IISER-Mohali (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences) desires to engage a JRF/SRF PROJECT ASSISTANT on purely temporary basis on contract under the MOEF-CC sponsored research project at IISER-Mohali.


No. of Positions: 1


Name of Position: JRF /SRF depending on qualifications and experience


Essential Qualification: MSc/MTech/BSc in Environmental Sciences/Chemistry/Physics/Atmospheric Sciences.

Candidates must have a good academic record with 80% or above in the preceding degree for General/ OBC and 75% or above for SC/ST/PD candidates. Candidates must be GATE or NET qualified in the relevant discipline.

Experience in acquiring and interpreting ambient air quality data for trace gases and aerosol is necessary. The candidate is expected to analyse data and publish the results of their data analysis within the tenure of the position.

Fluency in English is mandatory.


 Desirable Qualification:

Experience in data analysis and scientific writing

Prior experience/hands-on training in operation, calibration and data processing for any of the following instruments: Multi-wavelength aethalometer (Magee Scientific ME42), beta-attenuation PM analyser or other aerosol characterization techniques.  

Prior experience/hands-on training in of air mass history analysis (Hysplit back trajectory modelling)

Prior experience/hands-on training in PMF analysis (with EPA 5.0 PMF freeware).

Basic skills in Igor Pro and R (Open air package)


Emoluments: As per MOEF-CC Rules.


Duration: Till 31st March 2025 with no possibility of extension

 How to Apply: Candidates are requested to send their application package with their CV, proof of qualifications and a cover letter detailing which skills make them suitable for the advertised position by 26th April (Friday), 2023 5 pm to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Note that the selection for this JRF/SRF position does not guaranty admission to the IISER Mohali PhD program.