Online Interview for Research Fellow (RF) Position in a Research Project funded by IIRS/ISRO, Government of India


Applications are invited from Indian citizens for a temporary post of Junior (first two years)/Senior (third year) Research Fellowship for the ISRO-sponsored project in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali.


Number of Positions: 01 Research Fellow


Duration: initially one year (extendable to 2 additional years after progress review)


Essential Qualifications: M.Sc./M.Tech in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/Climate Science/ Geophysics/Oceanography/Hydrometeorology/Computer Engineering/Physics or any disciplines related to Environmental Science from a recognized University/Institution with minimum first class or equivalent CGPA. Applicants should also have qualified one of the following: CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test, including NET-Lectureship and/or GATE/JAM/ or equivalent.


Desired qualifications:

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, R, and shell scripting.


Emoluments:  Rs 31000 + 16% HRA per month for the CSIR-UGC NET/GATE/equivalent qualified applicants. For others, as per the ISRO norms/guidelines.


Note: The performance of the Junior Research Fellow (JRF) shall be reviewed on completion of the two years, by an appropriate Review Committee. Based on the recommendations of the review committee, Junior Research Fellow may be awarded the position of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) with 35,000/- + admissible HRA. More details can be found at JRF(s) should be encouraged to enroll Ph.D. program at IISER Mohali


How to apply: Candidates are requested to email their C.V with supporting documents by 9th July 2022 to the principal investigator at with the subject “Application for JRF Position for ISRO sponsored Project, along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications and experience (single pdf file only).


Shortlisted candidates will be considered for an online interview at a later date, which will be notified by email only. The selected candidates must submit a copy of all original certificates, experience certificates, and other relevant documents immediately after completion of the selection processes and bring all original certificates, experience certificates, and other relevant documents at the time of joining for verification.