Department of Civil Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2021/231

We invite applications for one Project Post Doc Fellow (post-doctoral research fellow) in project titled, "Evaluation of Pradhan Mantri UjjwalaYojana (PMUY) in 6 states of India" sponsored by National Health System Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.The project is of national importance. Only apply if you are passionate about the practical impacts of air qualityon human health.

Essential Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering / Atmospheric Chemistry / Civil Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Chemistry or related fields
  • Experience with air quality monitoring background in big data analysis
  • Ability to cooperate in an interdisciplinary and international team
  • Very good communication,English language, and organization skills

Desirable qualification

  • Good publication record in high impact journals inthe relevant subject.
  • Programming skills

Nature of Work

Data from the low-cost sensors will be linked to health related data collected from the project. Long-term field evaluations will be done using sensor-based air quality monitoring technology. One of the aims would be to understand the effects of biofuel burning for cooking in rural India.Data processing, curation and analysis has to be done meticulously to find relevant patterns.

Duration of Appointment

  • The appointment for the above post is for One year. Renewal will be subjected to the performance of the candidate.
  • The post is purely temporary and on a contractual basis.
  • Consolidated salary: 50,000 per month

The department reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualifications and experience. The selection will be based on online interview. Short listed candidates will be informed with an email about the date of interview.

Interested candidates may applyviaemail(to full details qualificationsandexperience with copies of relevant certificates by 18 October 2021.

The Selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online interview. Short-listed candidates will be informed the date of interview by email. Interested candidates may apply at the email given above, providing full details of qualification, experience with copies of relevant certificates by 18 October 2021. It is mandatory to mention your mobile number in the application. Application (soft copy) must be sent at the following email address:

Dr. Sachchida N. Tripathi, Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur - 208016
Tel: 0512-2597845, Fax: 0512-2597395