Department of Chemistry

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/139

Application is invited for the post of 'Project Associate in Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur under the Project entitled "Addressable Peptide-Polymer-Electrospun Nanofibers for Cell sorting diagnosis and delivery". The Post is temporary and on contractual basis for a period of one year. The period may be extended based on performance and requirement.

Name of the Post: Project Associate

Number of Posts: One

Essential Qualification: B.Tech OR M.Sc. OR B.Sc. OR MCA

Desirable Qualification:

  1. B.Tech OR M.Sc/M.Tech. An exposure to electrospinning machine for nanofiber preparation will be considered favorably.
  2. M.Sc. (Biotechnology/Physics/Mat. Science/Nanotechnology) OR M. Tech. in (Chemical/Material Science and Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Nanotechnology) Candidates having atleast 3-4 years relevant research experience
  3. Candidates having previous research experience in Nanotechnology especially in electrospinning, electrospun nanofibers scaffold designing and hands on experience in Cell culture, Microbial culture, fluorescence Microscopy, Cell staining in Microscopy, 3D Printer technology on electrospun nanofiber will be preferred.
  4. Experience of working in clean rooms and characterization of materials using lab equipment like AFM, UTM, FESEM, Raman Spectroscopy, optical microscope, image processing tools, statistical analysis and surface physics of thin films/nanomaterials synthesis with relevant publication OR any patent will be highly preferred.

Scale of pay: 18000-1500-45000

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

The institute reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualification and experience. Only shortlisted candidates will accordingly call for interview.

Application Deadline and Postal Address:

Kindly email your complete resume to with subject "Application for the post of Project Associate". Email should be sent us on or before 8th July 2020.

The selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online Interview. Short listed candidates will be informed with an email about the date of interview.

Interested candidates may be apply on email giving full details of qualification, experience with copies of relevant certificate by 08 July 2020.

It is mandatory to mention your mobile number in the application (soft copy) must be sent at following email address.

(Prof. V.K. Singh)
Project Investigator