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Post Doctoral Fellow (Physics) at IIT Gandhinagar: Apply by Dec 31

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.

Eligibility

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Application

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: abhattacharyya@iitgn.ac.in
  • 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 abhattacharyya@iitgn.ac.in by 31st December 2021 (the deadline may be extended if the position remains vacant.)

Duration

12 months (with the possibility of extension).

Salary

Salary will be 50,000 /- (Consolidated).

Click here to view the official notification of Post Doctoral Fellow (Physics) at IIT Gandhinagar.


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