Department of Chemistry

Application is invited for one post of Project Post-Doctoral Fellow under the project entitled "Targeting Nexus of Metabolic and Neurodegenerative Disorders. Application in Lafora Disease and Islet Amyloid Deposits" at the Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur.

Essential Qualification:

Ph.D (Organic Chemistry/ Medicinal Chemistry)

Desirable Qualification:

  • Candidate having previous research experience in Synthesis, Characterization, Purification and Identification of peptidomimetics and peptide-conjugates through Solid & Solution Phase Synthesis of Peptides having a research background on the synthesis of non-proteinogenic amino acids. Along with an idea for use of macromolecules/ heterocyclic/ aromatic molecules for the synthesis of peptide conjugates will be preferred.
  • Candidate must well verse in method development, purification of compounds on HPLC systems, also working hands on other instruments like freeze dryer, digital polarimeter, CD spectrometer, Fluorescence spectrophotometer etc.

Nature of Work: Candidate would be responsible for performing experiments dealing with the synthesis of peptides/ peptide conjugates along with their biophysical assays to meet our project objectives.

Consolidated Salary (Rs): 50000/55000/60000

Duration of Appointment: The post is purely temporary in nature and is for the duration of one year which may be extended based on the performance.

The institute reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short-listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualification and experience. Only shortlisted candidate will be called for interview. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview.

Application Deadline 8 January 2018

Project Investigator
Prof. Sandeep Verma
Department of Chemistry
IIT Kanpur