Department of Cognitive Science

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./IP/DOAD/2023/27

Date: 20/06/2023

Applications are invited for the post of Project Manager in the Department of Cognitive Science IIT Kanpur. The appointment is purely temporary and on a contractual basis.

Number of Post: One

Salary Range: 24000-2000-60000

Duration of appointment: Until May 31, 2024 or till the end of the project whichever is earlier.

Minimum Qualification and Post qualification Experience: Postgraduate degree + 8 years of relevant experience OR Graduate with 15 years of relevant experience at appropriate level.

Job Description for Project Manager:

Candidates should be hardworking and should have experience in the following areas: Knowledge of office procedures, maintenance of office records, administration, and purchase procedures. Knowledge of Accounting/Financial related work. Able to manage various projects, events, Short-Term Courses/Seminar/Conference including the arrangement of Boarding & Lodging, Travels etc of the participants. Students-related work which includes admission process, scholarship, etc. Ability to work independently and have a good working knowledge of Word and Excel.


  • No TA/DA or accommodation will be provided to the candidates called for the interview.
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum and desirable work experience shall not apply.
  • If the number of applications for the position is large, the selection committee may decide appropriate shortlisting criteria over and above the essential qualification required to restrict the number of candidates for the interview to a reasonable limit.
  • The decision of the selection committee will be final.

Interested candidates may send their resume giving full details of qualifications, experience with self attested copies of relevant certificates in the prescribed format Form no. DOAD-IP-203 to the following address before 14th July 2023.

The shortlisted candidate will be called by email/phone for the interviews

The Head,
Department of Cognitive Science
Engineering Science Building
ESB-2, 5th Floor,
IIT Kanpur-208016