Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) Position at IIT Gandhinagar- Apply by 31 December 2021

Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) Position at IIT Gandhinagar- Apply by 30 March​ 2021

Designation/Position- Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) Position at IIT

IIT Gandhinagar, India invites application for Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) Position at IIT from eligible and interested candidates

About- Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar is a public engineering institution located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. It has been declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) Position at IIT

Research/Job Area- Physics

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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.

Job/Position Description- 

Theoretical High-Energy Physics, Gravitational Physics, Quantum Information in AdS/CFT

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.

Place of employment: Physics Discipline, IIT-Gandhinagar

Employment period: 12 months (with the possibility of extension)

Employment scope: 1 full position

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

Key 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.

How to Apply- 

The candidate should email the following documents in a single pdf file  (with the subject “QGravity_PDF_application_2021_[Name of the applicant]”) :

  1. Application for the position (Cover Letter). In case of submitting the applicationby email, 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 thefollowing email id:
  5. A PhD diploma (a formal confirmation of a PhD degree or expected date ofgraduation in case of the candidate still waiting for the degree).

The candidate should make sure that all documents are sent to by 31 December 2021 (the deadline may be extended if the position remains vacant.)

In case of any queries, kindly contact the undersigned:

Arpan Bhattacharyya,

Assistant Professor,

Physics Discipline, IIT-Gandhinagar email:

Last Date for Apply–  31 December 2021

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