Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2019/37

Applications are invited for one post of JRF (Junior Research Fellow) in a SCIENCE & ENGINEERING RESEARCH BOARD sponsored project entitled, “High Temperature Materials For Thermal Protection Systems” in the Department of Materials Sciences & Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

Minimum Qualification: Post graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET qualification, OR Graduate degree in Professional Course, with NET/GATE, OR post-graduate in Professional courses.

Ref. No: SERB /MET /2018433 /JRF

Work Experience:

The applicant should have a strong background and sound knowledge on operating furnace, performing temperature calibration, and sintering of materials. The person is also expected to be familiar with basic material processing and microstructural- & phase- characterization tools. Person must be acquainted with sample sectioning, mounting and polishing, and gold-coating. Working knowledge of computer-based office applications (MS Office, power-point, excel/origin, etc.) is also necessary.

Salary: Rs. 25,000

The post is purely temporary, and is for a duration of one year. Interested candidates must apply so the application is received by 5 pm of Feb. 22, 2019. Please submit cover-letter clearly mentioning the post you are applying for. Also attach full details of qualifications and experience along with the experience relevant to the current position. Please enclose required certificates along with.

Only short-listed applicants will be called for an interview (mostly starting 2 pm of Mar. 05, 2019). Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification and work experience will not be called for the interview. Also, possessing minimum qualification does not grant one the call for interview.

Note:No TA/DA will be provided to candidates called for interview.

Application Deadline and Postal Address:

Hard copy of the application (with required certificates) stating the reference number must reach by 5 pm on Feb. 22, 2019 to the following address:

Dr. Kantesh Balani
Faculty Building, Room 412
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur- 208016, U.P., India