Department of Chemistry

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2021/126

Applications are invited for the temporary post of a Senior Project Scientist in an SERB sponsored project entitled "J C Bose Fellowship" at Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur, under the supervision of Dr. Amalendu Chandra.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry + 2 years of relevant experience. The candidate should have done PhD in the area of computational chemistry and should have at least 2 years of research experience after PhD in the area of computational biophysical chemistry. Candidates having experience on hybrid quantum-classical simulations of enzymatic reactions and rare event simulations will be preferred. Also, the candidate should have good knowledge of computer programming in Fortran.

Candidates not having done PhD in the area of computational chemistry or not having minimum 2 years research experience of working in the area of computational biophysical chemistry after PhD need not apply.

Age limit: 35 years as on July 10, 2021.

Salary: Rs. 45,900 per month or as recommended by the Selection Committee in the salary range of Rs. 32400-2700-81000.

Applications through e-mail with CV containing relevant personal details (like name, address, date of birth, mobile number, e-mail address etc) and also details of the educational qualifications, work experience along with scanned copies of degree and date-of-birth certificates, caste certificate (if any), a 2-page summary of research work done during PhD , a 2-page summary of research work done after PhD should reach the e-mail address on or before July 10, 2021. The appointment will be initially for one year but can be renewed for one more year at the end of the first year subject to satisfactory performance by the candidate.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Dr. Amalendu Chandra
Department of Chemistry
IIT Kanpur 208016