Temporary Assignments
Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy


Applications are invited on plain paper for the following assignment on a purely time bound Project undertaken in the various Departments / Centres / Schools of the Institute.

Interested eligible persons may apply (quote SRIC Reference on the top of the Application) on plain paper giving full bio-data along with attested copies of testimonials and a demand draft of the application fee drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur on or before last date mentioned against each. Applications may be submitted to:

Administrative Officer (Projects)
Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur 721302


Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 16thJuly, 2015 at 3-00 PM at School of Medical Science & Technology for the post of ofSenior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs.28,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title STRUCTURAL AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF CUTANEOUS CELL BEHAVIOUR UNDER VARIED PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AMBIENCE TOWARDS IMPROVING SKIN TISSUE ENGINEERING PRACTICES(CCB)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Jyotirmoy Chatterjee, SMST
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech./ME (Material science, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology/ pharmaceutical engineering) / M. Pharm. (with experience in Mammalian cell culture, Gene and Protein expression studies / M. Sc./ [ Chemistry/ Bio-chemistry/ Life Science (GATE/NET qualified)]
Relevant Experience 2 years research experience preferably in the field of biomaterial fabrication/cell-bio-matrix interaction/gene expression studies.Experience in Matlab and Biostatistics will be preferred.
Last Date 2015-07-16
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/CCB/2015/102 DATED 8thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Project Assistant (JPA)/Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/ Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs.16,000/- p.m. for JRF/JPA (depending upon qualification & experience)
UptoRs.25,000/- p.m. for SRF (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title IMPROVING THE IMPACT TRANSITION BEHAVIOR OF HIGH STRENGTH NAVAL SELECTS BY REFINING THE EFFECTIVE GRAIN SIZE OF MATRIX MICROSTRUCTURE (BSM)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Debalay Chakrabarti, Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Qualifications & Experience JPA :B.E / B. Tech or equivalent degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering with more than 75% marks / CGPA higher than 8.0
JRF: B.E / B. Tech / ME or equivalent degree or M. Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering with more than 75% marks / CGPA higher than 8.0 with valid NET/GATE score.
SRF :Same as JRF with two years research experience.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-07-08
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/BSM/2015/103, DATED9thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female and JRF/SRF candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur /-

Temporary Position(s) Job Assistant (JA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 18,000/- p.m.(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DIVERSION OF 181.013 HA OF FOREST LAND FOR MINING OF MANGANESE ORE IN VILLAGE MALDA AND OTHERS BY M/S TATA STEEL (NHS)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya, Dept. of Mining Engineering
Qualifications & Experience JA : Graduation in any type
Relevant Experience Minimum 9 year experience of lab management. Minimum 5years experience of working as a report preparation. Minimum 5 year experience of working as a secretary to short term course.
Last Date 2015-07-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/NHS/2015/104, DATED11thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for femalecandidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur /-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 25,000/- p.m (depending on qualification & experience)
Project Title DROPLET - BASED COOLING OF ELECTRONIC HOT - SPOTS (BCE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Sunando Dasgupta, Dept of Chemical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience M.Tech. orB.Tech. / BE in Chemical Engineering with valid NET/GATE score and specializations / interests in transport processes.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-07-16
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/BCE/2015/106, DATED17thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Research Associate
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 36,000/- p.m. (depending on qualification and experience)
Project Title SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND APPLICATIONS OF SURFACE ACTIVE IONIC LIQUIDS (SAILS) FORMING SELF-ASSEMBLIES AND INVESTIGATION OF DYNAMICAL PROCESS IN THESE MICROHETEROGENEOUS SYSTEMS (OAL)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Nilmoni Sarkar, Dept. of Chemistry
Qualifications & Experience PhD in Chemistry or Physics.
Relevant Experience Experience in steady state and time resolved emission spectroscopy, experience in handling Ioni liquids, strong interest in instrumentation.
Last Date 2015-07-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/OAL/2015/107, DATED 18th June, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) i) Technical Officer (TO)
ii) Senior Project Officer (SPO)
iii) Project Officer (PO)
iv) Junior Project Officer (JPO)
Number of vacancies i)TO-1
ii)SPO-5
iii)PO-5
iv)JPO-4
Consolidated Compensation i) (TO) - Rs.40,000/- - Rs.50,000/- p.m(depending on qualification & experience)
ii) (SPO) - Rs.30,000/- - Rs.35,000/- p.m(depending on qualification & experience)
iii) (PO) - Rs.25,000/- - Rs.30,000/- p.m(depending on qualification & experience)
iv) (JPO) - Rs.15,000/- - Rs.25,000/- p.m(depending on qualification & experience)
Project Title DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL DIGITAL LIBRARY (NDL) OF INDIA - TOWARDS BUILDING A NATIONAL ASSET (BNA)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Partha Pratim Das, Dept. of Com. Sc. & Engg.
Qualifications & Experience (i)TO : BE/B. Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology or MCA or equivalent in related field. Relevant experience is desirable.
(ii)SPO / PO (IT) : BE/B. Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology or MCA or equivalent in related field. Relevant experience is desirable.
(iii)PO / JPO (Library) : Bachelor / Master degree in science / engineering / law / medicine / arts / humanities followed by Master Degree in Library & Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc) with first class or equivalent in related field. Relevant experience is desirable.
PO & JPO (Archivist) :Masters or equivalent in any subject.
(iv)JPO/PO (Subject Matter Expert):Masters or equivalent in any subject (domain area of application). Domain areas include science, social science and engineering.
JPO/PO (Design):Masters for PO or Bachelors for JPO.
Relevant Experience i) TO - At least 3 years experience in software development including at least 1 years’ experience in lead position and having skills in:
1. Live industry projects with large domestic / overseas clients
2. Comprehensive understanding of building, operating and maintaining a large, database oriented, integrated, state-of-the-art IT system including hardware, system software, application software, network (local area as well as wide area) infrastructure and security system
3. Excellent analytical and problem solving skill
4. Good communication skill
5. Good understanding/exposure to:
a. Modern server architecture and configurations
b. Operating systems (Unix flavor)
c. Network systems (local area and wide area)
d. Storage systems(SAN and NAS)
e. System security devices
f. Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
6. Sound knowledge software development using C/C++, Java and Structured Query Language (SQL) and Web Development Technologies
7. Knowledge of Database design and administration
8. Familiar with modern software engineering practices such as agile methodology, modeling, quality assurance (QA) and test/QA set up
9. Understanding of a 24x7 Datacenter operation.

