Indian Institute of Astrophysics Jobs – Project Scientist, 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) invited applications from young, bright and highly motivated individuals for the position of Project Scientist to work for National Large Solar Telescope (NLST) Project. The appointment is purely temporary on contract basis and does not confer any privilege or benefit applicable to regular employees
Job Title: Project Scientist
Job Location: Bangalore
Total No of Posts: 2
Educational Qualification: M.Sc (Physics) with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized University/Institute.
Experience: 2 years
Two years experience as Research Trainee or JRF or equivalent in a leading national laboratory or Institute in Physics, using optical and spectroscopic instrumentation having electronic data acquisition systems.
Desirable Experience: Proficiency in using IDL/MATLAB/PYTHON Software for data handling and analysis and/or Zemax software for optical design and aptitude for research in Astrophysics.
Salary: Rs. 45,000/- (Consolidated)
Age Limit: 35 years
How to Apply: Interested candidates meeting the above requirements and willing to be considered for the above said position may submit application through online only.
Selection Process: The prescribed educational qualification is minimum required and mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. Where the number of applications received in response to the advertisement is large and it will not be convenient or possible for the Institute to interview all those candidates, the Institute reserves the right to limit number of candidates to be called for interview on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
Opening date for online registration: 20th December 2017
Closing date for online registration: 19th January 2018