JOB POST: JRF (Under SERB Funded Project) at IIT Gandhinagar [Monthly Salary Rs. 31k]: Applications Open


Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for a Junior Research Fellow position in the group of B. Prasanna Venkatesh (PI). The position will be part of a SERB-SRG grant of the PI titled “Optimizing Work Fluctuations in Quantum Heat Engines” and will involve theoretical research on the themes of Quantum Heat
Engines and Quantum Thermodynamics.

Job Description

The research interests of the group are in the areas of quantum optics, ultracold atomic physics, and quantum thermodynamics. Apart from working on the specific problems related to their own project, we expect the candidate to participate in the general research activities of the group such as Group Meetings and seminars.


Post Graduate in Basic Science OR Graduate/ Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following:

  • Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests- CSIR-UGC including lectureship (Assistant Professorship and GATE).
  • The selection process through National level Examination conducted by Central Government Departments and their agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IITs, IISc, IISER, etc.

The appointment is for 1 year and may be extended further up to the duration of the project.


Rs. 31,000/- per month

How to Apply?

Candidates should send their applications via e-mail with subject line JRF-2020-SRG to B. Prasanna Venkatesh (prasanna.b@iitgn.ac.in). The following documents must be sent as a single pdf attachment to the email:

  1. Current CV
  2. Transcripts of course-work in undergrad and post-graduate degrees
  3. Name and e-mail addresses of 3 potential referees.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.


Email ID: prasanna.b@iitgn.ac.in

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