Department of Electrical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/258

Post/position: Project Postdoctoral Fellow

Qualification: PhD (Completed) preferred from NIT/IIT/IIIT or reputed institute. Candidates should be under the age of 33. PhD students from IIT Kanpur are not eligible for this position.

Research Areas: AI, ML, Image processing, Computer vision, Deep learning

Problem Statement: This project is about "artificial intelligence in agriculture." It involves the development of smart AI-based plant (grain, leaf, and fruit) assessment devices as well as computer vision-based plant disease diagnosis, UV non-UV camera modalities for plan health evaluation.

Expectation and output: The candidate will join a project collaborating with the professor and fellow postgraduate students, requiring expertise in Python programming, deep learning, and computer vision. Expected outputs include research publications, CNN-based inference models, and smart agricultural devices. Candidate must be sincere, obedient, and hard working. We expect candidate to bring good dimension to the team.

Lab facilities available: High end GPUs, UV cameras, multi-spectral cameras and thermal cameras, digital microscope, digital telescope, underwater cameras, quadcopters, robotic arm, husky robot. Candidates can check the lab website

Duration: The initial offer is for 12 months and can be extended for another 6 to 12 months based on performance. There is no bond.

Consolidated Salary: 60000-5000-85000/-

Tentative Joining Date: January 2024 or February 2024.

Application Procedure: Apply via iitkanpur website or email your detailed pdf resume/CV to:

Selection process (CV shortlisting + Online Interview): Application will be accepted till 20th December 2023. *Extended till December 31, 2023. The shortlisted candidates will be informed personally via email along with the interview zoom link for final selection round.

(Prof. Tushar Sandhan)
Dept. of Electrical Engineering