Shiv Nadar University Chemistry Assistant Professor Vacancy 2021

Shiv Nadar University Chemistry Assistant Professor Vacancy 2021

Shiv Nadar University is a student-centric, multidisciplinary and research-focused university offering a wide range of academic programs at the Undergraduate, Masters’s, and Doctoral levels. The University was set up in 2011 by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL.

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Job Id: 255

Department: Chemistry

Job Type: Regular

No. of Positions: 1

Job Description

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in the area of Natural Product Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry, School of Natural Sciences.

The Department of Chemistry ( at Shiv Nadar University, seeks applicants for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. degree with a superior academic record and significant post-doctoral research experience is required for applying for this position. The selected candidates will be expected to develop and sustain a dynamic and innovative research program. Qualified candidates must also exhibit a strong potential to attract external funding for their research and demonstrate excellence in teaching, advising, mentoring, and supervising graduate and undergraduate students. Currently, we are welcoming applicants with expertise in the area of Natural Product Chemistry. SNU provides equal opportunity and being inclusive and diverse.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates can apply for this position by uploading the documents in order as mentioned below:

Complete Resume including Marks/Grades obtained since B.Sc. and the years of passing.
Research and Teaching Experience(s).

List of Publications highlighting five best work relevant to your proposed research plan.

Detailed Research Plan (containing the following):

  • Summary
  • Objectives
  • Origin of the Proposal
  • Importance of the proposed project in the context of the current status

Work Plan:

  • Methodology
  • Methods, Techniques, and Tools to be used
  • Expected Output and Outcome of the Proposal
  • List of facilities required with an approximate budget
  • A 3-year timeline of research deliverables
  • Teaching Plan (both in undergraduate and graduate levels)
  • Name of at least three referees from whom recommendations in support of the application have been requested
  • For further details, please contact Head of Chemistry Department:

About the Chemistry Department

Chemistry education at SNU provides a link between the fundamental principles governing the nature of the universe and the science of life and spans learning towards traditional as well as a variety of interdisciplinary courses.

The department is committed to pursuing research on fundamental and applied problems by addressing the scientific inquiry of both faculty and student investigators for the development of research & innovation in frontiers areas of multidisciplinary domain – a significant value addition to the industry-academia collaboration, a platform for real-world applications.

Department’s research motto has been to work on diversified areas encompassing the breadth and depth of the chemical sciences in both compelling and interesting problems and that too at various interfaces. This realization is possible with advances in a collaborative approach between theory, experiments, and methodology at domestic and international levels.

All chemistry labs are equipped with fume-hoods, Schlenk lines, eyewash stations, and safety showers. Lab facilities include advanced analytical instruments such as Flash Chromatography, Gas Chromatography with MS, Gel Permeation Chromatography, HPLC (Prep & Analytical), FPLC, NMR, LCMS-qToF, MALDI-ToF, DSC, TGA, Single-crystal X-ray diffractometer, Electrochemical analyzer, Fluorimeter, TCSPC, Polarimeter, UV-visible, High-resolution FTIR, Raman spectrometers, Microwave reactor, Inverted microscope, Fluorescent microscope, Host-stage polarized microscope, Bio-safety cabinets, CO2 incubators, Shaker incubators, Glovebox, Multimode plate reader, Electroporator, Deep freezer, cell counter, and Liquid Nitrogen generation plant.

Computational facilities that include a high-performance IBM cluster (“Magus”) having 60-node and 992-cores along with two nodes with GPU processors, delivering a theoretical peak performance of ~30TF. Additionally, several Linux workstations are used for teaching as well as research purposes. Software for bioinformatics and cheminformatics, molecular modeling, molecular dynamics, quantum chemistry, data analysis, and statistical learning are also available.

Our library, housed in a modern 5-story building, provides online access, from anywhere in the campus, to a large number of electronic journals and databases including APS, AIP, ACS, RSC, AMS, SIAM, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley, and Nature journals, in addition to various books, e-books, and other learning resources.

Application deadline: 30 Nov 2021

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