Postdoc Position at IIT, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India

Research Associate Position at IITH, Hyderabad, India

Postdoc Position at IIT, CARBON Lab, Hyderabad, India

Designation/Position- Postdoc Position at IIT

Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India invites application for Post Docs & Research Staffs Position at IIT from eligible and interested candidates

About- IIT Hyderabad is one of the 2nd generations of IITs started by the Govt. of India. Today IITH offers 9 B.Tech programs, 16 M.Tech programs, 3 M.Sc programs, 5 M.Phil programs, 1 M.Des program, and Ph.D. programs in all branches of engineering, science, liberal arts, and design. The very foundation of IIT Hyderabad is based on research and innovation. The vibrant research culture is evident from the number of patents and publications that IITH has. Postdoc Position at IIT

Research/Job Area- Chemical Engg./Materials Sci. Engg./Chemistry/Physics

Location- CARBON Lab, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad

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Eligibility/Qualification–

Essential Qualifications
 PhD in Chemical Engg./Materials Sci. Engg./Chemistry/Physics in the field of energy storage systems preferably in the area of Metal-CO2 /Metal-air/Metal-ion and Metal-Sulfur batteries.

 The candidates should have the good practical experience and theoretical understanding in electrochemistry/electrochemical systems such as electrode functions, electrolyte (salt, solvent, and additive) development, and design of electrocatalyst.

 The candidates should also have experience in multiscale simulation and modeling of the battery system using multiple packages such as VASP/GAUSSIAN/Materials Studio/LAMMPS/COMSOL Multiphysics, etc.

Desirable Experience:
 Hands-on synthesis techniques for energy materials such as Sol-gel, Hydrothermal, high- temperature solid-state method, etc.

 Hands-on experience with Characterization facilities like FESEM, TEM, XRD, Raman spectroscopy, FTIR, XPS, etc.

 Hands-on experience in electrochemical testing such as charge-discharge testing, Cyclic Voltammetry, EIS analysis, assembly of electrochemical system in Glovebox, post-analysis of the electrochemical system, etc.

 Knowledge and hands-on experience in Quantum Chemistry and/or Quantum Physics for multiscale modeling in electrochemical systems.

Ph.D. candidates who submitted their thesis and waiting for their viva-voce examination are also eligible to apply.

Age: Preferably less than 35 years as on 1 January 2021

Job/Position Description- 

Creative & Advanced Research Based On Nanomaterials (CARBON) Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engg. at IIT Hyderabad is looking for a young, creative and enthusiastic candidate to join as a Postdoctoral fellow. CARBON Laboratory is actively engaged in the development of nanomaterials (polymeric, carbon, and inorganic) in the form of thin films, nanoparticles, nanofibers or in hierarchical/multi-scale for the application of energy (as electrode materials for batteries and supercapacitors), environment (adsorbents for water and air purification, waste management), healthcare (feminine hygiene, drug delivery, tissue scaffolds) and sensors.

  • This project aims to develop next-generation energy storage systems (e.g. battery) especially suitable for the extreme environment.
  • Work involves performing a significant number of experiments including synthesis of nanomaterials, structural and electrochemical characterization, and data analysis.
  • A thorough understanding of materials properties using DFT calculations will be needed to rationally design and choose new materials including electrodes, electrolytes, and salts for best electrochemical performance.

How to Apply- 

Eligible candidates may send their latest CV with a copy of their two most important publications to carbonlabiith@gmail.com on or before 15 December 2020.

Candidates also need to arrange at least two recommendation letters (out of two, one from a Ph.D. advisor) in support of their application.

Mode of Selection:
Candidates based on the essential qualification and desirable experience will be shortlisted for an interview which will be tentatively conducted in the last week of December. Candidates will be required to join latest by January 10, 2021.

For any query, write to: carbonlabiith@gmail.com

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Last Date for Apply– 15 December 2020

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