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/- 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 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 the Linux /Windows OS.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-03-04
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/FBA/2015/24, DATED 5th February, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs.18,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title DIRECT PRINTING OF BIORESORBABLE RADIOPAQUE POLYMERIC STENT: A NOVEL APPROACH FOR LUMEN STRICTURE (DAL)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Santanu Dhara, School of Medical Science & Technology
Qualifications & Experience ME / M.Tech / M. Pharm preferably in pharmacy. The candidate must be qualified with GATE/NET score should have at least two years of research experience in fabrication. The candidate with publications will be preferable.
Relevant Experience Hands on experience in polymer processing, mental processing, rapid prototyping and cell culture study GATE/NET qualified with two years research experience.
Last Date 2015-03-04
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/DAL/2015/26, DATED5thFebruary, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 18,000/- p.m ( depending upon qualification and experience)
Project Title UNDERSTANDING EB WELDING OF COPPER-CHROMIUM-ZIROCONIUM ALLOY THROUGH REAL EXPERIMENTS AND DATA ANALYSIS USING SOFT COMPUTING (NAA)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Dilip Kumar Pratihar, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience ME / M. Tech. in Mechanical Engg / Production Engg/ Metallurgy Engg.
Relevant Experience Two years research experience.
Last Date 2015-03-04
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/NAA/2015/25, DATED 5th February, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Junior / Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 18,000/- p.m ( depending upon qualification and experience)
Project Title DEFORMATION BEHAVIOUR OF ELECTRON BEAM WELDED DISSIMILAR MATERIAL TITANIUM SHEET METALS (WDN)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Sushanta Kumar Panda, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience Candidates must have a M.E. or M.Tech (with 65% mark) in Mechanical or Metallurgical Engg. However, the candidates must have a B.E. or B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering with valid NET/GATE score & at least 65% mark so that he/she can be inducted into the PhD program.
Relevant Experience The candidates having experience in Metal forming, FEM or familiarity with welding metallurgy characterization using SEM/TEM will be given preference.
Last Date 2015-03-11
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/WDN/2015/28, DATED 10th February, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs.18,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title IMPROVING BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSTICATION: AUTOMATED MULTIMODALITY IMAGE ANALYTICS TO DEVELOP EASILY ACCESSIBLE QUICK THROUGHPUT SOLUTIONS (IDS)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Chandan Chakraborty, School of Medical Science & Technology
Qualifications & Experience M. Tech. / M.E. in CSE / ECE / EE / Biomedical Engineering /IT with two years research experience in image processing and machine learning. The candidate must be qualified with GATE/NET score. Programming skill in MATLAB is essential.
Relevant Experience The candidate with publications will be preferable. Hands on experience in image processing in MATLAB platform.
Last Date 2015-03-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/IDS/2015/27, DATED 10th February, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Research Associate
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs.22,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title IDENTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL BIOMARKERS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS: A METABOLOMICS APPROACH (PBE)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Koel Chaudhury, School of Medical Science & Technology
Qualifications & Experience Ph.D with preceding degree in Medical Biotechnology/Clinical Biochemistry. Expertise in NMR based metabolomics desirable. Publications in reputed International journals essential.
Relevant Experience Candidates having previously worked in the area of womenís health will be preferred.
Last Date 2015-03-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/PBE/2015/30, DATED 12th February, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Walk-in-interview on 2ndMarch, 2015 at 10-30 A.M at Department of Electrical Engineering for the post of ofJunior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation *Rs. 16,000/- - Rs.20,000/- (depending upon qualification & experience)
* the amount is likely to be increased
Project Title THE EFFECT OF MEDITATION, PRANAYAM AND MEDITATIVE SOUNDS ON THE COGNITIVE AND EMOTIONAL PERFORMANCE OF HUMAN BRAIN: A STUDY USING AN INTEGRATED SIGNAL AND IMAGE APPROACH (CEH)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Aurobinda Routray, Department of Electrical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience B. Tech / BE or equivalent degree in ECE/EE/CSE/IT, with minimum 75% marks (or 7.5/10.0 CGPA) throughout, starting from Class X along with valid GATE/NET score.
Relevant Experience Candidate must have working experience on signal processing and coding skills in MATLAB and PYTHON platforms. Knowledge on cognitive science and meditation will be preferred.
Last Date 2015-03-02
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/CEH/2015/31 DATED 17thFebruary, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Senior Research Fellow
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs.18,000/-p.m. (depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title RELIABLE AND EFFICIENT SYSTEM FOR COMMUNITY ENERGY SOLUTION - RESCUES (RER)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Chandan Chakraborty, Department of Electrical Engineering
Qualifications & Experience 1. B.Tech/BE degree should be in Electrical Engineering
2.M.Tech/ME degree in Power Electronics/Electric Machines/Electric Drives
3. All through first class with at least 75% marks (or CGPA=8.0) from Matriculation onwards.
4. GATE qualification is mandatory.
5. Relevant industrial experience is preferred.
Relevant industrial experience is preferred, but it is not mandatory.
Students who will complete M.Tech by May 30, 2015 may also apply.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-03-15
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/RER/2015/32, DATED 18th February, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

