Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2021/86

Applications are invited for the following post in the project "Pluralistic Ignorance, Global Norm And Climate Change Policy Networks In India" by Dr. Pradip Swarnakar, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur.

Name of Post: Project Scientist (Climate Policy)

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

No. of Positions: One (1)

Salary range: INR 26400-2200-66000

Minimum Qualification: M.A./M.Sc./M.B.A. in climate studies, economics, sociology, anthropology, geography, energy policy, environmental studies, sustainable development, or allied subjects.

Essential Experience: M.A./M.Sc./M.B.A + 3 years experience

Desirable Experience: Online and offline interview with policy makers, proficient in English and Hindi communication, interdisciplinary research and working with the team, quantitative and qualitative data analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities: Interview with climate policy stakeholders, translation and transcription, coding and analysis of data in Excel and SPSS, 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