IIT Kanpur Recruitment 2016 – Senior Project Engineer Post

IIT Kanpur Recruitment 2016 - 2017 - Senior Project Engineer Post

IIT Kanpur Recruitment 2016 – 2017 – Senior Project Engineer Post : Applications are invited for a Senior Project Engineer positions
(Equivalent to postdoctoral research associate and also open to exceptional candidates
with MTech/MSc and relevant experience)
for a project funded by the Boeing
Co., USA, which is being executed jointly by the Mechanical Engineering and Chemistry
Departments of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. The project involves performing
extensive large scale ab-initio and Molecular Dynamic computations on certain
high performance polymers with a view to understanding their mechanical properties.
The research groups involved in the project have excellent facilities for carrying
out these computations. Moreover, both groups have extensive research experience
in relevant areas.

Name of Positions: Senior Project Engineer

Qualifications and Experience desired:
Ph.D. in Computational
Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or Engineering with experience in performing
large scale MD, Finite Element and/or ab-initio calculations. It will help if
the candidate also has a background in Polymer Physics. Exceptional candidates
without a Ph.D. may also be considered if they possess experience in the areas
mentioned above. The candidate will be expected to coordinate between the groups
and function in an inter-disciplinary environment.

Experience: Candidate should preferably have experience in
Computational Materials
Science, computational Chemistry, with knowledge of one or more
atomistic simulation techniques. We also need candidates who are well versed
in the Finite Element Method.

Salary: INR. 27000-2700-54000. Additionally,
on campus accommodation may be Provided. The post is purely temporary, and the duration of appointment will
be till the completion of the project i.e, 31 Dec 2016 – 2017 with the
possibility of further extension based on performance. Interested
candidates must apply within 15 days by email to Dr .Sumit Basu
[email protected]), Department
of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur or Dr. Nisanth Nair ([email protected]),
Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur. They should enclose a detailed
CV and indicate when they will be available for appointment. Hard
copies of applications may also be sent to

Ms Anshu Kanaujia

Computational Mechanics Group
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur- 208016, U.P., India

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