Post-Doctoral Fellowship at IIT Roorkee- Apply by 27 February 2022

Designation/Position- Post-Doctoral Fellowship at IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee, India invites application for Post-Doctoral Fellowship at IIT Roorkee from eligible and interested candidates

About- Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, formerly University of Roorkee and Thomason College of Civil Engineering, is a public technical and research university located in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. Post-Doctoral Fellowship at IIT

Research/Job Area- Thermochemical biomass conversion processes (gasification, pyrolysis, torrefaction, carbonization, combustion) or pelletization of biomass

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Location- IIT Roorkee


Essential qualification: 

Ph.D. from any of the premier or government institutes of the country in any department, with thesis work on any of the thermochemical biomass conversion processes (gasification, pyrolysis, torrefaction, carbonization, combustion) or pelletization of biomass. 

Knowledge and experience of characterization techniques for biomass, biochar, pellets, tars, and flue gas. 

Must have published at least 1 research paper as first author in an international peer-reviewed journal with impact factor > 3.

Desirable qualification: 

Knowledge of any of the process modelling and simulation software, or LCA software.

Candidates must mention their PhD thesis title clearly in their application and cover letter.

* Candidates who have recently submitted their thesis are also eligible to apply subject to the condition that they should furnish the proof of the award of Ph.D. degree at the time of interview at IIT Roorkee if shortlisted

Job/Position Description- 

The Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for a postdoctoral position under the mentorship of Prof. Sonal K. Thengane focused on “Oxidative torrefaction and densification of residual biomass for co-firing”. 

The prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in the area of thermochemical conversion of biomass, with experimental skills on characterization of biomass and the solid, liquid, and gaseous products obtained from processing of biomass. Apart from research activities under the above project, the candidate will be entrusted with other projects and academic responsibilities as deemed fit by the PI and the department. 

Duration and Fellowship amount:  

The duration of the fellowship will be 2 years extendable by one more year. The Fellowship may be terminated by either side by giving one-month notice. A consolidated fellowship of Rs. 55,000.00 per month for the first 2 years and Rs. 60,000.00 per month for the third year and a contingency of Rs. 50,000.00 per annum will be awarded to Post-Doctoral Fellows.

How to Apply- 

Candidates should clearly mention Advt. No. and date with title of the position applying for with a covering letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research statement describing past research experience and future research plans in a single PDF file named as “Candidate Name_Institute of Ph.D. Degree_Year of Ph.D.” by e-mail, to:


Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy (HRED) 

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Roorkee – 247667, Uttarakhand, INDIA

Email: and copy to )

Tel (O): (+91 1332) 285213 / 5913; 5165

Last Date for Apply– 27 February 2022

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