Faculty Position (Astronomy)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, October 29, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics
Department Name: 
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Street Line 1: 
Pune University Campus
Street Line 2: 
Ganesh Khind PO
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharashtra
Zip/Postal: 
411007
Country: 
India
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Faculty Position (Astronomy) at NCRA-TIFR: The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR) at Pune, India invites applications for Faculty Positions in astronomy.

Research activities at NCRA-TIFR are centred on radio astronomy, where the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) is a major international facility. Apart from pursuing a vigorous research program, faculty members at NCRA-TIFR are expected to spend about half of their time on support activities including teaching of graduate courses, overseeing common facilities, GMRT operations, instrumentation development and user support. Applicants from other areas of astronomy having potential synergies with research activities at NCRA are also encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a research plan, proposed contributions to support activities and the names of three or more referees, and should be sent by e-mail to the Centre Director, NCRA-TIFR, at the e-mail address dirncra@ncra.tifr.res.in . Please specify clearly in the application that it is for a faculty position in Astronomy. While applications are invited throughout the year, they will be processed two or three times a year. The deadline for receipt of applications for the next screening is November 30, 2018. Additional information can be obtained by writing to dirncra@ncra.tifr.res.in.

The salary of entry-level faculty members, i.e. those joining after a few years of post-doctoral research, and assuming an off campus residence, are between INR 1,10,932/- to 1,68,965/-. Faculty members are also entitled to on-campus housing (subject to availability; staff staying off campus are entitled to a House Rent Allowance) and health care benefits. Candidates with appropriate experience can be considered for higher levels with a higher salary.

Included Benefits: 

(1) Medical coverage for the staff member and immediate family.
(2) Retirement and pension benefits.
(3) Sabbatical Leave/Medical leave, vacation leave, maternity/paternity leave.
(4) On-campus housing, subject to availability, or a house-rent allowance.
(5) Leave encashment

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Yashwant Gupta
Title: 
Centre Director
Institution/Company: 
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics
Department Name: 
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Street Line 1: 
Pune University Campus
Street Line 2: 
Ganesh Khind PO
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharashtra
Zip/Postal Code: 
411007
Country: 
India
Phone: 
+91 20 25719111
FAX: 
+91 20 25697257
Email: 
dirncra@ncra.tifr.res.in
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Yashwant Gupta
Subject: 
Faculty Position (Astronomy)
Email: 
dirncra@ncra.tifr.res.in