Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/110

Applications are invited for one position of Junior Research Fellow under the project entitled “Development of High-Energy Density Cathode for All-Solid-State Na-ion Battery”.

Minimum Qualifications for Junior Research Fellow: Postgraduate degree in Basic Science (Mathematics is essential)

Desired Qualification: Both bachelor and higher degrees in materials science/ceramics.

Job Description:

  • Synthesis of ceramic based solid-state electrolyte
  • Impedance spectroscopy
  • Fabrication and testing of batteries
  • Cyclic Voltammetry of solid-state batteries
  • Charge-discharge characteristics study of batteries at various C-rates.

Desirable Experience:

  • Candidate should have a good understanding of ceramics and hands-on research experience in: processing and sintering of ceramic, XRD, SEM/TEM characterization, and electrical testing of ceramic materials.
  • Candidate should have experience of handling the glove box.
  • The candidate is expected to be self-driven for conducting research and publishing his/her work in high-quality scientific journals and conferences.
  • The candidate should have good written and oral communication skill in English

Salary range: INR 31,000 per month.

Duration of Appointment: 2 years

Last Date for Application: Interested candidates may apply latest by 5:00 PM on 22nd May 2023 giving complete information regarding educational qualifications (mark sheets/ certificates), work experience along with list of 2 references (emails and phone numbers) at the address mentioned below. Each of the above document is compulsory.

The applications can also be sent via email to

The department reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualifications and experience. Only short-listed candidates will accordingly be called for interview. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Dr. Shobit Omar
412 Faculty Building
Materials Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur, U.P. 208016.