Project Scientist Position in IIAP, Bengaluru, India

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Designation/Position- Project Scientist Position in IIAP

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, India invites applications for Project Scientist Position in IIAP from eligible and interested candidates

About- Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is an autonomous academic national institution under Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India dedicated to research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Allied Sciences & Technology. The Institute has its main campus in Koramangala, Bangalore and CREST Campus at Hosakote, Bangalore.  It operates field stations at Kavalur & Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu, Gauribidanur in Karnataka, and Leh/Hanle in Union Territory of Ladakh.  

Research/Job Area- Astronomical Instrumentation/Physics/Applied Physics/Astronomy/Astrophysics

Location- Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, India


Essential: Minimum 3 years of experience in Astronomical Instrumentation.
Desirable: Experience in Opto-Mechanical Design including Finite Element Analysis; Knowledge of astrometry; familiarity with single board computers (SBC) such as Raspberry Pi.

Job/Position Description- 

The appointment is purely on contract basis and does not entitle any privileges or service benefits applicable to regular employees of the Institute. No claim whatsoever for regular employment in the Institute shall be entertained.

Name of the position Project Scientist -II
No. of Position  01-(One)
Qualification Essential: PhD in Astronomical Instrumentation/Physics/Applied Physics/Astronomy/Astrophysics
Age limit      40 Years
Duration01 Year
Emoluments   Rs. 67,000/- plus Admissible HRA as applicable to Bengaluru City.
Place of postingIIA, Bengaluru
Job descriptionSelected candidate will be a part of the Space Payloads Group at IIA. The primary responsibility shall be to work with the team in the design and realization of a star sensor. Working environment at IIA encourages learning and skill development.

How to Apply- 

Eligible young, bright and highly motivated individuals are invited to attend Walk In Interview on 07.12.2023( Thursday) at the Institute Campus, 2nd Block, Koramangala, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore – 560 034 between 09.00 AM to 05.00 PM for the following position to work with the small payload group at Indian Institute of Astrophysics responsible for building and testing payloads targeted at astronomical and atmospheric observations in the UV as well as visible regime.

Candidates attending the walk in Interview should come with duly filled in prescribed application attached with this advertisement with a passport size photograph pasted on the top of the application along with original certificates related to their qualification and experience and also one set of self-certified photo copies failing which the candidature will not be considered.

The candidates should register their name between 09.00 AM to 10.00 AM on the date of Walk In Interview and the candidates coming beyond this time will not be entertained.

Last Date for Apply– 07 December 2023 (WALK IN INTERVIEW)

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