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Assistant Professor, Natural Product Chemistry, School of Natural Sciences

Job Details
Position: 
Assistant Professor
Job Id: 
255
Department: 
Chemistry
Job Type: 
Regular
Application deadline: 
15 Dec 2021
No. of Positions: 
1
Job Description 

Position Description

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in the area of Natural Product Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry, School of Natural Sciences.

The Department of Chemistry (https://chemistry.snu.edu.in/) at Shiv Nadar University, seeks applicants for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Ph.D. degree with a superior academic record, and significant post-doctoral research experience are required for applying for this position. The selected candidates will be expected to develop and sustain a dynamic and innovative research program. Qualified candidates must also exhibit a strong potential to attract external funding for their research and demonstrate excellence in teaching, advising, mentoring and supervising graduate and undergraduate students. Currently, we are welcoming applicants with expertise in the area of Natural Product Chemistry. SNU provides equal opportunity and being inclusive and diverse.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates can apply for this position by uploading the documents in order as mentioned below:

  1. Complete Resume including
  • Marks/Grades obtained since B.Sc. and the years of passing.
  • Research and Teaching Experience(s).
  • List of Publications highlighting five best work relevant to your proposed research plan.
  • Achievements

2. Detailed Research Plan (containing the following):

  • Summary
  • Objectives
  • Origin of the Proposal
  • Importance of the proposed project in the context of the current status
  • Work Plan:
    • Methodology
    • Methods, Techniques and Tools to be used
  • Expected Output and Outcome of the Proposal
  • List of facilities required with an approximate budget
  • A 3-year timeline of research deliverables

3. Teaching Plan (both in undergraduate and graduate levels)

4. Name of at least three referees from whom recommendations in support of the application have been requested

 

For further details, please contact Head of Chemistry Department: hod.chy@snu.edu.in

About the Chemistry Department

Chemistry education at SNU provides a link between the fundamental principles governing the nature of the universe and the science of life, and spans learning towards traditional as well as a variety of interdisciplinary courses.

The department is committed to pursue research on fundamental and applied problems by addressing scientific inquiry of both faculty and student investigators for the development of research & innovation in frontiers areas of multidisciplinary domain - a significant value addition to the industry - academia collaboration, a platform for real-world applications.

Department’s research motto has been to work on diversified areas encompassing the breadth and depth of the chemical sciences in both compelling and interesting problems and that too at various interfaces. This realization is possible with advances in collaborative approach between theory, experiments and methodology at domestic and international levels.

All chemistry labs are equipped with fume-hoods, Schlenk lines, eyewash stations and safety showers. Lab facilities include advanced analytical instruments such as Flash Chromatography, Gas Chromatography with MS, Gel Permeation Chromatography, HPLC (Prep & Analytical), FPLC, NMR, LCMS-qToF, MALDI-ToF, DSC, TGA, Single-crystal X-ray diffractometer, Electrochemical analyzer, Fluorimeter, TCSPC, Polarimeter, UV-visible, High-resolution FTIR, Raman spectrometers, Microwave reactor, Inverted microscope, Fluorescent microscope, Host-stage polarized microscope, Bio-safety cabinets, CO2 incubators, Shaker incubators, Glove box, Multimode plate reader, Electroporator, Deep freezer, cell counter and Liquid Nitrogn generation plant.

Computational facilities that include a high performance IBM cluster (“Magus”) having 60-node and 992-cores along with two nodes with GPU processors, delivering a theoretical peak performance of ~30TF. Additionally, several Linux workstations are used for teaching as well as research purposes. Software for bioinformatics and cheminformatics, molecular modeling, molecular dynamics, quantum chemistry, data analysis and statistical learning are also available.

Our library, housed in a modern 5-storey building, provides online access, from anywhere in the campus, to a large number of electronic journals and databases including APS, AIP, ACS, RSC, AMS, SIAM, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley and Nature journals, in addition to various books, e-books and other learning resources.

About Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR:

Shiv Nadar University (www.snu.edu.in) is a student-centric, multidisciplinary and research-focused University offering a wide range of academic programs at the Undergraduate, Master's and Doctoral levels. The University was set up in 2011 by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL. The University is in the quest to become a globally acclaimed center for learning and innovation in the fields of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Management. The core of the University consists of a select, world-class faculty with doctoral and postdoctoral experiences from ranked universities all over the world.

Shiv Nadar University has recently been accorded as one of the ten private ‘Institutions of Eminence’ by the Government. In the NIRF (Government’s National Institutional Ranking Framework), the University has been the youngest institution in the 'top 100' Overall list, and its score has been rising steadily. In NIRF-2020, it ranked 56 in the 'University' category. Shiv Nadar University has been accredited with Grade ‘A’ by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council), valid for a period of five years from 26 November 2019. It is also among a select group of green-field institutions in the country which were awarded the prestigious Atal Incubation Center grant by the NITI Aayog, Government of India, in the very first round in 2017. "

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