Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) recruits Post Doctoral Fellow

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) invites online application for the recruitment of Post Doctoral Fellow for Ph.D/M.Sc holders

Company name : Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA)
Posts : Post Doctoral Fellow
Qualification : Ph.D/M.Sc
Salary : Rs. 30,000/- per month
No of Openings : 01
Location : Bangalore
Last date to apply : 08.08.2014

Details of Post :

Post Doctoral Fellow

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is an advanced, wide field (20 arcmin),altitude-azimuth telescope with a primary mirror consisting of 492, 1.44-metersegments. As part of India’s contribution to the TMT, ITCC in consultation with theTMT Board, intends to deliver a portion of polished M1 segments, edge sensors,actuators, segment support assemblies and softwares. IIA proposes to set up apolishing facility within one of IIA’s campuses for this purpose. India is also participating in the design and development of first light instruments

  1. Name of the position : POST DOCTORAL FELLOW
  2. No. of position : One
  3. Qualification : Ph.D degree in Physics/Astrophysics with a good academicbackground, with at least 60% aggregate marks at M.Sc level.Experience in Astronomical observations and data analysis areessential. Working with large telescope instruments and building of instruments is desirable.
  4. Age limit : 36 years. Fellowship : Rs. 30,000/- per month + admissible HRA
  5. Place of work : The position is primarily at IIA, Bangalore, but may require extended visits to the other TMT-India principal Institutes, IUCAA, Pune and ARIES, Nainital.
  6. Scope of work : Selected candidate will be associated with the science and instrument related activities of India TMT project, in particular with works related to TMT first light instruments. Study of expected performance of various instrument guider and wavefront sensors, and carry our data simulations for science cases of instruments of low resolution spectroscopy and imaging.

The last date for receipt of application is 08.08.2014.

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Last date to apply : 08.08.2014


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