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 Associate (RA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 36,000/- p.m (depending qualification and experience
Project Title ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY OF A NOVEL THERMALLY INTEGRATED BATCH DISTILLATION TO ENERGY USE (EFI)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Amiya K. Jana, Department of Chemical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience Ph.D or ME / M. Tech with 3 years research experience and with at least one publication in SCI journals.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-12
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/EFI/2016/08, DATED 13th January, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) 1. Junior/ Senior Research Fellow
2. Technical Assistant
Number of vacancies 1.JRF/SRF - 1 2. TA - 1
Consolidated Compensation JRF: UptoRs. 25,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
SRF: UptoRs. 28,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
TA : Upto Rs. 15,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title MAXIMIZATION OF GASEOUS ENERGY RECOVERY FROM ORGANIC WASTES THROUGH BIOHYTHANE PROCESS (EOT)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Debabrata Das, Department of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience JRF : M.Tech. orB.Tech. in Chemical Engineering / Biochemical Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Biotechnology or Master Degree in Microbiology / Biochemistry / Material science with valid NET/GATE score.
SRF : Same as JRF with two years research experience. (Handling of the Fermenter & Pilot Plant).
TA :M. Sc. in Chemistry (organic) / Biology or Graduation with minimum five years Lab & Project work experiences. Experience in the relevant field and handling of R&D projects will be preferred.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-13
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/EOT/2016/09, DATED14thJanuary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for JRF/SRF &female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur /-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs.25,000/- p.m. (depending upon qualification and experience)
Project Title AN INTEGRATED COMPUTATIONAL AND EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH TO STRUCTURAL DESIGN FOR BALLISTIC IMPACTS AND BLASTS (EAD)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Lingadahally S Ramachandra, Dept. of Civil Engineering
Qualifications & Experience M.Tech/ ME in Civil, Earthquake Engineering, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering with good programming skills.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-17
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/EAD/2016/10, DATED18thJanuary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 11thFebruary, 2016 at 10-00 AM at Office of the Head, Department of Civil Engineering for the post of Research Associate (RA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation RA: UptoRs. 36,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title RREAL TIME DETECTION OF FACE/CORE DEBOND INITIATION AND INTERFACIAL DELAMINATION PROPAGATION MORPHOLOGY IN SANDWICH COMPOSITE PANELS USING FIBER-OPTIC BRAGG GRATING SENSORS (GIC)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Nilanjan Mitra, Dept. of Civil Engineering
Qualifications & Experience RA :Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics/ Physics/ Mechanical /Civil/ Aerospace/ Ocean & Naval with specializations in molecular dynamic simulations, light-matter interaction, photonics. It is expected that the student would open up a new area of research as per his/her research experience within the domain of the project
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-11
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/GIC/2016/11 DATED 18thJanuary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Research Assistant
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 25,000/- p.m. (depending on qualification and experience)
Project Title SECURING INTERNET-OF-THINGS USING UNCONVENTIONAL CRYPTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES (ITUC)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Debdeep Mukhopadhyay, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering
Qualifications & Experience Each candidate should have M.Tech OR B.E. /B.Tech. /M.S. in CSE/IT/ECE/ETCE, and should have an outstanding academic record throughout. Candidates should have proficiency in programming in any common high-level language, and prior hands-on experience with embedded system development on FPGA using Verilog would be useful.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-09
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/ITUC/2016/12, DATED 20th January, 2016
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 11th February, 2016 at 10-00 AM at Office of the Head, Centre for Oceans, River, Atmosphere and Land Science (CORAL) for the post of Junior Project Assistant (JPA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 16,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title INTRA-SEASONAL AND INTER-ANNUAL VARIABILITY STUDIES ALONG THE INDIAN COASTS (INDCOASTVAR) (IVI)
Coordinator / PI Dr. C. Shaji, Centre for Oceans, River, Atmosphere and Land Science (CORAL)
Qualifications & Experience M. Sc. with First Class in Oceanography / Meteorology / Computational Sciences with valid GATE / NET score. Candidates should have knowledge in Physical Oceanography and good programming skills in FORTRAN, MATLAB, and UNIX scripting.
Relevant Experience Preference will be given to those having good experience in ocean modeling and analysis techniques.
