Postdoctoral Fellowship (Chemistry) at IIT Roorkee: Apply by Feb 10

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellowship (Chemistry) at IIT Roorkee for the year 2022. The last date of application is 10 February.


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 especially in the areas of visible light assisted synthesis, radical based organic reactions, and metal catalysed 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.

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Ph.D in organic chemistry with high quality work in one or more of the following areas – catalysis, light induced reactions, and radical chemistry. There should be atleast two high impact factor publications from the applicant as a first author/main author.

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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of publications as first author/main author, research statement describing past research and a research proposal based upon the project title by both regular and e-mail, to:

Professor and Head
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology
Email: chemt[at]iitr.ac.in, Cc: anujsharma.mcl[at]cy.iitr.ac.in
Phone (office): +91-1332-284381

Important date

The last date for acceptance of the detailed applications is 10th February, 2022.

Click here to view the official notification of Postdoctoral Fellowship (Chemistry) at IIT Roorkee.

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