Department of Materials Science & Engineering

Applications are invited for one post of Project Scientist in a Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS) sponsored project titled, “OXIDATION OF GRAPHITE AND PROTECTIVE COATINGS: MULTI LENGTH SCALE ABRIDGMENT” in the Department of Materials Sciences & Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. OR (M.Sc + 3 years experience).

Ref. No: BRNS /MET /20130062/H-2

Work Experience:
The applicant should have a strong background and knowledge on oxidation behaviour of graphite and other ceramics. Good knowledge of thermogavimetric analysis (TGA), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), plasma spraying and Spark Plasma Sintering is also required. Working knowledge of computer-based office applications (LabView, MS Office, etc.) is a must.

Salary Range: Rs. 22000-2200-44000.

The post is purely temporary, and is for duration of one year. Interested candidates must apply so the application is received by 5 pm of Dec. 06, 2013 on a plain paper giving full details of qualifications and experience. If shortlisted, copies of relevant certificated will be required, and will be checked against original certificates at the time of interview. You may also email your CV to

Only short-listed applicants will be called for an interview (mostly in second week of December 2013). Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification and work experience will not be called for the interview. Also, possessing minimum qualification does not grant one the call for interview.

Note: No TA will be provided to candidates called for interview.

Application Deadline and Postal Address:

Hard copies of the application stating the reference number must reach by 5 pm on Dec. 06, 2013 to the following address:

Dr. Kantesh Balani
Faculty Building, Room 412
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur- 208016, U.P., India