Last Date 2016-02-09
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/IVI/2016/13 DATED 20th January, 2016
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 10thFebruary, 2016 at 9-30 AM at Department of Geology & Geophysics for the post of Junior Project Assistant (JPA)/Junior Research Fellow(JRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 25,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title GEODYANAMICS OF CRUSTAL ACCRETION, GROWTH AND RELATED MINERALIZATION ACROSS THE CRATON - EASTERN GHATS BELT CONTACT: AN INTEGRATED GEOLOGICAL AND SEISMIC INVESTIGATION (IAI)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Arun Singh, Department of Geology & Geophysics
Qualifications & Experience 1st class M. Tech OR B. Tech /M. Sc / M. Sc (Tech) in Geophysics / AppliedGeophysics / Computational Seismology / Geosciences (with valid NET/GATE score for JRF).
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/IAI/2016/14 DATED 20thJanuary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (not for female& JRF 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 and experience)
Project Title RESILENCE, RECOVERY AND RE-INTEGRATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH IN YOUNG ADULTS (RRA)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Sangeeta Das Bhattacharya, School of Medical Sc. & Technology
Qualifications & Experience Area 1- Psychology: Candidates must have advanced degree (MPhil) in Clinical Psychology. Experience with young adult populations is necessary and valid NET/GATE score. Familiarity with statistical reasoning is required.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-15
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/RRA/2016/15, DATED20thJanuary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) i)Chief Logistics Officer
ii) Senior Project Officer /
iii) Project Officer
Number of vacancies i) CLO - 1 ii) SPO / PO - 1
Consolidated Compensation i) CLO - Rs.50,000/- - Rs.55,000/- 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)
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) CLO - Masters in any subject with MBA (Finance)
At least 20 years experience covering:
  • Managing logistics of large projects procurement, facilities, travel, liaison with external entities (national & international)
  • Project staffing recruitment & facilitation
  • Performing administrative, HR and accounting correspondences in a project environment complying to not so well documented processes
  • Legal agreement preparation
  • Managing Petty Cash
  • Well acquainted with all features of MS-Word, Excel and ERP system
  • Capable of communicating effectively with a large number of persons / institutions over e-mails
  • Ability to maintain for a long period huge volumes of emails and documents in a structured manner for quick fetching
  • Good command over spoken and written English
  • Process orientation
Responsibilities for the position include:
  • Independent handling all Logistics, Administrative and Secretarial activities of the project
  • Coordination with within and outside the Institute
  • Budget tracking
  • Legal agreement handling
  • Petty cash handling
  • Guest/visitor handling
  • Housekeeping of the project office
  • Record keeping and maintenance of project inventories
ii) BE/B. Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology or MCA or equivalent in related field. Relevant experience is desirable.
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.
Responsibilities for the position include:
  • Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account, resetting passwords, etc.
  • Configuring, adding, and deleting file systems
  • Ensuring that the network infrastructure is up and running
  • Creating, provisioning adding or removing storage to/from computer systems. (SAN or NAS)
  • Answering technical queries and assisting users
  • Troubleshooting any reported problems
  • Ensuring system security against hacking, snooping, infiltration, overloading
  • System performance tuning
  • Automating repetitive tasks
  • Maintaining documentation of the system and network
  • Installing and upgrading the database server and application tools
  • Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system
  • Modifying the database structure, as necessary, from information given by application developers
  • Enrolling users, maintaining system security, Controlling and monitoring user access to the database
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database
  • Planning for backup and recovery of database information
  • Maintaining archived data & Backing up and restoring databases
  • Generating various reports by querying from database as per need
  • Obtaining technical support from database vendor as and when required
  • Ensuring compliance with database vendor license agreement
  • Development and design of database strategies and planning for future expansion requirements.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and implement security measures to safeguard the database.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-22
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/BNA/2016/17, DATED 22th January, 2016
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 11th February, 2016 at 10-00 AM at Department of Computer Science & Engineering for the post of Research Assistant (RAst)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 25,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title OPTIMIZE REAL TIME ENCRYPTION PERFORMANCE FOR HIGH VOLUME STORAGE DATA TRAFFIC BY MEANS OF SOFTWARE IMPROVEMENTS TO LINUX (IBM SUR AWARD) (OSM)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Rajat Subhra Chakraborty, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Qualifications & Experience The candidate should have a B.E./B.Tech. degree in CSE/IT and should have an outstanding academic record throughout. The candidate should have proficiency in C programming in the Linux environment.
Relevant Experience Prior experience of Linux systems programming, especially Linux kernel programming, is useful but not essential.
