Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2021/88

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 (Energy 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: 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 with SPSS/Python/R/MAXQDA/ATLAS.ti/NVivo/ Dedoose.

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.

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