Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Gandhinagar) recruits Junior Research Fellow

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Gandhinagar) invites application for the recruitment of Junior Research Fellow with M.Sc holders

Company name :Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Gandhinagar)
Posts :Junior Research Fellow
Qualification : M.Sc
Salary : Rs. 18000/- p.m
No of Post : 01
Location :Gandhinagar
Last date to apply : 5 November 2014

Details of Post :

Junior Research Fellow

IIT Gandhinagar invites applications for 1 Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for research and development work on high fidelity computational modelling and design optimisation of engineered systems in the area of High Performance Computational Engineering Using Parallel Computing Platforms.

Candidates with expertise and/or interest in integrating Computational Fluid Dynamics focusing on macroscopic methods such LES and or DNS Flow Simulation for various problems in transport processes, non-linear aeromechanics, Computational Structural Dynamics using High Performance Computing and Design Optimisation Methods for addressing Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems are encouraged to apply. Candidates must hold a good academic degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and/or related areas (Chemical/Civil with focus on transport process). Those who have recently graduated or waiting for thesis defence after thesis submission may also apply. S/He is expected to be familiar with parallel computing, the Unix/Linux operating systems and programming in C/C++/Matlab/Python languages as well as open source computational engineering softwares.

Interest in GPU/CUDA programming will be a welcome advantage as the computational work will use the Multi-core and GPU HPC Cluster at IITGN as well as resources on the Indian Grid, Garuda such as CDAC High Performance Computing Resources. Please note that the target audience for this advertisement are candidates with a strong engineering , applied mathematics and numerical modeling skills and not candidates in computer science and IT.

Candidates should have an excellent academic record in engineering. Preference for this post will be a Master’s level degree in Engineering, and/or a good BTech degree with strong domain knowledge in Fluid Dynamics, Structural Dynamics and skill sets in the specified areas, strong aptitude for mathematical and numerical modelling, knowledge of high performance computing skills in implementing computational engineering and science algorithms and softwares on multi-core and GPU/CUDA computing platforms and good communication skills. Familiarity with Linux Operating Systems and parallel computing will be useful.The fellowship will be limited to three years carrying a monthly consolidated stipend of Rs. 18000/- + 20% HRA and medical benefits as per the Institute norms. The progress of research work would be evaluated annually through annual progress reports. On completion of two years as JRF the stipend of a fellow may be increased to Rs. 20,000/-p.m. + 20% HRA for the 3rd year subject to an assessment of the candidate’s research progress and achievements. In the event that the candidate is not upgraded, the fellow will continue as JRF with a stipend of Rs. 18,000/- p.m. + 20% HRA for the 3rd year. JRFs can also register for pursuing Ph.D programme in the same area of research at IIT Gandhinagar if they qualify for admission to the program.


Interested applicants are requested to download the application form from and e-mail a single zipped file containing (1)Application Form including a mandatory 1-2 page statement of purpose outlining your suitability, the skill sets which you will bring and apply in the research area (2)curriculum vitae, (3) list of courses done, (4) details of project work done and (5)a list of referees and their contact details and (6) to Please note that your single zipped file should be named as <your last name> Shortlisted candidates will be informed by e-mail to appear for interview within a week of the closing date.

The last date for application is 5 November 2014

For any queries regarding the research areas, please feel free to contact Professor Murali Damodaran

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Last date to apply : 5 November 2014

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