Temporary Position(s) Project Assistant (PA)
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation UptoRs.6,000/-p.m. (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 & Social Science
Qualifications & Experience 1st class MA/ M Sc in Economics preferably in Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics with 2 years of research/project experience. Candidate having knowledge of Assamese will be an added advantage as the project involves extensive field survey in Assam and other North Eastern states.
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-03-10
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/TFE/2015/33 DATED 19thFebruary, 2015
Application Fee Rs. Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (not for femalecandidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur/-

Temporary Position(s) Project Assistant
Number of vacancies 1
Consolidated Compensation Rs.15,000/- to Rs. 25,000/- p.m. (depending on qualification and experience)
Project Title COMPLETE CHARACTERIZATION AND UNDERSTANDING OF NONCOKING TO COKING COAL CONVERSION PROCESS BY SELECTIVE EXTRACTION METHOD (CNCE)
Coordinator / PI Prof. Dipak Ranjan Mal, Dept. of Chemistry
Qualifications & Experience BSc (H)/MSc/PhD in Chemistry
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-03-20
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/CNCE/2015/34, DATED 25th February, 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) 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) Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Number of vacancies 2
Consolidated Compensation Rs. 18,000/- to Rs. 20,000/- p.m(depending upon qualification & experience)
Project Title AN EXPLORATORY INVESTIGATION ON THE EFFECT OF UNCERTAINTIES IN IN-SERVICE INSPECTION ON SAFETY AND LIFE PREDICTION OF PFBR COMPONENTS (UIC)
Coordinator / PI Dr. Baidurya Bhattacharya, Dept. of Civil Engg
Qualifications & Experience i) Candidates must have advanced degree (Masterís or Doctoral) in Civil/ Mech./ Aero./ Metallurgical Engg. or in Physics/ Chemistry/ Materials Sc. Outstanding candidates with B.E. will also be considered.Excellent knowledge in Mechanics and Molecular Dynamics, along with expertise in Materials Sc./ Composite Materials is required. Excellent computer programming skills (Fortran/C/Matlab) is essential. Familiarity with AFM/TEM/SEM etc. tests and a good publishing record will be given preference.

ii) Candidates must have advanced degree (Masterís or Doctoral) in Civil/ Mech./ Aero./ Naval or in Mathematics/Statistics. Outstanding candidates with B.E. will also be considered.Excellent knowledge in Statistics and Reliability, along with expertise in Mechanics, Finite Element Analyses and/or Structural Engineering, is required. Excellent computer programming skills particularly in Monte Carlo simulations is essential. Familiarity with the nuclear power industry and a good publishing record will be given preference
Relevant Experience
Last Date 2015-03-25
SRIC Reference IIT/SRIC/R/UIC/2015/35, DATED 27thFebruary, 2015
Application Fee Rs. NIL/-

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