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Postdoctoral Fellowship (Humanities and Social Sciences) at IIT Gandhinagar: Apply by July 15: Expired

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellowship (Humanities and Social Sciences) at IIT Gandhinagar. The last date of application is 15 July 2021.

Project title

Western Indian Glass: Mapping Kapadvanj

Project description

We are looking for an exceptionally bright postdoctoral researcher to conduct interdisciplinary research on Western Indian Glass in General and Kapadvanj in particular. The PDF is expected to work on: 1) Medieval Indian Glass 2) Situating Kapadvanj in Heritage Map; 3) Kapadvanj Glass from Ethnography to Archaeology; 4) Mirror Making; and 4) Interactive DVDs on Traditional Glass Crafts of India


MA and PhD in Cultural Anthropology / Archaeology, with good publication record. Applicants are expected to be proficient in

  • Field research.
  • Data acquisition and critical analysis.
  • Oral and written communication skills.

Specialization: Ethnoarchaeology, Ancient Crafts, Pyro-technology, Ethnohistorical Methods, Early Historic – Medieval Archaeology

Preferred: Scholars (below 35 years of age) having Independent Fieldwork Experience, Knowledge of Gujarati, Knowledge of Isotope analysis

Application procedure

Interested candidates must send their curriculum vitae (max. 800 words), Ph.D. and Master degree/Marksheet, and a cover letter (Max. 400 words) explaining how their previous research expertise and interests would fit the current position requirements, their motivation for this position and future career goals.

The CV must contain t he contact details of three references. All the documents must be submitted as a single pdf file to Alok Kumar Kanungo (alok.kanungo[at]

Deadline to apply

July 15, 2021 or until this post is filled


One year; however, the second six months depends on the progress of first


INR 35,000/- to 45,000/- per month as per experience and qualifications.

Click here to view the official notification of Postdoctoral Fellowship (Humanities and Social Sciences) at IIT Gandhinagar.

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