Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Institution/Company: 
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind
Street Line 2: 
Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharashtra
Zip/Postal: 
411007
Country: 
India
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for (a) Vaidya-Raychaudhuri and (b) Regular post-doctoral fellowship positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Details are as under:

 

Sr. No. Position and duration

Fellowship

(Indian Rupees)

Contingency

(Indian Rupees per year)

Remarks
1.

Vaidya-Raychaudhuri Post-doctoral positions

(Duration: 5 years)

55,000/- per month in the first 2 years, 65,000/- per month in the subsequent years 2,00,000/- Rent free accommodation on/off campus/House Rent Allowance as well as medical and other beneifts as per IUCAA/Government of India norms.
2.

Regular Post-doctoral positions

(Duraton: 2 years, extendable to a maximum of 3 years based on performance)

40,000/- per month 40,000/- Rent free accommodation on/off campus/House Rent Allowance as well as medical and other beneifts as per IUCAA/Government of India norms.

Facilities at IUCAA include a network of state-of-the-art computers, high performance computing clusters, high speed internet connections, mirror sites of important databases, a very well equipped instrumentation laboratory, and a library containing an excellent collection of books and periodicals.

 

IUCAA operates a 2 m optical telescope, IUCAA Girawali Observatory (IGO), at Girawali which is about 80 km from the IUCAA campus. IUCAA is a partner in the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), which is a 10 m class telescope suited for imaging and spectroscopic observations of faint and distant objects. Support is also available for guest observing from other international facilities. Further information can be obtained from the IUCAA website.

 

In addition to our regular post-doctoral positions, a few positions are available in selected research areas. The candidate should check the IUCAA web site for the list of research areas in which additional post-doctoral positions are available in a given year. (This number is periodically updated and the candidate is free to apply to multiple subject areas.)

ONLY APPLICATIONS RECEIVED ONLINE WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please visit http://www.iucaa.in/pdf/ for this purpose.

The last date for submission of applications is November 31, 2017. Candidates will be informed of the result by the end of  December 2017. Successful candidates are normally expected to commence their fellowship during July/August 2018.

 

RESEARCH AREAS AT IUCAA

 

  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
  • Cosmic Magnetic Fields
  • Cosmic Microwave Background
  • Cosmology and Large Scale Structure
  • Dark Matter and Dark Energy
  • Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy
  • Gravitational Waves
  • High Energy Astrophysics
  • Instrumentation for Astronomy
  • Interstellar Medium
  • Observational Astronomy (Optical, UV, X-ray, and Radio)
  • Solar Physics
  • Solar System and Stellar Physics
  • Virtual Observatory
Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$7384.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$10153.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Rent free accommodation on/off campus/House Rent Allowance as well as medical and other beneifts as per IUCAA/Government of India norms.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Mr. Santosh Khadilkar
Title: 
Administrative Officer (Core Programmes)
Institution/Company: 
IUCAA
Street Line 1: 
Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind
Street Line 2: 
Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharashtra
Zip/Postal Code: 
411007
Country: 
India
Phone: 
020-25604100
FAX: 
020-25604699
Email: 
snk@iucaa.in
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Mr. Santosh Khadilkar, Administrative Officer (Core Programmes)
Subject: 
Post-doctoral positions
Email: 
aocp@iucaa.in