process.

This position is temporary and will last for a maximum of 1 year with no possibility of extension.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit the completed application form (as per the format provided in Annexure-I) along with scanned self-attested copies of their educational qualifications, date of birth certificate, any relevant experience certificates, mark sheets, and proof of any other academic qualification like GATE/NET/Equivalent National Level Examinations passed.

These documents should be emailed to by 5:30 pm on 30th April 2024.

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Interested candidates, kindly share your updated Resume at

The last date to apply is 30th April 2024 by 5:30 pm.

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🎖️ Food Technology Training Course
Implementation of HACCP in the Food Industry.

Date : 18 May 2023

Time : 10 AM to 05 PM

Faculty : Asmita Thaokar (FSSAI National Level Resource Person)

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