Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/140

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

Name of Post: Project Scientist

No. of Post: 01

Salary Range: 31600-2600-78400

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D.* Or Postgraduate + 3 years relevant experience or a Ph.D. program interested in working on India's climate and energy policy.

Desirable Experience: Primary and secondary data collection and analysis, interdisciplinary research, quantitative and qualitative data analysis with hands-on experience in relevant software.

Duties and Responsibilities: Assisting in writing project reports, translation, and transcription work, handling quantitative and/or qualitative data, and 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