Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

Position ID: IITGN-PDF [#16214]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382355, India [map]
Subject Area: History of Mathematics in India
Application Deadline: 2020/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/08/31, listed until 2020/12/04)
Position Description:    

IIT Gandhinagar invites applications for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow under a major project on History of Mathematics in India (HoMI). The selected candidate (1) must have demonstrated exemplary academic record and research potential (see necessary qualifications below); (2) will conduct research at IIT Gandhinagar in collaboration with internal and external mentors / experts; (3) is expected to help the Institute with various departmental and teaching-related activities.

● Name of the post: Post-Doctoral Fellow

● Duration of appointment: 2 years; extendable for another year subject to evaluation

● Salary and other benefits: Rs.60,000 to 80,000 per month, HRA and medical benefits according to institute norms

● Age limit: Preferably below 35 years

● Essential qualification: PhD in Mathematics / Physics / Computer Science

● Desirable qualifications: Background in History of Mathematics; Knowledge of Sanskrit and/or other classical languages of India

Candidates must email their applications to by October 15, 2020, attaching the following documents in a single pdf file (named in the pattern “HoMI_PDF_application_[Name of the applicant]”):

1. A cover letter with a signature of the candidate.

2. A detailed CV with biodata, academic details, professional experiences and other pertinent information.

3. Scanned copies of original certificates and testimonials. Provisional certificate to be attached in case the PhD (or some other) degree has not been awarded.

4. List of publications.

5. A short research statement, not exceeding 2 pages.

Besides, at least 3 letters of recommendations should be emailed directly to with a mention of “LOR_[Name of the applicant]” in the subject line of the emails.

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Indian Institute of Technology
Palaj, Gandhinagar 382355
Gujarat, India
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