Department of Civil Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2024/05

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow in the project titled "An experimental and numerical assessment of time-dependent behaviour of Jute geotextile encased stone columns supported embankment over layered soft soils " funded by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Name of the Post: Junior Research Fellow (One)

Salary: Consolidated salary of Rs. 37000/- per month.

Minimum Qualification: BE/B.Tech. (Civil Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Material science and Engineering) with GATE score, Msc (chemistry / soil science), or M. Tech. in Civil / Chemical Engineering / Electrical Engineering/ Material science and Engineering)

Candidate with background in Geotechnical Engineering will be preferred.

Nature of Work: Experimental investigation of strength and deformation behavior of soft soils reinforced with stone columns. Efficacy of encased stone column resting on heterogenous soil deposit using small-scale model tests. Performance assessment of soft clay response under embankment loading considering experimental and numerical approaches.

Application Format: Apply through email only, hard-copy applications are not necessary. Applications should be submitted to the undersigned latest by Jan 31 2024. The post is purely temporary, and the duration of appointment will be for One year with the possibility of further extension based on performance. The institute reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing for eligible candidates satisfying qualification and experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the test/interview (online).

Applications will be sent to
Dr. Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy
Department of Civil Engineering
IIT Kanpur, India - 208 016
Email: Tel. 0512 -2596054 (off.)
Fax No.0512-2597395