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CTL Post-Doctoral Fellow at IIM Ahmedabad: Apply by Nov 15

Applications are invited for CTL Post-Doctoral Fellow at IIM Ahmedabad for the year 2022. The last date of application is 15 November.

The CTL seeks applications at the Post-Doctoral Fellow level, to conduct research in the areas of transportation and logistics. This position is contractual, initially for a one-year term, with provision for renewal up to two years depending on performance.

Job profile

The Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF) is expected to independently carry out cutting-edge research on topics/ themes that are aligned with the centre’s vision. The Fellow is also expected to publish high-quality peer reviewed journal articles out of research conducted at the CTL, and present work at national and international conferences.

The Fellow will work under the supervision of an IIMA faculty but must be able to demonstrate independent thinking and be able to independently design and conduct original research. In addition to the fellowship stipend, the CTL would provide the necessary support for carrying out and presenting research, including funding for data collection, fieldwork-related travel, conference visits, etc. as per Institute policy.


Required qualifications: Ph.D. from a reputed Institute or University in India or abroad, specializing in transportation and/or logistics (defined broadly). The dissertation/thesis must be on a topic/theme related to transportation/logistics.

Publications in peer-reviewed journals are preferred. Candidates who have defended their dissertation are also eligible to apply. However, such candidates need to submit proof of defence at the time of application, and the PhD degree certificate at the time of joining the institute.


The Post-Doctoral Fellow at CTL would be paid a consolidated pay plus other benefits as per the rules of the Institute. Fellows are eligible for office space and desktop computer. However, the Institute would not provide accommodation.


Candidates meeting the above criteria may please send their application latest by November 15, 2022, to Ms Jency Jose (Secretary, IIMA CTL) at ctl[at] containing the following materials (as a single consolidated PDF):

  • a cover letter expressing interest in the position,
  • a detailed CV,
  • a detailed post-doctoral research proposal containing a research plan for two years (10 single-spaced pages max),
  • a synopsis of the Ph.D. dissertation (two pages max), and 5) three letters of reference.

The subject line of the application email should read “Application for the position of PDF at CTL”.

Click here to view the official notification of CTL Post-Doctoral Fellow at IIM Ahmedabad.

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