Project Post-Doctoral Fellow
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Applications are invited for the position of Project Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Energy Analytics Lab (EAL). Applicants are expected to hold a PhD in an appropriate area as mentioned below. The applicant should be self-motivated and highly collaborative researcher. The candidate is also expected to contribute towards various activities at the Lab/Dept. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, fluency in English and an ability to work independently are essential. Research potential of the applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment. The post is purely temporary and on contractual basis. The appointment would be initially given for one year, on an extension basis up to a maximum duration of two years.
Energy Analytics Lab (EAL)
The Energy Analytics Lab (EAL) is an industry-supported initiative of the Department of IME, IIT Kanpur to enable informed decision making by stakeholders in the Indian power market. The Indian Energy Exchange Ltd., the first power exchange in the country, has pledged to support EAL through its CSR initiative for an initial period of five years.
EAL aims to address the analytics needs of the Indian power sector through various data visualization and analytical tools over time. EAL would also develop learning tools to enhance understanding of power markets and provide periodic updates related to the power markets through a newsletter. EAL also provides a platform for conducting research related to the power/energy markets.
Further updates about EAL can be accessed from http://eal.iitk.ac.in
Detailed Minimum qualification and other terms for the above post are as follows:
PhD in an area relevant to Power Markets, preferably regulation and policy research, from a reputed university/institute, and an excellent track record and publications in the relevant areas.
Rs. 55000/- pm consolidated
Subject to availability of appropriate funds, project investigator may approve reimbursement up to Rs. 1 lakh per annum towards travel and contingency expenses to the Project Post Doctoral Fellow.
Shortlisted candidates would be called for a presentation and a personal interview.
The application must contain
- Current curriculum vitae including all educational/academic details.
- A Statement of Purpose highlighting reasons for applying, proposed research and work plan, and qualifications in relation to the position.
- A brief write-up about PhD research.
- A complete list of publications with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. (Also attach 3 best publications in full text.)
- Two letters of reference.
Application should only be submitted through the following link on or before 15 July 2018:
Note: Travel expenses up to 2-AC train fare by the shortest route can be reimbursed subject to submission of tickets. Air travel cost can be reimbursed up to the above limit. Accommodation can be made available on request at the institute's guest house (Visitor's Hostel) for attending the interview.
Dr. Anoop Singh
Associate Professor, and Coordinator, Energy Analytics Lab (EAL)
Department of Industrial and Management Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur - 208016 (India)