Applications are invited for Post Doctoral Fellowship (Physics) at IIT Roorkee for the year 2021. The last date of application is 21 July.
The Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for a postdoctoral position under the mentorship of Dr. Anil Kumar Gourishetty (Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics) focused on “Studies on the effects of Gamma Irradiation on Bio-polymers, Natural fillers and Its Composites”.
The prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in the area of bio-based and biodegradable polymers. In particular, experimental aspects of preparation and characterization of bio-based polymers is preferable. The candidate should have experience in the field of and nuclear radiation (gamma rays/electrons/neutrons/protons) induced effects in materials (bio-polymers).
The candidate should have publications in peer reviewed journals. Other research activities may include the development of Radiation Detectors and Spectroscopy laboratory and participating in research discussion with research centers. Apart from research, the candidate will be entrusted with other academic responsibilities as deemed fit by department.
Minimum Qualification and Experience: Ph.D. in Physics. 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.
Candidates should clearly mention Advt. No. and date with title of the position applying for with a covering letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications(highlighted with the most relevant publications for the post), research statement describing past research and plans for future research (mandatory) in a single PDF file by e-mail.
Duration & Fellowship
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.
Last date for the submission of application is 21st July, 2021.
Email: physics_office[at]iitr.ac.in (and copy to anil.gourishetty[at]ph.iitr.ac.in; anilgouri[at]gmail.com)
Phone: +91-1332-285248 (office)
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