Post-doctoral Fellowship positions

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Institution/Company: 
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)
Street Line 1: 
Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind
Street Line 2: 
Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharasthra
Zip/Postal: 
411007
Country: 
India
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 
 
Sr. No. Position and duration

Monthly Fellowship 

 

Annual Contingency

 

Remarks
1

Vaidya-Raychaudhuri Post-doctoral positions

(Duration: 5 years)

70,000/- during the first 2 years, 80,000/-  in the subsequent years

2,00,000/- 

Refer to "Included Benefits" below.
2

Regular Post-doctoral positions

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

54,000/-  40,000/-  - do -

*All amounts in Indian Rupees

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 at IUCAA Girawali Observatory (IGO) located 80 kms away from Pune. IUCAA is also a partner in the 10-m class Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) meant for imaging and spectroscopic observations of faint and distant objects. IUCAA is a major participant in space-based Indian Astronomy missions AstroSat (current) and Aditya - L1 (upcoming), as well as in future large projects including LIGO-India and the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT).

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.)

Successful candidates will normally be expected to commence their fellowship during August 2020.

RESEARCH AREAS AT IUCAA

  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
  • Cosmic Magnetic Fields
  • Cosmic Microwave Background
  • Cosmology and Large Scale Structure
  • Dark Matter and Dark Energy
  • Diffuse Matter in Space
  • 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
Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$8900.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$14000.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
All fellowships are paid in Indian Rupees.
Included Benefits: 

Rent free accommodation is provided on/off campus, subject to availability. Alternatively House Rent Allowance is paid which is currently 24% of the monthly fellowship.  Selected candidates can also avail of  medical and other beneifts as per IUCAA/Government of India norms.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Santosh Khadilkar, Administrative Officer (Core Programmes)
Title: 
Mr.
Institution/Company: 
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)
Street Line 1: 
Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind
Street Line 2: 
Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharasthra
Zip/Postal Code: 
411007
Country: 
India
Phone: 
02025604100
FAX: 
02025604699
Email: 
snk@iucaa.in
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Mr. Santosh Khadilkar, Administrative Officer (Core Programmes)
Subject: 
Post-doctoral positions
Email: 
snk@iucaa.in