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IIT Kanpur has announced job notification for the post of Project Scientist, Project Engineer. Total Vacancies are 02 and the last date to apply is 21-06-2018. (आईआईटी कानपुर ने परियोजना वैज्ञानिक, परियोजना अभियंता के पद के लिए नौकरी अधिसूचना की घोषणा की है। कुल रिक्तियां 02 हैं और आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 21-06-2018 है।)

iit_logoAbout IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is a public engineering institution located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was established in the year of 1959 and was declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act. (भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान कानपुर (आईआईटी कानपुर) कानपुर, उत्तर प्रदेश में स्थित एक सार्वजनिक इंजीनियरिंग संस्थान है। यह 1959 में स्थापित किया गया था और प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान अधिनियम के तहत भारत सरकार द्वारा राष्ट्रीय महत्व संस्थान घोषित किया गया था।)

Details of the Posts (पदों का विवरण) - 

Name of the post (पद का नाम) Total Vacancies Salary Details Project Name  Project Duration
Project Engineer 01 Rs. 26,400 - 2200 - 66000

UI-ASSIST: U.S.-India collaborative for smart distribution System with storage.

Project Number - IUSSTF/EE/2017282B.

Funding Agency - INDO-US Science & Technology Forum.

One year extendable
Project Scientist/ Project Engineer 01 Rs. 26400-2200-66000 /-

Centre for Excellence of Large Area of Flexible Electronics.

Samtel Centre for Display Technologies (SCDT), IIT Kanpur funded by DeitY (MCIT) New Delhi.

Maximum three years or till the end of the project, whichever is earlier.


Project scientist/ Project Engineer , Project Engineer


Rs. 26,400 - 2200 - 66000


M.Tech or B.Tech / PhD/MSc

Age Limit

As Per IIT Rules

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Total - 02 Posts

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Hiring Organization

IIT Kanpur

Educational Qualification

Name of the Post  Minimum Qualification Desired Qualifications Notification Link
Project Engineer M.Tech (in Electrical Engineering) or equivalent postgraduate degree in engineering. Knowledge of power electronics & micro-grids, Knowledge of Simulink / Matlab, Experience in power electronic projects. Notification Link
Project Scientist/ Project Engineer

For Project Scientist: PhD or + M.Sc in Science + 3 Yrs of Exp
For Project Engineer: M.Tech or B.Tech+ 3 Yrs of Exp.

Essential Experience: Candidate should have hands-on working experience with solar cell device fabrication during his/her PhD thesis.He/she should have knowledge of the basic ideas of physics that are relevant to understanding organic solar cells. Knowledge and experience with an optoelectronic characterisation of solar cells to obtain current-voltage and spectral response behaviour of the device.He/she should have the basic knowledge and capability to interpret results of XRD, SEM, and AFM characterisation results, especially in the context of solar cells.

PhD in Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, or allied fields with the thesis involving fabrication and characterization of OPV or other solar cell devices.

Desirable ExperienceA post-doctoral experience, working in the field of solar cell fabrication and characterisation. Experienced in use and handling of glove boxes, vacuum equipment and device processing equipment will be strongly preferred.

Notification Link

Selection Process

For Project Engineer - Written test followed by the interview at IIT Kanpur.

For Senior Project Associate - Only Shortlisted candidates will be called for Interview. And the Shortlisting of the Candidates is based on the Number of Applications received by the Last date. 


How to apply

Name of the Post How to Apply
Project Engineer


Applications are invited for following temporary positions in the area of power electronics. Applicant must fill the following online form. Please DO NOT send your CV / resume / other documents by post or by email. Last date for receiving application is 21st June, 2018.

For Online Application Form, Click here - Application Form

In case of any query you can contact pamelad@iitk.ac.in


Dr. S. R. Sahoo,
Department of Electrical Engineering
IIT Kanpur - 208016

Project Scientist/ Project Engineer


Kindly email your complete resume to scdt@iitk.ac.in with subject “PS- NCFlexE Project”. Email should reach us on or before 21st June, 2018

(S.Sundar Kumar Iyer)


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