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) Junior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs.16,000/- p.m. (depending on qualification & experience)
Project Title MULTIFUNCTIONAL HYBRID NANOSTRUCTURES FOR ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS (MAE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Amreesh Chandra, Dept. of Physics
Qualifications & Experience M. Sc / M.Tech. Physics (condensed matter or electronics) OR M.Tech. Materials Science. The candidate must have a recent/valid NET/GATE score.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-10-24
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MAE/2014/256, DATED 25th September, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Chief Technical Officer
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 90,000/- to Rs. 1,15,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Development of National Digital Library (NDL) of India - Towards Building a National Asset
Coordinator / PI Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti & Prof. Partha Pratim Das, CSE
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech/MS in Computer/Electronics/Electrical Sciences or Information Technology
Relevant Experience At least 20 years’ experience in large Information Technology (IT) project execution and system operation covering followings:
1. Overall planning, management and execution of large IT projects
2. Using project management approach to manage project roles, identify resource requirements, meet training needs, define project deliverables, provide customer/user satisfaction and reporting structures and insure quality of project
3. Identifying the technical approach to be used on a given project and managing the system development and infrastructure selection, installation and commissioning processes.
4. Architecting, planning, designing, constructing, testing, 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
5. Applying modern software engineering practices such as agile methodology, modeling, quality assurance (QA) and test/QA set up
6. Understanding of a 24x7 Datacenter operation
7. Liaison with senior Government/Semi-Government and Industry officials and bodies for smooth and successful program execution
8. Management skills necessary to function effectively in a senior position
Last Date 2014-10-23
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/LIB/BNA/2014-15/155 dated 16-Sep-14
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Project Officer (Library)
Number of vacancies 10(to be filled up in a balanced manner based on t
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 15,000/- to Rs. 25,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Development of National Digital Library (NDL) of India - Towards Building a National Asset
Coordinator / PI Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti & Prof. Partha Pratim Das, CSE
Qualifications & Experience 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.
Relevant Experience At least 1years’ experience in Library work in universities / academic institutions with skills in:
1. Metadata encoding (Generic and Domain-specific)
2. MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority Format /Dublin Core/IEEE-LOM, etc.
3. Digital Archiving System/Institutional Repository
4. Open Knowledge Objects and Open Educational Resources
5. Different retrieval/search technologies
6. E-learning system; Automated and Digital Library System
7. Use of integrated thesaurus and Ontology tools
8. Bibliographic Databases and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
9. Knowledge about Bibliometrics/Webometrics (h-index, g-index, SJR etc.)
10. Working knowledge of LAMP architecture and Content Management System
Last Date 2014-10-23
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/LIB/BNA/2014-15/155 dated 16-Sep-14
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Project Officer (IT)
Number of vacancies 6
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 30,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Development of National Digital Library (NDL) of India - Towards Building a National Asset
Coordinator / PI Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti & Prof. Partha Pratim Das, CSE
Qualifications & Experience BE/B. Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology or MCA or equivalent in related field. Relevant experience is desirable.
Relevant Experience 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
Last Date 2014-10-23
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/LIB/BNA/2014-15/155 dated 16-Sep-14
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Project Officer (Library)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 30,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Development of National Digital Library (NDL) of India - Towards Building a National Asset
Coordinator / PI Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti & Prof. Partha Pratim Das, CSE
Qualifications & Experience MLIS/ADIS/M Sc in Digital Library with first class or equivalent in related field andat least 2 years’ experience in similar projects. Further relevant experience is desirable.
Relevant Experience At least 2 years’ experience in digital library projects having skills in:
1. Metadata standards and schemas (Generic and Domain-specific)
2. DDC Classification Scheme/Subject Headings/MARC Record
3. Integrated thesaurus handling and use of Ontology tools
4. Integration of Citation tools
5. Knowledge of Unices, LAMP architecture, RDBMS and Scripting language
6. Software handling for Digital Archiving System, Institutional Repository, E-learning system;
7. Metadata harvesting technology
8. Text Retrieval Engine integration;
9. Automated and Digital Library System Management
10. Multilingual Document Processing
Last Date 2014-10-23
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/LIB/BNA/2014-15/155 dated 16-Sep-14
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Senior Project Officer (IT)
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 30,000/- to Rs. 35,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Development of National Digital Library (NDL) of India - Towards Building a National Asset
Coordinator / PI Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti & Prof. Partha Pratim Das, CSE
Qualifications & Experience BE/B. Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology or MCA or equivalent in related field. Relevant experience is desirable.
