Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/139

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

Name of Post: Project Post-Doctoral Fellow

No. of Post: 02

Salary Range: 60000-5000-85000

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. in environmental/energy economics, environmental sociology, climate studies, energy policy, environmental studies, or allied subjects related to climate and energy policy research or Ph.D.* from a reputed university /institute and an excellent track record, Two Scopus indexed publications.

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, writing project reports and academic publications, handling quantitative and/or qualitative data, organize a 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: 30th June-23 (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. Selected candidates are expected to join by


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