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 [email protected] . 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, 2021. Additional information can be obtained by writing to [email protected].
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 1,28,992/- per month to 1,44,040/- per month. 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.