Department of Civil Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2021/63

Job title Project Scientist
Department Department of Civil Engineering
Consolidated Salary Rs. 26400-2200-66000
Hours of work Full time
Duration of Appointment One year
Contract type Purely temporary and on contractual basis up to 5 years
Application submission last date April 23, 2021
Principal investigator Prof. Sachchida Nand Tripathi
Website and research work, publications of PI
Minimum Qualification PhD or MSc + 3 year experience

The role: We are looking for up to 1 outstanding candidate to join the dynamic Prof. Tripathi's Group ( within the Civil Engineering Department. The post is available for a period of five years. The position will involve preparation of reports, proposals and technical writing. Successful applicant will work closely with national and international collaborators. He/she must have the ability to work collaboratively yet independently. Must have strong computer skills and familiar with commonly used office softwares. The post is also open for any PhD holding candidates looking to branch out to management/administrative options. The salary is negotiable depending on the experience and qualification of the candidate.


  • The development project proposals based on concept given by the team
  • Representation of scientific data in easily understandable report form
  • Management of website
  • Technical writing and record keeping

Experience in the development project proposals based on concept given by the team, Representation of scientific data in easily understandable report form, Management of website and Technical writing and record keeping

Selection criteria
Applicant applying for the post should have a PhD or MSc + 3 years exprience graduate degree in any quantitative physical science field with NET/GATE. The candidate must have proven record of writing experience in the form of publications or reports. Excellent command over the English language will be required. Candidates with experience in experimental laboratory will be preferred.

How to apply: Interested candidates may apply by sending an email to, along with a copy of their CV and a self-written one-page statement describing how their qualifications are best suited for the advertised post. Please mention the advertisement number in the subject line.

He/she will get the opportunity to work in a conducive environment and can avail the hostel/family accommodation facility at IITK. The Selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online interview. Short-listed candidates will be informed the date of interview by email.

Dr. Sachchida N. Tripathi, Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur - 208016