IIT Kanpur | Opening for Project Postdoc Fellow [Emolument: Rs.60,000/-] Apply by July 27, 2021

IIT Kanpur | Opening for Project Postdoc Fellow [Emolument: Rs.60,000/-] Apply by July 27, 2021


  • The Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, invites applications for one post of Project Postdoc Fellow in a sponsored project.
  • Project Title: "Large-scale Multicity Dense Urban IoT Real-time Air Quality Monitoring Networks in India".



About the Position:

  • Position: Project Postdoc Fellow
  • No. of Position: 01
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Emoluments: Rs.60,000/- + HRA as per Institute norms





  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering/Environmental Science and Engineering/Atmospheric Sciences/Climate Sciences.
  • Strong background in atmospheric science and air quality research.
  • Significant background in handling and processing large data sets.
  • Good experience in field experiment environmental sensing.
  • Prior fieldwork experience in air quality monitoring and in operating and maintaining air quality monitoring sensors.



  • Impressive publications record in high-impact air quality research journals. Knowledge of any scientific programming language.




Nature of Job:

  • The candidate would coordinate and run large city-scale networks for air quality measurements using low-cost sensors.
  • The candidate would be in charge of the air quality sensors and responsible for their regular operation, calibration, and maintenance, and maintain device uptime.
  • The candidate will also take part in the analysis of large datasets evolved during such monitoring.




How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates may apply via email (to dstccp@gmail.com), giving full details of qualifications and experience with copies of relevant certificates by July 27, 2021. The Selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online interviews. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the date of the interview by email.




Important Points:

  • Last date to Apply: on or before July 27, 2021.


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