INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY CENTRE OFFICE OF THE DEAN(R&D) INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,BOMBAY.
Circular No. 99/2018
RECRUITMENT FOR PROJECT
Applications are invited from the citizens of India for filling up the following temporary
for the sponsored project
Energy Science and Engineering
of this Institute. The
temporary initially for a period of
and tenable only for the duration of the project. The requisite qualification & experience etc. are given below:
Project Code, Project Title & Funding Agency
RD/0118-DST0001-004 :"DEVELOPMENT OF NEW Mg-S BATTERY CHEMISTRY AND ELECTRODES THROUGHSYNTHESIS CHARACTERIZATION AND SIMULATIONS Spons/EN/SM-2/2017"
About the project: Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
To develop Magnesium Sulphur Chemistry for large scale energy storage. The high abundance of both Magnesium and Sulphur in India is encouraging for the battery development using chemistry principles which could be a game changer in near future
Fabricate and test coin or pouch cells Synthesize and fundamental characterization of cathode materials for Mg-S battery Propose and execute novel research projects Review literature and identify state-of-the art technologies Attend technical conferences and summarizes technical highlights Provide ideas, suggestions and guidance to colleagues Operate analytical equipment such as SEM, BET, XRD for material characterization
MS or MSc or MTech in Chemical Engineering, chemistry, Material Science and related fields 0-1 years of hands-on research experience in testing battery Experience in high energy battery research and related techniques and analysis Strong communication skills Ability and willingness to work in team environment Ability to multitask by handling different assignments Ability to meet the given milestones/deliverable in scheduled time
Additional Desired Skills:
Good chemical synthesis
Good knowledge in Electrochemistry, Knowledge of solid electrolyte, Knowledge of polymer chemistry, Experience of large battery cells or its relevant process technology Strong publication record will be plus
Position available for 1 year and can be extended based on the performance
Salary: As per the DST norm
Position & Salary
Junior Research Fellow (1 Post
) Consolidated salary Rs.25000/- p.m. + HRA
M.Sc in chemistry with NET
M.Tech in materials science or equivalent
Fabricate and test coin or pouch cells; Synthesize and fundamental characterization of cathode materials for Mg-S battery; Propose and execute novel research projects; Review literature and identify state-of-the art technologies; Attend technical conferences and summarizes technical highlights; Provide ideas, suggestions and guidance to colleagues; Operate analytical equipment such as SEM, BET, XRD for material characterization;
The appointment is for time bound project and the candidate is required to work mainly for the successful completion of the
. The selection committee may offer lower or higher designation and lower or higher salary depending upon the experience and performance of the candidate in the interview.
Candidate possessing the requisite qualification and experience should apply online at
on or before
1st October, 2018
Call letters will be sent through e-mail to the candidates shortlisted for interview and will also be displayed on IRCC website. Candidates called for interview will be
required to attend at their own expenses.
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