Postdoctoral fellow at Max Planck Partner Group

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Department Name: 
Earth and Space Science
City: 
Trivandrum
State/Province: 
Kerala
Zip/Postal: 
695547
Country: 
India
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for Post Doctoral Fellowship at the Max Planck Partner Group in Galactic Star Formation in the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), working in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR), Bonn. The candidate will work with Dr. Jagadheep D. Pandian on data from the GLOSTAR survey, a blind survey of the Galactic Plane in the 4-8 GHz band with the JVLA. The selected candidate will utilize survey data (broad band continuum in addition to spectral lines of formaldehyde, 6.7 GHz methanol maser, and radio recombination lines) to carry out research on high-mass star formation. Complementarity data taking and analysis with the GMRT using the new uGMRT system will be required. The candidate will have the opportunity to spend extended periods at MPIfR.

The initial duration of the fellowship will be 1 year which is extendable to another year. The position is available on a immediate basis. The salary is as per the standard of all postdoctoral positions at IIST (Rs. 40,000 per month with additional house rental allowance). Medical benefits are included.

Candidates are invited to submit their application to recruitment@iist.ac.in as a single pdf file including a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a summary of past research and a research proposal (maximum 5 pages for research component). Candidates should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to recruitment@iist.ac.in. Review of applications will commence on Feb. 1, 2019 but applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.

Qualifications

The candidate should be an Indian citizen and should have obtained a Ph.D in astronomy/atrophysics within 5 years of the start date. Prior experience in radio interferometry data analysis is an advantage.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
S. Ramanathan
Title: 
Sr. Administrative Officer
Institution/Company: 
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Department Name: 
Earth and Space Science
City: 
Trivandrum
State/Province: 
Kerala
Zip/Postal Code: 
695547
Country: 
India
Email: 
recruitment@iist.ac.in
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jagadheep D. Pandian
Subject: 
Postdoctoral job advertisement
Email: 
jagadheep@iist.ac.in