Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Open Positions
  • Applications are invited for the position of Project Post-Doctoral Fellow under the project "Strengthening Regulatory Research & Network in The Power Sector". at the Centre for Energy Regulation (CER). The applicant should be self-motivated and highly collaborative researcher. The candidate is also expected to contribute towards various activities at the Centre/Dept. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, fluency in English and an ability to work independently are essential. Research potential of the applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment. The post is purely temporary and on contractual basis. The appointment would be initially given for one year, on an extension basis up to a maximum duration end of project.

    Centre for Energy Regulation (CER)
    The Centre is supported through a project on "Strengthening Regulatory Research & Network in The Power Sector" partly funded by the Government of United Kingdom under the Power Sector Reform (PSR) program. Strengthening of institutional capacity in the power sector is one of its main objectives. The Centre for Energy Regulation (CER) addresses the need to supplement regulatory research and knowledge base to understand and analyze key issues in the power sector. It would work in close cooperation with key stakeholders in the Indian power sector particularly the Electricity Regulatory Commissions (ERCs), the electric utilities and the academia. Utilizing its knowledge base, the Centre also aims to contribute towards policy and regulatory advocacy based on regulatory research.

    Further updates about CER can be accessed from https://cer.iitk.ac.in

    Minimum Qualification: PhD in an area directly relevant to Power Markets, preferably regulation and policy research, from a reputed university / institute, and an excellent track record and publications in the relevant areas.

    Note: The candidate, if selected should have been awarded PhD before joining.

    Salary Range: 50000/55000/60000/- pm consolidated

    Other: Subject to availability of appropriate funds, project investigator may approve reimbursement up to Rs. 1 lakh per annum towards travel especially for presenting work at national/international conferences undertaken at CER and contingency expenses to the Project Post Doctoral Fellow.
    Shortlisted candidates would be called for a presentation and a personal interview.

    The application must contain

    • 1. Current curriculum vitae including all educational/academic details.
    • 2. A Statement of Purpose highlighting reasons for applying, proposed research and work plan, and qualifications in relation to the position.
    • 3. A brief write-up about PhD research.
    • 4. A complete list of publications with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. (Also attach 3 best publications in full text.)
    • 5. Two letters of reference.

    Application should only be submitted through the following link on or before 21th October

    To apply for Project Post-Doctoral Fellow, please click here: Apply Online

    Note: To and From Travel expenses by 2-AC train fare by the shortest route or air travel upto the 2-AC train fare can be reimbursed subject to submission of tickets and boarding. Accommodation can be made available on request at the institute's guest house (Visitor's Hostel) for attending the interview.

    Dr. Anoop Singh
    Associate Professor, and Coordinator, Centre for Energy Regulation (CER)
    Department of Industrial and Management Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
    Kanpur - 208016 (India)

  • Applications are invited for the position of Senior Project Engineer to work in the project “Strengthening Regulatory Research & Network in The Power Sector” under Centre for Energy Regulation (Project No:2017369) . The post is purely temporary and on contractual basis.

    Minimum qualification, Desirable experience and other terms for the above post are as follows:

    Minimum Qualification:

    M.E. / M. Tech (E.E./M.E./Energy or related area) + 3 Years relevant experience in Power sector, good understanding of power sector, specially of the Electricity Act, 2003, Policies and regulations under the Act.
    or
    B.E./B.Tech.(E.E./M.E.) with MBA (Power / Energy or related area) + 3 Years relevant experience, good understanding of power sector, specially of the Electricity Act, 2003, Policies and regulations under the Act.

    Term of Appointment: Upto 3 years or till the end of project whichever is earliar.

    Salary Range:

    Senior Project Engineer: Rs. 32400 – 2700 – 81000 PM Consolidated
    (Higher starting salary may be considered for exceptionally qualified/experienced candidates as per IITK Rules)

    Note: The application should be submitted strictly online. Application will not be accepted in any other mode. The last date for submitting online application shall be up to 10 working days.

    To apply for post of Senior Project Engineer, please click here: Apply Online

    Please note that no TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

    Dr. Anoop Singh
    Associate Professor, and Coordinator, Centre for Energy Regulation (CER)
    Department of Industrial and Management Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
    Kanpur - 208016 (India)


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