Strapline: The candidate should be passionate about working on cutting edge research leading to high impact publication
The Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for postdoctoral position under the mentorship of Prof Yogesh K. Sharma, on ‘Development of High-Performance Cathode Material for Cheap and Cost Effective Rechargeable Sodium-ion Batteries’.
The prospective candidate is expected to have strong background in the area of condensed Matter Physics/Material Science with special relevance to the Solid State Ionics.
The candidate should be passionate about working on cutting edge research leading to high impact publication. Other research activities may include participating in research discussion, mentoring students and class-room activities.
Essential qualification: PhD in the area of Condensed Matter Physics/Material Science/Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering with relevant experience in fabrication and testing of advanced batteries cells/packs.
Desirable: Hands-on experience and a good understanding with electrode material synthesis and characterizations like XRD, FESEM, XPS, TEM and FTIR including electrochemical characterization like CV, EIS, Galvanostatic Charge-discharge.
Duration & Fellowship: The duration of the fellowship will be of two years extendable by one more year, if necessary. The candidate is expected to join the department as soon as offer letter has been released. The fellow will receive a consolidated fellowship as below in addition with the contingency grant of Rs 50,000/-per annum.
First & Second Year: Rs 55,000/- per month; Third Year: Rs 60,000/- per month.
How to apply?
Candidates can apply with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research statement describing past research and plans for future research by both regular and e-mail, to: Professor and Head: Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee – 247667, India
Last date of application submission is November 29, 2020.