SRF at IIT Kanpur- Department of Mechanical Engineering
*SRF at IIT Kanpur- Department of Mechanical Engineering

Designation/Position- JRF (Junior Research Fellow) Position

IIT Kanpur, India invites application for JRF (Junior Research Fellow) Position from eligible and interested candidates

Research/Job Area- Basic Science


Minimum Qualification: Post graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET qualification, OR Graduate degree in Professional Course, with NET/GATE, OR post-graduate in Professional courses.

Work Experience:

  • The applicant should have a strong background and sound knowledge of hands-on cell/bacteria culture facilities.
  • The person is also expected to be familiar with basic material processing and characterization tools.
  • Person must be acquainted with sample sectioning, mounting and polishing, and gold-coating. Working knowledge of computer-based office applications (MS Office, power-point, excel/origin, etc.) is also necessary.

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited for one post of JRF (Junior Research Fellow) in a Swarnajayanti Project (sponsored by Dept. of Science and Technology) entitled, “Hip Joint Replacement Systems” in the Department of Materials Sciences & Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

Ref. No: DST /MET /2017476/JRF

Salary: Rs. 28,000/- per month

The post is purely temporary, and is for a duration of one year.

Project Associate – I And II, Senior Project Associate at CSIR-CSMCRI

How to Apply- 

  • Interested candidates must apply so the application is received by 5 pm of Sep. 17, 2020 (preferably over email at
  • Please submit a cover-letter clearly mentioning the post you are applying for.
  • Also, attach full details of qualifications and experience along with the experience relevant to the current position.
  • Please enclose the required certificates along with.
  • Please send ONE consolidated file (with cover letter & required degree certificates &/or NET/GATE scorecard) stating the reference number (Ref. No: DST/MET/2017476/JRF) in the subject of the email (id: bpclgroup@gmail.comby 5 pm of Sep. 17, 2020.

A hard copy of the application, if being submitted, must reach by the given deadline to:

Dr. Kantesh Balani
Faculty Building, Room 413
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur- 208016, U.P., India

  • Only short-listed applicants will be called for an interview (mostly an online interview tentatively between Sep. 21-25, 2020).
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification and work experience will not be called for the interview.
  • Also, possessing minimum qualification does not grant one the call for the interview.

Note: No TA/DA will be provided to candidates called for interview.

Last Date for Apply– 17 September 2020

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