Applications are invited for the post of a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in SERB funded project
Applications are invited from Indian citizens for a temporary post of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for the SERB sponsored project entitled “Assessing glacier retreat and links between increasing landslides and channel erosion in High Mountain Asia” in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, IISER Mohali.
Outline of the project: The project aims to present a comprehensive understanding on the linkage between glacier-fluvial interactions, and sediment budget in HMA by employing remote sensing approaches integrated with field survey & machine learning tools.
Number of Positions: 01 (Junior Research Fellow)
Duration: 01 year (extendable to one additional year after evaluation)
Essential Qualifications: M.Sc./MTech in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing & GIS/Geophysics/Geodesy/ Engineering (Geomatics/Computer/Civil) or related disciplines from a recognized University/Institution with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA. Candidates should also have qualified any national eligibility tests such as NET/GATE in the relevant discipline.
Desired qualifications: Prior research experience in fluvial geomorphology, landslide mapping, UAV, LiDAR techniques, sedimentology and field mapping components is desired. Familiarity with GIS and image processing software, and knowledge in appropriate programming languages such as Python and R is an advantage.
Emoluments: INR 31000 + HRA (As per project norms).
Selection process: Based on essential qualifications supported by the necessary documents and prior work experience (as mentioned above), only the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the interview details (online mode). Selected candidate must bring all original certificates, experience certificates and other relevant documents at the time of joining for verification. Joining Date: Latest by 2nd week of November, 2022.