Applications are invited for Post Doctoral Fellow (Physics) at IIT Gandhinagar for the year 2021. The last date of application is 31.12.2021 or until the position is filled.
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 performance and availability of funds, appropriate review by physics discipline and approval from the 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.
The candidate should hold a PhD degree in physics (preferably not graduated more than 3 years before). Candidates who have submitted their thesis or are about to submit it may also apply.
A strong record of publications in at least one of the following topics is required: AdS/CFT, Conformal Field theory, Quantum Information in Quantum Field Theory, Black-hole/Gravitational physics.
The candidate is expected to conduct research at IIT-Gandhinagar on the above-mentioned subjects and help the host with various departmental and teaching-related activities.
The candidate should email the following documents in a single pdf file (with the subject “QGravity_PDF_application_2021_[Name of the applicant]”) :
- Application for the position (Cover Letter). In case of submitting the application by email, please use the pdf format and the file should contain a scanned signature.
- CV including the list of publications.
- A short research statement (not more than 2 pages).
- 3 letters of recommendation. Letters of Reference should be sent to the following email id: email@example.com
- A PhD diploma (a formal confirmation of a PhD degree or expected date of graduation in case of the candidate still waiting for the degree).
The candidate should make sure that all documents are sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st December 2021 (the deadline may be extended if the position remains vacant.)
12 months (with the possibility of extension).
Salary will be 50,000 /- (Consolidated).
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