Department of Chemistry

Applications are invited for One post of Project Scientist under the project entitled “Design and synthesis of electrospun peptide-polymer nanofibers for disease diagnostics and biomedical applications” at the Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur.

Essential Qualifications:

Ph.D (Chemical Engineering/Biotechnology/Material Science & Engineering) OR M.Sc.(Microbiology/Chemistry)/ M. Tech (Chemical Engineering/Biotechnology/Material Science & Engineering/ Nanotechnology) + 3 Yr. relevant experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Candidates having previous research experience in Nanotechnology, especially in Nanofibers, Nanocomposites, synthesis of biomaterials, cell/bacteria handling will be preferred.
  • Experienced candidates who have worked in clean rooms and done characterization of materials using lab equipment like AFM, UTM, FESEM, Raman Spectroscopy, optical microscope, image processing tools, statistical analysis and surface physics of thin films/nanomaterials synthesis with relevant publications and patents will be preferred.

Nature of work: Candidate would be responsible for performing experiments and analysis of data to meet out project objectives.

Salary Range: Rs. 26400-2200-66000 (Consolidated)

Duration of appointment: The post is purely temporary in nature and is for the duration of 1 year initially which may be extended based on the performance.

The Institute reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short-listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualification and experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the test/interview.

Application Deadline: 15 January 2019

Kindly email your complete resume to and, with the subject “Application for Project scientist.” Application should reach us on or before 15 Jan 2019.

Project Investigator
Prof. Sandeep Verma
Department of Chemistry
IIT Kanpur