Post-Doctoral Fellowship at IIT Roorkee- Apply by 28 October 2021

Research Associate - Research Position at IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India

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- Physics/Nuclear Physics

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Essential Qualification*:

Ph.D. in Physics/Nuclear Physics. Experience at conceiving and executing experimental research projects, data analysis, physics intemretations, and reporting of the results. A strong background in the field of Experimental Nuclear Physics, with in-depth understanding of gamma-ray spectroscopy.

*Candidates who have recently submitted their thesis are also eligible to apply subject to the condition that they will furnish the proof of the award of Ph.D. degree at the time of interview at 11T Roorkee, if shortlisted.

Desirable Qualification:

  • Experience in particle and gamma-ray detectors and associated electronics
  • Experience with Monte Carlo based particle/gamma-ray simulation tools, ROOT, RA.DWARE etc.
  • Experience with digital data acquisition system and analysis-code development using C/C++, Python
  • Experience with g-factor and fast-timing measurements

Job/Position Description- 

The Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for a postdoctoral position under the mentorship of Dr. Ajay Y. Deo focused on “Nuclear Structure Investigations around the A A‘ 140 & 220 Mass Regions”.

The prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in the area of experimental nuclear physics. In particular, experience with high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy, g-factor and fast-timing measurement technique is preferable. The candidate should have publications in peer reviewed journals. Other research activities may include the development of analysis codes using ROOT data-analysis framework and participating in research discussion with research centers. Apart from research, the candidate will be entrusted with other academic responsibilities as deemed fit by 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 (highlighted with the tnost relevant publications for the post), research statement describing past research and plans for future research in the context of the focus for which the post is being advenised (mandatory) all in a single PDF file by e-mail, to:

The Head,

Department of Physics,

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee – 247667, Uttarakhand, INDIA email: (and copy to: ) Phone: +91-1332-285248 (office)

Last Date for Apply– 28 October 2021 (5:00 PM)

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