Department of Earth Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2021/92

Applications are invited for the following temporary and contractual post to work on the sponsored research projects entitled "Himalayan metamorphic CO2 fluxes to the atmosphere: Solving the mystery behind a long-standing problem". The details of the project and qualification requirements are given below:

Name of the Post: Research Associate - I

Number of Posts: One

Essential Qualification and Experience:

Ph.D. in Earth Sciences with minimum one first author papers in international peer-reviewed journal having an Impact Factor >5.0


  1. The candidate should have more than 5 years of experience working in a clean geochemistry lab.
  2. The candidate should be able to independently operate mass spectrometers such as ICP-MS.
  3. The project requires extensive field work in high latitude Himalayas (>4000 m), so the candidate should have prior experience working in higher Himalayas
  4. The project work requires fieldwork (~60 days in a year) and the candidate should be ready to travel.

A reference letter is must for SL.No. 1 and 2 to support the desirable statement.

Consolidated Salary: Rs. 47,000/-

Interested candidates may send a detailed CV with certificates of educational qualification by 25th June on the bellow mentioned address.

The envelope containing complete application should be super scribed as "Application for the post of "Research Associate - I" Advt. No. P.__________________ to Dr. Indra Sekhar Sen, Old Sac Area, Block - C, Ground Floor, Department Of Earth Sciences, I. I. T. Kanpur (UP) - 208016

Once shortlisted the candidates will be interviewed through an online medium.

Dr. Indra Sekhar Sen
Associate Professor
Department of Earth Sciences
Old Sac Area, Block-C, Ground Floor
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur UP 208016, India