Research Associate I (RA-1) Post at IIT Kanpur, India: Apply by 15 August 2022

Research Associate I (RA-1) Post at IIT Kanpur, India: Apply by 30 April 2022

Designation/Position- Research Associate I (RA-1) Post

IIT Kanpur, India, invites applications for Research Associate I (RA-1) Post from eligible and interested candidates

About- Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is a public technical and research university in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was declared an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act. Research Associate I (RA-1) Post

Research/Job Area- Physics/ Physical Chemistry/Chemical Engineering

Location- IIT Kanpur


Essential Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Physics/ Physical Chemistry/Chemical Engineering.
  • The candidate should have a significant background in molecular simulations (DFT, MD) and thermodynamics.
  • The candidate should have a significant experience in quantum & classical molecular simulations.
  • The candidate should have experience in coding in python, C, and C++ and experience in the Linux environment.

Desirable qualification

  • Additional experience in Enhance Sampling methods (such as metadynamics, umbrella sampling, FFS), nucleation theory and simulations, force-field generation and coarse-graining would be desirable.
  • Experience in using VASP, GROMACS, PLUMED, GAUSSIAN, LAMMPS etc.

Job/Position Description- 

IIT KANPUR invites applications for the post of Research Associate-I in the “DST project “Bioenergy & H2 Map”

Nature of Work

The candidate would be responsible for developing a strategy to screen 2D materials using DFT and machine learning approaches for an efficient H2 generation from biomass. The work is in collaboration with an experimental group.

Duration of Appointment

  • The appointment for the above posts initially will be for 1 year, which will be extended with mutual consent If the performance of the candidate is good,
  • The post is purely temporary and on a contractual basis.
  • Salary: 47000 + HRA as per Institute norms

The department reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for shortlisting eligible candidates with qualifications and experience. Only short-listed candidates will accordingly be called for an interview.

No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview

How to Apply- 

Interested candidates should send their application along with their resume to:

Dr. Jayant K. Singh
Department of Chemical Engineering
IIT Kanpur
Ph. 0512 259 7017

Last Date for Apply– 15 August 2022

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