IUCAA has openings at all levels.

There are openings for faculty positions, post-doctoral positions, research scholars, Scientific/ Technical/ Administrative/ Project Staff.

We have invited applicaitons for Post Doctoral Positions ( 2018-2019 )


Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Solar Physics Application at  IUCAA

Applications are invited for a Junior or Senior Research Fellowship within the Max-Planck Partner Group of the Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) on the Coupling and Dynamics of the Solar Atmosphere. The group is funded by the Max-Planck Society, Germany. The selected candidate is supposed to work within the solar physics group at IUCAA, Pune.

The research project involves analysis of the observations recorded by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), Hinode and the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) to study the dynamic coupling between the different layers of the atmosphere.

Eligibility:
The research project involves analysis of the observations recorded by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), Hinode and the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) to study the dynamic coupling between the different layers of the atmosphere.

Remuneration/Fellowship: Fellowship shall be Rs 25000/- for a candidate without any relevant research experience. For a candidate with one year of relevant research experience, the fellowship shall be Rs 28000/-  

Deadline for application: October 10, 2017

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CEFIPRA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Galaxy Assembly at  IUCAA

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellowship for a period of two years based at Inter- University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India. The position is funded by the CEFIPRA - Indo-French Center for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR) project “The Assembly history of disk galaxies over the last 8 billion years”, and the successful candidate will work as a member of Galaxy group at IUCAA (Project PI: Kanak Saha) and Observatories de Paris (Project PI: Francoise Combes). The successful candidate will work as a member of the IUCAA galaxy group as well as in collaboration with the Observatoire de Paris, France. The project involves analysing multi-wavelength data set, ranging from UV to IR and CO on galaxies in the HST/GOODS field. The candidate will have the unique opportunity to use UV deep field data from the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) on-board AstroSat.

The appointments are for a period two years with fellowship amount as per CEFIPRA guidelines. The successful candidate will be provided on-campus accommodation subject to availability (in case of unavailability, HRA will be provided along with the fellowship) and medical benefits as per IUCAA norms. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to visit Observatoire de Paris, France for the purpose of project collaboration.
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellowship for a period of two years based at Inter- University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India. The position is funded by the CEFIPRA - Indo-French Center for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR) project “The Assembly history of disk galaxies over the last 8 billion years”. The successful candidate will work as a member of Galaxy group at IUCAA (Project PI: Kanak Saha) as well as in collaboration with the Observatoire de Paris, France (Project PI: Francoise Combes). The project involves analysing multi-wavelength data set, ranging from UV to IR and CO on galaxies in the HST/GOODS field. The candidate will have the unique opportunity to use UV deep field data from the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) on-board AstroSat.

Eligibility:
The candidate has to be either Indian or French nationality with a PhD degree in astronomy, astrophysics or related discipline. Preference will be given to one having experience in observational astronomy and data analysis in UV, Optical, IR and/or CO. In addition, having experience in one or more of the programming languages e.g. IDL, Python, Fortran, C++ is a plus.

Deadline for application: December 31, 2017

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Project Assistant : Scientific Trainee (ASTROSAT Project) Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience: Fresh candidates with first class M.Sc. degree in Physics or Scientific Computing or B.E./B.Tech degree in Computer Science.

Age Limit: 25 years (Including relaxation)

Period of Contract : 01 years.

Remuneration:  Rs. 15,000/- per month  

Nature of work:   Training in Space Astronomy data processing and software development. Working will be six days a week.  

Deadline for submission: November 30, 2017

Mechanical Engineer (Instrumentation Project) Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience: First class Degree in B.E./B.Tech (Mechanical or related area).

Age Limit: 35 years (Including relaxation)

Period of Contract : One Year.

Remuneration:  Rs. 37,000/- per month  

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Deadline for submission: July 27, 2017

Electronics Engineer (Instrumentation Project) Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience: First class Degree in B.E./B.Tech (Electronics or related area).

Age Limit: 35 years (Including relaxation)

Period of Contract : One Year.

Remuneration:  Rs. 37,000/- per month  

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Deadline for submission: July 27, 2017

Software Engineer (Instrumentation Project) Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience: First class Degree in B.E./B.Tech/M.Sc. (Computer Science, E&TC/IT or related area).

Age Limit: 35 years (Including relaxation)

Period of Contract : One Year.

Remuneration:  Rs. 37,000/- per month  

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Deadline for submission: July 27, 2017

Project Assistant (IUCAA School outreach) Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience: First class B.Sc. (Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics) or B.E. (M.Sc. and / or B.Ed. desirable) from a recognised University.

Age Limit: 35 years (Including relaxation)

Period of Contract : 6 months extendable up to 03 years.

Remuneration:  Rs. 28,000/- per month  

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Deadline for submission: July 27, 2017




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