Online interview for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position in a research project funded by DST-SERB, Govt of India


Applications are invited from Indian citizens for a temporary post of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for the SERB sponsored project entitled “Analysis of winter seasonal means and extreme rainfall events over Northern India using observations and high-resolution modelling framework” in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, IISER Mohali.


Number of Positions: 01 Junior Research Fellow


Duration: Till Dec 2022 (extendable to 3 more months depends on the availability of funds)


Essential Qualifications: M.Sc./M.Tech in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/Climate Science/Geophysics/Oceanography/Hydrometeorology/Computer and Civil Engineering/Physics or and disciplines related to Environmental Science from a recognized University/Institution with minimum 65% marks or equivalent CGPA. Applicants should also have qualified one of the following: CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test, including NET-Lectureship and/or GATE or equivalent. JRF should be encouraged to enroll Ph.D. program at IISER Mohali.

Desired qualifications:

Prior research experience in regional or global modelling of the climate or Earth system, preferably experience with limited-area climate models is desired.     Familiarity with the analysis of data sets from climate models. Prior research experience in WRF modelling (WRF) and data assimilation is desired. Familiarity with the analysis of data sets from climate models would be a big plus. Knowledge of appropriate programming languages such as FORTRAN, NCL, Python, and shell scripting.


Emoluments:  Rs 31000 + admissible HRA per month for the NET/GATE qualified applicants. For others, as per the DST norms (Rs. 25000 + admissible HRA per month).


How to apply: Candidates are requested to email their C.V. with supporting documents by 14th May 2022 to the principal investigator at and rajuattadaThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the subject “Application for JRF Position for DST-SERB Project” along with all the self-attested relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications and experience (single pdf file only).


Shortlisted candidates will be considered for an online interview on 19th May 2022 which will be intimated by email. Selected candidate will have to bring all original certificates, experience certificates and other relevant documents at the time of joining for verification.