Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellowship (Chemistry) at IIT Roorkee for the year 2022. The last date of application is 20 April.
The Department of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for post-doctoral position under the mentorship of Prof. Anuj Sharma, under the project ‘Visible light photoredox catalysed C-2 functionalization of benzoxazoles’
The Prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in organic synthesis and specifically in the areas of catalysis, visible light assisted synthesis, and radical mediated organic synthesis.
Candidate should be passionate about working on cutting edge research leading to high impact results with a potential for long term applications. Apart from research, the candidate may be entrusted with other academic responsibilities as deemed fit by the department.
Ph.D in organic synthesis with high quality work in one or more of the following areas – catalysis, visible light induced reactions, and radical chemistry. There should be atleast two publications from the applicant as a first author/main author in a Q1 journal having a good impact factor.
Duration & Fellowship
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. The fellow will receive a consolidated fellowship as below in addition to the contingency grant of Rs. 50,000/- per annum.
- Rs. 55,000/- per month for the first and the second year
- Rs. 60,000/- per month for the third year
Candidates can apply with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and copies of publications as first author/main author. The candidates must submit a research proposal based upon the above project title. All this information should be sent by e-mail, to:
Professor and Head
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology
Phone (office): +91-1332-284381
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