IUCAA has openings at all levels.

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


Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Gravitational Wave Astronomy at  IUCAA

Applications are invited for a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) position to work in the project “Gravitational Wave Astronomy with a network of ground-based detectors” under Dr. Sanjit Mitra at IUCAA. The project is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), India. The position is available immediately. The position is extendable to a Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) after two years and may lead to a Ph.D. degree.

Eligibility:
1. Successful completion of M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.Tech. or equivalent degree with first class or equivalent class/grade. GATE/NET qualification is desirable.
2. Candidates must have a good background in Physics and a strong motivation to develop complex instrumental/analysis techniques for efficient detection of gravitational waves using a global network of detectors. Prior experience in projects related to observational Astronomy or experimental Physics will be preferred.

Remuneration:  As per the standard norms.  

Deadline for application: August 9, 2017

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Research Associateship at  IUCAA

Applications are invited for a Research Associateship for a period of three years (renewable each year on satisfactory performance) based at Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune. The position is funded by the DAE through a Raja Ramanna Fellowship. The selected candidate will work at IUCAA, reporting to Professor Ajit Kembhavi. The position is available immediately, and will be on contract basis.

Eligibility:
1. Ph.D. degree in astronomy/astrophysics or a related discipline. Candidates who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis and are awaiting appraisal are also eligible to apply.
2. Experience in astronomical data analysis and machine learning.    
3. Experience in programming languages such as C, C++, IDL and Python is desirable.
4. Good oral and written communication skills in English are necessary.

The remuneration will be in the range of Rs. 36,000 to 40,000, with a contingency grant of Rs. 32,000 per annum.     The selected candidate will be eligible for medical benefits as per the rules of IUCAA. On-campus accommodation will be provided, subject to availability. When campus accommodation is not available,  House Rent Allowance  (HRA) as per rules will be provided. 

Deadline for application: July 15, 2017 or till the position is filled, whichever is later.

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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

Project Assistant : IUCAA Science Toys project 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. 25,000/- per month  

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Deadline for submission: July 27, 2017




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