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Research Associate (Physics) Under DST Funded Project at IIT Kanpur: Apply by Feb 20: Expired

Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate (RA)-III in the quantum optics and entanglement laboratory of Dr. Anand Kumar Jha at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

The research will be carried under the project “Developing efficient methods for the measurement and characterization of high- dimensional quantum states for photonic quantum information” of the quantum enabled science and technology (QuEST) program of the Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS) division of the Department of Science &Technology (DST), Government of India.

  • Essential Qualification: PhD in Physics / Optics / Electrical engineering
  • Desired Qualifications: Solid theoretical background in quantum mechanics and optics. Substantial research experience with experimental projects, preferably in the broad area of optics and quantum information.

Post-Doctoral Fellow at IIT Gandhinagar [Monthly Salary Rs. 45k]: Apply by Feb 15


A detailed resume should be sent to Dr. Anand Kumar Jha at akjha[at] In addition to biographical information, the resume must contain the detailed information on educational qualification, professional experience, research experience, and the names of two references.

The reference letters are not required at this point. The short-listed candidates will be called for a presentation/ interview over an online meeting platform and will be informed via email regarding the date and the time of the presentation/interview. After the presentation/ interview the candidates may be asked to arranged for the reference letters, which should be emailed to akjha[at] directly by the references.


The position is initially for one year. It could be extended up to three years on an yearly basis depending on satisfactory performance and the approval from the funding agency.


₹ 54000 per month + HRA as per institute norms.

Application deadline

20th February, 2021.


Anand Kumar Jha
Ph: (+91)512-259-7014(Off); (+91)962-142-3993(Mobile)
Email: akjha[at]

Research Associate (Physics) Under DST Funded Project at IIT Kanpur.


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