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 projectin 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 to1 additional yearsafter progress review)


Essential Qualifications:M.Sc./M.Techin 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 (60% marks 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 inWRF 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, andshell 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 enrollPh.D. program at IISER Mohali


How to apply:Candidates are requested to email their C.V with supporting documents by 18 Dec 2023 to the principal investigator at the subject “Application for JRF Position for ISRO sponsored Project, along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualificationsandexperience(single pdf file only).


Shortlisted candidates will be considered for an online interviewat 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.