Department of Chemistry

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/243

Position: Project Post Doctoral Fellow
Department of Chemistry
IIT Kanpur
Advt. No. IITK/CHM/CDAC/NN/2020/03

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).

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

We are also looking for talented candidates with previous experience in development of Density Functional Theory Methods and implementation.

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 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 Nov 01, 2020.
    There is possibility to the position for another 1 year or more
    (depending on the fund availability).
  • Last date of receiving applications: November 02, 2020

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

Short listed candidates may be called for interview.

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


The selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online Interview. Short listed candidate s will be informed with an email about the date of interview.