Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
Hiring Organisation: Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)
Salary: INR The position offers a monthly fellowship of Rs. 16,000 per month and other facilities as per IUCAA norms.
Address: Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Pune Maharashtra 411007
Responsibilities: The candidate will be expected to develop an analysis pipeline for the analysis of data from recent Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) experiment (Planck, WMAP etc.). The software should be able to take advantage of parallel computing environment and implemented in a high performance computing (HPC) facility available at IUCAA.
Education Requirements: Successful completion of M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree with first class or equivalent class/grade.
Experience Requirements: Candidates must have a good background in Physics and strong motivation to work in data analysis for precision Cosmology. The job will require technical knowledge (mathematical and computational) for writing data analysis softwares. Prior experience in astronomy and data analysis projects will be preferred.
Last Date: 18-November-2015
How To Apply: Interested candidates may apply by email to Mr. Santosh Khadilkar <firstname.lastname@example.org> with a Curriculum Vitae and a brief (one paragraph) statement of purpose. In email applications, please mention in the subject line `Application for JRF in CMB analysis'. The applicants should also arrange for two letters of reference to be sent directly to the same email address before the deadline. Deadline for submission of application: November 18, 2015.
Details will be available at: http://www.iucaa.ernet.in/Advertisement-NOV-2015.pdf