ICTS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 in ICTS-TIFR, Bengaluru, India

ICTS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 in ICTS-TIFR, Bengaluru, India

ICTS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 in ICTS-TIFR, Bengaluru, India

Designation/Position-  ICTS Postdoctoral Fellowships

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (ICTS-TIFR), Bengaluru, India invites application for ICTS Postdoctoral Fellowships from eligible and interested candidates

About- International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (ICTS-TIFR), Bengaluru hosts a vibrant in-house postdoctoral program. Founded in 2007, ICTS is a new initiative in Indian science. It is conceived to contribute to the growth of excellence in the basic sciences through its programs, interactions, and cross-fertilization between disciplines. ICTS provides a platform and infrastructure to organize various activities in theoretical natural sciences and mathematics. ICTS Postdoctoral Fellowships

Research/Job Area- 

Theoretical physics, mathematics, astronomy, theoretical physical chemistry, theoretical physical biology, and related fields

  • Complex systems: Non-linear dynamics and Data assimilation, Statistical physics, Fluid dynamics and turbulence, Condensed matter physics, Physical biology; 
  • Space-time physics: String theory and Quantum field theory, Astrophysical relativity; 
  • Mathematics: Differential geometry, Mathematical physics, Dynamical systems, Data assimilation, Monsoon dynamics, Analysis of partial differential equations and applications.
  • Other areas under active consideration are cosmology, multiscale and complex systems including interfaces with theoretical biology, computer science and computational sciences with strong interface to other research areas at ICTS. 

Location- International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (ICTS-TIFR), Bengaluru, India

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Eligibility/Qualification–

Highly motivated young scientists with Ph.D.’s in theoretical physics, mathematics, astronomy, theoretical physical chemistry, theoretical physical biology, and related fields.

Job/Position Description- 

Duration of fellowships: Initial appointments will be for a period of two years, which will be renewable for the third year in exceptional cases after an academic review.

Designation – Regular postdoctoral fellows

Initial qualificationFellowship (per month)
PhD47,000/-
PhD + 1 year49,000/-
PhD + 2 years54,000/-

This fellowship carries an annual contingency grant as per norms.

Housing Rent Allowance: The postdoctoral fellows are eligible for ICTS accommodation (on/off campus) or compensation towards Housing Rent Allowance (HRA) as per current norms.

Medical Benefits: The postdoctoral fellows will be entitled to medical benefits as per current norms.

Research facilities: ICTS offers access to high-performance computing facilities, in-house library and to most scientific journals. Support for travel for participation in important international meetings is also available. Postdoctoral fellows will also have opportunities to participate in the teaching of graduate courses at ICTS.

Apart from the regular faculty members, ICTS has an extended associate faculty actively involved in the research and program activities. ICTS organizes around 10-25 programs every year, on diverse topics not restricted to the research interests of the ICTS faculty. The Centre also has an extensive visitor program. Research groups at ICTS are part of, amongst others, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Indian Initiative in Gravitational-Wave Observations, Mathematics and Climate Research Network, Indo-French Center for Applied Mathematics, etc. click here for more information.

How to Apply- 

nterested candidates can apply online with their CV, list of publications, a research proposal (not more than two pages) and a covering letter. The applicants also need to arrange at least two recommendation letters for this position.

ICTS invites applications for various postdoctoral positions twice every year, once in summer and then in fall. 

Interested candidates should apply online. Applications received after the deadline may also be considered till the positions are filled.

Last Date for Apply– 30 June 2021

Application Deadline: 30 June 2021
Referee Deadline: 10 July 2021

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