Department of Chemistry

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for a post of a Project Scientist to work in a Unilever funded project titled “Design and Synthesis of peptide:nucleic acid molecules to target gene expression” with the undersigned Principal Investigator.

Duration : 1 year

Essential Qualification: PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry.

Salary range: Rs 22000-2200-44000 (Project Scientist)

The qualification and experience requirement for the above mentioned post are the following.

Essential Qualification:
1. The applicant must have a Ph.D. Candidates who are expecting their degree after submission of their thesis can also

2. B.Sc and M.Sc with a minimum 60%.

3. Should be proficient in spoken & written English

Desirable: Experience with synthesis and characterization of peptides using both solid and solution phase methodology is desirable. Should have research experience in purification of synthesized organic compounds and have a good working knowledge of handling equipment/s such as HPLC, Spectrophotometer, GC, SDS-PAGE etc.

Interested candidates should send their application on plain paper including the details of complete professional academic record (attach copies of certificates) and work experience detailed and updated CV to the undersigned on or before 30 September 2013.

The application must also provide addresses (including e-mail ids) of at least 2 referees of whom one should be their Ph.D. supervisor. The last date for the receipt of applications: 30 September 2013 before 05:00pm.

Mailing Address:
Prof. Gurunath Ramanathan,
Department of Chemistry,
IIT Kanpur , Kanpur 208016 INDIA.
Phone No. - 0512-2597417 (office hours only)