Relevant Experience At least 2 years’ experience in system & database administration having skills in:
1. Good knowledge of operating systems (Unix flavor), applications and network (local area and wide area)
2. Server Administration
3. Configuring Switch, Router and Firewall
4. Network Administration
5. Troubleshooting hardware, software and network
6. Storage Administration
7. Good understanding of system security and state-of-the art IDS
8. Scripting (C-Shell, Perl)
9. Must have good analytical capability and excellent problem solving aptitude
10. Knowledge of database theory, design, Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), and SQL
11. General understanding of distributed computing architectures, e.g. Client/Server, Internet/Intranet, Enterprise, Cloud
12. General understanding of the underlying operating system, storage technologies, memory management, disk arrays, NAS/SAN, networking
13. General understanding of routine maintenance, recovery, and handling failover of a Database
Last Date 2014-10-23
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/LIB/BNA/2014-15/155 dated 16-Sep-14
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 Officer
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 50,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title Development of National Digital Library (NDL) of India - Towards Building a National Asset
Coordinator / PI Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti & Prof. Partha Pratim Das, CSE
Qualifications & Experience BE/B. Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology or MCA or equivalent in related field. Relevant experience is desirable.
Relevant Experience 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
Last Date 2014-10-23
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/LIB/BNA/2014-15/155 dated 16-Sep-14
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 18,000 p.m (as per MHRD norm)
Project Title FRAMEWORK FOR IMPROVING BICYCLISTS ACCESSIBILITY TO RAIL STATIONS (BAS)
Coordinator / PI Prof. Debapratim Pandit, Department of Architecture and Regional Planning
Qualifications & Experience 1.M.Tech/MCP/MUP/MRP/M.Arch/MSc/M.A./B.Tech or equivalent
2.The minimum CGPA or Marks of a shortlisted candidate must be 6.5 (in a ten point scale) or 60% in case of Engineering/Science subjects. These cutoffs are 6.0 or 55% in case of humanities ???
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-10-30
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/BAS/2014/260, DATED 8th October, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 18,000 p.m (as per MHRD norm)
Project Title IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE OF SENIOR CITIZENS IN RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS IN AN INDIAN CONTEXT (LCR)
Coordinator / PI Prof. Debapratim Pandit, Department of Architecture and Regional Planning
Qualifications & Experience 1. M.Tech/MCP/MUP/MRP/M.Arch/MSc/M.A./B.Tech/B.Arch or equivalent
2. The minimum CGPA or Marks of a shortlisted candidate must be 6.5(in a ten point scale) or 60% in case of Engineering/Science subjects. These cutoffs are 6.0 or 55% in case of hum???
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-10-30
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/LCR/2014/261, DATED 8th October, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 22nd Octobber, 2014 at 9-30 AM at School of Information Technology for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs.18,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WASTE IN CITY REGION OF KOLKATA (MWC)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Soumya K. Ghosh, School of Information Technology
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech / ME (or equivalent) in Computer Science & Engineering (CS) or Information Technology (IT) with very good academic records [Minimum 75% (or 8.0 CGPA) from Std-X onwards].
Desirable: Knowledge of Spatial database, Web services, Cloud computin???
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-10-22
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MWC/2014/263 DATED 8th October, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 22nd Octobber, 2014 at 9-30 AM at School of Information Technology for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs.18,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN COASTAL AREAS OF WEST BENGAL (SMW)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Soumya K. Ghosh, School of Information Technology
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech / ME (or equivalent) in Computer Science & Engineering (CS) or Information Technology (IT) with very good academic records [Minimum 75% (or 8.0 CGPA) from Std-X onwards].
Desirable: Knowledge of Spatial database, Web services, Cloud computin???
