Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2021/185

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 Scientist

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

No. of Positions: Two (2)

Salary range: INR 26400-2200-66000

Qualification*: PhD/M.A./M.Sc./M.B.A./MTech in economics, sociology, geography, energy policy, sustainable development, or allied subjects.

Essential Experience: Master's Degree + 3 years experience

Desirable Experience: Primary and secondary data collection and analysis, fieldwork in power plant or coal mines, interdisciplinary research and working with the team, quantitative and qualitative data analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities: Execution of fieldwork, travel to field sites and interaction with stakeholders, write project reports, 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 lower post.

Last Date for Receiving Applications: 24 August 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 immediately.

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