Regular and Dr Chandrashekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships in IIA, India

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Regular and Dr Chandrashekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships in IIA, India

Regular and Dr Chandrashekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships in IIA, India 

Designation/Position-  Regular and Dr Chandrashekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, India invites application for Regular and Dr Chandrashekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Indian Institute of Astrophysics is a premier institute devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related physics. The Bengaluru campus has an extensive library, a computer centre, physics laboratories andelectronicsphotonics and mechanical laboratories supporting an active instruments development programme. Regular and Dr Chandrashekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Research/Job Area- 

For Regular Post-Doctoral Fellowships – Physical / Mathematical Sciences

For Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships- all areas of astronomy and astrophysics.

Location- Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, India

Eligibility/Qualification–

Job/Position Description- 

Regular Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Applications are invited from candidates with a Ph.D degree in Physical / Mathematical Sciences from a recognized University / Institute.

The Institute offers challenging opportunities to young researchers working in theory, observation and instrumentation in various areas of research in the field of astronomy and astrophysics.

The duration of the fellowship is normally two years, with a possible extension for another year. Candidates should preferably be below the age of 36 years

Selected candidates, as post doctoral fellows, are expected to work in close collaboration with members of the research groups at the institute and are also encouraged to carry out independent research.

Emoluments: IIA offers a fixed fellowship of Rs 40,000 p.m with annual increment of Rs. 1500 p.m. Other allowances such as house rent, book grants (Rs 10,000/year), medical facility are offered in accordance with the prevailing rules of the institute. IIA has limited accommodation for PDFs which will be provided subject to availability and need as assessed by the committee, case by case.

Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Applications are invited from exceptionally bright candidates with outstanding academic credentials for the award of ‘Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships’in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics.

Applications are invited from exceptionally bright candidates with outstanding academic credentials for the award of ‘Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships’ in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics.

The fellowship is for a period of two years with a possibility of an extension for one more year. Candidates should be ordinarily below the age of 32 years.

Emoluments: The monthly stipend is Rs. 50,000/- to Rs. 55,000/- for candidates with up to 2 years post-doctoral experience and Rs.55,000/- to 60,000/- for those with more than 2 years experience.

Chandra Fellows would be entitled to an annual contingency grant of Rs.2,00,000/-, as well as to housing (subject to availability), medical and other benefits in accordance with the prevailing rules of the institute. Travel support by economy air fare will be available at the time of taking up the assignment. Chandra Fellows may choose their own research topics or collaborate with groups or individuals in the institute.

How to Apply- 

  • The applications will be accepted four times a year, with deadlines for applications fixed at December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30.
  • The applications will be reviewed every quarter, in the first week of January, April, July and October. Under special circumstances, the committee may review applications at other times as well.
  • Applicants are advised to send their completed applications at least 3 weeks before the respective review dates.

The application can be made online and the instructions are given here

For Contact- 
Post Doctoral Programme
Indian Institute of Astrophysics,
Koramangala,
Bangalore – 560034,
INDIA
E-mail: pdf@iiap.res.in

Last Date for Apply– 30 June 2019

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