Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/293

Applications are invited for the following post in Humanities & Social Sciences Department in the project no. IITK/HSS/2018403

Name of Post: Project Scientist

Duration of Appointment: 1 Year (extendable based on the performance).

No. of Positions: One

Salary Range: INR 26400-2200-66000

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D.* or M.Sc. + 3 years of relevant experience
* Duration in Ph.D. degree after three years will be considered as research experiences.

Essential Experience: PhD in Social or Environmental Science related discipline with at least two published articles in Scopus indexed Journals.

Desirable Experience: Experience in survey, Social network analysis, Statistical analysis with software SPSS/Python/R

Last Date for Receiving Applications: 24 December 2020

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae electronically to email id: along with the following documents:

  1. Covering Letter
  2. Degree certificates
  3. PDF copies of at least two publications/writing samples

The application should be addressed to Dr Pradip Swarnakar, Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur. The application should be submitted strictly online. No other mode (e.g., hardcopy) will be accepted.

The institute reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates satisfying qualification and experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the test/interview. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the test/interview.

The Selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online interview. Short listed candidates will be informed with an email about the date of interview.

Prof. Pradip Swarnakar
Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur - 208016 (India)