Department of Chemical Engineering

SRF (02) positions are available in theBRNS sponsored project entitled “Modelling validation and application of ligand coated soft materials for adsorptive separation of GD+3 and UO2+2 ions”.

Qualification: "Applicant should have Ph.D. or M.Tech+3years experience either  in chemical engineering, Physical Chemistry, material science or computational physics.

He/She should have strong programming skills.  In particular the candidate should have experience in Gaussian and molecular dynamics packages.  The candidate will have to work on the software development besides using Gaussian, GULP and other packages to understand ligand-metal ion interaction. Furthermore, the project also involves development of force-field for the polymer-ligand-metal ion systems.

The post is purely temporary and on contractual basic

Initial appointment for the above post will be for one year, and may be extended further.

Salary range: Rs. 28,000/- (per month) as per BRNS

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: 30 Sep, 2017.

Interested candidates should send theirapplication along with the resume to :


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