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-10-22
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/SMW/2014/262 DATED 8th October, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 18,000/- p.m ( depending on qualification and experience)
Project Title IMPROVING THE IMPACT TOUGHNESS OF LOW-CARBON STEEL BY CONTROLLING THE MICROSTRUCTURE AND CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC TEXTURE (LAT)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Debalay Chakrabarti, Dept. of Met & Mat Engg
Qualifications & Experience i) Undergraduate Degree (B.E., B.Tech or equivalent) in Metallurgical and Materials Engg.
ii) Postgraduate Degree (M.E., M.Tech or equivalent) in Metallurgical and Materials Engg.,
iii) GATE score needed.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-10-28
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/LAT/2014/264, DATED 8th October, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation Up to Rs. 16,000 p.m (depending on qualification and experience)
Project Title AGE-FRIENDLY BUILT FROM AND INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN MODEL AND KNOWLEDGE NETWORKING (FBA)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Abraham George Dept of Architecture and Regional Planning
Qualifications & Experience Masters degree in Architecture (M. Arch), Design (M. Des)/ M. Tech – Civil Engineering with valid NET/GATE score. Knowledge on AutoCAD, REVIT, EcoTect, GIS preferred.Candidate should be able to install and operate various software / tools on Linux / Windo???
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2014-11-14
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/FBA/2014/265, DATED 14th October, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Project Officer
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Up to Rs.14,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DEVELOPMENT OF A NUMERICAL SCHEME TO STUDY THE AERODYNAMICS OF CHAFF CLOUD (DNS)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Arnab Roy, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Qualifications & Experience BE / B.Tech / ME / M. Tech in Aerospace Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Relevant Experience Experience in Fortran / C/ C++ computer programming in the area of computational Fluid Dynamics.
Last Date 2014-11-11
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/DNS/2014/266, DATED 15th October, 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) Junior Project Officer/Senior Project Officer/Programmer/Junior Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Up to Rs. 35,000/- p.m (depending on qualification & experience)
Project Title PLANT SECONDARY METABOLITES LAB (RTV-5)
Coordinator / PI Dr. M. Padmavati, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSIPL)
Qualifications & Experience Bachelor/Master's degree in any of the following disciplines:

Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Thermal, Applied Mechanics and Manufacturing (Other disciplines related to mechanical in Industrial Engineering, Reliability will also be considered with basic requirements of either of the above specializations).
Electronics and Communications Engineering
Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering with specialization in Instrumentation, Control systems, Embedded Systems
Computer Science and Engineering / Information Technology
Civil Engineering
Chemical Engineering with specialization in chemical process dynamics
Mining / Environmental Science / Mathematics and Informatics / Statistics / Electronics background may be considered for a few lab activities in Mining.
Candidates with MCA may be considered for programmer positions.
Candidates should have a consistently good academic performance throughout their career. Candidates with higher degrees / research experience may also be considered with higher remuneration
Candidates with a valid and excellent GATE score is can be considered for MS / Ph.D programmes, if found suitable by a separate process.
Relevant Experience Experience and/or exposure in the following areas are desirable for all the disciplines:

a) Programming and use of simulation tools like MATLAB/SIMULINK.
b) Computer Programming in C/C++/Java and Web page development and programming in JSP will be useful.
c) In addition, specific knowledge in the following will be considered as an advantage.
A. Electronics - Exposure to various simulation tools like SPICE/ ORCAD/ MODELSIM
B. Mechanical - Mechanisms, Robotics, control systems, signal processing, exposure to 3D modeling and CAD software like CATIA/Solidworks/Autocad/ADAMS etc.
C. Computer Science and IT: Network technologies
D. Mining - Environmental science / mathematics
E. Chemical Engineering - Modelling and Simulation
Last Date 2014-11-05
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/RTV-5/2014/267, DATED 16th October, 2014
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 5th November, 2014 at 4-00 P.M at Department of Humanities and social science for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 16,000/- (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title MEASURING ATTITUDE TOWARDS FINANCIAL RISK AMONG HANDLOOM MICRO-ENTREPRENEURS IN NORTH EAST INDIA (TFE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Kishor Goswami, Department of Humanities and social science
Qualifications & Experience 1st Class MA/ M Sc in Economics preferably in Mathematical Economics / Econometrics with Valid NET/GATE
Relevant Experience 2 years of research / project experience. Knowledge of Assamese will be an added advantage as the project involves extensive field survey in Assam and other North Eastern States.
Last Date 2014-11-05
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/TFE/2014/268 DATED 17th October, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

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