Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/173

Applications are invited for the following project position which is purely temporary in nature. Applicants can apply through e mail only on the below mentioned mail ids giving delails of educational qualification and experience.

Post: Senior Research Fellow (SRF). No of posts: one

Project Title: "Nanohybrids for Hydrogen Storage"

Qualification: Either one of the below.

    M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering / Materials Science and Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering/ Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. (i) Minimum percentage marks: 70% in M.Tech & 60% in B.Tech. (ii) If the candidate has done B.Sc and M.Sc. before M.Tech. then 60% marks are a minimum requirement at these levels. (For candidates with M.Tech. qualification

    M.Sc. Physics/Materials Science/Chemistry. (i) Should have taken mathematics courses at B.Sc level (with 60%). (ii) a minimum of 65% or 6.5 CPI in Master's degree, (iii) first division in bachelor's degree, (iv) JRF qualified or 95 percentile or higher in GATE. Experience of two years (in research).

Essential Experience

  1. Knowledge of X-ray diffraction (XRD). Preferred: use of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) & Chemical synthesis methods.
  2. The candidate is expected to be self-driven for conducting research and publishing his/her work in high quality scientific journals and conferences.
  3. The candidate should have demonstrated verbal and writing skills in communicating results of his/her own research.

Duration of appointment: Till 16th March 2021. (Candidate may be considered for employment in other projects after this time period).

Salary: A consolidated salary of Rs. 35,000 per month for SRF.

Interested candidates may apply by sending CV/bio-data and other information as follows: (i) complete information regarding educational qualifications indicating year of passing, percentage of marks/division, (ii) complete details of relevant working experience, (iii) career goals, (iv) Photo, (v) details of GATE/JRF qualification (valid score/qualification).

Interview may be conducted via phone/skype/on-line modes.

Applications should be submitted to (by email, which should reach by 5 pm, 01 Sept 2020):

Dr. Anandh Subramaniam
Materials Science and Engineering,
IIT Kanpur - 208016 (U.P.) India
Email address for application:, (cc to:

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 qualification, experience with copies of relevant certificates by 01 Sept 2020.
It is mandatory to mention your mobile number in the application. Application (soft copy) must be sent at following email address.