School of Mathematics, TIFR


School of Mathematics of the Tata Institute is actively seeking applications from strong researchers in all areas of pure mathematics. In TIFR we do research in the following areas:
  • Algebra
  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Algebraic Topology, K-Theory, Motivic Homotopy Theory
  • Combinatorics
  • Complex Geometry
  • Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory
  • Geometry and Topology
  • Hyperbolic Geometry and Geometric Group Theory
  • Lie Groups and Arithmetic Groups
  • Number Theory
  • Probability
  • Representation Theory
  • Vector bundles
We seek applications in these areas as well as other areas of pure mathematics.

TIFR has a beautiful campus next to the Arabian sea where accommodation is provided for the scientific staff. The library of TIFR subscribes to most of the important journals in mathematics and has a well stocked reference library.

TIFR is a Deemed University and runs a Ph.D. program.

Candidates will be considered for  one of the following positions:


Enquires for applications at all levels (non-tenured and tenured) should be directed to the Dean, School of Mathematics (deanmf /at/ math.tifr.res.in) with a copy to the Search Committee:  (sc /at/ math.tifr.res.in).

Applications will be processed twice a year with deadlines of midnight of IST December 1 and April 1 of every year.

To apply, please upload the following documents via mathjobs.org:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. A research statement
  3. Publication list
  4. Three letters of recommendation (to be submitted online by reference writers via the site mathjobs.org).


School of Mathematics has a Centre in Bangalore where research in Applicable Mathematics is carried out. For more information about that  program, see the website of TIFR Bangalore.