Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2022/058

Applications are invited for temporary or contractual post of Project Post-Doctoral Fellow under the project entitled "Just Transition Research Centre" by Dr. Pradip Swarnakar, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur.

Name of Post: Project Post-Doctoral Fellow

No. of Positions: Two (2)

Salary (Consolidated): INR 60,000/65,000/70,000 (depending on the experience and skills)

Minimum Qualification: PhD in environmental/energy economics, environmental sociology, climate studies, energy policy, environmental studies, or allied subjects related to climate and energy policy research.

Essential Experience: PhD with at least two published articles in SCI/SSCI/Scopus indexed journals.

Desirable Experience: Primary and secondary data collection and analysis, fieldwork in power plant or coal mines, interdisciplinary research and working with the team, statistical analysis with SPSS/Python/R, qualitative analysis using MAXQDA/ ATLAS.ti/NVivo/ Dedoose.

Duties and Responsibilities: Planning and execution of fieldwork, travel to field sites and interacting with stakeholders, write project reports and academic publications, handling quantitative and/or qualitative data, organize workshop with stakeholders, other related work assigned by the reporting authority.

*Based on Qualification and experience the candidate may be considered for a lower post.

Last Date for Receiving Applications: 21 March-22 (5:30 PM)

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit their application electronically to the link below: -

For any clarifications, please email at

The selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online interview. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by email.

Dr. Pradip Swarnakar
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur - 208016, Uttar Pradesh