Applications are invited for Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Chemical Engineering) at IIT Roorkee for the year 2021. The last date of application is 15 January 2022.
The Department of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for a postdoctoral position under the mentorship of Prof. Ashwini Kumar Sharma, on “Optimization of lithium-ion battery design and operation towards aging-controlled fast charging: Experimental and modeling investigations”.
Essential qualifications: PhD in the area of Chemical Engineering, Material science, Chemistry or Mechanical Engineering with relevant experience in fabrication and testing of advanced rechargeable batteries cells/packs.
- At least 03 SCI papers published as first (or corresponding) author based on the Ph.D. research work.
- Should have hands-on experience and a good understanding of electrode material synthesis, cell fabrication, cell disassembly and characterizations like XRD, FESEM, XPS, TEM, FTIR and electrochemical characterization like CV, EIS, Galvanostatic Charge-discharge.
- Candidates who have defended their PhD thesis in the previous three years may be preferred.
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 has been released.
The fellow will receive a consolidated fellowship as below: First & Second Year: Rs. 55,000/- per month; Third Year: Rs. 60,000/- per month; Contingencies: Rs. 50,000/-per annum.
Candidates can apply with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, a research statement describing their research plans (particularly, in the context of the fast-charging and aging of lithium ion batteries) by both regular post and e-mail, to:
The Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee -247661, INDIA
Email: head[at]ch.iitr.ac.in (and copy to ashwini[at]ch.iitr.ac.in; Phone: +91-1332-284926(office))
Last date for submission of the application is 15th Jan 2022.
Click here to view the official notification of Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Chemical Engineering) at IIT Roorkee.
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