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Postdoctoral Openings

Institute Post-doctoral Fellow Positions

DAIICT has a vibrant research community in the field of Information and Communication Technology. The purpose of the post-doctoral positions is to allow highly motivated fresh PhD graduates to engage in research activities in collaboration with Institute faculty. The post-doctoral fellowships are not intended for PhD graduates of DAIICT.

Research areas

We are currently seeking post-doctoral candidates in the following three areas of special interest:

  • Wireless Communications and Embedded systems

5G and 6G communication, Mixed signal VLSI design, Robotics

  • AI and ML

Data science, NLP, Adversarial ML, Computational Statistics, HPC, Parallel Processing

  • Information Security

Cryptography, Hardware security, Blockchain security

Role

Successful candidates are expected to associate with one or more research teams exploring cutting-edge problems in the above areas.

  • Post-docs will be expected to contribute significantly towards enhancing Institute's publication outputs in top-tier conferences/workshops/journals.
  • Post-docs will be encouraged to assist faculty in activities such as grant writing and conducting tutorials/practicals.
  • Post-docs will also be eligible to serve as co-guide for PG project/thesis.

Fellowship support

  • A consolidated fellowship of Rs 75,000 per month with revision after one year based on performance appraisal
  • Medical insurance and other facilities (as per Institute norms)
  • Travel and contingency support up to Rs 1 lakh per year to present/publish research papers(as per Institute norms)

Tenure of appointment

  • The post-doc position is on a contractual basis for a maximum period of two years. However, extension for another year may be considered for candidates who have shown exceptional performance during the first two years.
  • Evaluation will be carried out at least once a year, based on publication outputs (quality and quantity).

Essential qualification

  • Candidates must have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or an allied discipline, from a reputed institution.
  • Candidates should apply within 6 months of obtaining their PhD degree. Those candidates who have submitted their thesis, but not completed defense, can also be considered.
  • The candidate should have at least two first-authored publications in top-tier journals/conferences in the above mentioned areas of special interest.

Desirable qualification

  • Strong background  in  mathematics, statistics, optimization, programming
  • Prior experience in writing grant proposals with a mentor
  • Worked as a teaching assistant in UG/PG courses

Application Procedure

Interested candidates may apply by email by sending the following documents to pdf_search[at]daiict[dot]ac[dot]in

  • A covering letter mentioning your research interests.
  • A detailed CV including a complete list of publications, names, and contact information of two referees.
  • A statement of research interests not exceeding 2-3 pages (including bibliography and figures). The statement should include a short proposal of your proposed research project with a clear problem statement, its significance, and your approach and methodology.

Selection

  • Applications would be considered throughout the year.
  • Candidates who are short-listed based on the quality of their CV and research statement would be interviewed before the final selection is made.
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