Post-doctoral Fellowship positions

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Archive Date: 
Sunday, March 29, 2020
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: 
Maharashtra
Zip/Postal: 
411007
Country: 
India
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for Post-doctoral fellowships in the following projects:

  • Multi-Wavelength Study of Solar Transients
  • Developing ultrastable ultranarrow line-width laser for quantum metrology
  • Devasthal Optical Telescope Integral Field Spectrograph (DOTIFS)
  • MeerKAT Absorption Line Survey (MALS)
  • Designing and fabrication of Fabry-Perot cavity and developing laser frequency stabilization using it

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

Monthly fellowship: INR 54,000/- 

Annual Contingency grant: INR 40,000/-

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).

Applications should be made online at the IUCAA web site. A candidate is free to apply to multiple projects.

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

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$8900.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$8900.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
Fellowship and Contingency Grant is 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: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, June 15, 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
Street Line 3: 
Pune
City: 
Pune
State/Province: 
Maharashtra
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