IIA Jobs 2017 – Project Scientist (Science), India
Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is an autonomous academic national institution of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India dedicated to research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Allied Sciences & Technology. The Institute has its main campus in Koramangala, Bengaluru and CREST campus at Hosakote, Bengaluru. It operates field stations at Kavalur & Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu, Gauribidanur in Karnataka, and Leh/Hanle, Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir.
Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) has invited applications for the recruitment of Project Scientist (Science) purely on contractual basis.
Job Title: Project Scientist (Science)
Job Location: ITCC/IIA, Bengaluru
Educational Qualification: PhD in Observational Astronomy (Optical and Infrared) with excellent
academic record of publications in reputed astrophysics journal.
Years of Experience: 3 years of post-doctoral experience and experience in working with large datasets and good communication skills are essential.
Salary: Rs. 70,000/- per month (Consolidated)
Job Responsibilities: Selected candidate, as part of India TMT team, has to shoulder the responsibility of articulating science goals for overall TMT project, and to specific instruments in which India TMT is participating. The candidate is expected to take the leadership role in India TMT outreach programme such as designing material suitable for school and college students and delivering TMT talks at various forums in the country. Also, the selected candidate will have to take up science case studies as and when required. Selected candidates will have at least 30% time for their individual research. A positive performance in this role will lead to increased responsibilities, and an opportunity to grow within the project.
How to Apply: Candidates meeting the above requirements and willing to be considered for the above-said position may submit the application through online only.
Candidates of Indian Nationality only can apply for this post.
Opening date for online registration: 18-11-2017
Closing date for online registration: 18.12.2017.