Application for Institute Post-Doctoral Fellows

Job specifications: Research in the ongoing themes of the center with an interdisciplinary group of faculty members covering nanofabrication (self-assembly, top-down) and its applications in (energy) solar cells, micro batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors; (health) bio-nanomaterials and devices, drug and actives delivery, cell and tissue scaffolds; (environment) nanomaterials for air, water and industrial pollutant remediation. Emphasis is on soft matter and soft routes of nanofabrication such as soft lithography, electrospinning, etc and a variety of functional nanomaterials and interfaces. For further details on the center and ongoing research, please visit: http://www.iitk.ac.in/nanoscience/

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. Chemistry with good publication track-record in some of the above mentioned themes.

Desired Qualification: Candidate having research experience in bioorganic chemistry, Peptide bond formation, soft matter research, molecular modeling and synthetic organic / medicinal chemistry will be given preference. Candidate should be well-versed with spectroscopic and physical research techniques such as 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopy, Mass Spectroscopy, IR and ESI-MS etc.

Remuneration: Fellowship amount will be Rs.50,000/- per month for the first year, Rs.55,000/- per month for the second year and Rs. 60,000/- per month for the third year. The candidate will also get Rs.1,00,000/- per year for travel and contingency.

Duration of Appointment: Appointment will be made initially for one year and it may be extended subject to satisfactory performance. Under no circumstances the fellowship duration can exceed three years.

Medical/Campus Facilities: Post-Doctoral Fellows are entitled for the same benefits as those of registered IIT Kanpur students.

Accommodation: Post-Doctoral fellows will be provided suitable accommodation as per availability. Post-Doctoral fellows will also be eligible for accommodation in the student’s hostels. In case accommodation cannot be provided, HRA will be given as per rules. The charges for these will be same as for PG students.

The institute reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualification and experience. Only shortlisted candidates may be called for an interview.

  Application Deadline and Postal Address  
  Applications with full CV and stating the position applied for must reach by March 10, 2015 to the following address:

Prof. Sandeep Verma
Co-ordinator, Centre For Nanosciences
Northern Lab II (Extension)
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur- 208016, U.P., India