Department of Physics

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2021/186

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in a SERB-funded Project. The post is purely temporary and on a contractual basis.

Project No.: SERB/PHY/2019397

Title: Investigation of Role of Different Interfaces on Stability of Lubricating Fluid Coated Slippery Surfaces

Position: Project Post-Doctoral Fellow

No. of positions: One

Minimum qualification: PhD degree in Physics/Mechanical Engineering/Chemical Engineering with focus on computation fluid dynamics (small scale) with 1-year post PhD experience.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • The candidate should have good experience of working on simulation software such as COMSOL Multiphysics, Molecular Dynamics, and Ansys for fluid dynamics.
  • Candidates should have good programming knowledge of C++/Python.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in modeling multi-phase fluids for lubrication applications.
  • The candidate should ideally have 3 publications in the field of fluid dynamics.

Duration: 16 months (or till the end of the project)

Salary: Rs. 50000 (Consolidated)

Interested candidates may send the soft copy of their application by email (, including the details of complete professional academic record (attach copies of certificates) and work experience to the undersigned by 25th August 2021. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The applicant must also provide addresses (including E-mail Ids) of two referees who can be contacted.

Prof. Krishnacharya
Associate Professor,
Department of Physics,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur 208 016 (U.P), India