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


* : 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, sustainable development and entrepreneurship.