Department of Physics

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2021/20

Applications are invited for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF), to work in a DAE sponsored project "Surface Properties of Weyl semimetals" at the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur. The position is temporary and on contractual basis. The appointment will be made for one year.

Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) (01 post)

Duration: 1 Year

Salary: Rs. 31,000/-

Eligibility: M.Sc in Physics with minimum of first class or equivalent along with NET/GATE qualification.

Desired Skills: Preference will be given to candidates having experience in ab-initio calculations of optical and excitonic properties using publicly available codes such as Quantum expresso, Berkley GW, YAMBO etc.

The interested candidates are requested to apply, preferably by email to with their CV and copies of M.Sc certificate and, if any, list of publications in refereed journal. The email should contain the subject: "Application for the post of JRF".

Alternatively, the application can be made by hard copy to the address below with the "Application for the post of JRF". The hard copy should reach within the last date.

The institute reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates. Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

Last date for application: 27th January 2021

Address for communication:

Dr. Arijit Kundu, Department of Physics, FB-373, Academic Area, IIT Kanpur - 208016