HRI      An Aided Institute of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Physics

Applications are invited for post-doctoral fellowships in Physics at the Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Prayagraj (Allahabad), India. The fellowships are initially offered for one year and they can be extended for a period of up to three years.

HRI offers opportunities to researchers working in Astrophysics, Condensed matter physics, High energy phenomenology, Quantum information & computing, and String theory.

Interested candidates should send in an application along with

  1. Current curriculum vitae,
  2. List of publications,
  3. Research plan

to the following address:

E-mail: physvisit AT hri dot res dot in


  Coordinator (Postdoctoral Programme, Physics),
  Harish-Chandra Research Institute
  Chhatnag Road
  Prayagraj (Allahabad) 211 019

Email applications are encouraged. For email applications, the curriculum vitae, list of publications and the research plan should be provided as attachments. The body of the email should contain the research area that the candidate would like to apply to (Astrophysics/Condensed matter physics/ High energy phenomenology/ Quantum information & computing/ String theory). In case of interest in multiple areas, all areas of interest should be mentioned.

Letters of Reference:

Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be send to us directly by recommenders. For email applications, letter of reference should be sent to the id

E-mail: physvisitreco AT hri dot res dot in

The subject of the email should contain the name of the applicant. For postal applications, letters of reference should be sent to the above postal address.


Applications for the fellowships will be considered twice every year, with deadlines on 30th June and 31st December respectively. Recommendation letters and the application of applicants must reach us before the deadline.

Further Information:

For further information, please write to the Coordinator (Postdoctoral Programme, Physics) at the email address

physvisit AT hri dot res dot in

or at the above postal address. Correspondence by email is preferred.