Postdoc Position at IIT Ropar, Punjab, India : Last Date – 14 July 2024

JRF at IIT Ropar - Postdoctoral Position in the Department of Physics

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Position at IIT

Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar invites applications for Postdoc Position at IIT Roparr from eligible and interested candidates

About- Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar is one of the eight new IITs set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to expand the reach and enhance the quality of technical education in the country. This institute is committed to providing state-of-the-art technical education in a variety of fields and also for facilitating transmission of knowledge in keeping with the latest developments in pedagogy. Postdoc Position at IIT Ropar

Research/Job Area- Mechanical Engineering or equivalent 

Location- IIT Ropar


Necessary qualifications: 

  1. Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent 
  2. PhD degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent from a recognized institute
  3. Age limit: less than 40 years
  4. Interest in research on sustainability/ product development
  5. At least 02 high quality international journals published/accepted

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Minimum of 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade points out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in all degrees starting from bachelors.
  2. Thesis defended preferred however, thesis submitted would also be considered.
  3. Applicants with fresh PhD from IIT Ropar is not preferred.

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are been invited from Indian nationals for the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow/Senior Project Associate to work in DST sponsored Technology Innovation Hub at IIT Ropar in the framework of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM – ICPS).  

Position description: Post-Doctoral Fellow/Senior Project Associate Location: IIT Ropar, Punjab   Number of positions: One Type of job: Full time (on contract) 

Duration:Three years position. Initially contract is for one year. Contract can be extended beyond based on satisfactory performance.  Regular assessment (Quarterly/Half yearly/Yearly)would be done.Extension of contract would be done based on the assessment.

Remuneration:  As per DST norms

Details of the research work to be carried out: 

The selected researcher would work on multiple projects. The area is flexible. Some of the possible projects are:

  1. Conduct research on sustainability of products and agriculture systems, equipment and LCA analysis
  2. Design and development of Indoor farming system using IoT and CPS
  3. Automation in indoor and vertical farming
  4. Development of agriculture machinery/ agriculture automation 
  5. New product design methodology 
  6. Study of stubble usage post harvesting

How to Apply- 

Kindly send your CV on

  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted/informed through email. 
  2. AWaDH reserves the right to fill up the post, not to fill up the post, or cancel the advertisement in whole or part without assigning any reason. The committee reserves the right to place a limit on the total number of candidates to be called for written test/or interviews. 
  3. Documentary evidence in support of all educational and professional qualifications will be required to be produced when specified.  
  4. The committee can verify all the documents submitted by a candidate before the appointment, at the time of appointment, or during the tenure of the service. If it is foundlater that any information given in the application is incorrect/false, the candidature/appointment is liable to be cancelled/terminated.   The shortlisted candidates shall be called for online/personal interview. For any related query, please contact 

Dr. Prabir Sarkar, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Co-Principal Investigator – DST TIH – AWaDH (Agriculture and Water Technology Development Hub) Domain coordinator- Stubble and indoor farming. IIT Ropar – Technology & Innovation Foundation Room 328, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, Main Campus, Satish Dhawan Block, Birla Farms,  Rupnagar-140001, Punjab, India

Last Date for Apply14 July 2024

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