Responsibilities for the position include:
1.Building, operating and maintaining the entire IT infrastructure of NDL
2.H/W and S/W architecture design; IT project planning, monitoring and control; Work-breakdown, task assignment, supervision & review
3.Coordination with vendors and outsourcing agencies to derive necessary support for smooth operation of the NDL data center
4.Ensuring compliance with all license agreements and contractual requirements
5.User support and ensuring user satisfaction
6.Supervising the jobs of Senior Project Officers (IT) and Project Officers (IT)

ii) SPO / PO (IT) - At least 1 years experience in software development having skills in:
1. Sound programing knowledge using C/C++, Java & Web Development Technologies
2. Aptitude for smart testing and debugging of software
3. Well acquainted with Apps Development, OOAS & Structured System Analysis and Design, RDBMS, Database Design, SQL, SCRUM, modeling, test/QA, regression
4. Excellent analytical capability
Responsibilities for the position include:

1.Development and maintenance of application software for a digital library system
2.Troubleshooting any reported problems.

iii) PO / JPO (Library) - At least 1 years experience in Library work in universities / academic institutions with skills in:
1. Metadata encoding (Generic and Domain-specific)
2. DDC/LCC Subject Classification Scheme/Subject Headings/MARC Record
3. MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority Format / Dublin Core/IEEE-LOM, etc.
4. Digital Archiving System/Institutional Repository
5. Open Knowledge Objects and Open Educational Resources
6. Different retrieval/search technologies
7. E-learning system; Automated and Digital Library System
8. Use of integrated thesaurus and Ontology tools
9. Bibliographic Databases and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
10. Knowledge about Bibliometrics / Webometrics (h-index, g-index, SJR etc.)
11. Working knowledge of LAMP architecture and Content Management System

Responsibilities for the position include:
1. Metadata encoding of different types of e-contents, research papers, e-books, audio, video, theses, lecture notes, etc. in to the digital Library software
2. Document classification as per subject
3. Searching various categories of open educational resources from the Internet
4. Uploading the different types of e-contents in the Institutional Digital Repository (IDR)
5. Reviewing and editing of uploaded metadata of e-contents before final archiving in to the IDR

PO & JPO (Archivist) : At least 5 years (total) experience in one or more of the following areas:
1. Planning, structuring, risk-assessment, operation, and coordination of large volume digitization work to create digital archives for paper records, field records, manuscripts, newspapers, leaflets, posters, books, art material, performances, and the like.
2. Archiving and Preservation of Audio, Video, and Audio-Visual Material in various areas of science, technology, culture, performing arts, medicine, law and social studies
3. Metadata Processing and Curatorial tasks for variety of contents in digital archives including indic-script documents
4. Cataloguing and Dissemination of digital archives
5. Bibliographic work related to variorum editions
6. Manuscriptology, Digital Humanities, Cultural Informatics, Digital Heritage
7. Image and Video documentation

iv) JPO/PO (Subject Matter Expert) : At least 3 years (total) experience in any one or more of the following areas:
1. Metadata annotation for a digital library in any one domain area
2. Metadata curation for a digital library in any one domain area
3. Planning, structuring and operations, coordination of large volume metadata annotation/curation work for a digital library
4. Cataloguing archives in domain areas
5. Summarization of documents in domain areas.

