Department of Civil Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/272

Vacancy for One Post-Doc Fellow

  • Educational Qualification: Ph.D. in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering or closely related fields with specialization in Machine Learning/ Artificial Intelligence.
  • Salary: INR 60000 – 5000 – 85000 (Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills)
  • Skills required: Strong background in machine learning, data science and artificial intelligence with fluency in basic ML models such as regression, classification, and clustering. Strong background in mathematics, especially probability theory and time series analysis. High ethical standards when performing data analysis and reporting results. Willingness to work in an interdisciplinary setting and collaborate closely with team members from other fields, learn about new technologies used in those domains and incorporate this domain knowledge to create more powerful machine learning models. Fluency in Python coding and use of ML libraries such as numpy, scipy, and sklearn. Prior experience with deep learning libraries such as Keras, PyTorchortensor flow. Significant background in handling and processing large data sets. Impressive publication record in high-impact ML/AI conferences and/or journals. Familiarity with advanced topics such as time series models (VAR, VARIMA and deep learning variants such as LSTM, GRU, Transformers) and Gaussian processes will be a plus but is not essential. Past background in interdisciplinary research and working with raw data e.g., from instruments or sensors will be a plus but is not essential.
  • Nature of position: Temporary / Contractual
  • Duration of appointment: 2 Years or till end of project (whichever earlier), renewed annually based on performance
  • How to apply: Interested candidates may apply via email (to giving full details qualifications and experience in CV alongwith 2 recommendation letters and copies of relevant certificates by December 26, 2023. *Extended till January 04, 2024.
  • Please mention the post applied for and advertisement no. in the subject line of email.

  • Other benefits: The candidate will get the opportunity to work in a highly motivating and supportive environment. The candidate will be able to avail hostel/family accommodation facilities at IIT Kanpur (according to availability). With regards to the medical facilities, only OPD facility for self shall be available at the Health Centre of IIT Kanpur without any reimbursement of cost of medicines. Any outside referral shall not be reimbursed. For the purpose, a medical booklet shall be provided to the candidate on request.
  • Selection: The departments reserve the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualifications and experience. The selection will be based on online interview. Short listed candidates will be informed via email about the date of interview.