2 JRF positions available in a 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 Prof. Vinayak Sinha

IISER-Mohali (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences) desires to engage two JRFs under the MoES sponsored research project at IISER-Mohali. Last date for applications is 10.02.2023

 No. of Positions: 2

 Name of Position: JRF

Essential Qualification: MSc in Data Sciences or Atmospheric Sciences or Physics or Chemistry with more than 70% marks /CGPA > 7 throughout academic training 10th board, 12th board, Bachelors and Masters with any of the following GATE/ CSIR / UGC as JRF/NET qualified and still valid

Prior experience in handling analytical instrumentation like GC and Mass spectrometer and Spectrophotometers or handling of large datasets using statistical tools would be advantageous.

The project will involve intensive field work in New Delhi and NCR region and Punjab. The candidate will get to work with source apportionment models and advanced mass spectrometry and spectroscopy based 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 and Punjab.

Emoluments: Rs 31000 per month plus HRA as per norms

 Duration: Initially for 1 year and extendable subject to satisfactory performance 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 10th February, 2023 via e-mail highlighting skills appropriate for the position at the following email address ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) with subject of email mentioning “Application for JRF position-modeling: RASAGAM”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further for interview. Applications submitted without following these instructions can be rejected without further consideration.