JPO/PO (Design) : At least 3 years experience covering:
1.GUI design of at least couple of websites, preferably one of a digital library or equivalent type
2.Independently carrying out GUI design:
a. Following state-of-the-art GUI design practices, techniques and methodologies
b. Capturing user requirements from the functional requirements/flow developed by technical persons and refining these iteratively by comprehending the broad vision/ objective/ outcome of a project by interacting regularly with technical members of the project
c. Visualizing user expectations and cognitive dimensions
d. By judiciously blending in GUI, modern artwork and Indian culture and ethos.
Last Date 2015-07-19
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/BNA/2015/105, DATED 16thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur /-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 10rdJuly, 2015 at 03-00 PM at Advanced Laboratory for Plant Genetic Engineering for the post of (i)Research Associate (RA)
(ii)Junior Research Fellow(JRF)
Number of vacancies (i)2
(ii)1
Consolidated Compensation (i)RA: Upto Rs.20,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
(ii)JRF: Upto Rs.18,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DEVELOPMENT OF POD BORER RESISTANT TRANSGENIC PIGEON PEA & CHICK PEA. (PRT)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Sudip Kumar Ghosh, Advanced Laboratory for Plant Genetic Engineering
Qualifications & Experience (i)RA: Ph.D. in any branch of life science with at least one publication in SCI journals. Experience in plant molecular biology is desirable.
(ii)JRF: M.Tech or M. Sc in any branch of life science, preferably Botany and Biochemistry with valid GATE/NET score.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-07-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/PRT/2015/109 DATED 19thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 10rdJuly, 2015 at 03-00 PM at Advanced Laboratory for Plant Genetic Engineering for the post of Research Associate (RA)
Number of vacancies 3
Consolidated Compensation RA: Upto Rs.20,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title EVALUATION OF THE APPLICABILITY OF A DOMINANT NUCLEAR MALE STERLITY SYSTEM IN RICE FOR HYBRID SEED PRODUCTION (ANS)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Sudip Kumar Ghosh, Advanced Laboratory for Plant Genetic Engineering
Qualifications & Experience RA: Ph.D. in any branch of life science with at least one publication in SCI journals. Experience in plant molecular biology is desirable.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-07-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/ANS/2015/110 DATED 19thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 16,000/- p.m (depending on qualification & experience)
Project Title ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ANTIFUNGAL PEPTIDES FROM MUGA SILKWORM ANTHERAE ASSAMENSIS HELFER (AMH)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Ananta K. Ghosh, Dept of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience M.Tech. orM. Sc.in life science / biochemistry / biotechnology / microbiologywith valid NET/GATE score and some experience in molecular biology related work.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-07-18
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/AMH/2015/111, DATED19thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Research Engineer (RE)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 50,000/- p.m.(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title NONLINEAR ANALYSIS AND RECONFIGURABLE CONTROL OF AMCA OPERATING AT HIGH AOA (PHASE - II) (AOA)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Manoranjan Sinha, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech / ME in Aerospace Engineering or Electrical / Electronics Engineering with at least 3 years research experience in control system engineering related to aircraft or spacecraft.
Relevant Experience Preference will be given to candidates having following knowledge:
1. Knowledge of hardware implementation.
2. Knowledge of linear and nonlinear control
3. Knowledge of combined adaptive and robust control and reconfigurable control
4. Software skill on MATLAB and C.
5. Publication in reputed journal and conference.
Last Date 2015-07-18
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/AOA/2015/112, DATED19thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for femalecandidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 16thJuly, 2015 at 3-30 PM at Centre for Oceans,Rivers,Atmosphere &Land Science(CORAL) for the post of Senior Research Fellow(SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation SRF: Upto Rs.22,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title ANALYSIS AND SIMULATION OF LAND SURFACE ENERGY BALANCE AT A TROPICAL SITE USING INSAT-3D OBSERVATION (LTI)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Manabottam Mandal, Centre for Oceans,Rivers,Atmosphere &Land Science(CORAL)
Qualifications & Experience SRF: First Class M. Sc. or Equivalent in Atmospheric Science/ Atmospheric Physics/Earth Science/ Meteorology/Physics/Applied Mathematics from recognized university/Institute with valid NET or GATE score and two years research experience.
OR
First Class M. Tech in Earth System Science/ Atmospheric Science/Atmospheric Physics/Climate Science/Meteorology from recognized university/Institute and two years research experience.
Relevant Experience Programming skill
Last Date 2015-07-16
