Department of Civil Engineering

Required a Research Associates (One post) in BRNS sponsored Project entitled, "Studies on Aerosol Behavior under Serve Accident Conditions in the Context of Indian Nuclear Reactor by Setting up of National Aerosol Facility". The appointment is purely temporary and on contractual basis.

National Aerosol Facility (NAF) will address the aerosol behavioral issues in Indian PHWRs and generate a comprehensive database to facilitate the development of in-house analytical tools. This facility will serve as a state-of-the-art test facility for studying current outstanding aerosol mechanistic behavior issues in safety assessments pertaining to the Indian PHWRS. It will also serve as a national facility for Indian researchers to carry out cu stomized experiments in the field of aerosol science and technology as it pertains to nuclear power. NAF will be at par with other international facilities for nuclear aerosol studies; hence collaboration with international institutes is also envisaged.

Candidates interested to work in this challenging project may apply

PhD + two years exp. in Atmospheric Sciences / Physics / Climate Sciences / Chemistry / Chemical Engineering / Environmental Science & Engineering/ Nuclear Engineering.

Salary: Rs 40,000 per month (Depending upon the experience)

Candidates are expected to have a mathematical background and knowledge of computer programming. Familiarity with aerosol transport and physics is desirable.

Duration: Initial Appointment will be for a period of 1 year. Please apply only if you are ready to take the challenge.

Any other doubt regarding the research of the employer can be cleared from his homepage: http: // /~snt/

Last date of receipt of application: April 25, 2016

Interested persons should send their app lication to on a pl ain paper with curriculum vitae:

Prof. Sachchida N. Tripathi
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur- 208016
Tel: 0512- 2597845
Fax: 05 I 2-2597395