IIT Kanpur invites applications for one post of Project Postdoc Fellow in a sponsored project “Large-scale Multicity Dense Urban IoT Real-time Air Quality Monitoring Networks in India”.

If you are passionate about air quality and challenges of the research area, then we would love to hear from you.



  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering/Environmental Sciences/Atmospheric Sciences/Climate Sciences or relevant field.
  • 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.

Desirable qualification

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

Nature of Work

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


  • The appointment for the post is for 2 years.
  • Appointment will be initially for one year. Renewal of appointment will be subjected to the performance of the candidate.


  • Consolidated salary: Rs.60,000/-


  • Interested candidates may apply via email (to [email protected]) giving full details of qualifications and experience with copies of relevant certificates by June 13, 2022.

Click here to view the official notification of Project Postdoc Fellow (Civil Engineering) at IIT Kanpur.

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