Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur) recruits Project Scientist

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur) invites application for the recruitment of Project Scientist with Ph.D holders

Company name : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur)
Posts : Project Scientist
Qualification :  Ph.D
Salary : Rs.22000-26,400 /- p.m
No of Openings : 01
Location : Kanpur
Last date to apply :  August 7th, 2014

Details of Post :

Project Scientist

Applications are invited for one position of Project Scientist under the project entitled “Development of higher ionic conductive Sc2O3-ZrO2 electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells”.

  1. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering
  2. Desired Qualification: It is desired that the candidate should have a strong background in processing and structures of ceramics. Both B.Tech and higher degrees (MTech and/or PhD) should be in materials engineering.

Experience/ Higher Qualification:

  1. Candidate should have a strong ceramics background and hands on research experience in one or more of: Sintering of ceramic compacts, SEM/TEM characterization, and electrical testing of ceramic materials.
  2. The research profile under this project includes ionic conductivity measurement at high temperatures, conductivity ageing studies, crystal structure characterization using XRD & Raman spectroscopy, microstructural characterization (using optical microscopy, SEM and TEM) and compositional analysis using EPMA/EDXS,.
  3. The candidate is expected to be self-driven for conducting research and publishing his/her work in high quality scientific journals and conferences.
  4. The candidate should have demonstrated verbal and writing skills in communicating results of his/her own research.
  5. A good background in mathematics is preferred.
  6. Proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

Salary range: INR. 22000 for first year, 24,200 for second and 26,400 for third year The position is temporary and maximum for three years.

Last Date for Application: Those interested must submit their application on plain paper with resume, list of 3 references (emails and phone numbers) and copies of professional academic record (marksheets/ certificates) to reach the undersigned latest by 5:00 PM on August 7th, 2014. Each of the above document is compulsory.

The applications can be sent via email to [email protected] with mandatory hard copies sent to the following address. Hard copies are must even though e-mail is sent.

The department reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualifications and experience. Only short-listed candidates will accordingly be called for interview. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Dr. Shobit Omar
412 Faculty Building
Materials Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, U.P. 208016.

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply :  August 7th, 2014


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