Centre of Nanotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for post doctoral position for working on a project focused on ‘Design and development of a biofilm modulated antibiotic releasing coating system for orthopedic implants”.
The prospective candidate is expected to have a strong interest in Biotechnology and Tissue Engineering with thorough working experience in Biomaterials synthesis and characterization, in-vitro and in-vivo evaluations, cell culture and all related techniques. Other research activities may include participating in research discussion with collaborating universities and research centers, mentoring other students, proposal writing etc.
The prospective candidate should have PhD degree in Biology /Biotechnology /Biochemistry/ Biomedical/ Biomaterials/ Bio-nanotechnology, with quality publications in related fields and working experience, as mentioned above.
Candidates who have recently submitted their doctoral thesis are also eligible to apply subject to the condition that they will furnish the proof of award of Ph.D at the time of interview and also fulfil abovementioned criteria.
Duration & Fellowship
The duration of the fellowship will be of two years, extendable by one more year, if necessary. The candidate is expected to join the Department as soon as offer letter is released. The fellow will receive a consolidated fellowship as below, in addition with the contingency grant of Rs. 50,000/- per annum.
- First Year: Rs. 55,000/- per month
- Second Year: Rs. 55,000/- per month
- Third Year: Rs. 60,000/- per month
Candidates can apply with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted), research statement describing past research and plans for future research in the area of this project, by both regular mail and e-mail, to: Attn.: Prof. Debrupa Lahiri Email: debrupa.lahiri[at]mt.iitr.ac.in.