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Project Postdoctoral Fellow Under SERB Funded Project at IIT Kanpur: Apply by Dec 31: Expired

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Applications are invited for Project Postdoctoral Fellow Under SERB Funded Project at IIT Kanpur for the year 2021. The last date of application is 31 December.

IIT Kanpur invites application for the post of Project Postdoctoral fellow in the SERB project “Understanding The Self-Assembly Of Amphiphilic Molecules In Super cooled Solvents Using Molecular Simulations”.


Essential Qualification:

  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/ Computational Soft Matter Physics
  • The candidate should have a significant background in molecular simulations and thermodynamics.
  • The candidate should have a significant experience in molecular simulations.
  • The candidate should have experience in coding in python, C, C++ and experience of the Linux environment.

Desirable Qualification:

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  • Additional experience in molecular simulation of self-assembly of surfactant, Enhance Sampling methods (such as metadynamics, umbrella sampling, FFS), nucleation theory and simulations, force-field generation and coarse-graining would be desirable.
  • Experience in using GROMACS, PLUMED, GAUSSIAN, LAMMPS etc.

Nature of Work

The candidate would be responsible for developing coarse-grain models of amphiphilic surfactants in aqueous systems and investigate the nucleation behaviour under super cooled environment using molecular simulations. The candidate would be working with two members of the group and also will get an opportunity to collaborate on the subject with a company. The candidate will also have to guide the Ph.D. student and assist the PI in other research activities.


  • The appointment for the above posts initially will be for 1 year, which will be extended with mutual consent If performance of the candidate is good,
  • The post is purely temporary and on a contractual basis.


Interested candidates should send their application along with the resume to:

Dr. Jayant K. Singh
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
E-mail: jksrecruitment[at]gmail.com
Ph. 0512 259 7017


Consolidated Salary: 50000-55000-60000

Application deadline

31 December 2021.

Click here to view the official notification of Project Postdoctoral Fellow Under SERB Funded Project at IIT Kanpur.

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