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Faculty Positions in Sustainable Energy Engineering at IIT Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Job Location:
Other Engineering Faculty

Applications are invited from Indian and foreign nationals with excellent academic and research records for full-time positions of Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor to carry out teaching and research in alternative, clean, and futuristic energy technologies and climate studies with expertise in either of materials, devices, systems, processes, modeling, integration, economics and policy.

Eligibility criteria:

  • PhD from a reputed institute with an undergraduate degree in an appropriate area of engineering or science.
  • First class (or equivalent) in all degrees.
  • Proven research record with high-quality research output.

Priority areas:

  • Energy generation: Next-generation solar photovoltaics, solar thermal, fuel cells, wind, hydro, tidal, and green hydrogen.
  • Energy storage: Batteries and supercapacitors, hydrogen and transport, and carbon sequestration.
  • Energy conversion: CO2 to fuels, waste to energy, and thermal energy systems.
  • Energy system integration: Renewable-based power systems, smart-grid, micro-grid, electric vehicles, control systems, and optimization.
  • Energy and climate policy: Energy economics, modeling, and transition; circular economy; decarbonization; climate modeling, resilience, and adaptation.
  • Energy and built-environment: Energy efficiency, sustainability, resilience, and climate adaptability; net-zero and smart buildings.

Facilities and support:

  • Extensive research, teaching, and supporting infrastructure.
  • Generous start-up grant, relocation allowance, and a top-up salary of Rs. 25,000 per month.
  • Lush green, self-sustained campus with excellent residential facilities.
  • Easy access from Lucknow (~2 hours) and Kanpur airports.

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