Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

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Post-Doctoral Fellowships at Department of Civil Engineering

Applications are invited from persons having PhD in Civil Engineering or in a closely related field, for appointment at Department of Civil Engineering under the Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship scheme of IIT Kanpur. Those who have submitted their PhD theses may apply but the appointment offer will be made only after the completion of the PhD degree. Applications are accepted round the year and are given prompt consideration.

Curriculum vitae are to be emailed to Head, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The applicant may or may not specify the name of a mentor faculty member in his/her application. The applicants shortlisted for further processing will be invited to submit a detailed research proposal in consultation with the mentor faculty member as assigned by the Department.

Fellowship amount will be in the range of Rs. 50,000/- per month (Rs. 55,000/- per month in the second year, and Rs. 60,000/- per month in the third year) plus HRA. A post-doctoral fellow will also get Rs. 1,00,000/- per year for travel and contingency and would also be eligible to apply for the INSPIRE Faculty scheme of the Department of Science and Technology through the Institutional Mode ( In addition to the research work, the duties of the post-doctoral fellows will involve teaching laboratory and/or tutorial classes up to 8 hours per week.

Annual reviews will be conducted for the continuation of the fellowship and the maximum duration of the fellowship will be three years.

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