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) Research Assistant
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 10,500/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title MEMORIALIZING A FORGOTTEN CHAPTER: THE KOMAGATA MARU EPISODE(CKE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Anjali Gera Roy, Dept of Humanities & Social Science
Qualifications & Experience MA in English/History/Political Science/International Relations.
Relevant Experience Candidates having following experience will be preferred:
a)Excellent writing and editing skills and basic computer skills
b)Knowledge of either/both Bengali and Punjabi in addition to Hindi and English
c)Willingness to travel for conducting fieldwork
d) Research related to nationalism, resistance, diaspora and migration
e)Conducting archival and ethnographic work
f)Assisting with organizing workshops and seminars
g)Web design
Last Date 2014-12-20
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/CKE/2014/311, DATED21stNovember, 2014
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 22nd December, 2014 at 10-00 A.M at Department of Biotechnology for the post of i) Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
ii) Scientific Assistant (SA)
iii) Project Assistant (PA)
Number of vacancies i)1
ii)1
iii)1
Consolidated Compensation i) Upto Rs. 20,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
ii) Upto Rs. 15,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
iii) Upto Rs. 8,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title HIGH RATE ALGAL BIOMASS PRODUCTION FOR FOOD, FEED, BIOCHEMICALS AND BIOFUELS (ABP)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Debabrata Das, Dept of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience i)SRF: M.Tech. in Biochemical Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Biotechnology. M.Sc. in Microbiology / Biochemistry, Candidate with valid NET / GATE will get preference. Candidates having at least two years practical knowledge on handling Cyanobacteria, Green algal culture and Bio-hydrogen production process / Molecular Biology / Microbial processes / Computation will also get preference.
ii)SA: M.Sc. in Microbiology / Biochemistry, B.Tech. in Biotechnology with at least three years of working experience in wet biological laboratory work and hands on experience in operating lab scale fermentors, Preparation of Statement of Expenditure and Utilization Certificate for the project, budget preparation for the new project proposal. Experience on Biohydrogen pilot plant running will get preference.
iii)PA: M.Sc. in Microbiology/Biochemistry; B.Sc./B.A./ B.Com. with at least three years working experience in wet laboratory for maintaining the microbial culture, records of the chemicals, instruments etc. Candidate should have basic knowledge in computer.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-12-22
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/ABP/2014/315 DATED 3rd December, 2014
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (not for female & SRF candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior/ Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation JRF: UptoRs. 16,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
SRF: UptoRs. 18,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title FORCE IDENTIFICATION IN EXISTING STRUCTURES(FOE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Bayya Radhika, Dept of Civil Engg
Qualifications & Experience JRF : B. Tech / BE with 70% and above in Civil Engg with valid NET/GATE score and have good skill in using numerical software like ANSYS, ABAQUS etc. in addition to computer programming abilities. A preliminary understanding of probabilistic methods and statistics would be helpful.
SRF : M. Tech / ME / MS in Civil Engg with good skill in using numerical software like ANSYS, ABAQUS etc. in addition to computer programming abilities. A preliminary understanding of probabilistic methods and statistics would be helpful.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-12-31
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/FOE/2014/317, DATED 8thDecember, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 16,000/- p.m ( depending upon qualification and experience)
Project Title QUANTIFICATION OF PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL FLUX OF DISCHARGING GROUNDWATER TO SEA IN COASTAL AREAS OF THE BAY OF BENGAL (DBB)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Abhijit Mukherjee, Dept of Geology & Geophysics
Qualifications & Experience M.Sc./B.Tech. in Hydrogeology, Geology, Hydrology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences and/or Environmental Engineering with Valid NET/GATE score.
Relevant Experience Preferably having work experience in geochemical studies, mathematical modeling, knowledge of groundwater sampling and hydrological fieldwork. The project work includes rigorous all-season (including high temperature summer days) fieldwork in coastal areas of Bay of Bengal, as well as laboratory hydrogeochemical analyses, and numerical and chemical modeling.
Last Date 2015-01-09
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/DBB/2014/318, DATED 8thDecember, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) i) Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF)
ii) Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies i)1
ii)1
Consolidated Compensation i)PDF: As per govt. norms. Currently it is INR 22,000/- to 24,000/- per month (like to be revised to INR 36,000/- to 40,000/- per month). TA/DA will also be offered to attend conference as per the eligibility.
ii)SRF: As per govt. norms. Currently it is INR 18,000/- per month (like to be revised to INR 28,000/- per month). TA/DA will also be offered to attend conference as per the eligibility. If converted to PhD, the institute also supports international visits to attend conferences as per the institute norms.
Project Title MODELLING OF SOIL MOISTURE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE USING THE POTENTIAL OF PORBABILISTIC HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL APPROACH (MHA)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Rajib Maity, Dept. of Civil Engineering
Qualifications & Experience i)PDF:
1.PhD in Water Resources Engineering or related fields.
2.Proficiency in MATLAB and sound knowledge in probability and statistics is required. Experience in remote sensing and GIS is preferred.
3.Preference will be given to the candidates having publications in international journals and conferences.
Mere fulfillment of aforementioned criteria does not necessarily ensure the recruitment.

ii)SRF:
1.B Tech in Civil Engineering, MTech/MS in Water Resources Engineering. Outstanding BTech candidates without MTech may also apply.
2.Proficiency in MATLAB and sound knowledge in probability and statistics is required. Experience in remote sensing and GIS is preferred.
Mere fulfillment of aforementioned criteria does not necessarily ensure the recruitment.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-01-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MHA/2014/319, DATED 11th December, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation As per govt. norms. Currently it is INR 16,000/- per month (like to be revised to INR 25,000/- per month)
Project Title MULTIFUNCTIONAL HYBRID NANOSTRUCTURES FOR ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS (MAE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Amreesh Chandra, Dept. of Physics
Qualifications & Experience M. ScinPhysics (condensed matter or electronics) The candidate must have a recent/valid NET/GATE score OR M.Tech. in Physics, Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemistry.
Relevant Experience The applicant may have to travel to Germany for project work. So, it is desirable that the applicant already has a passport.
Last Date 2015-01-11
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MAE/2014/320, DATED12thDecember, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Project Assistant
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs.12,000/- 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. DebalayChakrabarti, Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Qualifications & Experience B.E or B. Tech or equivalent degree (First class) in Metallurgical Engineering
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-01-15
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/BMTT/2014/321, DATED 16th December, 2014
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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