Post Doctoral Fellow (Hydro and Renewable Energy) at IIT Roorkee: Apply by Aug 20: Expired

Applications are invited for Post Doctoral Fellow (Hydro and Renewable Energy) at IIT Roorkee for the year 2021. The last date of application is 20 August.

The Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for a postdoctoral position under the mentorship of Prof. Sanjeev Kumar Prajapati focused on “Environmental management of water bodies through waste algal biomass-based energy production and greenhouse gas mitigation”.

The prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in the area of environmental bioprocess, with experimental skills on the utilization of waste algal biomass for energy recovery, water sampling, microbiological processing and characterization. Apart from research activities under the above project, the candidate will be entrusted with other projects and academic responsibilities as deemed fit by the department.


Essential qualifications:

Ph.D.* degree in Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Engineering, Biogas Technology, Algal Bioprocessing, Environmental Management of Water bodies or related fields with a research background in the areas related to the project

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Desirable qualifications:

  • At least 02 SCI papers as first (or corresponding) author based on the Ph.D. research work
  • 1–2 years’ experience in biogas, algal blooms and wastewater management, environmental management of water bodies or related areas
  • Should have hands-on experience in handling the microbial cultures and water samples.

The duration of the fellowship will be 2 years extendable by one more year. The Fellowship may be terminated by either side by giving one-month notice. 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 Post-Doctoral Fellows.


Candidates should clearly mention Advt. No. and date with title of the position applying for with a covering letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research statement describing past research experience and future research plans in a single PDF file named as “Candidate Name_Institute of Ph.D. Degree_Year of Ph.D.” by e-mail, to:

Head, Hydro and Renewable Energy (HRED)
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee – 247667, Uttarakhand, INDIA
Email: head[at] and copy to sanjukec[at] )
Tel (O): (+91 1332) 285213 / 5913; 5167

Important date

Last date for the submission of application by email is Aug. 20, 2021.


E-mail: head[at]

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