Post – 01

Applications are invited for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF), to work in a DST sponsored project “Helicity Effects in MHD, Rotating and Convective Turbulence” at the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur. The position is temporary and on contractual basis. The appointment will be made for one year (extendable based on performance).

The period of appointment may be extended based on requirement.

Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) (01 post)

Duration: 1 Year

Salary: Rs. 25000

Eligibility: Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET/GATE qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Course with NET/GATE qualification.

Desired Skills: Preference will be given to candidates having strong background in C, C++, Python and Parallel programming. The candidate should have good knowledge of fluid dynamics, spectral method, parallel programming. Knowledge of visualization softwares like Visit, Paraview, Tecplot etc. is recommended.

The interested candidates are requested to submit their application with curriculum vitae containing information regarding their degrees and work experience in an envelop superscribed with “Application for the post of JRF”. The application should reach to Prof. Mahendra K. Verma, Department of Physics, FB-384, Academic Area, IIT Kanpur-208016 by 14th September 2018. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification will not be called for the interview. Only hard copies of applications will be entertained. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Last date for applying: 14th September 2018

Address for communication:

Prof Mahendra K. Verma,
Department of Physics,
FB-384, Academic Area,
IIT Kanpur – 208016


Post – 02
Applications are invited for the post of Project Associate for a period of 6 Months to start with, in the PLANEX/PHY/2015239 sponsored project entitled “Investigation of Stratified Turbulence and its Applications to Planetary Atmospheres”. The appointment is purely temporary and on contractual basis.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application with curriculum vitae containing information regarding their degrees in an envelop superscribed with “Application for the post of Project Associate”. The application should reach Prof. Mahendra K. Verma, Department of Physics, FB-384, Academic Area, IIT Kanpur-208016 by 14th September 2018. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification will not be called for the interview. Only hard copies of applications will be entertained. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

The period of appointment may be extended based on requirement.

Position : Project Associate (01 post)

Salary : 18000-1500-45000

Eligibility : BTech or MSc.

Desirable : The candidate should have strong knowledge and experience in C, C++, Python and Parallel programming. The candidate should have good knowledge of fluid / buoyancy driven turbulence, computational fluid dynamics and should have the ability to apply various numerical schemes and methods like Multigrid, Spectral, Finite difference etc. Knowledge and familarity with visualization software like Visit, Paraview, Tecplot etc. is recommended.

Last date for applying: 14th September 2018

Address for communication:

Prof Mahendra K. Verma,

Department of Physics,
FB-384, Academic Area,
IIT Kanpur – 208016