Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/116

Application in plain paper are invited for the temporary post of Research Associate in the Project no DST/ME/2018546, titled "Fracture and delamination under dynamic loading"

Desired Qualification: Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science and basic degree in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science. Knowledge of high strain rate behavior of materials, in particular evaluating high strain rate behavior of fiber and nanocomposites using the split-Hopkinson Pressure bar technique.

Experience: Preparation of fiber and nano-composites, metal matrix composites, characterization techniques like FESEM, TEM, XRD etc. is desired. Publications in reputed journals and experience in writing project proposals and reports.

Salary: Consolidated Salary range: Rs. 47,000/- per month (consolidated)

Send your hard copy of bio-data and copies of relevant certificates to the following address so as to reach on or before 10.06.2020.

Please send applications in a single pdf file with your name as file name only to The subject of the mail should be "application for research associate".

The application should be a single pdf file (size not exceeding 5 MB) consisting of the following.

  1. Cover letter with your recent photograph
  2. Ph.D degree certificate or provisional certificate
  3. Marksheets of course work in Ph.D and M.Tech (all semesters)
  4. List of publications (only published papers will be considered)
  5. A short research plan (up to 1000 words) indicating your expertise, area of research and future research ambitions.

Applications incomplete in any respect will not be shortlisted.

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 apply on email giving full details of qualifications, experience with copies of relevant certificates by 10 JUNE 2020.

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

Dr. P. Venkitanaryanan
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur 208016