Applications are invited for the post of Research Associateships and Research Fellowships (total 22 posts) in IITM, last date 31 March 2018

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune is an autonomous research organization under ESSO/MoES, fully devoted to cutting edge research in various aspects of weather and climate science. The activities include training of post graduates and motivate them to take up research careers in atmospheric and oceanic sciences required to improve skill of weather and climate forecasts.

IITM invites applications from young Doctorates/Post-Graduates/ Engineers for selection of Research Associates, Research Fellows at the Institute. Eligible candidates may apply online on or before 31 March 2018.

IITM Recruitment Vacancy Details

Job Location : Pune

Name of the Post : IITM Research Associates
No. of posts : 12 Posts
Age Limit: 35 years as on 31.03.2018
Stipend : Rs. 36,000/-p.m. plus admissible HRA;
Essential Qualification: A Doctorate degree from a recognized University in Meteorology/ AtmosphericvSciences/ Oceanography/ Physics/ Applied Physics/ Geophysics with Meteorology as main subject/ Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Statistics/ or equivalent subjects. Well acquainted in computer programming, Linux etc. and having publications in peer reviewed journals related to atmospheric/oceanic/climate sciences.
Desirable Qualifications: Demonstrated skill in weather and climate modeling/ observational techniques and data analysis etc. supported by peer reviewed publications.
Tenure: 01 year (Extendable by another 01 year depending on performance)


Name of the Post : IITM Research Fellows
No. of posts : 10 Posts
Age Limit: 28 years as on 31.03.2018;
Stipend: Rs.25,000/- p.m. plus admissible HRA;
Essential Qualification: Post Graduate degree in Physical Sciences [includes Physics/Applied Physics/Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology/Oceanography/Climate Science/Geophysics with Meteorology as one of the subject/Environmental Sciences/ Electronics / or equivalent subjects] / Chemical Sciences [includes Chemistry/ Physical Chemistry/ Inorganic Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry/ or equivalent subjects] / Mathematical Sciences [includes Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/statistics/ or equivalent subjects] with NET/GATE/JEST/JAM qualified. OR Bachelor’s degree from any branch of Engineering along with valid GATE scores. OR M.Tech. in Atmospheric/Oceanic Sciences or equivalent subject. Candidates appeared for final year of M.Sc./ M.S./ M.Tech./ B.E. can apply for the post and should write their aggregate marks upto the latest semester they have appeared but their appointment is subject to having passed the M.Tech./M.Sc./M.S./B.E. examination as evidenced by mark sheets/provisional degree certificate. Selected candidates are required to complete Ph.D. in Atmospheric/ Oceanic Sciences under the guidance of research scientists of this Institute. Candidates should have studied Physics or Mathematics at Bachelors degree.
Desirable Qualification: Demonstrated computer programming Linux, UNIX, Windows/Fortran/C etc.
Tenure: 04 years. The candidate should register for Ph.D.

For General and OBC Category: Minimum 60% aggregate mark in the qualifying examination is essential.
For SC/ST/Physically Handicapped Category: Minimum 55% aggregate marks inqualifying examination is essential.

Candidates who would like to avail fellowship from CSIR/UGC/DST and work as JRF in IITM are also encouraged to apply. Such candidates need to specify in the online application form about their preference of fellowship (whether availing IITM Research Fellowship or CSIR/UGC/ DST fellowship).

Selected candidates would be required to successfully complete two semesters of an in-house training in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, which is a qualifying criteria for Ph.D. registration. Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, 10 years for physically handicapped and as per rule for ex-servicemen.

Reservation: As per as per GOI norms. However, being temporary positions, if suitable candidates are not available, the same would be treated as unreserved.

Interviews for RA positions will be held in May 2018. Interviews for JRF position would be held in June 2018.

Last date for submission of applications: 31 March 2018

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