Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/251

Applications are invited for carrying out R&D work on a SERB sponsored project related to thin-film solar-cells based on CZTS technology.

Name of the post: Senior Research Fellow
No. of posts: 01 Nos. (One)
Scale of pay: Rs 35,000 (consolidated per month)
Duration of appointment: Initially for a period of one year. (Can be extended upon good performance)
Nature of work: Thin-film deposition of inorganic semiconductors and their structural, compositional, and electrical characterization. Solar cell fabrication and measurements.

Minimum Academic Qualification:

M.Tech. in Materials Science and/or Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or
M.Sc. in Physics with at least 60 % marks as well as NET/GATE qualification
2 years of research and development experience in semiconductor thin-films and devices fabrication and characterization.

Desirable Experience: Knowledge about device/semiconductor physics, solar-cell operation and measurements. Thin-film deposition via sputtering, and its structural, compositional, electrical and optical characterization. Device characteristics and their measurements.

Application procedure: Send the soft-copy of the application material containing following mentioned documents to the undersigned.

  • Application on a plain paper including name, address, contact information, academic qualifications, professional experience, GATE/NET qualification with validity.
  • Copies of proof/certificates for the academic qualifications, professional experience and GATE/NET qualification stated in the application.
  • Copies of the grade sheets indicating course-work done and marks obtained during the qualifying degree (mentioned in the "minimum academic qualification" section in this advertisement)
  • Brief detail of the work(s) done which qualifies as 2 years of post-qualification experience mentioned in this advertisement.
  • Provide names and contact information of three References
  • Send a copy of relevant publication if any

Selection Procedure:

Eligible candidatures will be interviewed via video conferencing by the committee. The candidate may also be asked to briefly present his/her research work at the time of interview or in a separate session prior to holding the interviews via video conferencing.

Last date of receipt of application: November 13, 2020;*Extended till January 10th, 2021

Tentative date of Interview: January 14-15, 2021

e-mail the application at following address: (Sarang Ingole, Department of Mat. Sc. and Eng. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur-208016 (Uttar Pradesh)