Center for Nanosciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./IP/DOAD/2019/03

Application is invited for the post of ‘Senior Project Associate’ in Centre for Nanoscience Department, IIT Kanpur.

Minimum Qualification: M.Sc. (Chemistry/Physics/Material Science) + 3 Yr. relevant experience

Essential Experience: Candidate should have hands-on working experience with electrospinning machine unit. An exposure to electrospinning machine for nanofiber preparation will be considered favorably.

Desired Qualification:

  • M. Tech. in (Chemical/Material Science & Engineering/ Nanotechnology) OR M.Sc.(Chemistry/Physics/Material Science) + 3 Yr. relevant experience.
  • Candidates having previous research experience in Nanotechnology especially in Electrospun Nanofibers, Nanocomposites and hands on experience in Maskless Lithography, Peel testing measurements, Skin replica preparation, and casting of PDMS elastomeric polymer studies will be preferred.
  • Work experience in fabricating Microporous Elastomer Thin Films.
  • Experience of working in clean rooms and characterization of materials using lab equipment like AFM, UTM, FESEM, Raman Spectroscopy, optical microscope, image processing tools, statistical analysis and surface physics of thin films/nanomaterials synthesis with relevant publications and any patent will be highly preferred.

Nature of work: Candidate would be responsible to perform experiment and analysis of data to meet out project objectives

Salary Range: Rs. 21600-1800-54000

Duration of appointment: The post is purely temporary in nature and is for the duration of 1 year initially which may be extended based on the performance.

The institute reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualification and experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the test/interview.

Application Deadline and Postal Address:
Kindly send your application along with resume to the address Coordinator, Center of Nanosceinces, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur (UP) latest by Sept 12’ 2019. Post applied for should be clearly prescribed on the envelop.

Please send a copy by email to Mr. Prashant Awasthi at

Prof. Sri Sivakumar
Center for Nanosciences
IIT Kanpur