Research Associate Position – IIT Indore in DRDO CARS Project

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Research Associate Position – IIT Indore in DRDO CARS Project

Designation/Position-  Research Associate Position – IIT

IIT Indore, India, invites applications for Research Associate Position – IIT from eligible and interested candidates

About- Advertising for Research Associate (RA) position under IITI-I DRISHTI funded project. Remote photoplethysmography analyses the heart rate (HR) activity using non-contact face videos. Interviews will be conducted on 28th July 2022.

Research/Job Area- Chemistry/Materials/Nanomaterials or related field

Location- IIT Indore, MP, India


  1. PhD in Chemistry/Materials/Nanomaterials or related field with good experience of working with the synthesis of nanomaterials (e.g. MOF, metal and carbon based materials) and characterization techniques (e.g., Tribology, Rheology, Thermal conductivity, DLS, TEM, SEM, PXRD, BET, XPS, and so on).
  2. Candidates with long-term commitment will be preferred.
  3. During the project, the selected candidate has to travel to DMSRDE Kanpur (or specified DRDO lab) for the supply of the materials and may have to do some work at DMSRDE Kanpur (or specified DRDO lab) (as per the demand of the project).

Job/Position Description- 

Research Associate (RA-01) Position in DRDO CARS Project

Applications are invited from highly motivated and eligible candidates for the position of Research Associate (RA-01) in a DRDO-CARS funded Research Project titled “Development of multifunctional additives for high performance low temperature lubricants“.

Objectives of the Project: The objective of the project is to design and develop new materials screening, synthesis, process optimization, and characterization of efficient materials as with multifunctional properties as pour point depressants and friction modifier materials as additives for lubricants, and further process optimization and standardization for the bulk-scale synthesis of the best material for application as additives for lubricants.

Fellowship (per month): Rs. 47,000 + 18% HRA (if hostel accommodation is not provided). 

Duration: Initial appointment will be for one year, which is extendable up to a maximum of 3 years (or till the completion/termination of the project, whichever is earlier), solely based on performance.

How to Apply- 

Highly motivated and eligible candidates are requested to email their detailed CV (describing their academic (starting from 10th standard by mentioning year of passing, university/school, marks) and research background, experience, publication and contact details) to Prof. Sanjay Kumar Singh, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Indore to “” with subject line “RA application for DRDOCARS Project” latest by July 10, 2023.

Incomplete applications will be rejected.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated by e-mail informing date of interview. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview (in-person). 


Prof. Sanjay Kumar Singh

Department of Chemistry

Indian Institute of Technology Indore

Simrol, Khandwa Road, Indore-453552 (M.P.)



Last Date for Apply– 10 July 2023

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