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) 1. Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF)
2. Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1. 1
2. 1
Consolidated Compensation 1. 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.
2. 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. RajibMaity, Dept. of Civil Engineering
Qualifications & Experience 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.

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 2015-04-30
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MHA/2014/319, DATED11thDecember, 2014
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Project Officer (JPO)
Number of vacancies 3
Consolidated Compensation Rs.28,000 - 32,000/-
Project Title ALL INDIA COORDINATED RESEARCH PROJECT ON POST HARVEST TECHNOLOGY (AICRP ON PHT) (PROJECT CODE – HPT)
Coordinator / PI Prof. Ashis Kumar Datta, Dept. of Agrl. & Food Engg
Qualifications & Experience B.Tech. / B.E. in Agril. Engg. / Mechanical / Chemical Engg. with 2 yrs experience
OR
M.Tech. in Agricultural Process Engineering/Dairy and Food Engineering/Post Harvest Engineering. Knowledge of Design, Development and Testing of Processing Machinery is essential.
The qualifications and experience prescribed are the minimum and mere possession of the same does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-22
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/HPT/ 2015/49, DATED 23rdMarch, 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) Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 25,000/-p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title GENETIC ENGINEERING OF ALGAE FOR ENHANCED OIL PRODUCTION (ICB2)
This is 5-year project under the DBT-Pan IIT Center for Bioenergy, Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), IIT-Kharagpur
Coordinator / PI Dr. Mrinal K. Maiti, Dept. of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience Throughout First Class- M.Sc/B.Tech/M.Tech. in Agriculture/Biochemistry/Botany /Biotechnology/ Environmental Science/Genetics/Microbiology/ Molecular Biology.
M.Sc./B.Tech candidates must have valid NET / GATE score. Candidates having practical knowledge on handling algal culture and Molecular Biology techniques will get preference.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-25
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/ICB2/2015/52, DATED26thMarch, 2015
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 & experience)
Project Title ON SOME PROBLEMS OF CONCAVE AND MEROMORPHICALLY STAR-LIKE UNIVALENT FUNCTIONS (CSF)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Bappaditya Bhowmik, Department of Mathematics
Qualifications & Experience M.Sc. / MS in Mathematics with valid NET/GATE score and First Class throughout the academic career. Project must be broadly on Complex Analysis.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-29
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/CSF/2015/56, DATED 30th March, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 16,000/- pm. (depending upon qualification & 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 Mastersdegree 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 the Linux /Windows OS.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-05-05
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/FBA/2015/57, DATED 6th April, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 21st April, 2015 at 10-00 AM at Department of Computer Science and Engineering for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation JRF : Upto *Rs. 16,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
* the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title FEATURE EXTRACTION AND DATA MINING FROM CLIMATE DATA (FAD)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Pabitra Mitra, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Qualifications & Experience 1.B.Tech/M.Tech/MSc in Computer Science or Statistics or Mathematics.
2. Valid GATE/ NET score is a must.
3. Background and interest in Statistics and/or Machine Learning and good programming skills.
4. Minimum 70% (7.5 CGPA) marks in all the degrees starting from Class X.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-21
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/FAD/2015/58 DATED 6th April, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 36,000/- to Rs. 40,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR TRAINING AND RESEARCH IN MICROFLUIDICS (CEM)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Suman Chakraborty, Dept. of Mechanical Engg
Qualifications & Experience Ph.D in Science or Engineering. Doctoral research Experience in the field of microfluidics/ nanofluidics is desirable.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-05-05
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/CEM/2015/59, DATED7thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 5thMay, 2015 at 9-00 AM at Department of Electrical Engineering for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation JRF : Upto *Rs. 16,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
* the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title DEVELOPMENT OF LOW COST, ULTRA-FAST, ENERGY EFFICIENT POWER MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR DYNAMIC VOLTAGE SEALING IN MULTICORE PARALLEL EMBEDDED PROCESSORS (MLP)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Santanu Kapat, Department of Electrical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech. / B. Tech in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with validNET/GATE score. Candidate should have the Power Electronics as an undergraduate subject. Any other research experience in power electronics or FPGA-based embedded system will get due preference.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-05-05
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MLP/2015/60 DATED 7thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 20thApril, 2015 at 9-00 AM at Department of Computer Science and Engineering for the post of Project Assistant (PA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 20,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title EXPANSION OF TELEMEDICINE PROJECT IN TRIPURA (ECP)
Coordinator / PI Prof. Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Qualifications & Experience B.Tech/B.E in Computer Science & Engineering or Information Technology with 75% Marks or 8.0 CGPA (out of 10 scale) or equivalent in all degree examinations (including Class-X and XII board examinations).
