Post-doctoral Fellowship positions

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, October 29, 2018
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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
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 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.)

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 October 31, 2018. Candidates will be informed of the result by the end of  January 2019. Successful candidates will normally be expected to commence their fellowship during August 2019.

 

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: 
$6812.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$11070.00 (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: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Mr. Santosh Khadilkar
Title: 
Administrative Officer (Core Programmes)
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 Code: 
411007
Country: 
India
Phone: 
02025604100
Email: 
snk@iucaa.in
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
IUCAA
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Mr. Santosh Khadilkar, Administrative Officer (Core Programmes)
Subject: 
Post-doctoral positions
Email: 
snk@iucaa.in