Indian Institute of Technology Patna Wanted Junior Research Fellow

Research Faculty Jobs vacancy notification announced by the Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar for the 2024 academic calendar year. Eligible candidates may apply by email by 10th April 2024.
Date Posted: 26th March 2024
Hiring Organization: Indian Institute of Technology, Patna


Organization Profile:  Indian Institute of Technology Patna is one of the new IITs established by an Act of the Indian Parliament on August 06, 2008. Patna which was known as Patliputra has been a center of knowledge since a long has been attracting visitors and scholars from many parts of the world such as China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, and Sri Lanka, among others. This has been a land of visionaries. Some of the legends from this region include Lord Gautam Buddha, Lord Mahavir, Guru Gobind Singh, the famous astronomer Aryabhatta, and the first President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

Job Position: Junior Research Fellow
Employment Type: Temporary
Project Title: Development of an optimized and efficient lithium-ion battery thermal management system for electric vehicles utilizing phase change material and metal foam composites
Funded by: DST-SERB, Govt. of India


B.Tech/B.E. or equivalent with the minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60Yo marks with valid GATE score.
M.Tech/M.E. or equivalent with the minimum CPI of 6.5 or 600/o of marks with valid/invalid GATE score.

Degree Requirements:
The candidate essentially should have B.Tech/ B.E. degree in Chemical Engineering/ Technology, Biochemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Electrochemical Engineering, Energy Science/Engineering, or any related field. GATE, NET qualification in related discipline is MUST Preference will be given to the candidates having prior experience in “theoretical/experimental/computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer and basic knowledge of CFI) tools such as Ansys/Comsol/OpenFoam”.

Age Limit:
The upper age limit is 28 years (B.Tech/ B.E) or 32 years (M.Tech/M.E). Relaxations for SC/ST/OBC/Women/PD candidates is applicable as per the GOI rules.

Key Responsibilities:
Research work: Conduct literature review. problem formulation, modelling and simulation, and data analysis. set up the experimental facilities. Project Assistance: Assist the PI in project planning, design, and execution. Data interpretation: Analyze research data and interpret the results to draw meaningful conclusions.
Report writing: Prepare progress reports, writing research articles and proposals, and power-point presentations to communicate findings and progress,
Collaboration: Cordially work with PhD students and other members of the Lab, collaborate with other researchers and team members to share knowledge and insights. Compliance: Ensure that research work is conducted in adherence to ethical guidelines and research protocols. Professional Development: Attencl seminars/conferences/workshops to enhance knowledge and research skills.

Duration of the post: Initially 01 year, may be extended up to maximum of 03 years upon satisfactory performance (Note: The selected candidate may get opportunity for Ph.D. admission at IIT Patna)

Pay Scale: Rs. 37,000/- pm (in first two years) and Rs. 42.0001- pm (in third year) + HRA (as applicable)

Job Location: Patna, Bihar

Apply Mode: Email

Organization Website:

How To Apply: 

1. Candidates interested and eligible for this position should write an email to the Project Investigator (PI): Dr. Anoop Kumar Gupta (Email id: [email protected])
2. The subject of the email should read as “JRF Position”. The last date for receiving the applications by email is 10th April, 2024 (Wednesday).
3. The email should include the scanned/pdf copy of the duly filled application form (as attached) with applicant’s signature, self-attested scanned pdf copy of all supporting documents such as degree certificates, mark sheets, GATE/ NET scorecard, and category certificate, if applicable.
4, The application should also include a brief academic CV not exceeding two pages.
Based on the applications qualifying the eligibility criteria, the shortlisted candidates will be called for the offline walk-in/online interview, final date of the interviewer will be communicated later No TA/DA is admissible for appearing in the interviewer. IIT Patna reserves the right to not shortlist/ select any candidate in case of non-suitability/incomplete application/ missing documents.

Important Dates:
1. Last date of receiving applications by email: 10th April, 2024 (Wednesday)
2. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by email: 15th April, 2024 (Monday)
3. Date of interview: to be announced

Organization Address:

Indian Institute of Technology
Bihta Patna 801106

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