Postal address
Department of Theoretical Physics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai 400005, India.
Secretariat phones
+91-22-2278 2244 +91-22-2278 2156
+91-22-2278 2777 +91-22-2280 4611 +91-22-2280 4610
Secretariat email
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Visiting Fellow Applications

Department of Theoretical Physics, TIFR

The Theoretical Physics Department of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research selects a few postdoctoral Visiting Fellows every year in January and in July. These are one-year positions renewable for a second year and are available to anyone who has a Ph.D. degree or who has submitted a thesis to a recognized Ph.D.-granting institution for such a degree. The Visiting Fellowship comes with a suitable monthly honorarium and accommodation at a nominal rent.

Persons interested in joining should apply to Prof. Nilmani Mathur, with

  1. their full CV,
  2. list of publications,
  3. the statement of research interests, and
  4. copies of upto 3 of your most important (p)reprints (if they are not available in the electronic archives).

They should also arrange recommendation letters to be sent by at least three referees. The deadline for the receipt of the complete application is November 30 for January selections. However, candidates who have applied before November 15 could be considered for early offers (by the first week of January). Deadline for mid-year selection is June 30 .

Applications sent via email in electronic form are accepted and encouraged.