Post-Doctoral Researcher (PDR) Position in IIT Madras, Chennai, India

IIT Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020 at IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Designation/Position- Post-Doctoral Researcher (PDR) Position

IIT Madras, India, invites applications for Post-Doctoral Researcher (PDR) Position in IIT from eligible and interested candidates

About- Post-Doctoral Researcher is required for the project titled “Quantum Information, Communication and Computing” in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras. The selected candidates will have the unique opportunity to coordinate with experienced researchers in experimental and theoretical quantum information and computing.

Research/Job Area- EEE, CSE, ECE, MECH, or other engineering branches

Location- IIT Madras, India


     Post               Qualification and Experience            Pay 
Post-Doctoral Researcher (computer vision)      Educational Qualification:  
• Candidates with PhD from EEE, CSE, ECE, MECH, or other engineering branches with exposure to sports related analytics.
Rs. 35,000/- to Rs. 1.50,000 per month        

Desirable qualities:

  • Research experience involving computer vision, image/video processing, deep learning.
  • Publications in premier journals and top-tier conferences.

Programming skills:

  • Expertise in Python and knowledge in libraries like opencv, tensorflow, pytorch, numpy, pandas, etc is required.
  • Knowledge in JAVA, R, MATLAB, C/C++, is an added advantage.


  • Developing state-of-the-art algorithms related to transition detection, object re- identification, semantic segmentation, activity recognition, motif identification, pose estimation etc.
  • Integrating inputs acquired from multiple streams and performing various data analytics.
  • Validate and fine-tune such algorithm in the presence of complexities like occlusion, motion blur, resolution, and scale variation.
  • Development of a AI based software system that incorporates the developed algorithm. The software system should be transferable across different platforms and devices.
  • Demonstration of developed system with clients from sports bodies for their feedback and updation.
  • Carry out detailed literature studies to understand various state-of-the-art techniques for its reproducibility.
  • Need to write research articles and patents.
  • Discuss and document specification requirements
  • Adhere to planned deadlines and budgets
  • Supervise research scholars/ postgraduates/ undergraduates/ Interns/project associates as when required.

Job/Position Description- 

All the positions are on purely contract basis.

Applications are invited for the temporary post of  Post-Doctoral Researcher (computer vision), Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras. 

Co-ordinator: Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula, Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras.

Duration: For a period of 1 year later extendable on performance.

Number of Vacancies: 01

Job description:

  • Design, develop prototypes, leading to implementation of new products in the field of sports for performance measurements of athletes.
  • Should work in project teams with colleagues involving software/hardware development, IoT, and AI

Personal attributes:

  • Responsible, dedication to work, diligent, self-driven, flexibility to travel to sports events/conference (national/international), flexibility to visit various training institutes in India, good communicator, ability to work as a team.

How to Apply- 

Candidates should apply online only in the website – (Please check the advertisement number Advt. 22/2023 displayed and submit the application for the relevant position).

  • If there is any issue to submit the application please send E-mail to : / Contact: 044- 2257 8357 on all working days from 9.00 AM to 05.30 PM (Monday to Friday – except National Holidays). (Please note, only technical issues will be accepted – No interim correspondence with reference to the selection process will be considered).
  • Instructions to apply online:-Eligible applicants would require to register and apply online through and submit the application.

Last Date for Apply–05 March 2023

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