Department of Chemical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2023/159

IIT KANPUR invites application for the post of Project Scientist -1 in the Project “Centre for Rechargeable Energy storage systems for Augmenting Transportation and Electrification”

Essential Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Physics/ Physical Chemistry/Chemical Engineering .
  • The candidate must have a significant background in molecular simulations and thermodynamics
  • The candidate should have a significant experience in quantum/classical molecular simulations.
  • The candidate should have sound knowledge and experience in the use of DFT/Ab-initio simulations particular for Battery Systems.

Desirable qualification

  • Additional experience in battery modelling particular using 2D materials
  • Experience in using VASP
  • The candidate should have experience in coding in python, C, C++ and experience of the Linux environment.

Nature of Work

The candidate would be responsible for to develop strategies in screening and identify new battery materials using DFT and machine learning approaches.

Duration of Appointment

  • 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.
  • Consolidated Salary: 56,000/- + 16% HRA as per institute norms

The department reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualifications and experience. Only short-listed candidates will accordingly be called for interview.

No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview

Last date for receipt of application: July 30, 2023. Interested candidates should send their application along with the resume to:

Dr. Jayant K. Singh
Department of Chemical Engineering
IIT Kanpur
Ph. 0512 259 7017