Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2021/87

Applications are invited for the following post in the project "Justice in India's Energy Transition" by Dr. Pradip Swarnakar, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur.

Name of Post: Project Post-Doctoral Fellow

Duration of Appointment: 11 Months (extendable based on the performance and funding)

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.

Last Date for Receiving Applications: 26 April 2021 *Extended till 30 April, 2021

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. Selected candidates are expected to join by May 2021.

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