Project Postdoctoral Position at IIT Ropar, India, Apply by 10 March 2021

JRF at IIT Ropar - Postdoctoral Position in the Department of Physics

Project Postdoctoral Position at IIT Ropar, India, Apply by 10 March 2021

Designation/Position- Project Postdoctoral Position

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Punjab, India invites application for Project Postdoctoral Position from eligible and interested candidates

About- Applications are invited Postdoctoral Research Fellow from highly motivated candidates for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Physics, IIT Ropar. The position will be funded by IIT Ropar under the Institute postdoctoral fellowship programme.

The successful candidate will work on topics related to black holes, quantum field theory, supersymmetry and holography under the supervision of Rajesh Gupta. Candidate should have a strong research background on perturbative and non-perturbative aspects in field theory, AdS/CFT and black hole physics. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in the area of supersymmetric gauge theories in diverse dimensions, including various exact techniques such as supersymmetric localisation and superconformal index. 

Study Area- Physics

Location- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar, Punjab


a. Candidates with Ph.D. degree in Physics are eligible to apply within five years after completion of their Ph.D.

b. Candidates who have submitted the thesis are also eligible. However, in case of selection, selected candidate has to complete the Ph.D. viva (defense) within three months from the date of joining.

c. Candidates completed Ph.D. under the supervision/co-supervision by faculty members of IIT Ropar can only apply after 3 years of completion of their Ph.D.

d. We expect the candidate must have good communication and writing skills in English.  

General Information

1. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear in the interview (offline or online) by email and no other communication in this regard will be entertained.

2. The position is contractual (renewable up to maximum for three years based on satisfactory progress and relevant recommendations).

Job/Position Description- 

Fellowship: As per the institute postdoctoral fellowship (Rs. 40,000/- before viva, Rs. 45,000/- to Rs. 55,000/- after completion of viva and depending upon the experience and qualification).

Contingency grant: A contingency grant of Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum will be provided to the postdoctoral fellow for research purposes

How to Apply- 

Please send the filled application form (in the attached format) with copy of educational qualifications, two recommendation letters, and any experience certificate either by email to ( or by post directly to the undersigned.

Last Date for Apply– : 10 March, 2021 

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