Applications are invited for the post of a Project Assistant/Junior Research Fellow (01) in SERB funded project


Applications are invited from Indian citizens for a temporary post of Project Assistant/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 (Project Assistant/Junior Research Fellow)


Duration: 01 year (may extendable 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.


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:  As per project norms.


How to apply: Interested candidates are requested to email their C.V. with supporting documents by August 30, 2023 to the principal investigator Dr. Yunus Ali Pulpadan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the subject “Application for Project Position_YOURNAME” and a cover letter (describing their past accomplishments, research interests and career goals) along with all the self-attested relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications and experience (single page pdf file only).


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. Selected candidate must bring all original certificates, experience certificates and other relevant documents at the time of joining for verification.