Department of Mechanical Engineering

Applications are invited for the following position under the project entitled “Decentralized Power Generation Using Micro Gas Turbines” undertaken in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, and funded by MHRD and Ministry of Power, under IMPRINT initiative. The post is purely temporary and on contractual basis. The required qualifications, experience and conditions are described below.


Senior Project Engineer

No. of Vacancy


Nature of work

The incumbent is expected to work at the leading role along with other Doctoral and Masters students in an end-to-end study on design and development of micro gas turbine. The work may involve CAD, CFD analysis using commercial software, experiments and modelling, data acquisition and analysis and development of a working prototype of the micro gas turbine unit.

Minimum Qualification

PhD or M.Tech. + 4 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering

Desired Qualifications

  • Should have a good academic record (greater than 8 CPI or 80% marks in Masters Degree).
  • Should have good experience in design and optimization of turbomachinery.
  • Should have a good working knowledge of ANSYS, MATLAB, Inventor, Solid Works, FEMLAB & ABAQUS

Salary Range

Rs. 32400-2700-81000 per month based on qualification

Duration of appointment

1 Year. Contract may be extended based on performance and availability of funding.

Application process

Applications must include a signed cover letter, chronologically written bio-data, self-attested copies of all degree certificates and grade cards (including that of 10, 10+2, B. Tech). Applications missing any of the above documents will be rejected.

Selection procedure:

Interview at IIT Kanpur after short listing. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.

Application giving full details of qualification and experience along with at least two reference letters may be submitted in sealed envelope by May 01, 2018 addressed to:

Dr. Santanu De
Room NL302 (Northern Laboratory)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur 208016, UP, India

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