Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/138

Applications are invited for one position of ‘Senior Project Scientist’, initially for a period of one year (extendable depending on the performance) in the COE flagship project entitled "Design and Development of Autonomous Stairs/Escalator Climbing & Self-navigating Smart Wheelchair." at COE: Telemedicine and Robotics, IIT Kanpur.

Name of the Post: Senior Project Scientist (One)

Salary: (INR38800-3200-96400) (Consolidated)

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. (Mechanical) + 1-year of relevant experience or ME/M Tech (Mechanical) + 6 years of relevant experience

Desirable Skillset:

  • Proficiency in structural stress, vibration, and dynamic analysis using FEA.
  • Experience in design software AutoCAD, Sledworks, MSC-Adams, MATLAB.
  • Experience in ROS and programming language C, C++, Python.
  • Experience in microcontroller programming Arduino, Raspberry Pi.
  • Experience in sensors and actuators.
  • Experience in Robot Hardware development
  • Experience of Machining (Lathe, milling, drilling, welding etc.)
  • Experience in product development

Interested candidates may send their application on plain paper including the details of their complete professional academic record (attach copies of certificates) and work experience to the undersigned on or before June 30th, 2023. A Soft copy of the same may also be sent by e-mail ( Online interview will be conducted for shortlisted candidates. The applicant must also provide addresses (including E-mail Ids) of referees who can be contacted.


Dr. B. Bhattacharya
Project Coordinator
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - 16