Last Date 2016-02-11
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/OSM/2016/19 DATED 22nd January, 2016
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 3rdMarch, 2016 at 4-30 PM at Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering for the post of Junior Project Officer
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs.25,000/-p.m. to Rs. 28,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title FARM IMPLEMENTS AND MACHINERY PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURING WORKSHOP AND FEASIBILITY TEST CENTRE (FIM)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Virendra Kumar Tewari, Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering
Qualifications & Experience M.Tech. in Farm Machinery & Power / Machine Design with two years research experience. Knowledge of Design, Development and Testing of Farm Implements and Machinery is essential, knowledge in use of Electronic in agriculture will be given preference
OR
B. Tech. in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics Engg (with valid NET/GATE score) and with 2 years experience in design and fabrication of instruments with micro-controllers and sensors etc.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-03-03
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/FIM/2016/21 DATED 25thJanuary, 2016
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 3rdMarch, 2016 at 4-30 PM at Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 25000/- to Rs. 28,000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title CONSORTIA RESEARCH PLATFORMS (CRPS) ON FARM MECHANIZATION & PRECISION FARMING (FM&PF) (FMP)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Virendra Kumar Tewari, Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering
Qualifications & Experience M.Tech. in Farm Machinery & Power / Machine Design with two years research experience. Knowledge of Design, Development and Testing of Farm Implements and Machinery is essential, knowledge in use of Electronic in agriculture will be given preference
OR
B. Tech. in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics Engg (with valid NET/GATE score) and with 2 years experience in design and fabrication of instruments with micro-controllers and sensors etc.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-03-03
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/FMP/2016/20 DATED 25thJanuary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Research Associate
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto *Rs. 24,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)* the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title Precision Farming Development Centre (PDC)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Kamlesh Narayan Tiwari, Dept of Ag & FE
Qualifications & Experience Ph.D OR M. Tech./M. Sc in Horticulture . The candidate must have a proven research experience of at least 3 years with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal.
Relevant Experience i) Propagation of nursery and cultivation of horticultural crops under micro irrigation, greenhouse and shade net house conditions.
ii) Hydroponic cultivation / Soil less media cultivation
iii) Transfer of Technology
Last Date 2016-02-19
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/PDC/2016/22, DATED27thJanuary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs. 25,000/- p.m. (depending on qualification and experience)
Project Title SYNTHESIS AND APPLICATION OF PIE-CONJUGATED POLYMERS AND NON-FULLERENCE ELECTRON ACCEPTOR MATERIALS FOR BULK HETEROJUNCTION (BHJ) SOLAR CELLS: TOWARDS CHEAP AND EFFICIENT RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES (RNM)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Sanjib K. Patra, Dept. of Chemistry
Qualifications & Experience M. Sc (Chemistry / Polymer Science / Materials Chemistry with Valid NET/GATE score) with very good academic record. Experience in polymer science, materials chemistry and/or organic / inorganic / organometallic synthesis will be preferred.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-02-17
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/RNM/2016/23, DATED28th January, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 1stMarch, 2016 at 11-00 AM at School of Medical Science & Technology for the post of Research Associate (RA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs.36,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title COMPUTER AIDED WOUND IMAGE ANALYSER FOR CHRONIC WOUND MANAGEMENT (WWM)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Chandan Chakraborty, School of Medical Science & Technology
Qualifications & Experience PhD in Image Processing/Pattern Recognition/ Embedded System. Candidate should have minimum two publications in reputed international journals. Candidate should have good experience in MATLAB/Python Coding. Mere fulfilment of aforementioned criteria does not necessarily ensure the recruitment.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-03-01
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/WWM/2016/24 DATED 3rdFebruary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 1stMarch, 2016 at 9-30 A.M at Department of Biotechnology for the post of Project Assistant (PA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation 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. Mahitosh Mandal, Dept of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience Graduate having hands on experience in biological Institute, computer applications, typing and accounting.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2016-03-01
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/NSI/2016/26 DATED 3rd February, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 1stMarch, 2016 at 9-30 A.M at Department of Biotechnology for the post of Junior /Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation i) Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 28000/- p.m (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title ENGINEERED SILK MATRICES FOR OPTIMIZATION OF IN VITRO 3 D TUMOUR MODEL (VDM)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Mahitosh Mandal, Dept of Biotechnology
Qualifications & Experience B.Tech or M. Sc in Biophysics/Biotechnology/Life Science/Biochemistry with valid GATE/ NET score or M.Tech in Biophysics/Biotechnology/Life Science/Biochemistry for JRF. Two years of Research Experience with above qualification for SRF.
Relevant Experience 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.
Last Date 2016-03-01
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/VDM/2016/25 DATED 3rdFebruary, 2016
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

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