The Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for the postdoctoral position under the mentorship of Prof. Sachin Kumar Srivastava focused on “Development of Fiber Optic Plasmonic Biosensors using Carbon Nanomaterials for Detection of Blood Cancer”.
The Department of Physics at IIT Roorkee from its modest beginning in 1960 has now grown into an active center of quality teaching and research. Today it stands as one of the leading departments in the country, well known for its excellence in teaching and research.
- Ph.D. in the discipline of Physics/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Material Science and Engineering/ Nanoscience and Nanotechnology/ Electrical Engineering/ Applied Mechanics/ Biotechnology and Bioscience/ Bio-medical Engineering.
- The applicant must have worked on and published papers in the fields of fiber
optic/ plasmonic/ nanostructured biosensors in his/ her Ph.D. degree.
- Desirable: Candidates having a working knowledge of both theory and experiments in the aforementioned field will be given preference.
- Candidates who have recently submitted their thesis are also eligible to apply subject to the condition that they will furnish the proof of the award of Ph.D. degree at the time of interview at IIT Roorkee if shortlisted.
The duration of the fellowship will be of two years, extendable to one more year, if necessary. The candidate is expected to join the Department as soon as the offer letter has been released. A consolidated fellowship of Rs. 55,000.00 per month for the first 2 years and Rs. 60,000.00 per month for the third year and a contingency of Rs. 50,000.00 per annum will be awarded to PostDoctoral Fellow.
How to Apply?
Candidates can apply with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted), a research statement describing past research, and plans for future research in the context of the title of the project both by regular post or e-mail (for email, Subject Line: Application for Postdoc position in “Fiber Optic Plasmonic Biosensors” and All the documents arranged in one PDF file named as “Candidate Name_Institute of Ph.D. Degree_Year of Ph.D.”) to firstname.lastname@example.org (and copy to email@example.com).
The last date to apply is September 30, 2020.
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