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-20
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/ECP/2015/62 DATED 9thApril, 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 20thApril, 2015 at 9-00 AM at Department of Computer Science and Engineering for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation JRF :Upto *Rs. 16,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
* the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title Cuffless estimation of blood pressure using photo-plethysmography for early assessment of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases in rural population (LYA)
Coordinator / PI Prof. Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Qualifications & Experience B.Tech/B.E in Electronics and communication Engineering / Electronics Engineering/ Instrumentation Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Bio-medical Engineering with valid GATE/NET score and 75% Marks or 8.0 CGPA (out of 10 scale) or equivalent in all degree examinations (including Class-X and XII board examinations).
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-20
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/LYA/2015/61 DATED 9thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 29thApril, 2015 at 3-30 PM at Department of Chemical Engineering for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation SRF :Upto *Rs. 18,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
* the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF POLYMERIZATION-GRADE ETHYLENE SYNTHESIS (PGS)
Coordinator / PI Dr. P. A. Deshpande, Department of Chemical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience M.Tech or B.Tech in Chemical Engineering with valid GATE/NET score with two years research experience or equivalent.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-29
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/PGS/2015/63 DATED 9thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 20stApril, 2015 at 9-00 AM at Department of Computer Science and Engineering for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation JRF :Upto *Rs. 16,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
* the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title RESILENCE, RECOVERY AND RE-INTEGRATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH IN YOUNG ADULTS (RRA)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Raj Lakshmi Guha, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Qualifications & Experience B.Tech/B.E in Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology or M.Sc in Psychology/ Sociology with valid NET/GATE score and 70% Marks or 7.5 CGPA (out of 10 scale) or equivalent in all degree examinations (including Class-X and XII board examinations).
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-20
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/RRA/2015/64 DATED 10thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 8thMay, 2015 at 10-00 AM at Department of Computer Science and Engineering for the post of of Research Consultant (RC)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 18,000/- to Rs. 22000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title ARCHITECTURE-AWARE TIMING ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION OF SAFETY-CRITICAL AUTOMOTIVE SOFTWARE (AUTOSAFE) (ATS)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Soumyajit Dey, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Qualifications & Experience B. Tech in Computer Science/ Electronics/ Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering with 80% Marks or 8.0 CGPA (out of 10 scale) or equivalent in all degree examinations (including Class-X and XII board examinations).
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-05-08
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/ATS/2015/65 DATED 10thApril, 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 30thApril, 2015 at 10-00 A.M at Department of Biotechnology for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation i) Rs. 14,000/- to Rs. 28000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DELIVERY OF DRUGS AND CELLS TO THE CORNEA USING SILK PROTEIN-A NOVEL THERAPEUTIC APPROACH (DUK)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Subhas Chandra Kundu, Dept of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience M. Sc in Biophysics / Biotechnology / Life Science / Biochemistry with valid GATE / NET score. Preferences will be given to those who have special paper in Biochemistry / Molecular Biology and having two year experience with wet laboratory related to biomaterials / biophysics work or M. Tech (Chemical / Biomedical Engineering / Materials Science / Biotechnology / Nanotechnology) for JRF and two years’ experience for SRF. Preference will be given to those having hands on experience in culture of animal cells / analysis of biomolecules / biomaterials / biophysical / molecular biology techniques / bioactivity assays.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-30
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/DUK/2015/67 DATED 15thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 30thApril, 2015 at 10-00 A.M at Department of Biotechnology for the post of
i) Junior Research Fellow (JFR)
ii) Project Assistant-I (PA)
iii) Project Assistant-II (PA)
Number of vacancies i) Junior Research Fellow (JFR) -1
ii) Projec
Consolidated Compensation i)JRF - Upto Rs. 25,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
ii)PA-I - Upto Rs. 5,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
iii)PA-II - Upto Rs. 8,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title NATURAL SILK PROTEIN BASED MODIFICATION OF ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT TO IMPROVE OSTEOGENESIS AND OSSEO-INTEGRATION (NSI)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Subhas Chandra Kundu, Dept of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience (i) JRF - M. Sc in Biophysics / Biotechnology / Life Science / Biochemistry with valid GATE / NET score. Preferences will be given to those who have special paper in Biochemistry / Molecular Biology and having two year experience with wet laboratory related to biomaterials / biophysics work or B. Tech (Chemical Engineering / Materials Science) with two year experience in related wet laboratory OR M. Tech (Chemical / Biomedical Engineering / Materials Science / Biotechnology / Nanotechnology). Preference will be given to those having hands on experience in culture of animal cells / analysis of biomolecules / biomaterials / biophysical / molecular biology techniques / bioactivity assays. For (ii)PA-I and (iii)PA-II- Graduate having hands on experience in biological Institute, computer applications, typing and accounting. Age below 28 (Relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC as per government instructions)
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-30
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/NSI/2015/66 DATED 15thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (not for JRFand female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur /-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 22ndApril, 2015 at 11-00 A.M at Department of Biotechnology for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation i) Rs. 16000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title PROCESS DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CONCOMITANT PRODUCTION OF BIOEMULSIFIER, LIPID, BIODIESEL, GLYCEROL AND BIOMASS AS ANIMAL/FISH FEED USING INDUSTRIAL WASTE IN A RENEWABLE YEAST FEEDSTOCK BASED BIOREFINARY MODEL (RBF)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Ramkrishna Sen, Dept of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience B.Tech (Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology) or M.Sc (Biotechnology / Applied Microbiology) with valid NET/GATE score and relevant research experience in the field of Bioprocess Technology & Downstream Processing through project/dissertation. Preference will be given to those who possess hands on experience/training in yeast/microbial fermentation and related downstream processing. Any candidate with higher academic qualification (M.Tech/M.Phill) may also be considered if he/she accepts in principle the terms and conditions of this recruitment.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-22
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/RBF/2015/68 DATED 15thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 24thApril, 2015 at 4-30 P.M at Centre for Educational Technology for the post of Senior Project Engineer
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 20,000/- to Rs. 30000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DEVELOPING SUITABLE PEDAGOGICAL METHODS FOR VARIOUS CLASSES, INTELLECTUAL CALIBERS AND RESEARCH IN E-LEARNING ICE - MAIN PHASE (MLM)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Bani Bhattacharya, Centre for Educational Technology
Qualifications & Experience EssentialQualification–BE/B. Tech in Computer Science, Electronics and Communication Engg., Information Technology or equivalent in related field.
