IIIT Hyderabad is currently home to Senior Research Scientist (postdocs), PhD, MS by Research graduates and Undergraduate students who are selfstarting, innovative and resourceful.
The institute prides itself in cultivating an environment for these highquality students not only to develop their technical knowledge, but also to expand their creativity and grow to become the next leaders and innovators. The institute has an ambitious goal of scaling up the number of research scholars to 400 over the next few years. To attract researchers of the highest calibre, it is not only important to create the right academic environment for uninterrupted learning and research, but also be able to provide financial support to even more of these deserving students.
Under the mantle of the Kohli Center on Intelligent Systems (KCIS), a KCIS Research Scientist Program is being announced to attract the bestinclass students with a PhD background to pursue breakthrough research in Intelligent Systems. This position is equivalent to Postdoc Scholars with a mission to identify, nurture and advance the early development of research scientist.
Highlights of KCIS Research Scientist Program
Program: Calling for fulltime contractual applications for KCIS Research Scientist program for 2016
Value: Maximum monthly pay structure of INR 100,000/* with annual increments in each year of tenure. They are also eligible for all other HR benefits like Provident Fund (PF), Leave Travel Concession (LTC), Leave, etc.
Duration: The applicant is expected to give a minimum commitment of 3 years
Affiliation: While in residence, the research scientist will have affiliation to Kohli Center on Intelligent Systems (KCIS), IIIT Hyderabad
*Compensation for research scientist is governed by the entity providing funding and the candidate’s suitability. Therefore, it may
vary from candidate to candisdate.
Applications will be considered in all subject areas related to Intelligent Systems, especially in the area of Language, Speech, Data Systems, Robotics, Cognitive Sciences, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Visual Imaging.
Eligibility to Qualify for the Fellowship
Applying for a fulltime postdoctoral teachingresearch program
Resident of India or willing to relocate to India for the duration of the research program
Those already registered in other institutes or waiting to have their thesis examined for doctoral studies will be eligible
Candidates with work experience who are now looking to pursue research in a challenging, stimulating and enriching milieu are also eligible to apply
Should be able to demonstrate research and academic background relevant to the proposed area of research
Should be an outstanding, innovative and highly motivated individual with high professional ethos
Responsibilities of Research Scientist
The applicant will be working closely with eminent institute faculty to address pressing world needs through the process of discovery and research
The candidate should be able to participate in grant proposals and contribute significantly to sustainable research solutions in collaboration with external partners
Commitment to teach at least 1 fulltime course in each academic semester
Contribute to academic research papers, conferences, etc.
They may also have additional responsibilities from timetotime as identified by the funding source
Deadline for Submission of Application
This is an open program and an interested candidate can apply at any time of the year.