JOB POST: Post-Doctoral Fellow at IIT Gandhinagar [Monthly Salary Rs. 60k]: Apply by June 15


IIT Gandhinagar invites applications from meritorious individuals for the positions of a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Physics.
A one-year postdoctoral position (12 months) funded by IIT-Gandhinagar at Physics Discipline with Prof. Arpan Bhattacharyya, is available with a possibility of extension subject to availability of fund, appropriate review by physics discipline and approval from institute.
A successful candidate is expected to conduct research on aspects of quantum information in the AdS/ CFT correspondence, conformal field theory, complexity in quantum field theories and various aspects of recent developments in gravitational physics particularly focusing on Black-hole physics and preferably have some experience with numerics.

  1. The candidate should hold a Ph.D. degree in physics, preferably not longer than 3 years. Candidates who are have submitted there thesis or, are about to submit may also apply.
  2. Such candidate if selected will be appointed initially as Research Associate and latter will be promoted to postdoc after obtaining the Ph.D. degree.
  3. Strong record of publications in at least one of the following topics is required: Holography and AdS/CFT, Conformal Field theory, Quantum Information in Quantum Field Theory, Tensor Networks, Circuit Complexity, Black-hole physics, and quasi-normal modes analysis.

12 months


Salary will vary from Rs: 45,000- 60,000 /- and will be decided depending on the experience of the candidate following institute norm. There will be a one-time contingency of Rs: 1,00,000/.

How to Apply?

The candidate should provide the following documents:

  1. Application for the position (Cover Letter). In case of submitting the application by e-mail, please use the pdf-format and the file should contain a scanned signature.
  2. CV including the list of publications.
  3. A short research statement (not more than 2 pages).
  4. 3 letters of recommendation. Letters of Reference should be sent to the following email id: abhattacharyya@iitgn.ac.in
  5. A Ph.D. diploma (a formal confirmation of Ph.D. degree or expected date of graduation in case of the candidate still waiting for the degree). A successful candidate should submit originals.
  6. The candidate should make sure that all documents are sent to abhattacharyya@iitgn.ac.in preferably by 15th June 2020.

Email ID: abhattacharyya@iitgn.ac.in

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