JRF position available in Air Pollution research project funded by MOES entitled Realtime Ambient Source Apportionment of Gases and Aerosol for Mitigation (RASAGAM)” in the IISER Mohali ACE research group led by Dr. Vinayak Sinha


IISER-Mohali (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences) desires to engage a JRF under the MoES sponsored research project at IISER-Mohali. Last date for applications is 28.06.2022


No. of Positions: 1


Name of Position: JRF

Essential Qualification: MSc or MTech in Data Sciences or Atmospheric Sciences or Physics or Chemistry, Computer Sciences with any of the following valid GATE or CSIR / UGC as JRF/NET qualified

Background in atmospheric chemistry and/or chemical box modelling (e.g. with F0AM, Capram or isoropia) experience or programming or statistical analyses or coding or analytical instrumentation and/ or prior knowledge about volatile organic compounds in the atmosphere and aerosol chemistry would be advantageous.

The project will involve intensive field work in New Delhi and NCR region. The candidate will get to work with source apportionment and chemical transport models and air quality instrumentation. The candidates should be willing to undertake field work including source sampling near point sources. The work is physically demanding and candidate must be physically fit. Thus, it is critical that the candidate is highly motivated and passionate about air pollution analyses and research as these results will contribute toward providing evidence-based decision making with regard to gas and aerosol pollution in Delhi.

Emoluments: Rs 31000 per month with provision for SRF Rs 35000 per month after 2 years subject to satisfactory performance plus HRA as per norms

 Duration: Initially for 1 year and extendable subject to satisfactory performance for up to 3 additional years with the possibility of promotion from JRF to SRF after 2 years subject to satisfactory performance. Notice period for termination is 1 month.

NOTE: It should be noted that selection for this project JRF does not guarantee selection into the IISER Mohali PhD program and does not result in the award of a degree. Candidates working on a project JRF wishing to obtain a degree must apply for the PhD program separately, qualify the eligibility criteria and must clear the selection process for PhD admissions to register for the PhD program at IISER Mohali.

How to Apply: Candidates are requested to send their detailed CV by 28th June, 2022 via e-mail highlighting skills appropriate for the position at the following email address with subject of email mentioning “Application for JRF position-modeling: RASAGAM”. Applications submitted without following these instructions can be rejected without further consideration. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview.