Post Doctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship

We are actively looking for highly motivated candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Physics for postdoctoral positions in the Physics department. If you are interested in working with one of the faculty members of the department, we strongly encourage you to write directly to the faculty member about available positions in their groups. IIT Bombay offers an Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship with an extremely generous salary and additional housing benefits. Please visit the Research page to know more about the ongoing research projects in the department.

More details about the position can be found at:

Postdoctoral position in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

A postdoctoral position in theoretical condensed matter physics is open in the department of physics at IIT Bombay. The position is primarily with Hridis Pal, but the selected candidate is welcome to collaborate with other members of the theoretical condensed matter group, such as Soumya Bera and Sumiran Pujari. The selected candidate will be supported by IIT Bombay Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship; for details, in particular the eligibility requirements, please refer to The project will involve topics mainly related to interaction and transport in topological semimetals. A basic knowledge of quantum field theory as used in quantum condensed matter physics is necessary. Computational expertise at the level of Mathematica or Matlab is sufficient.

To apply, the candidate is requested to send their CV (with a list of publications) and statement of research to Hridis Pal at  . After initial screening, two letters of recommendation will be required--the shortlisted candidates will be notified about this later, no need to send the letters now. The position will remain open until filled.


Astrophysics, Gravity and Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics Postdoctoral Positions in Department of Physics, IIT Bombay

Astronomy, Cosmology and Gravity, and High Energy Theory research groups, Department of Physics, IIT Bombay, intend to appoint a few postdoctoral positions in all areas of Astrophysics, Dark Matter, Early Universe Cosmology, Elementary particle physics, Gravitational waves and Electromagnetic followup, Neutrino Physics, Physics beyond the Standard model, QCD, Quantum gravity and String theory. Currently, the groups have nine faculty members, six Post-doctoral fellows, and Seventeen PhD students. Please visit the group pages to know more about the research activities:



Candidates awarded PhD recently, or research scholars who have submitted their thesis and waiting for the examination are strongly encouraged to apply. More details about the position can be found at:

The positions are available for up to two years. Informal enquiries can be made to any faculty member in these groups.

Tenure: 2 years

Fellowship: INR 780000 - 852000 per annum (House Rent Allowance 24% extra)

Deadline: 28 February 2018

To apply, please send CV (with the date), research statement and have at least two letters of reference sent by email to "thep_acg_postdoc_app AT" with the subject "Application for Institute Post-doctoral Positions - Candidate name".