Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the posts of “Junior Research Fellow (JRF)” for a research project entitled ”National Carbonaceous Aerosols Programme COALESCE: CarbOnaceous AerosoL Emissions, Source apportionment and ClimatE impacts” funded by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India. The project is organized around a three tier structure involving 17 Institutions with IISER Bhopal as an Associate Institute.

Name of the post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Number of posts: 01

Nature and Duration: Temporary post initially for 6 months, extendable upon satisfactory performance.

Salary: Rs. 31,000 pm + HRA

Minimum qualifications: This position requires a post-graduate degree (BS-MS, MSc) in Atmospheric Sciences or Earth and Environmental Sciences from a recognized University/ Institute. The candidate should preferably have a fundamental knowledge of atmospheric chemistry, specifically gas phase chemistry of troposphere and ozone photochemistry. Candidate should be experienced in processing chemical transport model output and satellite datasets. In addition to minimum qualification, a National level examination like National Eligibility Test
(NET)/CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/INSPIRE-Ph.D/GATE or any other Fellowship is mandatory.

● This position will be centered on analysis of chemical transport model evaluation using
satellite datasets.
● Prior experience in processing model outputs and observational datasets using python
scripts are highly desirable.
● Experience in scientific writing is desirable.
● The position requires excellent English communication (oral and written) skills

Procedure to submit applications: Applications are to be made (electronic copy) by submitting curriculum vitae (CV) (in accordance with the appended format) along with a statement of purpose. The application should including a passport-sized photograph and at least two letters of recommendation. Completed applications should preferably reach the undersigned by April 15, 2021 by e-mail. However, application deadline may be extended for exceptionally qualified candidates and positions will remain open until filled. Further, the selection committee may offer lower or higher designation and lower or higher salary depending upon the experience and performance of the candidate in the interview. Only shortlisted applicants will be intimated and called for an interview. No interim correspondence will be entertained. For any questions regarding the post, the nature of the project, or the suitability of your candidature for the advertised post please contact the undersigned.

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