ISRO-Space Applications Centre (SAC) invites applications for 58 Junior Research Fellows (JRF) and 14 Research Associates

Ahmedabad:  Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad is one of the lead Centres of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space (DOS). SAC, ISRO invites applications from eligible candidates for engaging bright candidates with scientific aptitude to work as Junior Research Fellows (JRF)/ Research Associates (RA) in multi-disciplinary fields related to Natural Resources, Environment, Ocean, Atmosphere and Studies related to Planetary Sciences. There are 58 positions available for JRF category and 14 positions for RA category.

Eligibility for JRF:  Candidates should have Master’s degree with NET or equivalent qualification. Candidates should have First Class with 65% marks or above (Aggregate of all Semesters / Years) or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.84 on a 10 scale or equivalent from recognized University/Institution.

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Candidates should have good academic record and education throughout in Science or Engineering Stream.

Eligibility for Research Associates (RA): Doctorate or equivalent degree in Science/Engineering/Technology or having 3 years of research, teaching and design development experience after ME./M.Tech.with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal. (First Class with 60% marks or above (Aggregate of all Semesters / Years) or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.5 on a 10 scale from recognized University/Institution in the relevant subject).

Age: Maximum Age 28 years for Junior Research Fellows and Maximum Age 35 years for Research Associates as on 17/11/2017 (closing date of receipt of applications) but relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST and 3 years in case of OBC candidates. Persons with Disabilities are eligible for age relaxation as per Government of India orders. Age relaxation as per Government of India orders are applicable to Ex-Servicemen, Persons with Disabilities (PWD).

Junior Research Fellows (JRF)
Post Code No. of Posts Essential Qualifications with Subject Specialisation
1 4 M.Sc. or M.E./M.Tech.in Physical Oceanography /
Oceanography. Candidates should have studied physics or Mathematics at Graduation level.
2 5 M.Sc. or M.E./M.Tech. in Atmospheric Sciences/ Meteorology
3 7 M.Sc. or M.E./M.Tech. in Geophysics or Applied Geophysics or Marine Geophysics.
4 5  M.Sc. or M.E./M.Tech. in Geology or Applied Geology
5 15 M.Sc. in Physics
6 3 M.Sc. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics
7 2 M.Sc. in Agricultural Meteorology or Agricultural Physics
8 2 M.Sc. in Agronomy or Horticulture
9 2 M.Sc. in Marine Biology or Aquatic Biology or Marine Fisheriesor Fisheries Resource Management or Fisheries Hydrography
10 1 M.Sc. in Forestry
11 1 M.Sc. in Botany with specialisation in Ecology
12 7 M.Sc. or M.E./M.Tech.inGeoinformatics / Remote Sensing. The candidates should have Bachelor’s degree/Graduation inComputer Science / Computer Engineering / InformationTechnology / Computer Applications.
13 2 M. Tech. or M.E. in Water Resources/ Hydrology/Soil and Water Engineering. Candidates should have consistent good academic record in Science/Engineering Stream
14 2 M.Sc. or M.Tech. or M.E. in Computer Science. The candidate
should have Bachelor’s degree/Graduation in Computer
Science / Computer Engineering / Information Technology /
Computer Applications.
Total JRF Posts 58
Research Associates (RA):
 
Post Code No. of Posts Essential Qualifications with Subject Specialisation
15 5 PhD in Physics/Atmospheric Sciences/ Physical Oceanographywith research experience in Numerical Weather/ Ocean Models/Satellite Retrieval Techniques OR M.E./M.Tech. in Physics / Atmospheric Sciences / Physical
Oceanography with 3 years research experience in Numerical
Weather/Ocean Models / Satellite Retrieval Techniques and at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI)
Journal.
16 4 PhD in Physics with experience in retrieval of satellite based parameters / satellite data calibration and validation OR M.E./M.Tech. in Physics with minimum 3 years experience inretrieval of satellite based parameters / satellite data calibrationand validation and at least one research paper in Science CitationIndexed (SCI) Journal.
17 1 PhD in Geology/Geophysics with experience in Geoscience
studies using Remote Sensing Data OR M.E./M.Tech.in Geology / Geophysicswith minimum 3 yearsexperience in Geoscience studies using Remote Sensing Dataand at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI)Journal.
18 1 PhD in in Water Resources/ Hydrology/Soil and Water
Engineering with experience in water resources OR M..E./M.Tech. in Water Resources/ Hydrology/Soil and Water
Engineering with minimum 3 years research experience and atleast one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI)
Journal
19 2 PhD in Geoinformatics with research experience in land or waterresources or cryosphere Applications using satellite data OR M.E./M.Tech. inGeoinformatics/Remote Sensing and GIS with minimum 3 years research experience in land or water resourcesor cryosphere Applications using satellite data and at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal.
20 1 PhD in Geoinformatics with experience in applications of Geoinformatics OR M.E. /M.Tech. inGeoinformatics having minimum 3 years of experience in applications of Geo-informatics. The candidateshould have Bachelor’s degree/graduation in Computer Science /
Computer Engineering / Information Technology / Computer
Application and at least one research paper in Science CitationIndexed (SCI) Journal
Total RA Posts 14

Fellowship amount (JRF): For 1st& 2nd year ` 25000/-. Per month; For the subsequent years ` 28000/- Per month. Junior Research Fellows will be engaged initially for ONE YEAR and is extendable for further periods based on assessment of their work and requirement of project. The maximum period of engagement of Junior Research Fellow shall not exceed five years.

Research Associateship amount (RA): Research Associate – I Rs 36000/-. Per month. Research Associate – II Rs 38000/-. Per month. Research Associate – III `40000/-. Per month. Research Associates will be engaged initially for ONE YEAR and it extendable for further period based on assessment of their work and requirement of project. The maximum period of engagement of Research Associate shall not exceed three years.

How to Apply: The online application window is available in the SAC web-site www.sac.gov.in . Application should be registered online only.

The last date for online application is 17 November 2017 while the receipt of hard-copy of application by post is 30 November 2017.

For further details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the official website of Space Applications Centre (SAC) of ISRO:

http://www.sac.gov.in/Vyom/careers.jsp

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