Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/137

Applications are invited for one position of 'Project Scientist', initially for a period of one year (extendable depending on the performance) in the COE flagship project entitled "Design and Development of Autonomous Stairs/Escalator Climbing & Self-navigating Smart Wheelchair." at COE: Telemedicine and Robotics, IIT Kanpur.

Name of the Post: Project Scientist (One)

Salary: (INR31600-2600-78400) (Consolidated)

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. in relevant domain (align with Desirable Skillset) or ME/M Tech (suitable discipline) + 3 years of relevant experience.

Desirable Skillset:

  1. Extensive knowledge on Navigation and Controller Design for Autonomous Ground Vehicles/Wheelchair
  2. Experience in ROS1 (or ROS2) and programming language C, C++, Python.
  3. Experience in microcontroller programming Arduino, Raspberry Pi.
  4. Experience in AI/ML, Deep Learning Framework for autonomous navigation.
  5. Strong background in Control Systems Engineering/Robotics and Automation

Interested candidates may send their application on plain paper including the details of their complete professional academic record (attach copies of certificates) and work experience to the undersigned on or before June 30th, 2023. A Soft copy of the same may also be sent by e-mail ( Online interview will be conducted for shortlisted candidates. The applicant must also provide addresses (including E-mail Ids) of referees who can be contacted.


Dr. B. Bhattacharya
Project Coordinator
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - 16