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Research Fellow – CDRF

Posted on : 27/09/2023

Applications are invited for ONE position of Research Fellow on the project,

Indo-Pacific 41 Countries Seaports & Vessel Traffic Analysis: Optimizing India’s Smart Ports & Green Shipping Using AI & ML” under the supervision of Prof. R P Pradhan, Prof. A K Giri and Prof. Hemant Rathore.


This position is applicable only to PhD aspirants. The candidates check the eligibility criteria and qualification process of the Ph.D. program of BITS Pilani (


Scope of work

Essential Qualification

Desirable Qualification


Indo-Pacific Countries Seaports & Vessel Traffic Analysis: Optimizing India’s Smart Ports & Green Shipping Using AI & ML.


The candidate has to manage project team vessel traffic data lab, vessel traffic analysis, modeling etc on a regular basis.

M.E./M.Tech./B.Tech./B.E. (or           equivalent)           in Computer            Science/ Information      Technology/ Electronics                         and Communication (or allied areas)       or        M.Sc.        in Computer Science                / Statistics and Maths or



qualified candidate.


Knowledge of machine learning and deep learning with good programming skills.


Orientation for data analysis in    maritime    sector,    social

science and geopolitics.


Place of work: BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus, Goa, India


Fellowship: ₹37,000 - ₹42,000 per month (based on the year of Ph.D. and performance)


Benefits: State-of-the-art infrastructure, computing, and lab facilities with a thriving students, researchers, and teachers community. Single hostel room or married accommodation within the campus (subject to availability).


Duration: As per BITS Pilani norms (


Application process: Please apply with CV and Cover letter (showing alignment and justification with the roles/responsibilities/requirements) using the Google Form


Deadline: 15 October 2023

Preliminary shortlisting will be based on the resume and telephonic/audio-visual interview within a week of the last date of application. The candidate will be informed through email for the final interview. No TA/DA will be provided in case of a personal interview. For more details, please contact:


Prof. R P Pradhan

Department of HSS

BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus Email:

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