Eligibility Criteria

The Industrial and Management Engineering Department at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, U.P., India, is looking for individuals for post-doctoral positions in all areas of Industrial Engineering and Management Science broadly defined.*While a doctoral degree is a must, evidenced experience or demonstrated potential in research will be of particular interest. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to join one or more researchers on academic topics of mutual interest.

 

The expectations from the candidates are as follows:

 

Prepare papers for journal publications, scientific and public reports, and work closely with faculty, collaborators, reviewers and other stakeholders for academic activity

 

 

Actively contribute to the design, development, and implementation of high quality research agendas

 

 

Analyze data, interpret results, prepare reports and present recommendations

 

 

Work with a team of researchers at times to meet deadlines

 

 

Communicate closely with the department's faculty

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

 

Good academic credentials

 

 

Strong and demonstrated fundamentals in industrial engineering and/or management science and related disciplines

 

 

Demonstrated ability to learn and excel in related disciplines

 

 

Excellent communication and teamwork skills

 

 

The ability to multi-task

 

 

A Ph.D. or equivalent in a related discipline within the last five years (after 01.01.2010)

 

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae and recommendation letters from three referees, along with a sample of their writing assembled as single PDF files by e-mail to head_ime@iitk.ac.in

* : Some areas of interest to faculty members include game theory, information systems and decision sciences, operation research and management, marketing, finance, probability and statistics, economics, big data analytics, human resources, infrastructure and regulatory policy, organization behaviour, strategy, accounting, innovation and sustainable development.