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 Galaxy Structure and Evolution at  IUCAA

Applications are invited for a Junior Research Fellowship for a period of three years based at Inter-University Centre 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 project consists of two broad areas:
1. Analyse multi-wavelength data set, ranging from UV to IR and CO on galaxies in the HST/GOODS field. The UV observations are from the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope (UVIT), AstroSat.
2. Perform numerical simulations to understand formation and evolution of various structures in disk galaxies over the last 8 billion years.

The successful candidate can choose to work in either of the two areas and will become a member of the project collaboration between IUCAA (Project PI: Kanak Saha) and Observatoire de Paris, France (Project PI: Francoise Combes).

Eligibility:
The candidate has to be an Indian nationality with an MSc degree in Physics/astronomy with NET qualification. Preference will be given to one having experience in bservational astronomy, data analysis, and/or in one or more of the programming languages e.g., Fortran, C++, Python, IDL.

Remuneration/Fellowship: Fellowship shall be Rs. 25000 per month for the first two years and Rs. 28000/pm in the third year. The successful candidate will be provided with on-campus accommodation subject to availability 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.

Deadline for application: December 31, 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.  

No. of post:   2 No.  

Deadline for submission: December 7, 2017


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Scientific & Technical Officer - E : Experimental Laboratory (LIGO-India)   Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience:B.E./M.Sc with 8 yrs exp. or M.E. with 6 yrs exp. or Ph.D. with 4 yrs experience in high level Research/ Development activity of relevance to IUCAA in Physics / Astronomy / Astrophysics or a related field.

Age Limit: 45 years. (Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC & PH as per Govt. Of India norms)

Pay Scale: PB 3 – Rs. 15600 – 39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 7600

No. of post:   One post (Unreserved)  

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Deadline for submission: December 15, 2017

Scientific & Technical Officer - D : Experimental Laboratory (LIGO-India)   Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience:B.E./M.Sc with 6 years exp. or M.E. with 4 years exp. or Ph.D. with 2 years experience in high level Research/ Development activity of relevance to IUCAA in Physics / Astronomy / Astrophysics or a related field.

Age Limit: 40 years. (Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC & PH as per Govt. Of India norms)

Pay Scale: PB 3 – Rs. 15600 – 39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 6600

No. of post:   One post (Unreserved)  

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Deadline for submission: December 15, 2017

Scientific & Technical Officer - E : Big Data Science (LIGO-India)   Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience:At least B.E./M.Sc./MCA or equivalent degree in Physics / Computer Science or a related field with 8 yrs exp. or M.E. with 6 yrs exp. or Ph.D. with 4 yrs experience in high level Research/ Development activity of relevance to IUCAA in Physics / Astronomy / Astrophysics or a related field.

Age Limit: 45 years. (Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC & PH as per Govt. Of India norms)

Pay Scale: PB 3 – Rs. 15600 – 39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 7600

No. of post:   One post (Unreserved)  

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Deadline for submission: December 15, 2017

Scientific & Technical Officer - E : System Administration (LIGO-India)   Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience:At least B.E./M.Sc./MCA or equivalent degree in Physics / Computer Science or a related field with 8 yrs experience or M.E. with 6 yrs experience or Ph.D. with 4 yrs experience in high level Research/ Development activity of relevance to IUCAA.

Age Limit: 45 years. (Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC & PH as per Govt. Of India norms)

Pay Scale: PB 3 – Rs. 15600 – 39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 7600

No. of post:   One post (Unreserved)  

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Deadline for submission: December 15, 2017

Scientific & Technical Officer - D : System Administration (LIGO-India)   Click here to apply

Qualification & Experience:At least B.E./M.Sc./MCA/ or equivalent degree in Physics / Computer Science or a related field with 6 yrs experience or M.E. with 4 yrs experience Or Ph.D. with 2 yrs experience in high level Research/ Development activity of relevance to IUCAA

Age Limit: 40 years. (Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC & PH as per Govt. Of India norms)

Pay Scale: PB 3 – Rs. 15600 – 39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 6600

No. of post:   One post (Unreserved)  

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Deadline for submission: December 15, 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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