Relevant Experience At least 2 years experience in web based application development
Sound programming knowledge using, HTML5, jQuery, Java Script, Java, SQL and good knowledge on relational database
Aptitude for smart testing and debugging of software
Excellent analytical capability

Responsibilities for the position include:
Development and maintenance of web application software for pedagogical framework based course development
Troubleshooting any reported problems
Last Date 2015-04-24
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MLM/2015/69 DATED 15thApril, 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 5thMay, 2015 at 3-00 P.M at Centre for Educational Technology Seminar Room for the post of Programmer
Number of vacancies 3
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 20,000/- to Rs. 30000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title ERP SYSTEM FOR THE INSTITUTE (IER)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Debasis Bhattacharya, Mat. Sc. Centre
Qualifications & Experience BE/B. Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology or MCA or equivalent in related field.
Or
BCA / BSc in computer Science.
Relevant Experience At least 3 years experience in web based application developmentor server administration and database management
Sound programming knowledge using, J2EE, HTML5, jQuery, Java Script, Spring framework, JSON, SQL, reports and good knowledge on relational database
Aptitude for smart testing and debugging of software
Excellent analytical capability

Responsibilities for the position include:
Development and maintenance of web application software for Institute ERP system
Troubleshooting any reported problems
Last Date 2015-05-05
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/IER/2015/70 DATED 16thApril, 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) Junior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto *Rs. 16,000/- p.m ( depending upon qualification and experience) * the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title DEVELOPMENT OF LOW-COST SOLUTION FOR EXPERIMENTALLY INVESTIGATING NONLINEAR PHENOMENA IN HIGH SPEED DIGITALLY CONTROLLED DC-DC CONVERTER (CLD)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Santanu Kapat, Dept of Electrical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech. or B. Tech in Electrical / Electronic Engineering with valid NET/GATE score. Candidate should have the Power Electronics as an undergraduate subject. Any other research experience in power electronics or FPGA-based embedded system will get due preference.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-05-15
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/CLD/2015/71, DATED 17th April, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 30thApril, 2015 at 4-00 P.M at Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering for the post of Project Manager (PM)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 35,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title MEASUREMENT TO MANAGEMENT (M2M): IMPROVED WATER USE EFFICIENCY AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY THROUGH EXPERIMENTAL SENSOR NETWORK (MUE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. N. S. Raghuwanshi, Dept of Agricultural and Food Engineering
Qualifications & Experience Master degree in Agricultural and Food Engineering or Civil Engineering with specialization in Soil and Water Conservation Engg/ Land and Water Resources Engg./ Water Resources Engg./ Environmental Engg with 3 years research experience. Excellent computer skills, excellent communication skills both oral and written, proof of scientific publications.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-04-30
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MUE/2015/73 DATED 17thApril, 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 5th May, 2015 at 4-00 P.M at Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering for the post of ofSenior Research Fellow (SFR)
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation Upto *Rs. 18,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)* the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title MEASUREMENT TO MANAGEMENT (M2M): IMPROVED WATER USE EFFICIENCY AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY THROUGH EXPERIMENTAL SENSOR NETWORK (MUE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. N. S. Raghuwanshi, Dept of Agricultural and Food Engineering
Qualifications & Experience Master degree in Agricultural and Food Engineering or Civil Engineering with specialization in Soil and Water Conservation Engg/ Land and Water Resources Engg./ Water Resources Engg./ Environmental Engg with valid NET/GATE score and two years’ experience in Hydrological Modeling, Field experimentation, statistical analysis.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-05-05
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/MUE/2015/72 DATED 17thApril, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

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