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 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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