Faculty positions at IUCAA, Pune

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, February 1, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Institution/Company: 
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind
Street Line 2: 
Savitrabai Phule Pune University Campus
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharashtra
Zip/Postal: 
411007
Country: 
India
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

IUCAA is a premier autonomous research institution set up by the University Grants Commission to promote astronomy and astrophysics in Indian colleges and universities.  This is accomplished through an active associateship program and by conducting schools and workshops across the country.  IUCAA is also actively engaged in science popularization.

Current research activities at IUCAA span a wide range including Classical and Quantum Gravity, Cosmology, Formation and Evolution of Galaxies, Active Galactic Nuclei, High Energy Astrophysics, Diffuse Matter in Space, Cosmic Magnetic Fields, Solar Physics, Astronomy at X-ray/UV/Optical/Radio wavelengths, Gravitational Wave Physics and Instrumentation. IUCAA is also seeking to build activities in other emerging areas including extrasolar planets.  

IUCAA is actively involved in several leading national and international science projects including the Thirty Meter Telescope, the Southern African Large Telescope, India's space based multi-wavelength observatory AstroSat, the Aditya-L1 Solar mission and several others. As a key partner of the LIGO-India consortium, IUCAA has a leading role in the setting up and running of the Gravitational Wave detector in India.

Facilities run by IUCAA include a 2-m optical/near-IR telescope at its Girawali Observatory, a sophisticated Instrumentation Laboratory for development of astronomical instrumentation, a Radio Physics Laboratory for training students and a High Performance Computing centre with a current installed capacity of about 150 Teraflops with over a Petabyte of storage.

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for faculty positions at IUCAA. Applicants should possess a PhD in Physics (or Astronomy/Astrophysics) and three or more years of post-doctoral research experience.

Appointments will normally be made at the level of Assistant Professor, but this may be relaxed for exceptionally qualified applicants.

In order to apply kindly send: (a) your CV, (b) List of Publications including your 5 best papers, (c) a summary of your current research activities and future plans, (d) In a separate file, names of at least six experts familiar with your work. These may be mailed electronically to facultyapply@iucaa.in.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$19200.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

On campus accommodation, medical benefits for self and dependent family members.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
The Director
Institution/Company: 
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind
Street Line 2: 
Savitrabai Phule Pune University Campus
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharashtra
Zip/Postal Code: 
411007
Country: 
India
Phone: 
020-25604100
FAX: 
020-25604698
Email: 
facultyapply@iucaa.in
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Director, IUCAA
Subject: 
Application for Faculty positions
Email: 
facultyapply@iucaa.in