2 JRF positions are available in 2 separate projects (Max Planck Partner Group project for asteroid Ceres, and ISRO project on Chandrayaan-II). Nature of work is mainly satellite data/image (hyperspectral) processing and calibration, then analysis of the surface composition and also trying to model the physico-chemical conditions.


QUALIFICATION: 1. Minimum of 60% marks or equivalent GPA in Masters or M.Tech. or M.E in Physics/ Astronomy and Astrophysics / Geology/ Geophysics/ Earth Science/ Chemistry/ Space/Engineering Physics/ Mechanical engineering/Civil engineering/Computer engineering; 4 year / 8 semester Bachelor’s degree program in Mechanical engineering/ Civil engineering/ Engineering physics/Computer engineering with a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or equivalent
2. Valid National Level Examination, i.e., CSIR-UGC-NET (LS or JRF) /GATE/JEST/equivalent

DESIRABLE: Knowledge in Spectroscopy/Physical-chemistry/Mineralogy/Geochemistry, and proficiency in python/programming
FELLOWSHIP: ₹31,000/- pm plus HRA (as per rules) MAXIMUM AGE: 28 years as on 29th Nov, 2023, age relaxation to entitled categories as per GOI rules.
Mode of selection: Online/Offline 

The posts are offered initially for 6 months but extension till the completion of the project is there after successful review of the work (ISRO project upto 2025, and Max Planck project upto 2025/2026). Pursuing PhD through the project is possible after getting qualified and enrolled as per NISER PhD interview/advertisement/regulations.

For more details, please please contact Dr. Guneshwar Thangjam (thangjam@niser.ac.in; https://www.niser.ac.in/users/thangjam)


Guneshwar Thangjam