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Post-Doctoral Fellow (Humanities and Social Sciences) at IIT Gandhinagar: Apply by Feb 5

Applications are invited for Post-Doctoral Fellow (Humanities and Social Sciences) at IIT Gandhinagar for the year 2022. The last date of application is 5 February.

Project title

Indigenous Heritage as a Facilitator for Sustainable Development Goals

Project description

IIT Gandhinagar is looking for a bright PDF to

  • To develop a new culturally- informed model for using cultural heritage to facilitate sustainable development goals;
  • To develop protocols to protect indigenous cultural heritage and intellectual rights, as a basis for developing culturally informed, viable and sustainable economic opportunities for Indigenous groups;
  • To help in data collection including oral histories of indigenous communities in northeast (Naga) and west India (Bhil) and Australia, collect archival data, and develop indigenous cultural and intellectual property protocols; and
  • To work on Archival record of colonial time administrators, anthropologist and missionaries on the Naga Culture (preferable).


Mandatory: PhD in any of the following disciplines (or related disciplines): Cultural Anthropology, Heritage Sustainability, Ethnoarchaeology, Social Archaeology, Indigenous Archaeology

Preferred: Scholars having field research experience on the Nagas, Bhils or Australian Aborigines; Publications on Indigenous communities; Interest in heritage and wellbeing; and Working on archival records, Fluent writing skills in English.

Age: Below 35, Relaxation may be given for experienced candidates having publications on related field.


Interested candidates must send their application in a plain paper (Max. 400 words: explaining how their previous research expertise and interests would fit the current position requirements, motivation for this position and future career goals) along with CV (Max three pages), Ph.D. and Master degree Marksheet, and contact details of two referees, until the post is filled. However, application received by 5th Feb 2022 will be considered on priority. All documents to be submitted as a single pdf file to Alok K. Kanungo (


February 5th, 2022 or until this post is filled.


One Year


INR 45,000/- + HRA

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