Department of Earth Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2024/73

Applications are invited for the post of Project Post-Doctoral Fellow (one) in a sponsored Project entitled “PAHAD-3K” at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.


  • Project Post-Doctoral Fellow (ONE)

Essential Qualification: 

  • Ph.D in Earth Sciences/Geology from a reputed university/institute with an excellent record of accomplishment and publications.


  • Research experience in Limnology/Climate change with two years’ post-doctoral research experience
  • Experience/expertise in conducting geological sampling in high mountain environments
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, good communication skills and strong publication records in climate reconstruction based on lake sediment proxies

Duration of appointment:

  • The appointment for the above post will be initially for a period of one year, which will be extended if performance of the candidate is found satisfactory.
  • The post is purely temporary and on a contractual basis

Salary Range:

  • INR 47,000 + 16% HRA


  • Only short-listed applicants will be called for the interview. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification and work experience will not be shortlisted. Also, possessing minimum qualification does not guarantee a call for the interview.
  • No TA will be provided to candidates called for interview.

Last date for receipt of application: March 27, 2024

Interested candidates should send their application along with relevant documents to:

Dr. Debajyoti Paul
Professor and Principal Investigator
Department of Earth Sciences
IIT Kanpur-U.P., India