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JOB POST: Project Engineer & Post-Doctoral Fellow at IIT Kanpur: Apply by April 30: Expired


IIT Kanpur invites applications from eligible and meritorious candidates for the posts of Project Engineer and Post-Doctoral Fellow/ RA to work in SERB funded project at the institute. The post details are given below.

1. Project Engineer

Applications invited for Project Engineer on project SERB/CESE/2018520: Preparation of Cost-Effective Transition Metal Oxides-dispersed Graphitic Nanocomposite-based Electrodes of a Microbial Fuel Cell for Simultaneous Bioelectricity Generation and COD reduction in Wastewater.

  • M.S. or M. Tech degree with GATE score.
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having B. Tech and M.Tech/ M.S. degrees in chemical engineering with extensive knowledge and experience of polymer synthesis and characterization using various techniques such as UV-Vis, AAS and FTIR, and hands-on experience with high-temperature furnaces and reactors.
  • The candidate must have at least three publications in peer-reviewed international SCI journals.

One year or till the end of the project, whichever is earlier.


Rs. 26400 – 2200 – 66000 (consolidated salary)

How to Apply?

The interested candidates must submit the application with CV in duplicates to the undersigned before April 30, 2020.


Phone Number: 91-512 2596124/7704

For further details on the project, click here.
2. Research Associate/ Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) invites applications for the post of Research Associate-I (Post Doctoral Research Fellow) in a SERB/DST sponsored Project on “Understanding the role of support in a Hydro-deoxygenation Catalyst”.

We are looking for motivated and talented candidates with prior experience with density functional theory calculations (preferably in VASP) and Catalysis. Coding in C/C++ and familiarity with the Linux environment is also highly desirable.

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering/Chemistry/Physics/MaterialScience with strong fundamentals in Catalysis.
  • Prior experience with density functional theory calculations (preferably in VASP).
  • Good programming knowledge in C/C++, Linux shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with the HPC environment.

Rs 47,000/- per month


One year, with a possibility of one or two-year extension depending on the performance.

Selection Criteria

The selection committee approved by IIT Kanpur reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for shortlisting of eligible candidates satisfying qualifications, experience, and recommendations. Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview. If shortlisted, copies of relevant certificates will be required, and be checked against original certificates at the time of the interview. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here. The last date to apply is April 30, 2020.


Phone Number: +91 512 259 6895

Email ID: vagarwal@iitk.ac.in

For further details on the project, click here.



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