Applications FOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP POSITION at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee


The Department of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for post-doctoral position under the mentorship of Dr. Anuj Sharma (Associate Professor in Department of Chemistry), focused on ‘Copper Catalyzed Methodologies for synthesis of Important Heterocyclic Scaffolds’

The Prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in organic synthesis like multicomponent reactions, microwave assisted organic synthesis, metal catalysed synthesis of important heterocyclic scaffolds. Candidate should be passionate about working on cutting edge research leading to high impact product and services which can form leads for further therapeutic quest. Apart from research, the candidate may be entrusted with other academic responsibilities as deemed fit by the department.

The last date for acceptance of the detailed applications is 16th April 2016.

Minimum Qualification and Experience: The prospective candidate should have a Ph.D in Chemistry (Synthetic organic chemistry) from a premium institute with a minimum two SCI publications in the related area and a strong knowledge of organic synthesis.

Candidates who have recently submitted their doctoral thesis are also eligible to apply, subject to the condition that they will furnish the proof of award of Ph.D at the time of interview.

Duration and Fellowship amount:

The duration of the fellowship will be of two years extendable to three years, 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. 20,000/- per annum.

First year: Rs. 50,000/- per month

Second year: Rs. 55,000/- per month

How to apply: Candidates can apply with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted), research statement describing past research and plans for future research by both regular and e-mail, to:

Professor and Head

Department of Chemistry

Indian Institute of Technology

Roorkee-247667, INDIA

Email: [email protected]

Phone (office): +91-1332-284381

Notes: All the postdoctoral fellows (PDF) will be registered as IIT Roorkee students for availing the facilities of accommodation, hospital, medical insurance scheme, computer center, library, sports etc. They will also be governed by the leave rules as applicable to the post graduate students.

(i) The candidates called for presentation/discussion/interview will be paid II-AC train fare from their place of residence/work and back by the shortest route within India.

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