Department of Civil Engineering

Vacancy for Junior Research Fellow

Required Junior Research Fellow (one posts) in BRNS sponsored Project entitled, "Studies on Aerosol Behavior under Serve Accident Conditions in the Context of Indian Nuclear Reactor by Setting up of National Aerosol Facility" on plain paper. The appointment is purely temporary and on contractual basis.


National Aerosol Facility (NAF) will address the aerosol behavioral issues in Indian PHWRs and generate a comprehensive database to facilitate the development of in-house analytical tools. This facility will serve as a state-of-the-art test facility for studying current outstanding aerosol mechanistic behavior issues in safety assessments pertaining to the Indian PHWRS. It will also serve as a national facility for Indian researchers to carry out customized experiments in the field of aerosol science and technology as it pertains to nuclear power. NAF will be at par with other international facilities for nuclear aerosol studies; hence collaboration with international institutes is also envisaged.

Candidates interested to work in this challenging project may apply.

-B.Tech. in Nuclear Engineering/ Civil Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Candidates with M.Sc. in Physics (specialization in Electronics)/Atmospheric Sciences are also eligible for the advertised post.

Desirable: Candidates are expected to have a good mathematical background and sound knowledge of computer programming. Working experience in EC-OC analyser, etraction requires in Wet chemistry and metal analysis will be preferred.

Salary: Rs. 25000/- pm (Consolidate)

Interested persons should send their application to:
Dr. Sachchida Nand Tripathi
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur 208016

Tel. 0512 2597845
Fax No. 0512-2597395