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/LTI/2015/115 DATED 29thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 16thJuly, 2015 at 3-30 PM at Centre for Oceans,Rivers,Atmosphere &Land Science(CORAL) for the post of Junior Research Fellow(JRF)/ Junior Project Assistant (JPA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation JRF/JPA: Upto Rs.25,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Regional assimilation of land surface parameters over Indian landmass for providing surface boundary condition to numerical models for simulation of monsoon processes. (ALI)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Manabottam Mandal, Centre for Oceans,Rivers,Atmosphere &Land Science(CORAL)
Qualifications & Experience JRF/JPA: First Class M. Sc. or Equivalent in Atmospheric Science/ Atmospheric Physics/Earth Science/ Meteorology/Physics/Applied Mathematics from recognized university/Institute with valid NET or GATE score.
OR
First Class M. Tech in Earth System Science/ Atmospheric Science/Atmospheric Physics/Climate Science/Meteorology from recognized university/Institute.
Relevant Experience Good programming knowledge.
Last Date 2015-07-17
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/ALI/2015/116 DATED 29thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 20thJuly, 2015 at 4-30 PM at Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering for the post of Junior Research Fellow(JRF)/ Junior Project Assistant (JPA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation JRF/JPA: UptoRs.16,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Comparative study between V and Nb micro alloyed steels from Tata Steel in terms of precipitation strengthening (BMTT)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Debalay Chakrabarti, Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Qualifications & Experience JRF/JPA: (i) B.E., B.Tech or equivalent degree (First class) in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (with more than 75% marks).
(ii) M.E., M. Tech or equivalent degree (First class) in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (with more than 75% marks).
(iii) Valid GATE score needed.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-07-20
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/BMTT/2015/117 DATED 29thJune, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 26th August, 2015 at 3-00 P.M at Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering for the post of Assistant
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 9,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Study on determining storage losses in food grains in FCI and CWC warehouses and to recommended norms for storage in efficient warehouse management (NSW)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Ashis Kumar Datta, Department Of Agricultural And Food Engineering
Qualifications & Experience Diploma in Agriculture or Agricultural Engineering or B. Sc. Degree or a Graduate/Post graduate degree with sufficient knowledge of agricultural operations, grain storage in godowns. The candidate should also have knowledge about collection as per standard sampling methods..
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-08-26
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/NSW/2015/118 DATED 30th June, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 24th July, 2015 at 3-30 P.M at Rubber Technology Centre for the post of Research Assistant
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 16,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DEVELOPMENT OF SHAPE MEMORY POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES (SMPN) FOR SPACE DEPLOYABLE MATERIALS (NSD)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Nikhil Kumar Singha, Rubber Technology Centre
Qualifications & Experience M.Sc. in Chemistry / Polymer Science with at least two years’ experience in polymer synthesis as well as its characterization.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-07-24
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/NSD/2015/119 DATED 1st July, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Research Consultant
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 35,000/- p.m ( depending upon qualification and experience)
Project Title TEXT DETECTION, TEXT MATCHING AND IMAGE MATCHING WITHIN GUI APPLICATION SCREEN IMAGES (DIMG)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Rajiv RanjanSahay, School of Information Technology
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech./M.S. in Computer Science Engg./ School of Information Technology, Electronics and Comm. Engg.,Electrical Engg., Master of Statistics (M.Stat.)
OR B.Tech. in the above disciplines.
The candidate should have done courses in Digital Signal Processing, Computer Vision/Digital Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Machine learning, Neural networks, Probability Theory.
Good programming skills are necessary in C, C++, Python, Matlab.
The candidate should have > 75% marks in Higher Secondary, 1st Class in B.Tech (> 6.5 CGPA) and 1st class in M.Tech. (> 6.5 CGPA)
Valid GATE score is mandatory for B.Tech. candidate but optional for M.Tech. candidates.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-08-02
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/DIMG/2015/121, DATED 3rd July, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Technical Assistant
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 10,000/- p.m ( depending upon qualification and experience)
Project Title THERMOCOUPLE TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT AND THERMAL MODELLING OF ELECTRON BEAM WELDING OF MATERIALS OF DAE INTEREST (MWD)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Gour Gopal Roy, Dept of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Qualifications & Experience Diploma in Mechanical Engg.
Relevant Experience Experience with laser/electron beam welding would be preferable.
Last Date 2015-08-02
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MWD/2015/120, DATED 3rd July, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

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