Department of Chemistry

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2021/48

Applications are invited for one Project Post doctoral Fellow position in the sponsored project "Development of Linear Scaling DFT" by Dr. Nisanth N. Nair (Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur).

Position: Project Post doctoral Fellow

The work involves development of density functional theory based methods and programs.

We are also looking for talented candidates with previous experience in at least one of the following areas:

  1. Development of Numerical Methods and programs
  2. Experience in using Density Functional Theory Methods

The appointment is purely temporary and on contractual basis.

Description of the Post:

Essential Qualification: PhD

Desirable Experience:

  1. Previous experience in:
    Numerical Methods/Programming
    Density functional theory methods (application/development)
  2. Good programming knowledge using any one of the following languages: FORTRAN, C, C++

Consolidated Salary: Rs. 50,000/55,000/60,000 pm (depending on the previous experience)

Duration of the post: One year, from April 10, 2021. There is possibility to the position for another 1 year or more (depending on the fund availability).

Last date of receiving applications: March 22, 2021

Application should be submitted by filling the form in the link below:

The selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online interview. Shorlisted candidates will be informed by an email about the date of interview.

Dr. Nisanth N. Nair
Department of Chemistry
IIT Kanpur, Kanpur 208016